Lakin, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Lakin Kansas


Little Britches Rodeo - Ph: 620-355-6067 (Always call and confirm events)


27 Jelly Bean Jamboree - Lakin Grade School, band and music concert, May Pole Activities and games.

Address: 407 N. Main , Lakin, Kansas
Ph: 620-355-6191 (Always call and confirm events)


4 4th of July - Community fireworks display and ice cream social,

Address: Thornbrough Park, Kendall & Bopp Streets , Lakin, Kansas
Ph: 620-355-6389 (Always call and confirm events)

5 - 6 Kearny County Saddle Club Rodeo - The Kearny County Saddle Club KPRA Rodeo is Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m.

Address: Louck’s Park 1 mile west of Lakin , Lakin, Kansas

5 Rodeo Parade - The 2013 Saddle Club Rodeo parade will be Saturday at 10:00 11:am on Lakin’s Main Street.

Address: Lakin’s Main Street , Lakin, Kansas

14 - 18 Kearny County Fair - Open Class fair exhibits. Concessions. Pet Show. Carnival. Turtle Races. Kiddie Tractor Pull. Fish Fry. Entertainment.


Sunday July 17, 2016

• 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Building open for construction of Educational and Commercial Booths. •

• 3:00 p.m. 4-H and open class Horse Show

Monday July 18, 2016

• 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Check in all 4-H, FFA, Scouts, and Open Class fair exhibits. • 3:00 p.m. 4-H Concession Stand opens • 6:00 p.m. Hamburger Meal • 8:00 p.m. Adult Town Team Barnyard Olympics • 9:30 p.m. Buildings Close

Tuesday July 19, 2016

• 9:00 a.m. Begin Judging all 4-H, FFA, Scouts, and Open Class Indoor Exhibits • 12:00 Noon 4-H Concession Stand Special Meal • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Bingo – Sponsored by the Senior Center • 3:30 p.m. Rabbit and Poultry Show • 4:30 p.m. Pet Show • 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Carnival/Game Night • 6:00 p.m. Duck Drop sponsored by Lakin PRIDE • 6:00 p.m. Concessions Stand Dinner Special • 6:30 p.m. 50th year Turtle Races Sponsored by Chantilly 4-H Club, Show Arena • 8:00 Fashion Revue 9:30 p.m. Buildings Close

Wednesday July 20, 2016

• 8:00 a.m. Swine, Sheep and Bucket Calf Livestock Show • 12:00 Noon 4-H Concession Stand Special Meal • 1:00 p.m. Goat Show, Beef Show 30 minutes AFTER Last Goat Class • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Bingo – Sponsored by the Senior Center • 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. People Pleasers 4-H Club sell Cotton Candy • 5:00 p.m. Registration for the Kiddie Tractor Pull • 5:30 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull Sponsored by Kearny County Farm Bureau • 6:00 p.m. Kearny County Fair Board Scholarship Fish Fry – $7.50 Per Plate • 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. People Pleasers 4-H Club sell Cotton Candy • 8:00 p.m. Entertainment -Brad Elliott & the ABC Band • 9:30 p.m. Buildings Close

Thursday July 21, 2016

• 8:30 a.m. Senior Round Robin Showmanship Contest Junior Round Robin Showmanship Contest

• 12:00 Noon 4-H Concession Stand Special Meal • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Bingo – Sponsored by the Senior Center • 6:00 p.m. Free BBQ Featuring W ebb’s Food Crew and BBQ • 7:30 p.m. 4-H and FFA Livestock Sale • 8:30 p.m. Check-Out and Fairgrounds Clean-up. All entries released. Unclaimed exhibits can be picked up at the Extension Office on Monday. Premium Checks will be at the Extension Office one week following the Fair.

Ph: 620-355-6551 (Always call and confirm events)


30 - 1 Annual Labor Day Golf Tournament - Ph: 620-355-7394 (Always call and confirm events)


8 Annual Veterans Day Celebration -

Ph: 620-355-6252 (Always call and confirm events)

9 Annual Arts & Craft Festival - Art and Craft sales and food served. Opening day of Pheasant Season.

Address: Fair Bldg, W Hwy 50 , Lakin, Kansas
Ph: 620-355-6389 (Always call and confirm events)


30 Christmas Parade - Dozens of organizations participate-floats, buggy's, old cars, horses, etc.

Come and enjoy a chilly day in a warm and friendly community.

Address: Main Street , Lakin, Kansas
Ph: 620-355-6389 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Conestoga Wagon

The Conestoga Wagons were used primarily to haul freight on the Santa Fe Trail and other freight trails. They could handle two tons of goods. The wagon in our displayed in the Museum Comples bears the inscription "Joseph Edgar - 1831". There is a series of 1939

Lakin, KS Pioneer History

Santa Fe Depot

Lakin originated as one of the early stops on the Santa Fe Railroad from Dodge City to Colorado in 1872. This depot, constructed in 1876, replaced the original boxcar depot. The depot was moved to the museum site and restored in 1984. Mr. James Thomas, grandson of the O'

Lakin, KS Railroad History

Lakin Municipal Golf Course

The course, 9 holes with grass greens, was one of the first in southwest Kansas with an underground sprinkler system and bluegrass fairways. It\'s located at Louck\'s Park.

Lakin, KS Golf Courses

Beymer Water Recreation Park

Beymer Water Recreation Park offers a variety of activities for the outdoorsman. Swimmers may cool off at the designated swim beach, while picnickers enjoy a barbecue on the many tables and grills. A covered picnic shelter is available for large parties. Reservations may be made at the County Clerk\

Lakin, KS Recreation

Historic Churches

The Lakin Christian Church was organized in 1901 in the old courthouse building, and the existing building was dedicated in 1908.

The church is made of concrete, is nearly square, and has a splendid seating capacity.

Lincoln and Buffalo Streets

Lakin, KS Historic Churches

Things to do near Lakin, KS

Chamber of Commerce

Although the chamber has no permanent office the members will give directions and help any visitor with information. look for...