For the second year, Stilwell Kiwanis sponsors the Adair County Fair Superstars. For photos of some of the Superstars, click on the link below.
Gabby Guthrie was crowned 2020 Festival Queen in a livestreamed ceremony July 25. First runner up is Brooklyn Duncan and second runner up is Skyler Thurman. For more photos click the QUEEN PAGEANT link.
The annual strawberry judging and auction of the champion berries set two records, one for the first ever virtual auction in the 73 year history of the festival and the other for raising over $21,000, the highest amount ever for the auction.
Clink the link below for photos of the growers, buyers and berries. And if you missed the auction, it is also available on the growers page.
Brooklyn Cheromiah, a sophomore at Stilwell High School, has been named Kiwanis Sophomore of the Year for 2020. Brooklyn is the daughter of Brad and Kristi Cheromiah.
The Stilwell Strawberry Festival won top honors as the Texas Oklahoma District's 2017 pick to compete at the international level for the best signature project of Kiwanis clubs worldwide. In international competition, the Festival was selected as a top ten finalist worldwide.
Thousands of visitors come to take part in the many festivities that make the Stilwell Strawberry Festival such a success. Members of the Stilwell Kiwanis Club strive to add fun and interesting events, while continuing to offer the community and its visitors hometown activities that they have come to love. Don't be left out. Come enjoy the carnival, the parade, the Run, the motorcycle and car shows, the vendor booths, the Kids Zone, and much more.
If you are passionate about our community, join Stilwell Kiwanis. We are improving the world one community and one child at a time.
Throngs of visitors enjoy the many activities of the annual Stilwell Strawberry Festival.
Prize Winning Strawberries!
That's what it's all about.
Club members raised funds for a new, larger stage, built for Strawberry Festival entertainment and community events.