The first stop in planning your Mark Twain Lake vacation!

67th Annual National Tom Sawyer Days

A Hannibal tradition for over 65 years, the National Tom Sawyer Days festival offers something for all ages and interests. Celebrate Mark Twain’s most famous creation with a weekend of family fun.

Fun events include:

  • National Fencepainting Competition
  • Frog Jump Contest
  • Tomboy Sawyer Contest
  • July 4th Fireworks over the Mississippi
  • Annual Hannibal Cannibal race
  • Arts and Crafts Fair
  • Carnival
  • Live Evening Music


Other activities include a Mud Volleyball, a horseshoe tournament, live music every night in the beer garden, and a spectacular firework display over the Mississippi River on the 4th of July.


Check back soon for an updated calendar of events!

National Tom Sawyer Days website 






The event is finished.


Jul 01 - 04 2022


All Day


Downtown Hannibal
Main Street, Hannibal


Hannibal Jaycees