LASR.net Homepage



Menu

Neewollah

Starting date:
Ending date:

Always call # confirm
Event# 877-633-9655

Event Details

Neewollah

The largest annual celebration in southeastern Kansas has come a long way since its beginning in 1919 as a way to keep playful pranksters out of mischief on Halloween night. For one full week, Neewollah entertains people from all walks of life, and Independence, a town of around 11,000, becomes a city of over 80,000.

Neewollah offers musical stage shows, queen competition and coronation, carnival, concessions, street acts, artists alley, and top performers in the entertainment world. Past performers include Patty Loveless, Oak Ridge Boys, and Smash Mouth!

The festival, normally held the last full week of October, is topped off by one of the biggest and grandest parades ever, a two hour kaleidoscope of music, color, pageantry and just good old fun!

(Have you figured out what Neewollah stands for? It's Halloween spelled backwards!)

Neewollah Events

Arts & Crafts Show - Bandstand Acts
Carnival - Certified 5/10K & Fun Run/Walk
Chili Cook-Off and Fun Day - Food Vendors
Marching Band Festival - Medallion Hunt
Musical - HONK! Parades - Doo Dah, Kiddie & Grand Parade
Professional Show - James Wesley Queen Neelah

EVENTS INFO = www.neewollah.com/Events-217.asp

For more information on this great festival go to www.neewollah.com

Neewollah

Address : Penn & Myrtle St. Independence, Kansas Independence KS
Phone : 877-633-9655   (Always call and confirm events.)

Email Address : chamber@indkschamber.org

Web Address :

Festivals

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Independence Museum

The Independence Historical Museum, owned and operated by the Ladies Library and Art Association, stands as one of the city's prime cultural attractions. Housed in the former city post office building, it has over 20

Independence, KS Museums

Independence Public Library

The Independence Public Library is still located at the corner of Maple and Fifth, in the structure as it was built by the Carnegie Foundation in 1907. The Library currently houses 61,700 volumes of print and non-print materials, with a patron registration of 9,880

Independence, KS Carnegie Libraries

Little House on the Prairie

Located 13 miles southwest of Independence, just off of Highway 75, is an authentic, reconstructed log cabin located near the original site where famous author Laura Ingalls Wilder lived as a child. Near the cabin, the remains of what could possibly have been the well that Pa and Mr. Scott dug. An 1

Independence, KS Pioneer History

Independence Country Club

Course Access: Private / Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes

Independence, KS Golf Courses

William Inge Festival and Collection

William Inge, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, was born and raised in Independence. Each year Independence Community College hosts a three-day festival to honor him as well as other nationally known playwrights. Past honorees include Arthur Miller and Neil Simon. Inge´┐Ż

Independence, KS Arts

Things to do near Independence, KS