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Upcoming Events in Eureka Kansas


March

12 - 15 Great Plains Spring Field Trial - Hundreds of dogs, horses, participants and spectators come together in the Spring and Fall to watch exceptional dogs from across America and Canada compete for top honors in both National and Regional events. Bring your horse, ride, visit or just come and enjoy the beautiful Flint Hills at the Bechtel Ranch. RV hookups, hot showers, and laundry facilities, along with on-premise breakfast and lunch are just some of the amenities offered. If you are looking for a hunting dog, companion animal or a pet, this is the place to find them; there are puppies, started dogs and finished dogs for sale.

Address: Bechtel Ranch , Eureka, Kansas
Ph: 620-583-8177 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@greenwoodcounty.org
Web: www.gamebirdcentral.com

May

26KS0107013e016 - Eureka Historic Santa Fe Depot 100th Celebration - The historic old Santa Fe Depot in Eureka, KS. is celebrating its 100th Birthday on Saturday, May 27, 2017, (Memorial Day weekend). The celebration not only celebrates the Depot but the whole town. Eureka was an oil boom town and cattle trading center in the 1920's and has many wonderful old buildings.

The Depot is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings (ID 12001119) for its transportation and architectural significance. It is what Santa Fe called a "county seat depot" build of brick and stucco with features of Prairie, Craftsman, and Mission characteristics.

The Depot was restored in the early 2000's and held a Christmas Open House in 2003. It serves as the corporate offices of Invena Corporation. President Matt Wilson wanted to start his own business and when the old depot was in danger of being demolished, he bought it and began the restoration from his own funds. He and his mother founded the business and his father managed the restoration efforts.

Address: 416 E 5th Street , Eureka, Kansas
Ph: 620-953-2366 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: carma_wilson@sbcglobal.net

June

1 - 3 Eureka Days - Area residents display their hard work and talent during the annual arts and crafts show. Everyone is invited to participate in the parade at 11:00 am.

Farmer's Market, Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Tournament, Horseshoe Tournament, Balloon Launch, Eureka Days Parade, 11AM, Free BBQ Lunch provided by the Central District Fire Department, Memory Shack Photo Booth, Kids Games including water balloon gauntlets and ring tosses, Petting Zoo, Lawn Games for the Big Kids - Bocce ball, cornhole, ladder golf, horseshoes, lawn frisbee, and more, Medallion Hunt, Free Swim, Hot Wing Eating Contest, Smoked Ham Dinner, Live Entertainment!

Address: Downtown and Eureka Downs , Eureka, Kansas
Ph: 620-953-1970 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: eurekamatters@gmail.com
Web: eurekakansas.com/

21 - 22 City Wide Garage Sale - Lots of treasures to be discovered and bargains galore both Saturday and Sunday.

Ph: 620-794-2989 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: eurekakansas.com/

July

4 4th of July Celebration - All day activities with music and fireworks at dusk. Wiffle-ball tournament, horseshoe pitching tournament, live horse racing, free swim, games, patriotic music, kick ball tournament, face painting, fireman games, turtle races, DJ music, pie baking contest, parade, free cookout and watermelon, Eureka's Got Talent, live band.

Ph: 620-583-9857 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: eurekakansas.com

27 - 30 Greenwood County Fair - Its Fair Time! Come and enjoy livestock exhibits, arts and crafts exhibits, pedal power tractor pull, crop and garden exhibits and other entertainment.

Address: Fair Grounds , Eureka, Kansas
Ph: 620-583-7455 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: GW@listserv.ksu.edu
Web: www.greenwood.k-state.edu/4-h/greenwoodcofair/

August

17 - 18 Eureka Saddle Club PRCA Rodeo - A Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association is coming to Eureka, KS!! You will get to watch top cowboys and cowgirls competing for earnings to qualify them for Nationals! You don't want to miss "THE GREATEST SHOW ON DIRT!"

Bareback Bronc Riding
Bull Riding
Calf Roping
Cowgirl's Barrel Racing
Cowgirl's Breakaway Roping
Saddle Bronc Riding
Steer Wrestling

Eureka Saddle Club on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/eurekasaddleclubks/

Address: Eureka Saddle Club Arena , Eureka, Kansas
Ph: 620-583-9565 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@greenwoodcounty.org
Web: www.facebook.com/events/157558771482697/
Fee: ADMISSION – $10 CHILDREN 6 AND UNDER FREE

September

21 - 22 Fabulous Finds on Highway 99 - Fabulous Finds on Highway 99 is a fun-filled two days of garage sales, flea markets, downtown business specials and other types of sales. If you enjoy watching shows like American Pickers, Storage Wars and others, then you’ll love Fabulous Finds on 99. You never know what you’ll find!
The only place to be on Highway 99 is in Greenwood County, Kansas!

Ph: 620-583-8177 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@greenwoodcounty.org
Web: www.findson99.com/
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November

10 Annual Eureka Arts & Crafts Shows - Over 150 vendors of crafts and retail! At 2 buildings and Car show outside that day! Grand prize drawings and Homemade food, funnel cakes. Family fun day!

Address: 1206 E. River st (hwy 54)/ 210 N. Jefferson , Eureka, Kansas
Ph: 620-583-3140 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bakercc@live.com
Web: www.facebook.com/eurekaartsandcraftsshow
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Greenwood Hotel

This brick building was dedicated in 1884. The original building, 50' x 100', consisted of three stories and a small basement. The addition to the east was built in 1923 and the exterior of the original building received a stucco treatment in 1926, creating a Spanish look. The hotel cafe (

Eureka, KS Historic Buildings

Eureka Downs

Eureka Downs offers excitement in the form of pounding hooves, the Horse Racing Capital of Kansas. This beautiful facility provides a fun day at the races with simulcasting and pari-mutuel betting while enjoying refreshments in the lounge. Live racing Saturdays, last of May through July 4.

Eureka, KS Race Tracks

Eureka Lake and Nature Trail

Enjoy fishig, water shiing, swimming, hiking, camping, and picnic shelters. Bait is available at the lake along with a public dock and beach. While you are at Eureka Lake explore another unique point of interest, Eureka Lake'

Eureka, KS Recreation

Carnegie Library

The present building was built by the Carnegie Foundation and the Entre Nous Club at a cost of $20,000. It opened to the public September 26, 1914. The Entre Nous club donated their collection of 25,000

Eureka, KS Carnegie Libraries

United Methodist Church

The cornerstone of the first frame church was laid in 1868. It must have taken a while to erect the first church, as it was not finished until 1870. That church was destroyed by a tornado in 1873. The cornerstone for the present stone church was laid September 18, 1873

Eureka, KS Historic Churches

Things to do near Eureka, KS