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Upcoming Events in Horton Kansas


June

1 City-Wide Garage Sales - Citizens all over town participate in this Chamber of Commerce event. Sure to give the treasurer/bargain hunter lots to search through.

Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.cityofhorton.com

4 - 14 Pony Express Reride - Horton KS - Each year the National Pony Express Association has made the run between St. Joseph, MO and California. It is a thrilling sight to see the riders on horseback as they ride through town.

The National Pony Express Association will celebrate the 157th Anniversary Year of the founding of the Pony Express by conducting a re-run of the famed mail service, June 5-15, 2017.

Commemorative letters and personal mail will be carried by horse and rider relays 1966 miles from the Missouri River to the Sacramento River. The first Rider departs the Patee House in St. Joseph, Mo., at 3 p.m. on Monday, June 5 and the last rider arrives in Pony Express Plaza in Old Sacramento, Calif. at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 15.

http://nationalponyexpress.org/item/2017-pony-express-re-ride/

Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: nationalponyexpress.org/item/2017-pony-express-re-

July

4 4th of July Celebration at Mission Lake - Fishing Derby, Volleyball Tournament, Games, Kiddie Rides, Concessions, Picnic Areas, Boating, & Fireworks at Dusk.

Address: Mission Lake , Horton, Kansas
Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.cityofhorton.com

9 - 13 Brown County 4-H Fair - The 4-H Fair and parade is held in Horton, KS in mid-July at the historic Civic Center, which was a WPA project of the 1930's.

Ph: 785-742-7871 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.brown.k-state.edu/
Fee: Free

12 - 14 Kickapoo Pow Wow - Each year, the Kickapoo Tribe hosts their Annual Pow-Wow at the Kickapoo Pow Wow Grounds in Horton, Kansas. There will be many dancers from all nations, artisan crafts displays and traditional foods.
Grand Entry Thursday and Friday only; 8:00 pm
Friday, Feed at 6:00pm
Saturday, Walk Run, 8:00am; Fishing derby, 9am.

Address: Kickapoo Pow Wow Grounds , Horton, Kansas
Ph: 785-486-2131 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ktik-nsn.gov
Fee: $5 for ages 12 and up

September

Old Settlers Day - Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair.

Ph: 785-486-3321 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hortonchamber@rainbowtel.net
Web: www.cityofhorton.com

November

9 Santa Comes to Town - Christmas Kickoff! Santa Claus Comes to Town! Annual Night of Lights Christmas Giveaway! Lighting of the Tree by Mayor! Adult and children drawings every 10 minutes! Santa meets with the children in the Blue Building. Singing chorus - come feel the spirit and join in our fun!

Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.cityofhorton.com

10 Veterans Day Parade - USD 430 students participate in marching bands, creat floats and etc. to honor area veterans on their annual designated day.

Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.cityofhorton.com

December

1 Annual Christmas Luminaries - Living Scenes of the Life of Christ. 1400 candles light the way. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Ph: 785-486-3321 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hortonchamber@rainbowtel.net
Web: www.cityofhorton.com

1 Annual Horton Christmas Lighting Contest - Contest for Residential and Business. Judging will be held with prizes for the most decorative. Sponsored by the following banks: Horton National Bank, Union State Bank and United Bank of Kansas. Administered by the Horton Chamber of Commerce.

Ph: 785-486-3321 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hortonchamber@rainbowtel.net
Web: www.cityofhorton.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

First Baptist Church

The First Baptist Church is located at 1101 Central Avenue and was charted November 16, 1887, with eleven members. The present church was built in 1915 after the congregation united with the Free Will Baptist Church. In 1946

Horton, KS Historic Churches

United Methodist Church

The original "Newman" Methodist Episcopal Church was dedicated January 6, 1889, honoring Bishop Newman. The brick structure located at the corner of 10th and First Avenue East was the first Church built in Horton. A severe storm damaged the church in 1894. Extensive remodeling was done in 1914-15

Horton, KS Historic Churches


Mission Lake

Located in the Northeast corner of Horton, Mission Lake is easily accessible from either US-73 or from Highway K-20/US-73. It has 278 acres of camping grounds with over 100

Horton, KS Recreation

Golden Eagle Casino

The Casino is owned by the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, located 6 miles West of Horton, KS on Highway 20. It's Las Vegas style gaming at a friendly pace. Come, stay as long as you like, our "boat"

Horton, KS Casinos

Things to do near Horton, KS

Elwood Wildlife Area

The Elwood Wildlife Area was purchased by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks in 2006, who then took management contr...

Pony Creek Lake Camping

There are only a few primitive camping spots. It would be advisable to check to see if more have been made available. ...

Weaver Hotel

The Hotel was built in 1905 and is on the National Historic Register. A bullet hole from a double bank robbery in 1910...

Banner Creek Trails

There is a 5.2 mile roundtrip hiking and bicycling tralil was opened to the public in the spring of 1999 on the reservoir\'s ...