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Upcoming Events in Girard Kansas


March

22 - 28 Veterans Appreciation Week - A ceremony will be held at the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial helicopter. Girard Courthouse square.

Ph: 620-724-6351 (Always call and confirm events)

June

28 Annual Smokin’ Hot Barbecue and Fireworks - The Celebrate Girard Events Committee presents its annual KCBS sanctioned Smokin’ Hot BBQ For more information, contact the Girard Chamber of Commerce or visit the website.

https://sites.google.com/site/girardchamber/events/smokin-hot-bbq-fireworks

Ph: 620-724-4715 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: girardchamber@ckt.net
Web: www.visitcrawfordcounty.com

August

29 - 1 Crawford County Fair - Held annually the first full week of August at the Crawford County Fairgrounds. Four-H Clubs, extension homemaker clubs, and agricultural groups display their fruits, vegetables and other homegrown and homemade projects. The livestock auction allows 4-H members to display and sell their livestock. In addition to touring the displays, there is even more family fun at the carnival, rodeo and demolition derby.

DON'T FORGET = DEMOLITION DERBY IS ON LAST NIGHT --

Address: 120 E. Buffalo St. , Girard, Kansas
Ph: 620-724-4092 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: crcofair@gmail.com
Web: www.visitcrawfordcounty.com

October

26 Girard Homecoming and Fall Festival - Come celebrate Fall with a parade, car show, craft and food booths, entertainment, bean feed, and much more. Sponsored by the Girard Area Chamber of Commerce, the tradition continues all around the Crawford County Courthouse square.

Ph: 620-724-4715 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: girardchamber@ckt.net
Web: www.visitcrawfordcounty.com

December

26 Annual Christmas Parade - The first Thursday in December, the scenic courthouse square is illuminated to welcome Santa and the holidays. The parade begins at 6:30pm.

Ph: 620-724-6216 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: girardchamber@ckt.net
Web: www.visitcrawfordcounty.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Big Flag Veteran Memorial

Drop by an see one of the nation's largest American Flags (30' x 60' - 130' high). While you can see the flag from your vehicle, you really must stand under the Big Flag to appreciate its true size, 130 feet high above the Kansas prairie honoring all war veterans.

Girard, KS Memorials

Huey Helicopter & Veteran's Memorial

On April 15, 1995, a formal ceremony dedicated a Huey Helicopter to its new home on the Southeast corner of the Crawford County Courthouse lawn. In addition to the Huey, a granite replica of the Vietnam Wall is engraved with the names of the 777

Girard, KS Memorials

Winston Park

Winson Park was given to the people of Girard by Mr. J.E. Raymond. The Park has a swimming pool, playground equipment and picnic shelters.

Girard, KS City Parks

Higgie Family Homes

The Higgie family was a founding family with 10 children (5 of whom settled in Girard). Captain John and three sons were ship captains on the Great Lakes. In 1883, they purchased 80 acres in northwest Girard and named it the "Higgie Addition."

Girard, KS Historic Homes

Things to do near Girard, KS

Cemetery

The oldest grave marker in the cemetery is of Mary Frances Crawford. The friends of Historic Girard has placed a new monument...