Scott City, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Scott City Kansas


2KS1018019e004 - Scott City Easter Pageant - Every Good Friday on odd numbered years, the people of Scott County perform an Easter Pageant near the entrance of Lake Scott State Park.

Ph: 620-872-3574 (Always call and confirm events)

9 Road to Redemption Tour - This is held on Good Friday every odd year. A local group portrays the cast and reenacts the Easter Story. This pageant is held at the Lake Scott on the south edge near the visitors center.

Address: Lake Scott State Park entrance on the S end , Scott City, Kansas
Ph: 620-872-3525 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: free, will accept donations


1 Scott County Spring Livestock Show - Showing prospect market hogs, sheep, and steers and all breeds of breeding heifers. KCCA sanctioned, open to all 4-H and FFA members.

For more detailed information click link below.

Address: Scott County Fairgrounds , Scott City, Kansas
Ph: 620-872-2930 (Always call and confirm events)


28 - 30 K-96 June Jaunt - The K-96 June Jaunt, complete with arts, antiques, crafts, cuisine, music and more! Look for city wide garage sales and sidewalk sales from Tribune to Ellinwood.

Creation of a Community Mural, Bluegrass Concert, Movie in the Park, Sidewalk Sales, Quilt Show, Dinner & Dance, Golf Tournament, Car Show

Ph: 620-872-3525 (Always call and confirm events)

12 - 13 Annual SCACC Carp Derby - Annual Carp Derby at Lake Scott State Park, hosted by Scott City Area Chamber of Commerce

Address: Lake Scott State Park, 101 W. Scott Lake Drive , Scott City, Kansas
Ph: 620-872-3525 Ext. 1 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 620-872-2242
Fee: $50/Team - $35/Individual


2 Fourth of July Celebration - Every year, the Chamber with financial help from other sponsors, provide the community with a fireworks extravaganza. The fireworks are shot from an area on the east side of Scott City and are of such high quality they can be seen from miles away. Scott City native, Ryan Powers is often the “shooter” for this event and he and his “crew” make certain Scott City residents are never disappointed!

Ph: 620-872-3525 (Always call and confirm events)

15 - 19 Scott County Free Fair - The Scott County Fair has become a tradition of the best popular entertainment found in communities this size. Youth activities, livestock, and exhibits highlight the fair, which truly is a community effort. Many evening shows are preceded by the day long activities in the show areas. The community has a parade to kick off the activities. Ferris wheels, rodeo, tractor pulling, chasing a greased pig are some of the unique experiences at the free fair.

Ranch Rodeo, Tractor Pull, Scott County Roping, 4-H / Open Exhibits & Shows, Entertainment, Beefiesta, Parade, Carnival, Food.

Address: William Carpenter B4-H Center North of Scott City , Scott City, Kansas
Ph: 620-214-3224 (Always call and confirm events)

15 - 18 Beefiesta - Beefiesta is a free barbeque as well as beef tasting booths held during the Scott County Free Fair all sponsored by the cattle producers of Scott County, agriculture related businesses, and the Chamber of Commerce.
Thursday - Free Barbeque at the Scott County Fairgrounds - 6:00 PM. Saturday, Enjoy beef prepared in a variety a delicious ways at the Beefiesta Beef Tasting Booths, City Park, 12-2 PM.

Address: Scott County Fairgrounds , Scott City, Kansas
Ph: 620-872-3525 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


14 - 15KS1018019e007 - Scott City Lake Scott Car Show and Big Buck Poker Run - At the annual Lake Scott Car Show and Big Buck Poker Run visitors are welcome to stroll through the Scott City Park on South Main and enjoy the outstanding craftsmanship of area rodders the third weekend in August.

Park on the grass; 50/50 Pot; Door Prices; Trophies Participant voting; Games; DJ all day; Poker Run; Hog Roast for participants; Lake Cruze; Movie in the Park; 150 cars. Check for lodging!

