The New Madrid Fall Festival will be held in conjunction with the Bass Pro Big Cat Quest on October 4, 2014.
This combined event will feature a 5K run/walk, car truck and bike show, beauty pageant, petting zoo, youth fishing tournament, arts and craft vendors, food, music, and the Rendezvous on the River, an 1840's mountain man event. Most events will be on Main Street and run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The catfish tournament begins at 6 a.m. with registration at the Mill Street Community Building, 1199 Mill Street. All boats must launch from the two boat ramps in New Madrid. See our website for details, registration information and fees. The big weigh-in begins around 3 p.m. on Main Street.