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Upcoming Events in Fort Riley Kansas


April

Sundown Salute Golf Open - MEMORIAL WEEKEND -

Address: Custer Hill Golf Course , Fort Riley, Kansas
Ph: 785-784-6000 (Always call and confirm events)

17 - 18 Officer's Wives Club Spring Bazaar - FIRST WEEKEND - Crafts, antiques, collectibles, door prizes, and food.

Ph: 785-784-8046 (Always call and confirm events)

August

14 Fort Riley Prairie 10-5-2 Run - Consists of three different races, a 10-mile race, a 5-mile race and a 2-mile race. All races are open to the Fort Riley military community and the general public.

Ph: 785-239-2172. (Always call and confirm events)

September

8 Fall Open House and Apple Days - Celebrates Fort Riley's past and present. Apple pies, Cavalry tactics demonstrations, military equipment displays and more. From 9 am to 3 pm.

Address: Fort Riley’s Cavalry Parade Field , Fort Riley, Kansas
Ph: 785-239-2022 (Always call and confirm events)

22 Post Wide Garage Sale - Bargins, Bargins and more Bargins. Come and enjoy the day discovering those things that you know you would like to find and those things that you didn't know that you needed but found anyway!

Ph: 785-239-2022 (Always call and confirm events)

October

14 Fort Riley Ghost Tour - Bring a jacket, flashlight, & comfortable walking shoes. Listen to the ghost stories & myths of historic Fort Riley and see where it happened. 4-6 p.m.

Address: Begins at St. Mary’s Chapel on Main Post , Fort Riley, Kansas
Ph: 785-239-2022 (Always call and confirm events)

December

23 Fort Riley Annual Tree Lighting - Tree lighting, caroling, and a visit from Santa. Public invited. Point Of Contact: Public Affairs Office. 4:45 pm. For more information, contact the Fort Riley Public Affairs Office.

Address: Ware Parade Field , Fort Riley, Kansas
Ph: 785-239-2022 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Wounded Knee Monument

This monument is dedicated to the men of the 7th cavalry who were killed during the Pine Ridge Campaign of 1890 and the battle that is known as Wounded Knee. This controversial engagement marked one of the last armed conflicts between the army and Native Americans.

Fort Riley, KS Monuments

St. Mary's Chapel

As the first stone church in Kansas, the original building was constructed by the Episcopalians in the mid 1850'

Fort Riley, KS Historic Churches

Trolley Station

The Trolley Station was used as a baggage storage and waiting area for soldiers and families riding the inter-city trolley between Junction City and Fort Riley from 1901 until 1907. In 1907

Fort Riley, KS Historic Buildings

Post Cemetery

Beyond the Ogden Monument is the Post Cemetery. In the area nearest the Ogden Monument are mass graves of persons who died in two cholera epidemics which struck the post in 1855 and 1867

Fort Riley, KS Cemeteries

Territorial Capitol

In 1855, the nation wept for "Bleeding Kansas"

Fort Riley, KS Historic Buildings

Things to do near Fort Riley, KS