Address: City Park , Scott City, Kansas
Ph: 620-214-9039 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free to public


10 - 12 Sunflower Futurity - The Sunflower Futurity & Derby is held every fall at the SC Indoor. It features a Futurity barrel races for horses 4-5 years old & a Derby for horses 6-7 plus an Open Barrel Race, Seniors Barrel Race, Juniors & Pee-Wee Barrel Races. It runs Sat & Sunday with Barrel Racers coming from Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska & Texas and typically has 200-300 riders.

Ph: 620-872-3525 (Always call and confirm events)

11 - 12 Lake Scott Catfish Tournament - Annual Channel Catfish Contest on Lake Scott located in Lake Scott State Park, Scott City, Kansas.

Lake Scott State Park
State Park Permits are required to enter the Lake Scott State Park.

Date/Time Information:
Poles may be in the water at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16th! Fisherman must be in line to weigh at 11:59 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17th at the conclusion of the tournament.

Cash Prizes!
1st Place - $500
2nd Place - $250
3rd Place - $100
Biggest Fish - $100 Ace Gift Card and a fishing pole
Smallest Fish- $25.00 Ace Gift Card and gummy worms
Contact Information:
Lindsay Singley
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2017 Entry fee: Adult: $35.00 Youth (12 and under) $10.00, make checks payable to Scott City Area Chamber of Commerce. Mail entry form to: SCACC 113 E. 5th St., Scott City, KS 67871

Address: 520 W. Scott Lake Drive , Scott City, Kansas
Ph: 620-872-3525 Ext. 1 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 620-872-2242
Fee: $35.00

25KS1018019e008 - Scott City Whimmydiddle Arts & Crafts Fair - The Whimmydiddle Arts and Crafts Fair comes to Scott City Park on the last Saturday in September. The Fair is named after a wooden toy, the whimmydiddle. One of the largest craft shows in Western Kansas, this event features over 200 exhibitors from across the United States who arrive with original art, metal working, pottery and crafts in wood, fabric, jewelry, silk & dried flowers. The Whimmydiddle also offers a variety of tempting food concessions to entice visitors to indulge themselves.

Address: City Park, S. Main , Scott City, Kansas
Ph: 620-214-3295 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


20 Santa Saturday's Kickoff - Santa Claus arrives downtown, shops open late, city lights turned on.
Children's Theatre, Family Theatre

Ph: 620-872-3525 (Always call and confirm events)


5 Jerry Thomas Gallery & Collection Holiday Open House - The Christmas Open House and ever-popular Sugar Plum Sale is scheduled for Sunday from 1:30 – 3:30, with a drawing for raffle prizes at 3:30. Among the raffle prizes will be one of Tava See’s famous German chocolate cakes, a gift plate of Marvel Hopkins Keyse’s marvelous fudge and Patsi Graham’s practically perfect peanut brittle! There will be at least one more item for your choice.

We will be selling holiday cookies and candies by the pound and will serve refreshments. It’s a fun afternoon – don’t miss it!

Address: 902 W. Hiway 96 , Scott City, Kansas
Ph: 785-410-6667 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Squaw's Den Cave, The Last Indian Battle in Kansas

Travel to the place where the last Indian battle in Kansas took place. Punished Woman Fork is about a mile southeast of Lake Scott State Park. It is marked by a monument over a cave known as Squaw's Den where Indian women and children hid while warriors waited in ambush for the US Calvary.

Scott City, KS Battlesites

Cattle Feeding Industry

See the multi-million dollar cattle feeding industry in action. Visit a feedlot and see how modern equipment and management work hand-in-hand to produce food for a nation. Scott County ranks #1 in cattle feeding counties in Kansas.

Scott City, KS Agriculture

El Quartelejo Pueblo Ruins

See the northernmost pueblo in the United States and one of the first white settlements in Kansas: El Quartelejo Ruins. In the 1500s a group of Taos Indians migrated to the park region. They made pueblos and grew crops using irrigation ditches dug from a nearby spring. After 20

Scott City, KS Archaeology

El Quartelejo Museum

You'll discover the fascinating history of Scott County and its surrounding area at the El Quartelejo Museum located on the west edge of Scott City. What did prehistoric fish look like and why are their fossil bones found in Scott County?

Scott City, KS Museums

Old Steele Pioneer Home

As a visitor to Lake Scott State Park you'

Scott City, KS Pioneer History

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