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Upcoming Events in Leavenworth Kansas


February

11 Chocolate Event - Women's Community fundraiser. . .sample all kinds of chocolate goodies. 10:30am - 1:00pm.

Address: CW Parker Carousel Museum, 320 S. Esplanade St , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-682-6404 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.lvarea.com

18 Taste of Leavenworth - A sampling of Leavenworth county's finest in food, beverages, music businesses, artisans & auction. Fundraiser for the Leavenworth Historical Museum Assn, 5:00pm - 10:00pm.

Address: June's Northland, 7th & Pottowatomie Sts , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-682-1023 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.lvarea.com
Fee: Admission charged.

March

17 Annual St Patrick's Day Parade - Leavenworth Irish cordially invites you to participate in the Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade participants are to assemble at Fourth and Walnut Streets no earlier than 11:00 A.M. THE PARADE IS ALWAYS ON 3/17 @ NOON UNLESS ON SUNDAY. IF IT'S A SUNDAY THEN IT STARTS @ 1:00 P.M.
Donations of money or services will be gratefully accepted to help defray the cost of this parade. Donations over and above the parade expenses will be given to local charities in Leavenworth.

Thank you for your continued support and participation!

Address: Fourth and Walnut Streets , Leavenworth, Kansas
Email: leavenworthirish@gmail.com
Web: lvirish.com/
Fee: (Always call and confirm events)

April

29 Great American Yardsale at Fort Leavenworth - Spring - Shop at the post-wide yard sale at Fort Leavenworth on Saturday from 6 a.m. - 3 p.m. All entering post must have a valid form of photo ID.

Address: Throughout Ft. Leavenworth , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-684-1702 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mary.manago@us.army.mil
Web: leavenworth.armymwr.com

May

14 5 Trails Half Marathon & 10K - Run in memory of a fallen hero while raising funds and awareness for TAPS during the Five Trails Half Marathon. Runners complete your Five Trails registration. Then follow the link to TAPS, Run and Remember Event to secure your status and identify your fallen hero! Runners who secure $125.00 of fundraising to TAPS will receive a TAPS, Run and Remember Running Singlet at packet pick up. TAPS will assist in providing a 8”x10” photo of your fallen hero to pin to your singlet on race day.
8:00am - 12:00pm

Address: Starts at Warrem Middle School , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-240-8727 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: fivetrailsrun@yahoo.com
Web: www.fivetrailshalfmarathon.com

July

4 4th of July Celebration/Salute to the Union - Activities include food, games, bounce houses for the kids, live entertainment, a parachute demonstration by the K-State parachute team, “Salute to the Union”, fireworks. 4:00pm - 10:00pm. Salute to the Union - 8pm Fireworks 9:30pm. Always occurring on the 4th of July.

Note: Picture ID required upon entering fort.

Address: Merritt Lake , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-684-2580 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: leav-mkg@conus.army.mil
Web: www.fortleavenworthfmwr.com
Fee: Free

August

19KS0502002e139 - Leavenworth Leavenworth Cruisers Scholarship Fundraiser Car Show - Leavenworth Cruisers Annual car show. Ray Miller Park at the VA Hospital, 7 hwy and Muncie Rd. Tons of giveaways, silent auction for out of town getaways, raffles, pin striping by Bobby Sanchez food vendors cash giveaways 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30 must be present...Special awards, and awards to top 50, host club not eligible for awards.

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Address: 4201 S 4th Street , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-685-2057 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: danitrorider12gmail.com
Fee: $15.00 before July 12 $20. at gate

September

8 - 9 Hometown Welcome / Leavenworth "Hog Wild West" Barbeque Contest - Leavenworh Hog Wild West B.B.Q. contest sanctioned by KCBS !!

