The carnival begins at 6 p.m. Thursday night and runs until midnight.

The carnival begins at 6 p.m. Thursday night and runs until midnight.


Admission to Santa-Cali-Gon Days is free, but there is a fee for rides and carnival activities.


The festival, now in its 39th year, kicks off at noon on Friday.


For more information, call the Independence Chamber of Commerce at 816-252-4745 or visit www.santacaligon.com.