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Leoti, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Leoti Kansas


Monthly

Farmers' Market - May-September begins the Farmers’ Market, every Wednesday from 4-6 PM, weather permitting.

Ph: 620-375-2182 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wced@wbsnet.org
Web: www.wichitacounty.org

June

2 - 4 K-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.

Golf Tournament, Wichita County Food Court, Motorcycle Ride, Top Shot Contest, Craft & Demo Fair

Here in Leoti, we are very excited to welcome you all for the K-96 June Jaunt! Our community is proud of the progress we’ve made and continue to strive to create a community that is perfect for living, working and playing!

If you’re planning for the ultimate family road trip, be sure to add Leoti to the list. Whether you enjoy stalking game in our wide open spaces of the surrounding countryside or hunting for that perfect deal while shopping in our hometown stores or searching the roughs for that little white ball, we have something for everyone. From beautiful sunsets and clear starry nights to shopping and history, Leoti has it right. For more info click on link below.

Ph: 620-375-2182 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.k96junejaunt.com/Leoti.php

July

4 4th of July Celebration - Leoti hosts one of the best old-fashioned 4th of July Celebrations around. Held at the Wichita County Park, it features a memorial triathalon, basketball and volleyball tournaments at the County park, talent show, carry in dinner and a spectacular fireworks display.
Bring your lawn chair and join the fun at Leoti's Annual 4th of July Fireworks Display. Community viewing at the Wichita County Park, Earl & 5th Street, beginning at dusk.

Sponsored by the Leoti Volunteer Fire Department.

Address: Earl & 5th Street , Leoti, Kansas
Ph: 620-375-2182 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wced@wbsnet.org
Web: www.wichitacounty.org
Fee: Free

26 - 29 Wichita County Fair & Carnival - The Wichita County Free Fair and the Wichita County Amusement Association Carnival attracts crowds from far and wide. Visit the 4-H exhibit building, commercial booths, and animal barns. Don't miss the free barbecue, rodeo, parade, turtle race, kids games, and dances.

Home Owned and Operated Amusement Center Rides, Games and fun for everyone Don't forget-- all tickets are 25 cents, that's 2 bits, a quarter. All rides and all games take only 1 ticket! Where else can you have so much fun on pocket change?

The Fair and Carnival is always the last Wednesday through Saturday of July so mark your calendars to come spend some time with us every year!

Ph: 620-375-2724 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.wichita.k-state.edu/county-fair/
With all rides and games only 25¢, you’re guaranteed the best deal with the most fun this summer!

November

3 WCED Annual Meeting & Chili Cook Off - Wichita County Economic Development’s Annual Meeting and Chili Cook-off is Wichita County’s best kept secret! Come join us every November for an evening of delicious chili and soup and vote for your favorite with the proceeds going to the winner’s charity. Then sit back and enjoy a variety of entertainment – it’s something new every year! It’s a lot of fun with a little bit of business! Check out the link to our video to see the kind of fun you can have if you join us!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPhWa_7cua8

Ph: 620 375-2182 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.wichitacounty.org/wced-annual-meeting-chili

December

30 Holiday Open House - Gather at the four-way in Leoti on the Thursday after Thanksgiving for the Christmas Lighted Parade. Santa Claus also makes a grand entrance to Wichita County following the parade and sticks around to hear the Christmas wishes of the community’s children. Local businesses are open late with refreshments and sales.

Ph: 620-375-2182 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wced@wbsnet.org
Web: www.wichitacounty.org

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Selkirk Hand Dug Well

The old well is the only remnent of a once busy Santa Fe Railroad of the Great Bend Division in western Kansas. The hand-dug well has been beautifully preserved, being 110 years old. It is 24 feet in diameter and 102

Leoti, KS Landmarks

Wichita County Courthouse

The Wichita County Courthouse was built in 1916. The beautiful sculpture of Leoti, Prairie Flower, can be admired in the foreground of the Courthouse Square. Make sure to visit inside to see displays and historical photos.

Leoti, KS Historic Courthouses

Museum of the Great Plains

Learn about the famed Leoti/Coronado County Seat Fight of 1887. We have a large collection of violins, Marion Bonner fossils, and pioneer and old west artifacts.

Leoti, KS Museums

Depot at Selkirk

The Shallow Water Depot will hopefully find its permanent setting at Selkirk, Kansas, after making its fifth move in over a hundred and thirteen years and restored as it would have looked in 1887. The building had to be sold and removed from it?

Leoti, KS Railroad History

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