In 1870 the first Missouri-Kansas-Texas train rolled into a new town in southeast Kansas, that would become Parsons, and the railroad would be remembered as the Katy! One-hundred forty-six years later, Parsons celebrates its railroad heritage and town history with the Katy Days Festival. Renew old friendships, rekindle memories and enjoy three days of food, fun, entertainment and railroad-related activities.


Listen to stories of Parsons and the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad

Russell Barnes


Jim Blanton


Robert Brandenburg


Jack Burke


Richard Dearth


Pete Hughes


Wanda Ladage


Mike May


Vincent Miller


Gordon Piper


Kitty Owens Schildgen


Norma Jean Seaton

MAY 25 - 27, 2018 • FOREST PARK

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