In Conjunction with Hometown Welcome ------

Ph: 913-682-3924 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: director@leavenworthmainstreet.com
Web: leavenworthmainstreet.com

9 Family FUN Night at the Carousel - Unlimited FREE carousel rides w/purchase of 'Hot Dog Combo’,
5-7pm

Address: Parker Carousel Museum, 320 S. Esplanade St, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas

10 Annual Hound Hike - Waggin’ Tails Dog Park, all dogs and their owners are invited to attend, but dogs must be non-aggressive and vaccinated and organizers ask that there is no more than one dog per person. The Hound Hike, which will take place at the Veterans Administration Park (Limit St. & Home Place),
2:30 p.m., adm chg, 913-651-2203

Address: Waggin' Tails Dog Park, Limit & Home Place, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-651-2203 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: adm chg

13 Myth and the Macabre - The FAM curator is opening his vault of creepy items not generally displayed. Come learn about the history behind gallows, shackles and leg irons. Local author Ken LaMaster will share spooky tales about the United States Penitentiary and the old United States Disciplinary Barracks, 5:30 –7:30pm

Address: Frontier Army Museum, Fort Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Web: www.ffam.us
Fee: Free

23 Annual Buffalo Bill Century Ride - Bicycle race, century ride, 5K run. 25, 62 and 100 mile routes; new, 50 mile gravel route. Sag support every 10 miles. Helmets required. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Ride Starts at 8:00 a.m. at the Leavenworth Riverfront Community Center. RV and tent camping is available along the banks of the Missouri River at the Riverfront Park.

Address: 320 S. Esplanade Street , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-682-2444 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.leavenworthbicycleclub.com

29 Fort Leavenworth Oktoberfest - Bring the whole family for Oktoberfest fun! Enjoy live Polka music, hay rides, food, and more!
A memorial lantern launch will begin at dusk to honor fallen soldiers and their families. 5-9pm.


Address: Merritt Lake, Fort Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-684-1674 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: leavenworth.armymwr.com
Fee: adm chg

October

7 Haymarket Square Flea Market - Great buys! 8am-2pm

Address: Haymarket Square, 7th & Cherokee Sts, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-651-5273 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: stevies@hughes.net

13 Ghost Tours of Kansas Psychic Fun and Feast - Psychic Fun and Feast with Ghost Tours of Kansas and psychic Lena Townsend, Thursday, October 13, 2017, 6:30pm, Santa Fe Depot Diner, Leavenworth, Kansas. Guests will sit down to a scrumptious meal and enjoy interesting conversation with Ghost Tours of Kansas Staff and well known psychic, Lena Townsend. The after dinner schedule includes a bio from Lena, history and ghost Stories. The highlight for the evening is a personalized psychic reading from Lena. Time frame of this event varies depending on number of people who sign up. No more than 30 people will be accepted so get your tickets early. Tickets for this event range from 45.00-65.00 per person depending on the restaurant. Price includes, meal, tip, beverages, presentations and psychic reading. Purchase tickets at Ghost Tours of Kansas.

Address: Santa Fe Depot Diner , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-851-0856 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ghosttoursofkansas@gmail.com
Web: www.ghosttoursofkansas.com
Fee: $45-65

14KS0502002e121 - Leavenworth Witches Ball - A spooky, fun-filled evening with Free Adult Costume Ball featuring DJ and Dancing, food, entertainment, costume contest & beer/beverage tent. 7-11 p.m.

Address: Haymarket Square, 7th & Cherokee Sts, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-682-3924 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: asstdirector@leavenworthmainstreet.com
Web: www.leavenworthmainstreet.com

20 - 21 Hallowween Safety Fire House - Fun-filled Halloween experience w/safety in mind, kids 10 yrs & under, adm 1 can good per child, 6-8:30pm

Address: Riverfront Community Center Gym, 123 S. Esplanade, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-682-3346 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

21 Halloween Costume Parade/Contest - Reilly Plaza, 6th & Delaware Sts, FREE pumpkins & candy, 10am, 913 682-2567

Address: Reilly Plaza, 6th & Delaware, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-682-2567 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

21 Haunted Havens - Haunted hayride, trunk-or-treat, new trails, 7-10pm.

Address: Havens Park, 22nd & Ottawa Sts, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-651-2203 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: adm chg

