Canton, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Canton Kansas


27KS0109005e003 - Canton Canton Flea & Craft Market - Canton, Kansas is having their annual indoor and outdoor Flea and Craft market! It is in conjunction with the Canton community wide garage sales. Plan on a great indoor/outdoor market nestled cozily on the McPherson County Fairgrounds, away from the stream of heavy traffic. We offer free admission, plenty of close parking, mostly wheelchair and stroller accessible facilities, vintage, rustic, antique, upcycled, health and beauty, quality handbags and apparel, new and old, walking tacos and Filipino food, gourmet cheesecake and baked goods, unique entertainment, a hidden treasure hunt, and so much more to be announced! You won't want to miss the fun, excitement, friendships, and pure adrenaline experienced at one of our markets! Save the date! 8am - 4pm!

Address: McPherson County Fairgrounds, 1514 27th Avenue , Canton, Kansas
Ph: 620-480-2917 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


1 - 2 Prairie Days - First Weekend. Canton holds "Prairie Days" to celebrate the beauty of the early summer prairie with buffalo tours, arts and crafts, stagecoach rides, live music and more. This event is held in conjunction with the annual Prairie Days at the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge. 9AM to 4PM.

Ph: 620-628-4455 (Always call and confirm events)


17 - 21 The McPherson County Fair - Third week in July. In addition to Open class and 4-H exhibits, there's a rodeo, demolition derby, nightly entertainment, and lots of food.

Address: McPherson County Fair Grounds , Canton, Kansas
Ph: 620-628-4466 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Carnegie Library

The 1921 Canton Township Carnegie Library still seems to be in great shape on North Main. It was the last Carnegie Library built in Kansas.

Canton, KS Carnegie Libraries

Maxwell Wildlife Refuge

No other place in Kansas can buffalo and elk be viewed as they can at the 2800-acre Maxwell Wildlife Refuge. Voted as one of 8

Canton, KS Wildlife Refuges

Chisholm Trail/Santa Fe Trails Meet

Two of the most historic trails of Kansas, the Santa Fe Trail and the Chisholm Trail, meet just 3 miles east of Canton on Highway 56, on the McPherson/Marion County line, the only place in the United States where these two trails cross.

Canton, KS Pioneer Life

McPherson State Fishing Lake (Canton Lake)

46 acres, boating, boat ramps, picnic areas, basic camping, fishing piers, nature trails

Canton, KS Recreation

1883 Jail

The pioneer 1883 jail on Allen Street can be seen by appointment.

Canton, KS Pioneer Life

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