Delano Fall Fair: A Chisholm Trail Celebration

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Delano Fall Fair: A Chisholm Trail Celebration October 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - October 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


  • Oct 06 6:00 pm
  • Oct 08 5:00 pm


2017 is the 150th Anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. In celebration we are holding the Delano Fall Fair with three days of free family fun.

Campfire Ghost Stories | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Truth is stranger than fiction! Come join us around the camp fire and
hear the stories of real Chisholm Trail cowboys and early Wichita
settlers & their lives (and after-lives!) on the frontier of the Old West.
Hot Dogs, S’mores, Hot Chocolate & Apple Cider available.
Delano Campfire Ghost Stories & S’mores

All Day Entertainment | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Vendors, Cowboy Food, Ruben’s Music Fest, Old Fashioned Games, Reenactors, Storytellers, Horses & Longhorns.
Western Parade | High Noon
A western parade of horses and horse-drawn vehicles from the Clock Tower east to McLean Boulevard and south to Maple Street.
Evening entertainment | 6 p.m. – 9 P.M.
Del Shields & Suzy Bogguss Music on the Main Stage!

Cowboy Church Service | 11 a.m. – noon
All Day Entertainment | noon – 5 p.m.
Vendors, Cowboy Food, Ruben’s Music Fest, Old Fashioned Games, Reenactors, Storytellers, Horses & Longhorns.
Opening the Clocktower Time Capsule | High Noon
We will open the time capsule that was placed at the base when the
clocktower was built, display the items contained in it, and add additional items to the time capsule.
Running of the Doves | 1 P.m.
Watch as the Saloon girls are carried down McLean from Douglas
partway to Maple where they will strip down to their bloomers and
race back to Douglas. Cowboys will hoop and holler for the ladies and the race winner receives a prize.
Ice Cream Social | 2 p.m.
Enjoy some old fashioned ice cream while being entertained by a
Jesse Chisholm Look-A-Like Contest and a Beard and Mustache
Competition! Winners receive a prize!
Prairie Rose Rangers | 3:30 – 5:00 P.m.

Thank you our sponors: City of Wichita- Government, KWLS US 107.9 REAL.AMERICAN.COUNTRY, Sedgwick County, Cargill Cares, Hayes Company, Visual Fusion Graphic Design Studio, Wichita, Aero Plains Brewing, All Things Barbecue, Cavender’s, Coleman U.S.A., Credit Union of America, Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview Wichita, The District Church- Delano, InSite Real Estate Group, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Rubens Mexican Grill, Visit Wichita, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation, GreenWay Alliance of Wichita, Bell Carpet and Floors, Inc., Chisholm Trail State Bank, Delano BBQ Co., Dress Gallery, Hope in the Valley Equine Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc., L’image, The Monarch