Chamber of Commerce
Fredonia Fall Homecoming Festival
When most people think of homecoming, they think of something that is primarily for those who are from a particular place. What started in 1923 as a way for Fredonia’s original settlers to reunite in a one day celebration has now turned in to a 10 day event.
Old Iron Club kicks off the festivities with its annual Old Iron Days taking folks back in time with live displays of the rural life of yesteryear. The annual Fredonia Business Women Homecoming Queen’s pageant was introduced in 1948 and continues on today. As time has passed, the annual event has grown. Today, participants can enjoy a local talent search, free live entertainment, three day carnival with games and rides, Chamber golf tournament, Grand Parade, craft / food vendors, and a scholarship fundraiser dance. And because it is a homecoming, those who are from Fredonia can enjoy the mini-reunions hosted each year at the middle school.
Fredonia Fall Homecoming Festival offers something for everyone. It is a time for local residents to show their community pride and watch their town of 2,500 grow to almost 10,000 during a 10-day period. We welcome and encourage all to join us for this great annual event!
2015 Homecoming Events
Medallion Daily Clues!
2015 Schedule of Events
Wilson County Old Iron Days
10392 Jade Road
September 28-October 3
Chamber Medallion Hunt
Daily clues posted on Chamber website and Facebook
Fredonia’s Got Talent
7 p.m. Fredonia High School
Fredonia Regional Hospital Bed Races
7 p.m. on 6th between Monroe & Madison
Fredonia Regional Auxiliary Dinner by Bandstand
AlKeyes Neighborhood Bar and Grill Outside Concert
6th Street in front of AlKeyes ~Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music to Blue Collar!
Free Movie Night ~ Sponsored by the Assembly of God Church
Showing ~ Mom’s Night Out @ the Edge 7 pm (6th & Madison)
Fredonia Business Women Queen Pageant
7 p.m. Bateman Gym
October 1,2 & 3
6 p.m. 6th & Madison
Keith Hendrickson Memorial Bull Buck off
6 pm @ Wilson County Fair Ground Arena
Knights of Columbus Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
Sacred Heart Catholic Hall starts 7 am
Systech Environmental Corp, City of Fredonia, LMI,
1st National Bank in Fredonia, Countryside Funeral Home, Wilson County Holdings
Marshall Auction and Realty, Fredonia Pharmacy, Inc.,
Tindle Construction Inc./TCI Fabrication
Fredonia Regional Hospital, Christian Thrift Shop, R. Puckett Farms, G & W Foods,
Radiant Electric Coop, Inc., Betty Cantrell, O.D., Wilson Medical Center, Wilco Veterinary Clinic
On the Team
Fredonia Napa Auto Parts & Service, Carl L. Gill Post No 3018 VFW, Bacani/McKenney/Clay Medical Clinic, Dr. Morris & Hill Medical Clinic Kenny & Marilyn Streets, Jerry Hall Communications, Joseph Bambick CPA, Fredonia Hardware, Fulghum Sales & Service, Lighthouse Liquor/Larry & Teresa Burgess, Timmons Funeral Home, Marilyn Neill, Newkirk Dennis & Buckles, The State Bank of Kansas, Fredonia Livestock Auction, Doane’s Furniture, Harlan’s Trucking, Wells Wood Works, LLC, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wilson County Title Co., Community Na-tional Bank, Midwest Hearing Aids, El Puerto Mexican Restaurant, Studebaker Refrigeration, Fredonia Housing Authority, Home Town Health Care