Iola, Kansas


  • Buster Keaton Celebration
    18 - 19
    Buster Keaton Celebration - Iola - We sadly announce that The Buster Keaton Celebration will be on hiatus for 2014. Internationally known talent and speakers for a weekend of comic r ... more on Buster Keaton Celebration

  • October

  • Farm-City Days
    Farm-City Days - Iola - This celebration is held the third weekend in October. It features a carnival on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. On Saturday the square is ... more on Farm-City Days

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Funston Home

The historic boyhood home of Major General Frederick Funston. Artifacts and furniture on display at the Funston Home include items that were originally at the homestead during Frederick Funston's boyhood, as well as items pertaining to Funston'

Iola, KS Famous Homes

The Old County Jail

Built of limestone, this two story structure opened in 1869, only eight years after Kansas became a state. The prisoners were confined in cells on the bottom floor, while the second floor was used by the jailer and his family as living quarters. It is listed on the

Iola, KS Pioneer History

Russell Stover Factory Outlet

In 1923 Mr. and Mrs. Russell Stover began a candy business at their home in Denver Colorado, although the candy was originally marketed as 'Mrs. Stover's Candies'. The factory offers a full line of "Only the Finest" Russell Stover Candies including our "First Quality"

Iola, KS Outlets

Things to do near Iola, KS

Chetopa Murals

Mural portraying Chetopa's history....

Cross Timbers State Park

Cross Timbers State Park encompasses 1,075 acres including five recreation areas surrounding Toronto Reservoir which means al...