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 - Mayor's Banquet and Carnival
Friday - Carnival, Vendor Booths, City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social
Saturday - Parade, Tiblow Trot, Car Show, Vendor Booths, Carnival, Live Bands - 455 Rocket, Johnny Dollar Band, Headliner: The Rainmakers
Activities and events take place at Centennial Park, K-32 (Cedar Street) and Second Street, K-32 and Third Street, Oak Street, Second Street and Elm.