27 Leavenworth Ghost Tour - Ghost Tours of Kansas offers the Leavenworth Ghost Tour, First City First Haunts! Superstitious or not this tour actually focuses on some old folklore along with First City Haunts! What makes this tour special is the fact that most of the locations have been investigated by professional paranormal investigators and the majority had overwhelming evidence of ghost activity. Highlights include Santa Fe Depot Diner, Old County Infirmary, Carroll Mansion and High Noon Saloon. Tour will be departing High Noon Saloon, 206 Choctaw St., Leavenworth, Kansas. Friday 8PM, 17.00pp
Other dates include:
Saturday October 15th, Ghost Tours of Kansas Psychic Fun and Feast

Book your own private bus charter or walking tour today! Contact Cathy at Ghost Tours of Kansas.

Address: 206 Choctaw , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-851-0856 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
Web: www.ghosttoursofkansas.com
Fee: 12$ walking tours, 17.00 bus tour Sept. 20$ in October

November

28 Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar - 9:00am - 4:00pm.

Address: Mission Training Complex, Metropolitan Ave & 4th Sts , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-651-9454 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: flscbazaar@hotmail.com
Web: www.lvarea.com
Fee: Admission charged.

11 Leavenworth County Veteran's Day Parade - Oldest parade in the nation and largest west of the Mississippi which starts at 10:30am! The Veterans Day observance will continue immediately after parade at 10th Avenue Park, 3500 10th Avenue, with military displays, health fair, kids zone, barbecue cook-off and a FREE outdoor concert featuring the Bellamy Brothers, Diamond Rio, Deanna Carter, Herick, Restless Heart, and Laura Moyers.

Address: Downtown Historic Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-651-0410 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dsmith8325@kc.rr.com

December

25 - 26 Children's Small Mall - Children shop for Christmas gifts for their families,
Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm

Address: Parker Carousel Museum, 320 S. Esplanade Street, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-682-1331 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

2 Fort Leavenworth Tree Lighting - Vendors, pictures w/Santa, carriage rides, food/beverages for sale, carols, dusk tree lighting, 4pm.
NOTE: Picture ID required upon entering fort

For info, call, or email usarmy.leavenworth.imcom-fmwrc.mbx.leav-mwrmktg@mail.mil

Address: Zais Park, Grant & Kearney Sts, Fort Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-684-1654 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fortleavenworthfmwr.com
Fee: Free

2 Annual Christmas Market - Live entertainment, silent auction, children craft booths, traditional German food, crafts, 9am-4pm, RCC, 682-0387, Christmas@splcs.org

Address: Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-682-0387 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

3 Candlelight Vintage Homes Tour - A Leavenworth Christmas tradition, 1-7pm, adm chg

Address: Carroll Mansion, 1128 5th Ave, Leavenworth, KS , Leavenworth, Kansas
Ph: 913-682-7759 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: adm chg

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Leavenworth Landing Park

Located on the Missouri River, the park revives one of the major river landing sites where boats loaded and unloaded travelers and freight. The design of the Leavenworth Landing Park focuses on the role of Leavenworth as the "Gateway to the West"

Leavenworth, KS Recreation

Performing Arts Center

Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1938

Leavenworth, KS Theatres

National Fred Harvey Museum

The National Fred Harvey Museum seeks to: * Restore the Harvey residence in Leavenworth to its historic magnificence. * Increase public awareness of Mr. Harvey's achievements and his contributions to civilizing the great American Southwest. *

Leavenworth, KS Museums

C.W. Parker Carousel

Ride a restored antique wooden 1913 Parker carousel and tour the museum dedicated to telling the remarkable story of C. Parker, the "Carnival King". There are two other carousels in the museum. One is the oldest operating, hand-cranked, wooden carousel, built around 1860 and the other is a 1950

Leavenworth, KS One Of A Kinds

United States Penitentiary -

Leavenworth is best known for the "Federal Pen" or "Big House", which is now a medium-security prison. Construction of this historic prison began in 1897, with the first cell house opening in 1906. The Federal Penitentiary has been the home of Kansas City Boss Tom Pendergast, George "Machine Gun"

Leavenworth, KS Penitentiaries

Things to do near Leavenworth, KS

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