The first stop in planning your Mark Twain Lake vacation!

Twain On Main Festival

A festival celebrating Hannibal’s beloved author, full of fun, art, crafts and great food! Celebrated in Historic Downtown Hannibal!

The Twain on Main Festival is a free admission street festival, celebrating the works of Hannibal’s Hometown Hero, Mark Twain. We have 100 + popup art, craft and merchandise vendors from across the country for your shopping enjoyment.


Memorial Day Weekend 2022

Saturday, May 28th, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, May 29th, 10:00 am – 5:00 PM

Historic Downtown Hannibal

       Get ready to celebrate Hannibal’s most famous son during Memorial Day Weekend with the Twain on Main Festival!

The Festival and entertainment are free and great for families.

All Day:

  • Free Arts and Craft Festival – over 100 vendors!

  • Great Food and Drink, from hand crafted sodas to the best barbecue

  • Storytelling by Mark Twain 

  • Strolling musicians and entertainers!

  • Games with Tom Sawyer &  Becky Thatcher – Gunnysack races, marbles, sling shots and more
  • More will be added as the date gets closer!!


  • After 7 PM Entertainment at Main Street Restaurants and Drinking Establishments


A whole slew of times will be posted soon, so mosey on back and find out all the details!




The event is finished.


May 28 - 29 2022


All Day


Downtown Hannibal
Main Street, Hannibal