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-four 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, May 23, 24 &
25, 2014 in Parsons, KS. Memorial Day Weekend.