Enjoy an afternoon in McDonald County floating on the Elk River. The Elk River is rated a class I-II, making it ideal for beginners or just a relaxing. Lay back, and enjoy a day scenic environment around you, experience nature in it's fullest. The Elk River offers gorgeous scenery with many "rest stops" and swimming holes to enjoy a cooling dip. The many natural springs along the Elk River, Indian Creek and Big Sugar keep the water cool but comfortable and running year round for canoeing, rafting, kayaking and tubing fun. With clean, cool, clear water!



  • Berry Q. Festival- Strawberry Festival
  • Business Expo
  • Car Show
  • Christmas Parade
  • City Wide Yard Sales
  • Down on Main Street
  • Fall Street Fair
  • International Food Fest
  • McDonald County Fair
  • Paddlefest
  • Relay for Life- usually held at McDonald County High School
  • Smoke on the Water



  • City Wide Yard Sales
  • Christmas Parade
  • Annual Ozark Orchard Festival



  • Back to School Party Bash
  • Chili Cook Off
  • Sparks in the Ozarks



  • Annual Christmas Parade
  • Health Fair
  • Jesse James Days
  • Octoberfest
  • Pineville 5K

Southwest City


  • 3rd of July Fireworks
  • Old Timers Days
  • Southwest City Fall Festival

File Date
2017 Internet Safety.pdf 2017
02-23-2015 Storm Spotter Training.pdf 2015
Lynn & Penn Rd Bridge under Construction_Please Use Caution.pdf 2014