The 2007 festival artwork was created by

Jefferson City artist Dennis Weiser,

a former St. Joseph resident.

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Trails West!

A Celebration of the Arts

August 15-17, 2008

Northwest Missouri's Largest Arts Festival

Trails West! 2007:

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Fine Artists

Folk Art/Crafters

Performance Arts

    Headliners Main Stage

     City Stage

     Family Stage'

Yummy Food


Hands-on Art

Festival policies



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Call for Fine ArtistsCall for CraftersCall for Food Vendors
The deadline for submitting applications has passed. Check back in January for 2008 applications.


Trails West! 2008

Annual Artwork Competition Call

Trails West! 2007

Trails West! was a huge success thanks to the thousands of volunteers who made the festival possible. Over 45,000 people  were logged visiting the festival. Thanks to the community support Trails West! will return in 2008. Mark Trails West! on calendar for August 15-17, 2008 and check back here for more updates.

Enjoy the pictures from 2007

Trails West! Pictures



For more information about the festival or volunteer opportunities, contact:

Allied Arts Council

118 S 8th, St. Joseph, MO 64501

phone 816-233-0231 toll free 800-216-7080


Updated July 28, 2009.  Allied Arts Council of St. Joseph, Inc. Website first posted in 1996.  Funding for this site originally was provided by the Missouri Arts Council