Concordia, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Concordia Kansas


28 - 30 Stained Glass Tours - Cloud County is the Stained Glass Capitol of Kansas and March is always "Stained Glass Month in Concordia." Tours include homes and downtown.

Ph: 785-243-4290 (Always call and confirm events)


4 - 5 Depot Days in Concordia - This family event begins Friday evening with a cream can dinner, ice cream social and free concert at the depot. Saturday there will be a model train display, historical reenactors, craft and food booths,activities for the children, and a free swim at the Concordia Municipal Pool. Many of the activities are still being planned, so check back with us! This event is scheduled to coincide with the National Orphan Train Complex annual reunion and celebration.

Ph: 785-243-4290 (Always call and confirm events)

5 Concordia City Wide Garage Sale - Clean out the closets & earn some cash...or pick up a paper & find some bargains. This annual event is sponsored by the Blade-Empire.

Ph: 785-243-2424 (Always call and confirm events)


3 4th of July Celebration - Come and watch the free Fireworks display with your neighbors and friends! Enjoy the display on the 3rd and spend the 4th with your family. The Fireworks Committee organizes this annual display. 10 p.m.

Ph: 785-243-4290 (Always call and confirm events)

6 - 10 Cloud County Fair & NCK Saddle Club Rodeo - Highlights :
4-H livestock shows, 4-H fashion revue
4-H food stand
4-H and FFA exhibits
Pedal tractor pull
Greased pig contest
Viewing zoo - small farm animals
Sand volleyball tournament
Cornhole toss tournament
Hay bale maze
Local vendors
Food trucks
Mechanical bull (Thursday and Friday)
NCK Saddle Club Rodeo (Friday and Saturday)
Antique tractor pull (Sunday)

Due to COVID-19, social distancing and financial considerations, there will be no carnival for 2020. The carnival and full-schedule fair will return in 2021!

Address: Cloud County Fairgrounds , Concordia, Kansas
Ph: 785-262-7900 (Always call and confirm events)
2020 Fair Schedule -

9 - 10KS0801005e014 - Concordia NCK Saddle Club Rodeo - The NCK Saddle Club rodeo is coming up during the Cloud County Fair. We will have a show both nights by the NCK Saddle Club Drill Team, great food and service with a smile at our concession stand, a calf scramble for the kids, and lots of action with lots of great local cowboys and cowgirls.

Highlights include:
Grand Entry
National Anthem
Jodi Hay Memorial Bareback Bronc Riding
Saddle Bronc Riding
Steer Wrestling
Calf Roping
Kids Calf Scramble
Wild Cow Milking
Team Roping
Drill Team performance
Ladies Barrel Racing
Jr. Barrel Racing
Jodi Hay Memorial Bull Riding
Patriotic Closing Ceremony

There will be free parking and a concession stand near the arena. Performance begins at 7:30pm, but come early to get a good spot and refreshments!

*No smoking"*

Address: NCK Saddle Club Arena, Cloud County Fairgrounds , Concordia, Kansas
Ph: 785-614-1563 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Adult and children tickets are available at the gate.


7 - 11 Concordia Fall Festival - Concordia Fall Festival started as a public Market Day in 1898, but the Concordia Fall Festival has since evolved into an exciting four-day, five-night celebration held the first week after Labor Day each September.

The festival, which has a different theme each year, draws thousands of spectators annually. Highlights of the week include the queen contest, three parades and a variety of exhibits, bake sales and contests for children and adults. Midland Empire Shows provides entertaining rides such as a carousel, Ferris wheel and giant slide.

Concordia’s heritage is put on display at the fair, when visitors can eat German-style food in the outdoor Heidelberg Gardens. Visitors also dance to live bands and browse the tables at a country store selling hand-crafted items.

Address: Downtown , Concordia, Kansas
Ph: 785-243-4290 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

25 Fall Fest - The annual Fall Fest celebration will take place September 26, 2020 in downtown Concordia, KS. Friday night there will be a home football game at Harold Clark Stadium for Concordia Jr Sr High School Homecoming. Homecoming activities take place all week with the assembly and parade Friday afternoon. Please visit for details.

Fall Fest annual event brings in over 6,000 visitors to Concordia each year and features activities for the whole family including games, a Kids Corner with inflatables, turtle race, frog jumping contest 5K race, parade at 10:00 a.m., free entertainment and more! The festival also includes a variety of food and craft vendors from all over the state that comes to sell their wares. Vendors, get your spots today. Always the last Saturday in September.

Address: Broadway Plaza , Concordia, Kansas
Ph: 785-243-4290 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fall Fest Buttons Available from Merchants


2 Cloud County Health Fair - 50+ exhibitors with health-related items and services, health screenings and tests (several have a fee, others are free), literature and presentations all under one roof. The Health Fair is combined with "Sailing for Success" Soup Supper.

Address: Kansas National Guard Armory , Concordia, Kansas
Ph: 785-243-4290 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

National Orphan Train Complex

Between 1854 and 1929 over 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, and homeless children were relocated from New York and 'placed out' all across the US. The Orphan Train Movement is one of the largest social reform relocation efforts in our nation'

Concordia, KS Museums

The Brown Grand Theater

The historic Brown Grand Theatre is located at the west end of downtown Concordia. Listed on the National Historic Register, the French Renaissance theater was built by Col. Napoleon Bonaparte Brown in 1906-07. The 650

Concordia, KS Historic Theatres

Nazareth Motherhouse

Known as the beacon light of Concordia, the well-known rose window looks over the community from the convent. It is the official Motherhouse and Home for the 260 Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia. It was built in 1903 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Sites

Concordia, KS Historic Churches

The Whole Wall Mural

Big Brick, Big Wall, Big WOW! "How did they do that?" "I've never noticed this before!" What was once a nondescript wall that vehicles whizzed by on their way through Concordia on US 81

Concordia, KS Murals

Frank Carlson Memorial Library

The library contains the Frank Carlson Room that exhitits memorabilia from Carlson's experiences as a legislator, congressman, governor, and U.S. Senator.

Concordia, KS Memorials

Things to do near Concordia, KS

Concordia Country Club

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