Wellington, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Wellington Kansas


22 City-Wide Garage Sale - Ph: 620-326-7466 (Always call and confirm events)


4 - 8 Annual Wheat Festival - Thousands of people travel to Wellington during our 5 day event. One of our biggest events is the Arts and Crafts show. Both commercial and traditional craft show vendors are welcome. This craft show is held in a park, and combined with a full day of activities. Car show, antique tractor show, kids bouncies, train rides, face painting, dog show, softball and baseball tournaments, BBQ cookoff and the list goes on and on... Come join the fun!

Address: Sellers Park , Wellington, Kansas
Ph: 620-326-7466 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 620-326-7467
Fee: Free to public.

29 Slate Creek Relay - The running of the Slate Creek Relay, although sponsored by the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce, involves over 150 volunteers, and the close coordination of various Wellington City, Sumner County, Wellington Township and many other significant contributors.

Held the last Saturday in July every year!

360 Yard Sprint
3/4 Mile Run
Cross Country
Motocross, 2 1/2 mile
Desert Highway, 3/4 mile run
Horse Race, 1 1/8 mile
Bicycle, 1/2 mile
Mile Run
Two Man Canoe
1/2 Mile Run
360 Yard Sprint

A team consists of 15 men/women. Participants must be 16 years of age by race day. Combined age of all team participants must average 26 years of age or older.

Check out the official Slate Creek Great Race website here at

Address: South Woods Park, Lynn Burgess Drive , Wellington, Kansas
Ph: 620-326-7466 (Always call and confirm events)


14 - 16 Fall Festival and Arts & Crafts Show - Thursday, 6:00 p.m. Homecoming Parade. North on Washington Ave from 4th to 8th Street, ending just in front of Memorial Stadium.

Friday, 5 - 7 p.m. WHS Homecoming Game, 7:00 p.m., Sellers Park

9-11 am Strides Walk for Diabetes, Century Park
9a - 2p Fundraiser Food Court
9a - 2p Arts & Crafts Show, Memorial Stadium, Heritage Park, and Washington Ave
9a - 2p Apple Cider Slush, $1/Glass, Memorial Auditorium Lobby
9:30a Dance Performances
10a - Veteran's Salute, On stage in Heritage Park
10a - 2p Veteran's Room - Open for tours, Memorial Auditorium
10a - 2p Kids Coloring Contest, Heritage Park, FREE
10a - 2p D&L Train Rides
11a Mummy Races on Washington Ave in front of Memorial Auditorium
11a Sounds on the Stage, Live Band, Heritage Park

Noon: Annual Chili Cook-Off Heritage Park, Tasting Kits available $5, 12-1 p.m.
Cinnamon Roll Contest, Tasting Kits available $5, 12-1 p.m.
Apple Pie Contest Bake Sale, $1 Slice

1p Ribbon Tying Event at Fabiola's to celebrate 25 years!
1:30p Winners Announced and Awards Presented to Contest Winners.

Address: Memorial Auditorium and Heritage Park , Wellington, Kansas
Ph: 620-326-7466 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Button $2


11 Community Thanksgiving Dinner - We are having another Thanksgiving Potluck with Family Photos being done by Amber Schmitz.. 6 - 8 p.m.

Ph: 620-326-7466 (Always call and confirm events)


2 Christmas Celebration Parade - Lighted parade, tree lighting, cookies, cocoa, and Santa!

Ph: 620-326-7466 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Chisholm Trail

The city of Wellington, Kansas, lies just 7 miles east of the cattle trail of the 1870's that led to the largest cattle market of its time in the entire world. While those days are over 120

Wellington, KS Pioneer History

Carnegie Library

On April 1, 1914, at the spring election the voters approved the support of a public library by a vote of 3-1. In May, 1914, the Wellington City Library board held it first meeting and voted to begin the process of erecting a library building. On April 10, 1915

Wellington, KS Carnegie Libraries

Wellington Municipal Golf Course

Wellington Municipal Golf Course is one of the finest courses in the region! *18 Holes *Car Rental *Pro Shop

Wellington, KS Golf Courses

The Chisholm Trail Museum

Wellington's Chisholm Trail Museum contains over 40 rooms filled with over 20,000 artifacts and pictures, most collected locally, some dating back to the Civil War and the early days cattle trail that passed west of Wellington.

The building itself is a reinforced concrete structure built in 19

Wellington, KS Museums

Wellington Lake

We hope the information given to you on this page will encourage you to visit our beautiful lake. Our lake provides a variety of recreational opportunities. PICNICING

Wellington, KS Recreation

Things to do near Wellington, KS

Pratt County Historical Museum

A visit to the Pratt County Historical Museum is like instant time travel to the days when America began building an empire o...