Thanks to the hard work of the state's early settlers, Kansas is a region rich in agricultural and recreational opportunities. Fun-seekers who want to see more than prairies and farms won't have to look hard, however. The state is rich in cultural events, theater productions, musical festivals and fascinating museums.
This gala annual event begins at the end of May and spans nine days filled with musical entertainment provided by dozens of live bands. Adults and children alike enjoy the large selection of food and interesting arts and crafts vendors along with parades, cultural events and shows that place right on the river.
- Oakdale Park Salina, KS 67401 in Salina, KS
The festival presents a potpourri of culture and arts for three days during the middle of June. Enjoy traditional foods and live performances along with a schedule of special events. Sit back and hear the music, browse through the art displays and participate in one of many activities.
- Tuttle Creek State Park Manhattan, KS 66502 in Manhattan, KS
Outdoor enthusiasts especially enjoy this four-day event that centers around camping at the Tuttle Creek State Park while offering live country music. Campers arrive during the latter part of June to indulge in a large selection of foods, a swinging saloon, craft displays and various activities for all ages.