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Labor Day in Chapman, Kansas
Labor Day Activities in Chapman, Kansas
For years, the people of Chapman, KS have celebrated Labor Day through a number of activities that typically include a 5K Run/Walk, tractor pedal pull, and parade to name just a few. For a look at all the activities, see the 2013 Labor Day Schedule at the City of Chapman Facebook Page.
The community of Chapman is known as "The Fighting Irish" and the people here are survivors following the June 2008 tornado that severely damaged all of the school buildings and many homes and businesses. The people of Chapman, KS have restored their town and the Labor Day activities continue each year.
Photo by Paul Franciskato
Labor Day Weekend in Chapman, Kansas
The weekend of Labor Day is a festive time in Chapman, Kansas! The little town where the locals are known as "The Fighting Irish" becomes a center of activity that includes a 5K Run/Walk, a car show, a night time street dance, and a Labor Day Parade as the major events.
With photography as one of my passions, the parade is my favorite thing about the Labor Day festivities in Chapman. I've regularly attended the Chapman Labor Day Parade since 2008 and I've captured some fun and interesting shots each year. Just scroll further down the page to see some of my Chapman Labor Day photos and a link to more of my photos that are posted at the Flickr photo-sharing website.
The Labor Day weekend just wouldn't be complete without the opportunity to enjoy some festival food! Funnel cakes, kettle corn, roasted corn on the cob, lemonade, and root beer are some of the common goodies you can get from the food vendors set up near the corner of Marshall and Fifth Street. What tasty treats should I try this year?
Poll: Chapman Labor Day Parade
The Labor Day Parade has been an annual event in Chapman, Kansas for many years. Let's see how many visitors here at this webpage are parade-goers!
How often do you attend the Chapman, Kansas Labor Day Parade?
Chapman Labor Day Parade PhotosClick thumbnail to view full-size
Did You Attend the 2013 Chapman Labor Day Parade?
The 2013 Chapman Labor Day Parade took place on Monday September 2, 2013. Were you there? Take the poll below!
Did you attend the 2013 Chapman Labor Day Parade?
Where is Chapman, Kansas? - See Chapman, Kansas on the Map
The town of Chapman, Kansas is located in the northeastern part of the state. Just south of I-70, the town is a short drive west of Junction City. If you're not familiar with Chapman, KS and you plan to visit for Labor Day, click and zoom into the map below until you can see Marshall and 5th Streets. Most of the Labor Day activities taking place in Chapman are near this intersection.
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