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2017 KANSAS : AUGUST 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

(see also:  2015  -  2010)


August 3-6, 2017
Sumner County Fair
Caldwell, Kansas
Livestock exhibits; Beef Show; Old Timers Livestock Show; PeeWee Livestock Show; Bucket Calf Show; Swine Show; Sheep Show; Goat Show; Horse Show; Antique Tractor Show & Pull; Kid’s Tractor Pull; Carnival; Czech Kitchen and Beer Garden; much more.

August 11-13, 2017  7th Annual Tall Corn Festival - Rossville, Kansas
Rossville's annual harvest celebration has corn eating and corn spitting, the official judging of the tallest corn stalk, plus parades, street dance and much more.

August 18-19, 2017 - Cowtown Days Festival - Ellsworth, Kansas
150th Year Special Event!!!  Celebration of the area's cultural heritage. Cowtown Parade, entertainment, re-enactments, food, craft booths and demonstrations.  (also: )

August 18-20, 2017  Flint Hills Beef Fest - Emporia, Kansas
Celebration of the grass cattle industry for which the Flint Hills region of Kansas is known. Blues & Barbecue Cookoff, Ranch Rodeo, Cattle Judging, Cow Chip Toss and Catch. (also: )

August 19, 2017  Potwin Watermelon Festival - Potwin, Kansas
The schedule includes a variety show, softball and horseshoe tournaments, arts/crafts/food vendors, poker run, car & motorcycle show, outhouse races, pie in the face contest, fireworks, and free ice cold watermelon!

August 25-26, 2017  Roots Festival & East Central KS State BBQ Championship - Paola, Kansas
This is one of the premier BBQ cook-offs on the KCBS circuit. This year will be our 18th year of sanctioning of the Roots Festival’s BBQ Cook-off aka East Central KS State BBQ Championship.  Other great festival attractions included ethnic dancers, arts & crafts, food vendors, a State Championship BBQ Cook-off and for our younger festival goers, great games, fun rides and a creative sidewalk chalk contest!  Attendance: 6,000


2015 KANSAS : AUGUST 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events still waiting for new dates

August 22-23, 2015  When Pigs Fly BBQ Contest & Fly In
McPherson, Kansas
Bring the kids to the McPherson Airport, there is something for everyone.  Hosted by the McPherson Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee to bring awareness to the agriculture community and to raise funds for the McPherson County Tom Hunter Agriculture Future of America Scholarship.  Since 2002, the event has raised over $50,000 for the Agriculture Future for America Scholarship fund, awarding 23 scholarships to McPherson County students pursuing studies in an agriculture related field. Come out and experience the When Pigs Fly BBQ and Fly In event always held the weekend before Labor Day.


2010 KANSAS : AUGUST 2010
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events still waiting for new dates

August 14, 2010  Taste of Wichita - Wichita, Kansas
Local restaurants will line ‘Restaurant Row’ as they serve up their signature dishes. Local musicians will entertain throughout the day. The Art & Wine Walk will include hundreds of pieces of art by local artists.



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