Coffeyville, Kansas



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Event# 620-251-2550

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Relive the October 5, 1892, Dalton Raid when the Dalton Gang attempted to simultaneously rob two banks, only to be put town by locals. Experience a full reenactment of the Dalton Gang Raid right here in downtown Coffeyville on the plaza, the site of the original raid. Also enjoy street music, concessions and arts and crafts.

Dalton Defenders Days celebrates that fateful day of October 5, 1892 when the Dalton Gang was defeated in Coffeyville Kansas. The Dalton Gang attempted to rob two banks in Coffeyville and all but one of them was shot and killed. We celebrate the four towns people who gave their lives defending Coffeyville.

Dalton Defender’s Days
Oct 2,3,4 and 5, 2014

-----------Thursday Oct 2nd, 2014----------

7:00 to 8:00 Retracing Dalton Footsteps
8:15 to 9:30 Investigating History Dalton Gang Raid Movie

------------Friday Oct 3rd, 2014------------

4:00 to 5:00 Dalton Defender Inn Hotel Holdup
4:00 Food Vendors and Craft Booths open
6:00 to 6:30 Dalton Defender’s re-enactment
6:30 to 7:00 Root Beer Float Feed
7:00 to 7:30 Cake Walk
7:00 to? Cowboy Trade Days (Walter Johnson Park)
7:30 to? Team Doctoring(Walter Johnson Park Fairgrounds)
7:30 to 9:30 Backroads Band
8:30 to 8:45 Cook off Winner Announcement & Awards

------------Saturday Oct 4th, 2014--------------

9:00 Craft Booths and Food vendors open
9:00 - ? OK Car Club Car Show
10:00 Kids Games open
10:00 to 10:30 Barrels and Poles for kids
10:00 to 11:00 Dalton Defender’s Flyer Train Ride
10:45 to 11:00 Cake Walk
11:00 to 11:30 Dalton Defender's Re-enactment
11:30 to 12:30 “The Great American Medicine Show”
12:00 to 1:00 Dalton Defender’s Days Flyer Train Ride
12:30 to 1:00 Cake Walk
12:30 to 12:45 Hot Dog eating contest
12:45 to 1:00 Jello eating contest
1:00 to 1:30 Clogger’s
1:00 to? Cowboy Trade Days (Walter Johnson Park)
1:30 to 2:00 Corn on the Cob eating contest
1:30 to 2:30 “The Great American Medicine Show”
1:30 to? Cowboy Trade Days (Walter Johnson Park)
1:30 to ? Barrel Racing Exhibition (Walter Johnson Park)
2:00 to 3:00 Dalton Defender’s Days Flyer Train Ride
2:00 to 3:00 Chili/Dessert cookoff
2:30 to 3:00 Retro Rockers
3:00 to 3:30 Dalton Defender's Re-enactment
3:20 to 4:00 Retro Rockers
2:30 to 3:00 Turtle Races and games for kids and adults
3:00 to 3:30 Dalton Defender's Re-enactment
3:30 to 3:45 Pie Eating contest
3:45 to 4:00 Corn on the Cob eating contest
4:00 to 4:30 Shot Gun Wedding
4:00 to ? Barrel Racing Jackpot (Walter Johnson Park)
4:30 to 6:00 Cole Family Bluegrass
5:00 Lil Miss and Mr Defender Crowning and
Lost Loot Winner Announced
6:00 to 6:30 Dalton Defender's Re-enactment
6:30 to 6:45 Cake Walk

-------------Sunday Oct 5th (Fairgrounds)------------

10:00 Cowboy Church Service by Justin McKee
12:00 to ? Team Roping
12:00 to ? Cowboy Trade Days




Phone : 620-251-2550   (Always call and confirm events.)

Web Address : www.coffeyvillechamber.org

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