35th Annual Merriam Turkey Creek Festival

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - CANCELED
Antioch Park
6501 Antioch Road



7:30-11:30 a.m. - Pancake Breakfast
Antioch Park, Shelter House #1
All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice sponsored by Shawnee Lions Club.
$6 // Adult
$4 // Children (12 & under)

8-10 a.m. - 5K Run/Walk & Youth Sprint
Irene B. French Community Center 
5701 Merriam Dr. 

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Antioch Park


Pony rides 
Petting Zoo
Parakeet Adventure
Wood projects with Home Depot
DJ the Balloon Man
Roving Star Wars Characters - 501st and Rebel Legions
Pedal boat rides ($5 per boat)


Support local artists and makers through this fabulous, annual event! Discover handmade, vintage, repurposed treasures as you explore the Turkey Creek Festival. Register online, or contact Devin Rumley at 913-826-3163.


(ATM on location)
Favorites include:  BBQ, gourmet grilled cheese, Werner's sausage, kettle corn, turkey legs, funnel cakes, shaved ice and more....


11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Miss Major and Her Minor Mood Swings
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Quite Frankly The Band
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Whatever Rocks

Volunteer Opportunities

Helping as a volunteer helps your community and gives you a chance to make new friends, enjoy the park and take in some festival activities plus a cool shirt and lunch. 
Opportunities: 5k - water stations & finish line. Festival - information booth (answering basic questions about the event), wood projects and assist with trash and festival clean up.


We have many sponsor opportunities to make the Merriam Turkey Creek Festival a wonderful success and we'd love to have your business involved. There are a ton of ways that you can contribute and have your business benefit. Below is more information or email us at rnagle@merriam.com and let's talk!

TC Sponsorship Opportunities
TC Sponsorship Commitment Form