• Bourbon, Cherokee & Crawford counties in PITSBURG, KS

If wondering what there is to see and do in Kansas, attend this annual event that takes place in multiple locations during the first weekend in May. Hundreds of community members from around the state gather here to showcase their attractions and a little bit of their heritage. The event also features live entertainment, a presentation of native foods and various other exhibits.

  • Forest Park and Parsons in Parsons, KS

For the entire Memorial Day weekend the three communities come together to celebrate the day that the first train traveled through this part of the state more than 140 years ago. See a vast selection of exhibits and presentations recounting the railroad days along with enjoying the food, activities and live entertainment provided.

  • Ellis County Fairgrounds Hays, KS 67601 in Hays, KS

Established to showcase the talents of local youth involved with 4-H, the event now features achievements by various community members during this July event that lasts seven days. The fair also offers traditional rodeo events that includes professional cowboys and the ever amusing mutton busting competition. Other shows include circuit and stock car racing in addition to a demolition derby. Participate in a karaoke contest or just enjoy one of the nightly concerts along with the carnival, food and exhibits.

For 10 days every July, the city presents this spectacular event that includes rodeos, a beauty contest and auto shows along with parades, hamburgers feeds and a chuckwagon breakfast. Watch professional cowboys perform everything from bronc riding to bull riding and the clowns who maintain order in the ring. Enjoy live entertainment, food and a carnival along with contests and tournaments.