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Upcoming Events in Fredonia Kansas


May

5 Kentucky Derby Night - Jockeying, Dancing, Food, and Fun!!!

Address: Wilson County Fairgrounds , Fredonia, Kansas
Ph: 620-378-3221 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: fredoniachamber@fredoniaks.org
Web: www.fredoniakschamber.org/
Fee: $25

June

9 Summer Festival - 5K Glow Run/Walk. Softball Tournament. Summer Concert & Backyard BBQ. 6:30 pm.

*David Oakleaf in concert.

Address: West Park , Fredonia, Kansas
Ph: 620-378-3221 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 620-378-4833
Email: fredoniachamber@fredoniaks.org
Web: www.fredoniakschamber.org/
Fee: Free. Concert tickets, $15

July

25 - 30 Wilson County Fair & Rodeo - The horse show starts the Wilson County Fair & Rodeo on Wednesday nite at 6pm at the rodeo arena. The fair is opened to Wilson County 4-H & Open Class Exhibitors. Rodeo is Friday & Saturday evenings starting at 8pm. Commercial & vendor booths available.

Address: 300 W Madison , Fredonia, Kansas
Ph: 620-378-2865 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jrbar_ranch@yahoo.com
Web: www.wilson.k-state.edu/4-h/county-fair/
Fee: Rodeo does charge admission

September

20 - 23KS0613008e007 - Fredonia Old Iron Days - The Wilson County Old Iron Club is dedicated to the preservation of our agricultural heritage through education for all ages. Restoration of early equipment, machinery and “Old Iron” used for functional active demonstrations and displays re-creates rural life of yesteryear. Club activities will prevent the loss of historic knowledge and skills, allowing today’s and future generations to understand and appreciate the roots our society is based upon, for the betterment and benefit of our community.

The education of children in the former ways of farming and farm life is a primary objective of the Old Iron Club and Show. There is something of interest for every member of the family. Many of the demonstrations have hands-on participation.

Always the last Thurs. - Sun. of September

**Feature tractor and Small Engines:
International Harvester
**all makes of tractors and small engines welcome!

Address: 10392 Jade Road (Hwy 400 & Hwy 47) , Fredonia, Kansas
Ph: 620-378-3307 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sandy@twinmounds.com
Web: www.oldironclub.org
Fee: SHOW ADMISSION BUTTON: $5 Children 12 & under FREE

October

2 Annual Tug of War - Held in conjunction with Fredonia Fall Festival & Homecoming Days. Sponsored by Fredonia Regional Hospital.

Address: 7th & Madison , Fredonia, Kansas
Ph: 620-378-3221 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: fredoniachamber@fredoniaks.org
Web: www.fredoniakschamber.org/

6KS0613008e004 - Fredonia Fredonia Fall Homecoming Festival - When most people think of homecoming, they think of something that is primarily for those who are from a particular place. What started in 1923 as a way for Fredonia’s original settlers to reunite in a one day celebration has now turned in to a 10 day event.

Old Iron Club kicks off the festivities with its annual Old Iron Days taking folks back in time with live displays of the rural life of yesteryear. The annual Fredonia Business Women Homecoming Queen’s pageant was introduced in 1948 and continues on today. As time has passed, the annual event has grown. Today, participants can enjoy a local talent search, free live entertainment, three day carnival with games and rides, Chamber golf tournament, Grand Parade, craft / food vendors, and a scholarship fundraiser dance. And because it is a homecoming, those who are from Fredonia can enjoy the mini-reunions hosted each year at the middle school.

Fredonia Fall Homecoming Festival offers something for everyone. It is a time for local residents to show their community pride and watch their town of 2,500 grow to almost 10,000 during a 10-day period. We welcome and encourage all to join us for this great annual event!

Address: Downtown Fredonia and other venues , Fredonia, Kansas
Ph: 620-378-3221 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 620-378-4833
Email: fredoniachamber@fredoniaks.org
Web: www.fredoniaks.org
Fee: Free

29 Trick or Treat Around the Square - A fun event for all ages. This event provides a safe area for our Tricksters to come out and have a good time.

Address: Downtown Fredonia , Fredonia, Kansas
Ph: 620-378-3221 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 620-378-4833
Email: fredoniachamber@fredoniaks.org
Web: www.fredoniachamber.com
Fee: Free

November

9 - 10 Fredonia Retailer's Holiday Open Houses - Kicks off Fredonia Holiday Season with a Friday evening parade featuring "SANTA". Participating businesses decorate for the holidays & stay open late for shopping convenience with some merchants offering door prizes & refreshments. Arts/crafts & direct sales vendors available Friday evening & Saturday. Friday evening Fredonia Arts Council holds their annual soup supper at 5:30 at the Stone House. On Saturday the Chamber will host a pancake breakfast 8am - ? at the Maxwell Hall, 504 Madison.

Address: Downtown Fredonia , Fredonia, Kansas
Ph: 620-378-3221 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 620-378-4833
Email: fredoniachamber@fredoniaks.org
Web: www.fredoniachamber.com
Fee: $30.00

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Scenic Skyline Drive

No tour to Fredonia is complete without going on this scenic drive up to the "Top of the Mound." From this vantage point, you may enjoy the sights for miles around or just enjoy the beautiful park and picnic facilities. An observation tower provides unobstructed views and photo opportunities.

Fredonia, KS Scenic Drives

Historic Downtown Square

Most of the buildings making up the Fredonia Downtown Square were built in the late 1800's & early 1900'

Fredonia, KS Historic Downtowns

Tracing Trails of Blood on Ice

Opothleyahola's (Hopoeithleyohola's) Great Escape 1. LOCATION: A nature trail of the approximate route used by Opothleyahola (Hopoeithleyohola)

Fredonia, KS Historic Trails

Historic Clock Tower

Located on the north side of the Courthouse parking lot, the clock tower houses the massive clock from the original courthouse.

Fredonia, KS Landmarks

Stone House Gallery

Built in 1872, the Stone House was one of Fredonia's early residences and is a State of Kansas Historic Site. Today, it is the home of the Fredonia Arts Council.

Fredonia, KS Arts

Things to do near Fredonia, KS

Little Bear Mound

Little Bear Mound is a hill just north of the Neodesha Cemetery. The Chief of the Little Osages was buried near the highest p...

Little White Churches

Oldest in the area, these charming clapboard structures were built in 1879 (now Calvary Chapel), and in 1880 (United Methodis...