Caney, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Caney Kansas


29 - 30 City Wide Yard Sale - Ph: 620-879-5131 (Always call and confirm events)


23 - 25 Annual Mayfest - A 4-day event that is Caney's "homecoming." Program begins on Friday and includes the opening of food and craft booths in Wark Memorial Park on Friday and Caney Valley Historical Society Banquet Friday evening; varied events all day Saturday in Wark Park, including games for kids, food and crafts, vender booths, entertainment, etc.; Quilt and Art show, car show and historical society exhibits in downtown area; the Caney High School Alumni Banquet on Saturday evening; and races at Caney Valley Speedway. Celebration concludes with an inspiring and patriotic Memorial Day program on Monday in Veterans Park across from Sunnyside Cemetery. Music by the Caney Community Singers, color guard, special speaker.

Ph: 620-879-5131 (Always call and confirm events)

25 Caney Mayfest Car Show - Saturday will be the Annual Caney Mayfest FREE Car Show presented by Arvest Bank The show will be from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Registration is from 8:30 am - 11:30 am. Dash Plaques to the First 80 Entries. Trophies will be awarded for Pre 1985 and 1985 to present in several different categories. There will be Door Prizes and Goody bags for those who enter.

Address: Downtown Caney, KS , Caney, Kansas
Ph: 620-879-9989 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


31 - 2 Annual Trail Ride - Trail Ride to Pawhuska Cavalcade by Caney Saddle Club.

Ph: 620-879-5131 (Always call and confirm events)

31 - 2 Pioneer Days - Rural History in Action with many of the old machines in use. Family fun. Parades, flea markets, games for the youth, Tractors, engines, quilt show, door prizes, crafters in action, tractor pulls, auction, raffles, good food, modern restrooms and showers, camper electric is available.

Address: 3.5 miles north of Caney, Ks on Highway 75 , Caney, Kansas
Ph: 620-879-2918 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission is by donation


6 - 7 KAN-OKLA 100 Mile Highway Sale - Pack a bag and spend a couple of days searching out all those treasures you've been longing to have! Southeast Kansans and northeast Oklahomans are getting together to host towns full of yard sales just for you.

The area will be packed with yard sales and flea markets with the route running from Sedan, KS to Coffeyville, KS south to Nowata, OK east to Bartlesville, OK north on Hwy 75 thru Dewey, Copan, OK thru Caney, KS north 4 miles to Caney Valley Antique Power Associations flea market where camping will be available and on north to Independence,

KS. The towns of Sedan, Dearing, Independence,Caney, Dewey, Coffeyville, Lenapah and Nowata are also planning city wide sales. And several of the towns will have large areas along the highways for sales to set up with maps available in each town.

Ph: 620-879-2918 (Always call and confirm events)

7 Annual Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social and Block Party - Come join us for Home made ice cream and cake. Back by popular demand is Tulsa's Dave Gilbert Band with old time favorites of Country and Gospel. Old fashioned games for the kids, and 25 cent Bingo in the air conditioned Sandstone building!

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Address: Museum Complex Downtown Caney , Caney, Kansas
Ph: 620-879-5131 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 620-879-5131
Fee: $5.00 children 12 and under $3.00


21 Caneyfest Community Health Fair - Annual health fair held at the Caney Valley High School, 8:00 am - noon. Free health and wellness screenings, free donuts and coffee, lots of door prizes, exhibits and entertainment. Free hot dogs and Pepsi beginning at 10:00 am.

Ph: 620-879-5131 (Always call and confirm events)

4 - 23 Museum Of Mayhem - Come join us for a haunting good time! Hosted by the Caney Valley Historical Society, price is $6.00 per person or $5.00 and a can of food - food to be donated to local food bank.

Downtown Caney, KS Sandstone Building 101 North State Street

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Address: 101 N State Street Downtown Caney , Caney, Kansas
Ph: 620-879-5131 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 620-879-5131
Fee: $6.00 per person or $5.00 and 1 can of food

5 - 6 Theater of Fear - Spook house sponsored by the Caney Volunteer Fire Department.

Ph: 620-879-5131 (Always call and confirm events)


28 Annual Christmas Parade - 7:00 PM. It will feature a Lions Club chili feed between 5 and 7 p.m., the largest night Christmas parade in Southeast Kansas, the crowning of Mr. and Miss Christmas and lighting of the annual Community Christmas tree along with visits and photos with Santa. If there is bad weather, it will be held the following Thursday. For more information, find us on Facebook.

Address: Downtown Caney , Caney, Kansas
Ph: 620-879-5131 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

30 Annual Holiday Homes Tour - Come tour some of the most beautiful homes on our community, lavishly decorated for the holiday season. Sponsored by the Caney Valley Historical Society. Join us on Facebook for additional information!

Address: Caney Valley Historical Society 310 W 4th Avenue , Caney, Kansas
Ph: 620-879-5131 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5.00 per person

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Civil War Cannon

Wark Memorial Park is also the location of the "Walkingstick," an old cannon of Civil War vintage which is one of fewer than 75 of its kind in the nation.

Caney, KS Monuments

Caney Valley Historical Society Museum

Three buildings form the Caney Valley Historical Society Museum complex with the Wallar Building housing most of the exhibits and is also the location of the Caney Chamber of Commerce office. The town's heritage as "The Big Gas Town"

Caney, KS Museums

Opera House/Elk's Hall

The popular Truskett Opera House which was built in 1907 burned along with other businesses in 1910 having a $50,000 loss. The Caney Elk's Club acquired the opera house facilities and rebuilt a building for club use. Their "Elk's Hall"

Caney, KS Opera Houses

Little White School House

The first school, built in 1870, was a log cabin provided by Berryman Smith. The teacher, Mrs. O.M. \"Billie\" Smith, had 25 students enrolled. Bonds for the next school building, the Little White School House, were sold to raise $1,800 and the school was built in 1872 for $900

Caney, KS Historic Schoolhouses

Gen. George H. Wark Memorial Park

This city park was established in 1919 in memory of Caney's Company D who participated in World War I. Gen. George H. Wark organized Co. D, 3rd Kansas Infantry and mustered the first units of the Kansas Army National Guard into federal service at Caney's Elk's Hall, May 19, 1917

Caney, KS Memorials

Things to do near Caney, KS

Chetopa Museum

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The Walker Art Collection

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