Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the De Soto Days Festival located?
The festival is located in Downtown De Soto KS.
How much does it cost to attend the Festival?
The Festival itself is FREE! You can listen to our live music, watch the parade, attend the Car Show, and shop with our vendors all for free. The carnival rides are not free and single tickets or wristbands may be purchased through the carnival on-site, each day;
Where do I park? Is there Handicapped parking?
Street parking is available surrounding the festival. Please do not block residents' access to their driveways. Lot parking is available in Engineered Air's parking lot located at 32050 W 83rd St, De Soto, KS 66018. A shuttle will be available at Engineered Air Friday 6pm-Midnight and Saturday 12pm-Midnight.
Handicapped parking is available at 84th and Peoria (in the Faith Builders International Church parking lot) and also behind Great American Bank (33050 W 83rd St, De Soto, KS 66018).
Can I bring my pets?
No. Pets are not allowed. Only service animals will be permitted.
Do I need to bring lawn chairs for the concerts?
It is not necessary to bring your own seating. Picnic table seating and straw bales are provided at the Main Stage. Bleacher seating and straw bales are provided at the West Stage. However, if you would like to bring lawn chairs you may do so but only within the immediate area of each stage. Lawn chairs are not permitted in the carnival area.
Can I bring a cooler?
No. Coolers are not permitted. There will be food trucks and carnival vendors open all three days. A beer garden hosted by Beer 30 and El Patron will be located across from the main stage. Everyone will be allowed into the beer garden. Must be 21+ to purchase alcohol. No alcohol is permitted outside of the beer garden.
What is the Friday Night Car Cruise route?
What is the Parade route?