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May 3 - Halstead
Halstead Mud Run: Multi-catagory car or truck entries


Sand Creek Folklofe Festival: Pioneer craft displays and demonstrations, along with living history encampments and re-enactments. - Newton

Harvey County Bluegrass Festival: Enjoy camping out with bluegrass music at Harvey County West Park. - Newton

June 6 - Halstead
City-wide Garage Sale: Private & multi-family sales, community organizations, food & garage sales

June 6 - Halstead
Halstead Sidewalk Sale: Entertainment & food booths

June 7 - Hesston
Dyck Arboretum Open House:
Guided tours, planting, planting demonstrations, refreshments, & live music, Dyck Arborebum of the Plains
(316) 327-8127

June 13 - Hesston
City Wide Garage & Sidewalk Sales
Garage Sales throughout town. Over 70 locations
(316) 327-4102


Chisholm Trail Festival: The "Old West" at its best with live (and one or two "dead") shoot-outs, street dances, historical tours and a huge fireworks display on the 4th - Newton

50th Annual Official World Hispanic Fast Pitch Softball
Tournament: Sanctioned by the National Softball Association, this tournament brings teams from around the nation and is the longest running tournament of its kind in the Midwest. - Newton


Harvey County Free Fair: Western days are relived at the rodeo and livestock shows. - Newton

August 6-9 - Halstead
Halstead's Old Settler's Celebration (annualy, rain or shine since 1887): The Celebration is one of the oldest in the state. A fun filled weekend, parade, fireworks, ball tournament, carnival, tractor pull, rod run, arts & crafts, and other fun events.

August 16 - Halstead
Halstead Mud Run: Multi-catagory car or truck entries

August 28-29 - Hesston
Another Bloomin' Festival
Parade, Arts & Crafts, Community Pic Nic, Street Dance, Fireworks, Carnival, 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Jerry Clower Show
(316) 327-4102


Newton Fiesta: Traditional Mexican Fiesta with dancers,
mariachis, parade, Mexican food and queen coronation.
- Newton

September 17 - Hesston
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Chamber Annual "Party in the Ruff"
Golf Tournament 4-person scramble, lunch followed by shot-gun start
(316) 327-4102


Bethel College Fall Festival/Taste of Newton: Mennonite
traditions, ethnic foods, original arts and crafts, wheat weaving, live theater and musical programs are all part of the fun. - Newton

October 17 - Halstead
Halstead Fine Art & Craft Festival: Competition in various media, awards, entertainment, & food booths


December 12 - Halstead
Halstead Christmas Celebration: Evening parade, Santa, buggy rides, lighting contest, merchant drawings, Main Street

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