Ellsworth, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Ellsworth Kansas


13 Ellsworth Kiwanis Home and Garden Show -
Over 20 vendors to visit and workshops to attend. Food offered by American Legion and Auxiliary. Vendors will give away prizes. Visit the Ellsworth Home Show and ECMC Health Fair and get your attendance form punched to be eligible to enter a drawing for $500 cash giveaway provided by Smoky Hill Lawn & Landscape.

American Legion Building

Address: Ks Hwy 140 and Ks Hwy 156 Intersection , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-531-0160 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 785-472-5452
Fee: $1.00 (children under 10 free when accompanied by an adult)


29KS0803009e004 - Ellsworth Run for the Soul Motorcycle Run - Motorcycle run and auction to benefit ECF Spiritual Life Center.
$1,000 Best Hand
$500 Second Best Hand
$200 Worst Hand

Held in conjunction with the Old Iron, Classics, Customs Car and Cycles Show and the "Star Spangled Spectacular" in Ellsworth, Kansas.

The Spiritual Life Center affords all inmates the opportunity to practice and grow in their faith. Reported results include: fewer returns to prison, greater assumption of personal responsibility, and improved family relationships. All proceeds benefit Ellsworth Correctional Facility Spiritual Life Center and its programs.

Address: Ellsworth Recreation Center/former Armory , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-6212 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $10 per card hand $25 per 3 card hands $40 per 5 card hands

29KS0803009e021 - Ellsworth Old Iron, Classics, Customs and Cycles Show - The Old Iron, Classics, Customs and Cycles Show is held in conjunction with "Run For The Soul" and the "Star Spangled Spectacular" in Ellsworth, Kansas. There will be lots of prizes and awards. There will a Double B Alcohol Funny Car and a Twin Engine Rail exhibitions, burn out and go & whoa competitions. Cars will be able to join in the "Run for the Soul". Then the night will end with a spectacular fire works display. Contact George Grogg for registration information through this page on FB.

This event is sponsored by Ellsworth, Kanopolis and area businesses and individuals. Proceeds will go to benefit "The Christmas Store" (sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance for Ellsworth County Kids).

Ph: 785-472-3157 (Always call and confirm events)

26 Star Spangled Splash & Blast - It’s that time of year when we begin to think about summer events. Star Spangled Splash & Blast is an event that has a long standing history and a big following. 5-9 pm. Come enjoy one of the first fireworks displays of the year with activities for kids, adults, and everyone else!

Address: Recreation Complex, Old Armory Grounds , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)


9 - 10 Fort Harker Days - This event relives the days of Forts, soldiers and Indians.

Address: Fort Harker, Kanopolis KS , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

19 - 22 Ellsworth County 4-H Fair - Exhibits, livestock shows, food.

Address: Ellsworth County 4-H Barn , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)


20 - 21 El-Kan Western Riders Rodeo - Held during the Cowtown Days Celebration. Rodeo, 7pm.

Address: El-Kan Western Riders Rodeo Arena , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)

20 - 21KS0803009e011 - Ellsworth Cowtown Days Festival - Celebration of the area's cultural heritage. 3-day authentic longhorn cattle drive, Cowtown Parade, entertainment, re-enactments, old-fashioned photo booth, food, craft booths, games and contests, living history demonstrations, rodeo, live music, street dancing.


Address: 114 N. Douglas , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


22KS0803009e017 - Ellsworth Annual Jingle and Mingle - Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration featuring Santa Claus and Entertainment .

Come Downtown Ellsworth to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas Season. There will be an Organ Concert at Rankin Organs 150 inside the Ellsworth Village Mall at 5 pm. Carolers downtown for your shopping pleasure from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm. The Follow the Start Lighted Parade will begin at 6:15 pm and proceed from 3rd Street down Douglas to 1st Street. After the Parade inside the Ellsworth City Hall we will have singing, games and of course, SANTA. There will be a Hotdog meal available for $2 per person.

Address: Downtown Ellsworth , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ellsworth Municipal Golf Course

Ellsworth is fortunate to boast one of the finest nine-hole golf courses in Central Kansas. Watered fairways and greens amongst the rolling hills make for an enjoyable and professional game. Elevated greens on nearly every hole make proper club selection a priority.

Ellsworth, KS Golf Courses

1873 Jail

The old jail is the oldest building in Ellsworth. Earlier jails were temporary structures like cages. At other times, prisoners were housed in private homes. This jail was authorized on April 2 1872, with the lower floor designated as the jail and the upper floor to be used as court rooms. (

Ellsworth, KS Historic Buildings

1909 Union Pacific Wooden Caboose

A 1909 wooden caboose given to the museum by the "Union Pacific Railroad." This caboose is one of 26 known wooden "Union Pacific" cabooses still in existence in the United States and is the only one known of in Kansas. Following a complete restoration the caboose celebrated its 100

Ellsworth, KS Railroad

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