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Cherokee Festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Cherokee, Kansas Festival

Friday, September 6-8 2019 – all day

Downtown Cherokee at 100 South Vine Street
Cherokee, Kansas, United States, 66724

Held annually the weekend after Labor Day in September, come join the fun at Cherokee’s Fall Festival. Prize drawings throughout the weekend. Must be present to win. Features arts and crafts, food, street dance, a variety of competitions, family gatherings and events for all ages.


2019 Schedule (all events in downtown Cherokee unless noted otherwise)


5:00 p.m. Car Cruise

5:00 p.m. Bean Feed (Albert Pouch Park)

5:00 p.m. Ruritan Rock Painting (Albert Pouch Park)

5:30 p.m. Bingo (Albert Pouch Park)

6:00 p.m. Men’s Beauty Pageant (in front of American Legion)


9:00 a.m. 44th annual Car Show

10:00 a.m. Ruritan Rock Hunt (13 & under)

11:00 a.m. Parade

After Parade – Legion Auxiliary Dinner (Senior Building)

11:30 a.m. Community games for all ages (Senior Building)

After Games – Cake Walk

1:30 p.m. Dodge Ball Game * (Southeast Junior High Gymnasium)

7:00 p.m. Live Band & Street Dance: Left of Center


1:00 p.m. Antique Tractor Pull (Vine Street north of downtown)

1:30 p.m. Registration for Home Run Derby ** (Southeast High School Baseball Diamonds)

2:00 p.m. Home Run Derby ** (Southeast High School Baseball Diamonds)

* Dodgeball will be played Last Team Standing, in two age groups: 6th through 8th grade; and, high school and adults.

** Registration required for Home Run Derby is required. $5 entry fee for 10 balls. Prizes for winners. Girls softball and boys baseball divisions, ages 6th through 8th grade; high school; adults. Sign up in advance at City Hall, the American Legion, Ruritan Building, or at the event from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. No late registrations will be accepted.

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