Tiblow Days

Celebrating Bonner Springs' Heritage

The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce sponsors Tiblow Days, the city's annual heritage festival. It is celebrated the last weekend in August, prior to Labor Day. Bonner Springs was originally named Tiblow in honor of Henry Tiblow, a Delaware Indian who operated a ferry across the Kansas River. The city was renamed Bonner Springs in the 1880s.


This popular festival has grown to a three-day affair.

Thursday Evening - Carnival and the City Band Concert.
Friday - Carnival
Friday Evening - Mayor's Banquet, craft and food booths, bands & BBQ Contest (Sanctioned Competition)
Saturday - Parade, carnival, craft and food booths, car show, bands and local entertainment.

Activities and events take place at K-32 (Cedar Street) and Second Street, K-32 and Third Street, Oak Street, Second Street and Elm.