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Blue Rapids, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Blue Rapids Kansas


July

4 July 4th Celebration - Fire Dept. BBQ, Music Program and Fireworks Display.

Ph: 785-363-7991 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bluerapidschamberofcommerce@yahoo.com

12 - 16KS0705009e001 - Blue Rapids Marshall County Fair and Parade - Parade, 4-H and open class judging, barbecue, petting zoo, carnival, livestock exhibits, concessions, tractor pull, 10K walk-run, Kiddie Land, demolition derby, figure 8 race..

Ph: 785-363-7306 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: marshallcofair@networksplus.net
Web: www.mscountyfair.com

December

30 Annual Lighted Tractor Parade - Lighted tractor parade around the towns round square. Visit from Santa and other activities. 6:00pm. Soup Supper from 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm at the Community Center.

Address: Blue Rapids City Square , Blue Rapids, Kansas
Ph: 785-363-7991 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bluerapidschamberofcommerce@yahoo.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Alcove Spring

Alcove Spring is a spring of fresh water flowing from the side of the alcove into the basin below the Naomi Pike 10-12 foot falls, all in a woodland setting. The spring has never been known to dry up, even during severe Kansas droughts. Today, the spring is part of a 223

Blue Rapids, KS Landmarks

Holm Log Cabin

The two room Holm cabin was built by Swedish pioneers in approximately 1876 of hand hewn logs of oak and door frames of walnut. The cabin was lived in until about 1981.

Blue Rapids, KS Pioneer Life

Historic Library

The Blue Rapids Public Library, second site in Marshall County chosen for the National Register of Historic Buildings, was built in 1875 for a library and has served for that purpose ever since. The library has existed in one location longer than any other library in the state.

Blue Rapids, KS National Register

Fountain Park Square

The downtown area is built around a Fountain Park which gives Blue Rapids the distinction of being the only round town square in Kansas. Founders platted the town much like those in New England to include a "hub"

Blue Rapids, KS Recreation

Outdoor Mural

This mural painted by local artist, Kenny Winkenwader, depicts the historic Alcove Spring park located five miles north of Blue Rapids. Alcove Spring is one of the best-known stopping points in the 1850s for travelers making the trip west on the Oregon Trail.

Blue Rapids, KS Arts

Things to do near Blue Rapids, KS

Pineview Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

C.H. Schneider Memorial Park

At the south end of Horton on Highway 159 and 4th street, on the west side of the road, is an unusual small park. This park w...