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Upcoming Events in Fort Riley Kansas


April

Sundown Salute Golf Open - MEMORIAL WEEKEND -

Address: Custer Hill Golf Course , Fort Riley, Kansas
Ph: 785-784-6000 (Always call and confirm events)

14 - 15 Officer's Wives Club Spring Bazaar - FIRST WEEKEND - Crafts, antiques, collectibles, door prizes, and food.

Ph: 785-784-8046 (Always call and confirm events)

August

11 Fort Riley Prairie 10-5-2 Run - Consists of three different races, a 10-mile race, a 5-mile race and a 2-mile race. All races are open to the Fort Riley military community and the general public.

Ph: 785-239-2172. (Always call and confirm events)

September

5 Fall Open House and Apple Days - Celebrates Fort Riley's past and present. Apple pies, Cavalry tactics demonstrations, military equipment displays and more. From 9 am to 3 pm.

Address: Fort Riley’s Cavalry Parade Field , Fort Riley, Kansas
Ph: 785-239-2022 (Always call and confirm events)

19 Post Wide Garage Sale - Bargins, Bargins and more Bargins. Come and enjoy the day discovering those things that you know you would like to find and those things that you didn't know that you needed but found anyway!

Ph: 785-239-2022 (Always call and confirm events)

October

11 Fort Riley Ghost Tour - Bring a jacket, flashlight, & comfortable walking shoes. Listen to the ghost stories & myths of historic Fort Riley and see where it happened. 4-6 p.m.

Address: Begins at St. Mary’s Chapel on Main Post , Fort Riley, Kansas
Ph: 785-239-2022 (Always call and confirm events)

December

20 Fort Riley Annual Tree Lighting - Tree lighting, caroling, and a visit from Santa. Public invited. Point Of Contact: Public Affairs Office. 4:45 pm. For more information, contact the Fort Riley Public Affairs Office.

Address: Ware Parade Field , Fort Riley, Kansas
Ph: 785-239-2022 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Wounded Knee Monument

This monument is dedicated to the men of the 7th cavalry who were killed during the Pine Ridge Campaign of 1890 and the battle that is known as Wounded Knee. This controversial engagement marked one of the last armed conflicts between the army and Native Americans.

Fort Riley, KS Monuments

Polk Hall

Known in its early years as West Riding Hall, this building was completed in 1908 and served until after World War II as one of two indoor riding halls.

Fort Riley, KS Historic Buildings

St. Mary's Chapel

As the first stone church in Kansas, the original building was constructed by the Episcopalians in the mid 1850'

Fort Riley, KS Historic Churches

Statue of "Old Trooper Bill"

The Old Trooper has become a symbol at Fort Riley of the proud heritage of the Horse Cavalry. It is modeled after the drawing of "Old Bill," the cavalry soldier drawn by famous western artist, Frederic Remington. This sketch is displayed in the Cavalry Museum'

Fort Riley, KS Memorials

Wainwright Hall - Fort Riley

Wainwright Hall is named for General Jonathan Wainwright who served as the assistant commandant of the Cavalry School during the 1930s. The building was constructed in 1889

Fort Riley, KS Museums

Things to do near Fort Riley, KS

Council Grove Birdwatching

Scenic Council Grove Reservoir attracts flocks of migrating ducks, geese, cormorants, and gulls. In winter bald eagles are fr...

Turner Residence

This home was built in the 1880s also. Up until recent years it housed Alma's funeral home, with the funeral director living ...