The Town of Kiowa is bringing back an old tradition. Many years ago, the town hosted the Kiowa Street Fair and now the fair is headed back to town. …
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The Town of Kiowa is bringing back an old tradition.
Many years ago, the town hosted the Kiowa Street Fair and now
the fair is headed back to town. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 15
at A.F. Nordman Town Park located on the 100 block of Navaho and
Arapaho, Kiowa residents can enjoy an afternoon of activities and
Kiowa Town Clerk Michelle Oser said this is the first time the
Kiowa Street Fair has been back in about 100 years. She is hoping
for a successful event for families to enjoy together and also to
“We want to make it an annual event which will get bigger and
better every year,” she said. “The town is hoping it will grow so
that people can walk from the park all the way to the high school
enjoying activities and booths while checking out the town on their
This year people who want a booth during the fair are in for a
bargain because all booth spots are free. Oser said there are 56
booth spots and currently about 50 of them are filled. Anyone who
is interested in the last few spots can contact Oser at
Different organizations in the county will be providing
activities for the kids and Court Appointed Special Advocate
association, CASA, will provide an air jumper. Oser said this year
the fair is not costing the town much money because of the help of
local organizations donating their time.
“The Elbert County Health Department is providing seatbelt
safety for parents and the Kiowa Fire Department is bringing their
smoke house,” she said. “Everyone seems really enthusiastic about
it and I think it will be a lot of fun.”
Local band Equal Distance will provide free live music, the
Kiowa library is hosting a special event for kids during the street
fair and the Elbert County Museum will be open for extended hours
during the street fair.
Oser said the Kiowa Street Fair is the only event the town runs
completely on their own.
“The town just wants people to come out and have a good time,”
she said. “And with so many organizations having booths, we want
people to realize these organizations are out there and are
involved in the community and want to help the people in
For more information contact Oser at 303-621-2366.
Town of Kiowa Street Fair:
When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 15
Where: A.F. Nordman Town Park located on the 100 block of Navaho
and Arapaho Kiowa
More Information: Contact Michelle Oser, 303-621-2366
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