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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

Wainwright Hall - Fort Riley

Wainwright Hall is named for General Jonathan Wainwright who served as the assistant commandant of the Cavalry School during the 1930s. The building was constructed in 1889

Fort Riley, KS Museums

Statue of "Old Trooper Bill"

The Old Trooper has become a symbol at Fort Riley of the proud heritage of the Horse Cavalry. It is modeled after the drawing of "Old Bill," the cavalry soldier drawn by famous western artist, Frederic Remington. This sketch is displayed in the Cavalry Museum'

Fort Riley, KS Memorials

Post Headquarters - Summerall Hall

Constructed in 1889, this building originally served as the post hospital until after World War II, when primary medical facilities were moved to Camp Whiteside. It is named after General Charles P. Summerall, who was an early commander of the 1

Fort Riley, KS Historic Buildings

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

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

Things to do near Fort Riley, KS