Herington, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Herington Kansas


31 Easter Egg Hunt - Young children are invited to search for prize eggs and candy in Father Padilla Park the Saturday before Easter.

Ph: 785-258-2115 (Always call and confirm events)


29 Area Wide Garage Sale - Maps are available,

Ph: 785-258-2115 (Always call and confirm events)


4 4th of July Fireworks - Starts at dark at the city lake.

Chamber Resource Committee and the VFW are selling fireworks this year!!

Fireworks stand located on Highway 77 North of the Herington Inn % Suites.

Address: Herington Lake , Herington, Kansas
Ph: 785-258-2115 (Always call and confirm events)

5 - 7 Tri-County Free Fair - 4-H, FFA exhibits and judging, Open Class, Fair Queen contest, Carnival, Commercial exhibits in Community Building, Parade (5:30 Thurs), Brisket BBQ (Thurs), Rodeo Thurs & Friday) Demolition Derby (Sat), Car Smashing (Sat evening), VFW Bingo (Thurs & Sat), Herington Historical Museum, KFRM Broadcast Open Class Division - Baking, Fiber Arts, Photograph, Gardening, Rabbits, Misc Category. In October - Herington hosts the Kansas Championship Demolition Derby.

Address: Herington Fair Grounds , Herington, Kansas
Ph: 785-258-3359. (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


13 - 14 Herington Gun Show - The Herington Gun & Knife Show will be held on Oct 14th - 15th, 2017 in Herington, Kansas. This Herington gun show is held at Herington Community Building and hosted by Herington Gun Show. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed.
I have been putting on this show for 16 years. We put on 2 shows per year. Great food. Great people. Wide selection of Firearms! Used. New. And darn hard to get NEW!! Got a few Coins, and Knives too.
Food for sale on premises. No loaded weapons. All gun laws enforced. Night guards on duty.


Address: 810 South Broadway , Herington, Kansas
Ph: 785-258-2987 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission $3 for 1 day, $4 for both
130 Tables Tables $28.00/each Day of Tables $30.00/each Dealer Setup: Friday 3:00pm - 9:00pm Saturday 7:00am - 9:00am

25 Halloween Parade - Costumed children and pets parade through downtown Herington at 5:30 p.m.
Register at 4:30 p.m. at corner of First and Main for drawings for stuffed animals and bikes given away by Tri-County Chamber of Commerce. Judging of costumed pets will be at 4:30 for prizes given by Tri-County Veterinary Center.

Address: Corner First & Main to South Broadway , Herington, Kansas
Ph: 785-258-2115 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


10 A Veteran's Day Salute - Annual Veteran's Day Soup Supper
Sponsored by Tri-County Chamber of Commerce
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Ham and Bean Soup - Chili - Pie

Any Veteran wearing uniform gets free meal.

Address: Activity Center-Herington Fairgrounds, South Broadway , Herington, Kansas
Ph: 785-258-2115 (Always call and confirm events)


1 Annual Holiday Parade - Santa arrives at Santa Land at 6:00 p.m. Saturday. Children can visit Santa and receive a bag of candy.

Stores open until 9:00 p.m. for Late Night Holiday Shopping

Address: Herington , Herington, Kansas
Ph: 785-2115 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Father Padilla Historical Marker

FATHER JUAN DE PADILLA & QUIVIRA In 1540 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado marched north from Mexico with 300 Spaniards in search of "The Seven Golden Cities of Cibola."

Herington, KS Historical Markers

Father Padilla Park

Father Padilla Memorial Park features a monument to Juan Padilla, who was killed in 1542. The shaded park has picnic facilities, playground facilities, gazebo, tennis court, basketball, nine-hole disc golf course, and baseball diamonds. Admission to the park's WPA-built swimming pool is free.

Herington, KS Recreation

St. John's Catholic Church

St. John's Catholic church built in 1908

Herington, KS Historic Churches

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