Kansas Festivals 2016, 2017

Kansas State Fair 2016

Kansas State Fair

September 9, 2016

Kansas State Fair Grounds, Hutchinson, Kansas

Lasting for 10 days every September, the Kansas State Fair is the largest single event in the State. Attracting approximately 350,000 people from even beyond the state lines, the Fair affords Kansans the prideful opportunity to showcase their culture,.. Read More
Walnut Valley Festival 2016

Walnut Valley Festival

September 14, 2016

Winfield Fairgrounds Reservations, Winfield, Kansas

The Walnut Valley Festival is a delightful five-day event featuring an abundance of arts and crafts, delicious foods and acoustic music entertainment. Talented musicians from around the world gather to compete against other top artists in their fields... Read More
Neewollah 2016


October, 2016

Downtown Independence, Independence, Kansas

If you love Halloween, then you will love this festival! Since 1919, Neewollah has invited people from all backgrounds to make the most of Halloween during a 10-day celebration. Neewollah offers a bit of everything.. Read More
Naka Kon Festival 2017

Naka Kon Festival

March, 2017

Overland Park, Kansas

Japanese culture has greatly influenced other cultures around the world. The Naka-Kon festival is a three-day convention that celebrates the cultural elements that people have come to love, including Japanese fashion, cosplay, music, video games, food, anime and manga... Read More
Red, White, and Boom Pop Music Festival 2017

Red, White, and Boom Pop Music Festival

June, 2017

Cricket Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs KS, Kansas

The Mix 93.3 radio is proud to sponsor this one-of-a-kind music festival in the heart of the heartland. The main concert is a seven-hour spectacular featuring some of the most popular names in R&B and soul music. Ticket holders can see the festival from a choice of ground level, box, and all types of VIP seating. This is one of the biggest one-day music festivals held in the state... Read More
Country Stampede 2017

Country Stampede

June, 2017

Manhattan, KS, Manhattan, Kansas

The Kicker Country Stampede is strictly for people who love country music and want to make seeing the biggest country music stars the highlight of their summer adventure. This is a multi-stage concert event with big, brash sounds from artists like Blake Shelton and Brad Paisley. Patrons are encouraged to take advantage of the expansive camp ground areas, and the unique vendor displays that make this festival one of Kansas' most popular arts events... Read More
Kanrocksas Music Festival 2017

Kanrocksas Music Festival

June, 2017

Kansas City, KA, Kansas City, Kansas

Rock, rap and alternative music fans can make their home away from home for a couple of tune packed days at the Kanrocksas Music Festival in Kansas City, KS. Kanrocksas is a multi-stage festival that features a combination of big name bands, musicians and DJ’s as well as newer breakout acts. The event includes fun attractions such as a Ferris wheel, an interactive art gallery, a bungee jumping trampoline, fireworks and a water slide. .. Read More
OZtoberFest 2016


September 1, 2016

OZ Museum, Wamego, Kansas

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September 3, 2016

El Vaquero, Wichita, Kansas

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Kansas City Renaissance Festival 2016

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

September 3, 2016

Kansas City Renaissance Festival Fairgrounds, Bonner Springs, Kansas

Derby BBQ Festival 2016

Derby BBQ Festival

September 10, 2016

High Park, Derby, Kansas

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Zoobilee 2016


September 10, 2016

Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, Kansas

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Prairie Village Jazz Festival 2016

Prairie Village Jazz Festival

September 10, 2016

Austin Harmon Park, Prairie Village, Kansas

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Kansas Book Festival 2016

Kansas Book Festival

September 10, 2016

Kansas State Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

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Lenexa Spinach Festival 2016

Lenexa Spinach Festival

September 10, 2016

Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, Lenexa, Kansas

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Clearwater Fall Festival 2016

Clearwater Fall Festival

September 15, 2016

Clearwater City Park, Clearwater, Kansas

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Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair 2016

Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair

September 16, 2016

Bradley Fair Parkway, Wichita, Kansas

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Shawnee Town Arts & Crafts Fair 2016

Shawnee Town Arts & Crafts Fair

September 17, 2016

Shawnee Town, Shawnee, Kansas

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Village West WineFest 2016

Village West WineFest

September 17, 2016

Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark, Kansas City, Kansas

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Sunflower Artfest 2016

Sunflower Artfest

September 23, 2016

Kill Creek Farm, De Soto, Kansas

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St. Anne Festival 2016

St. Anne Festival

September 23, 2016

St. Anne Catholic Church, Wichita, Kansas

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Wichita PrideFest 2016

Wichita PrideFest

September 24, 2016

Mid-America All-Indian Center, Wichita, Kansas

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Wichita Wagonmasters Downtown Chili Cookoff 2016

Wichita Wagonmasters Downtown Chili Cookoff

September 24, 2016

On the Street on the Corner of Douglas St and St Francis, Wichita, Kansas

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Overland Park Fall Festival 2016

Overland Park Fall Festival

September 24, 2016

Downtown Overland Park, Overland Park, Kansas

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Cornstock: Anderson County Corn Festival 2016

Cornstock: Anderson County Corn Festival

September 24, 2016

North Lake Park, Garnett, Kansas

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About Festivals in Kansas

The Kansas state song is “Home on the Range” however; many festival enthusiasts argue that it should be renamed “Home of the Festivals”! Festivals in the state of Kansas run year round, and truly offer something for everyone! Kansas Music festivals span a wide range of genres from Jazz in the Woods festival to the Kicker Country Stampede. One of the more popular music festivals in Kansas is the Messiah Festival of Music and Art. This festival has the distinct honor of hosting the longest running recurring North American performance and presentation of Handel's Messiah, going strong for its 135th year! The Kansas Bluegrass Festival is another not-to-be-missed festival worthy of checking out!

Kansas events also honor many traditions and cultures. The Kansas Irish Fest celebrates the Irish culture, everything from customs, food, and music. Travel back in time and visit the Kansas City Renaissance Festival a theme park sized festival that has lots of period costumes and even jousting! Want to visit festivals with western cowboy flair? Be sure not to miss Echoes of the Trail Cowboy Gathering or the Territorial Days Festival that celebrates territorial-era history with pioneer skill demonstrations, enactments, and so much more! No matter what your interests, Kansas Festivals are sure to offer something unique and different for everyone.