Enjoy a superhero parade, carnival rides, kids' entertainment, live music and more at this three-day festival in Schroeder Park.
Manchester Homecoming is a free festival taking place Sept. 6-8. The Kids Corner, with free crafts and activities for kids, is open on Saturday, Sept. 7 from noon to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. Entertainment includes kid-favorite entertainers, a petting zoo, cute kid and cute pet contests, building projects, food, games, raffles and lots more.
The superhero parade is set for 10 a.m. on Saturday beginning at The Journey Church and ending at Parkway Southwest Middle School. This year's parade theme is Superheros and features kids of all abilities, floats, bands and community groups.
Carnival rides are open Friday from 6 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday from noon to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
In Schroeder Park. More information and a full schedule of events: manchestermo.gov
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