Horton, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Horton Kansas


1 City-Wide Garage Sales - Citizens all over town participate in this Chamber of Commerce event. Sure to give the treasurer/bargain hunter lots to search through.

Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)

4 - 14 Pony Express Reride - Horton KS - Each year the National Pony Express Association has made the run between St. Joseph, MO and California. It is a thrilling sight to see the riders on horseback as they ride through town.

The National Pony Express Association will celebrate the 157th Anniversary Year of the founding of the Pony Express by conducting a re-run of the famed mail service, June 5-15, 2017.

Commemorative letters and personal mail will be carried by horse and rider relays 1966 miles from the Missouri River to the Sacramento River. The first Rider departs the Patee House in St. Joseph, Mo., at 3 p.m. on Monday, June 5 and the last rider arrives in Pony Express Plaza in Old Sacramento, Calif. at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 15.

Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)


4 4th of July Celebration at Mission Lake - Fishing Derby, Volleyball Tournament, Games, Kiddie Rides, Concessions, Picnic Areas, Boating, & Fireworks at Dusk.

Address: Mission Lake , Horton, Kansas
Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)

9 - 13 Brown County 4-H Fair - The 4-H Fair and parade is held in Horton, KS in mid-July at the historic Civic Center, which was a WPA project of the 1930's.

Ph: 785-742-7871 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

12 - 14 Kickapoo Pow Wow - Each year, the Kickapoo Tribe hosts their Annual Pow-Wow at the Kickapoo Pow Wow Grounds in Horton, Kansas. There will be many dancers from all nations, artisan crafts displays and traditional foods.
Grand Entry Thursday and Friday only; 8:00 pm
Friday, Feed at 6:00pm
Saturday, Walk Run, 8:00am; Fishing derby, 9am.

Address: Kickapoo Pow Wow Grounds , Horton, Kansas
Ph: 785-486-2131 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5 for ages 12 and up


Old Settlers Day - Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair.

Ph: 785-486-3321 (Always call and confirm events)


9 Santa Comes to Town - Christmas Kickoff! Santa Claus Comes to Town! Annual Night of Lights Christmas Giveaway! Lighting of the Tree by Mayor! Adult and children drawings every 10 minutes! Santa meets with the children in the Blue Building. Singing chorus - come feel the spirit and join in our fun!

Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)

10 Veterans Day Parade - USD 430 students participate in marching bands, creat floats and etc. to honor area veterans on their annual designated day.

Ph: 785-486-2681 (Always call and confirm events)


1 Annual Christmas Luminaries - Living Scenes of the Life of Christ. 1400 candles light the way. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Ph: 785-486-3321 (Always call and confirm events)

1 Annual Horton Christmas Lighting Contest - Contest for Residential and Business. Judging will be held with prizes for the most decorative. Sponsored by the following banks: Horton National Bank, Union State Bank and United Bank of Kansas. Administered by the Horton Chamber of Commerce.

Ph: 785-486-3321 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Lakeview Country Club

Lakeview Country Club at Mission Lake is a 9

Horton, KS Golf Courses

Horton Swimming Pool

The Horton Swimming Pool features public swimming with a playground, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, and track, soccer and baseball fields are nearby.

Horton, KS Recreation

Werner Wagon Works and Guest House

Keeping Our Roots Alive by Passing on the Old Pioneer Skills Visiting Werner Wagon Works, located on the east side of beautiful Mission Lake, you'll be welcomed to "a piece of the past." Tour the working 1800'

Horton, KS Pioneer Life

The Post Office Murals

The Horton Post Office was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. The two murals on the Walls, "Picnic in Kansas" and "Changing of Horses for the Pony Express" were painted by Colorado artist, Kenneth Evett in 1938 and 1939

Horton, KS Arts

First Baptist Church

The First Baptist Church is located at 1101 Central Avenue and was charted November 16, 1887, with eleven members. The present church was built in 1915 after the congregation united with the Free Will Baptist Church. In 1946

Horton, KS Historic Churches

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