51st Annual Antique & Barbed Wire Festival

Dates: May 4, 2017 - May 6, 2017
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Location: Kansas Barbed Wire Museum
Address: 417 Main Street, La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-9900
Time: See description
Price: free
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A festival for the entire family. Displays feature antiques and collectibles including barbed wire and fencing related tools. The show opens on Thursday evening with the opening ceremonies and other special events. Display area and community vendor fair opens to the public on Friday morning at 8:00am. A special "Casino Night" food and fun event will once again be held on Friday evening at 6:30. Exhibits reopen on Saturday at 8:00 am with special events for kids, and the Barbed Wire Auction at 2:00 pm. The World Champion Barbed Wire Splicing Contest tests competitors' strength and speed as they attempt to splice a mock barbed wire fence in hopes of capturing the world championship. Other events throughout the community for all ages. Exhibits close at 3:00 pm and the Candlelight Banquet rounds out the evening at 6:30 pm.

Kansas Barbed Wire Museum

(785) 222-9900 120 W 1st St, La Crosse
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The museum exhibits over 2,400 varieties of barbed wire and over 500 varieties of tools used in the construction of fences.... Learn more