Brunswick is gearing up for their annual Pecan Festival, which brings attendees and vendors from across Missouri.

The Pecan Festival has something for everyone including many events, a parade and a pecan pie contest.

The 38th annual Brunswick Pecan Festival will start Oct. 6. The event will feature more than 80 vendors, pecan contests, pie auction, helicopter rides, parade and much more.

According to Tammy Taylor Pecan Festival President, she wants people to see the pecans.

“If nothing else, come for the pecans,” Taylor said. “The festival is fun for the whole family. Definitely stay for the pecan pie contest, there’s just a lot of unique things happening at the festival.”

The theme for this year’s festival is under the big top. There will be an exotic petting zoo, mimes, and a stilt walker at the festival. There is free admission to the petting zoo. The event is free to attend all day

The festival has crowned their king and queen. The Pecan Festival queen is Sophie Kussman and the king is Ty Junkins.

The festival will take place at Brunswick High School. The high school is located at 1008 County Rd. in Brunswick. The parade starts at 2 p.m. with events going on all day.