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Upcoming Events in Ellinwood Kansas


April

15City Wide Garage Sale - Sponsored by the Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce. This year, instead of a fall and spring event, the City Wide Garage Sale will only take place in the spring so be sure to clean out those garages and sell, sell, sell. Registration will begin April 1st.

Address: City-Wide , Ellinwood, Kansas
Ph: 620-566-7353 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@ellinwoodchamber.com
Web: www.ellinwoodchamber.com

June

2 - 4K-96 June Jaunt - The K-96 June Jaunt, complete with arts, antiques, crafts, cuisine, music and more! Look for city wide garage sales and sidewalk sales from Tribune to Ellinwood.

Tour the Historic Underground World, Murder Mystery Dinner, 5K Color Run, Outdoor Antique & Unique Market, Classic Car Show, Kids Creative Corner, Authentic German Food, Family Brunch

Ph: 620-566-7353 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.k96junejaunt.com/

July

13 - 15After Harvest Festival - THIRD WEEK -A 39 year tradition of Ellinwood, the After Harvest Festival is a wonderful celebration that brings visitors from near and far. The festival offers something for everyone. Make plans to join us for the After Harvest Festival. It is always held the third weekend of July.

Ph: 620-566-7353 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@ellinwoodchamber.com
Web: www.ellinwoodchamber.com

December

3Ellinwood Annual Christkindlmarket - Ellinwood will transform into an authentic German holiday village brimming with traditional Christmas activities at the Annual Christkindlmarket. The roots of its German heritage run deep in the community that was settled by Germans in the late 1800s. Ellinwood is proud of their German heritage and traditions and the Ellinwood Chamber is pleased to host the holiday event and bring a German tradition back to life.

The celebration will begin at 1 p.m. with local merchants and a variety of vendors and concessions along Main Street for holiday shopping. The Ellinwood Historical Society will be at the Heritage Senior Center with a German Backerei (bakery) selling a variety of homemade candies and cookies by the pound. Carriage rides will also be available through the afternoon. Have your photo taken with Sankt Nikolaus from 2 p.m - 3 p.m in front of the Chamber office at 110 1/2 N. Main.

At 5:00pm community members and visitors will come together at Wolf Park for caroling, storytelling, music, the Living Nativity and the lighting of the Christmas tree in the historic band shell. The Gingerbread Village will be in set up the park and on display through the holiday season along with the Christmas Tree.

Address: Downtown , Ellinwood, Kansas
Ph: 620-566-7353 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@ellinwoodchamber.com
Web: www.ellinwoodchamber.com/christkindlmarket
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Wolf Building

The Starr-Wolf Building constructed in 1894 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Ellinwood, KS Historic Buildings


St. Joseph Catholic Church

St. Joseph Catholic Church with its 150 foot steeple was built of native limestone, quarried near Odin, Kansas. The church was completed and the first Mass was offered Aug. 13, 1902. There are frescoes in the arches near the ceiling, and the pipe organ installed in 1928 at cost of $3,500

Ellinwood, KS Historic Churches

Santa Fe Depot

The existing Santa Fe Depot is the fourth depot built in Ellinwood and was dedicated on Dec. 17, 1903. The previous depot was hit by lightning and burned in 1902

Ellinwood, KS Railroad History

Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Refuge

There are 650 bird species in the United States, 417 in Kansas, and 320 in Cheyenne Bottoms! Besides birds, there are 23 species of mammals 19 species of reptiles and nine species of amphibians.

Ellinwood, KS Wildlife Refuges

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Bushton's Pioneer Life

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