Events

Expect great things when you visit Great Bend! Check out the Calendar of Events below to see whats happening while you are in town. 

Regardless of the time of year, there is always something going on in Great Bend! Visitors will enjoy a calendar full of fun festivals, fairs, and community celebrations. Shopping sales, parades, music, dancing, crafts, farmers markets, baseball games, drag races, pumpkin patches, festivals, fairs, and fireworks are just a few of the things to enjoy here.  From arts, history, heritage, and more, you will be delighted in the plethora of family-friendly fun in Great Bend! 
In the spring, Great Bend hosts special events that celebrate the beauty the explodes all across town. Summer in Great Bend bring crystal blue skies and clear starry nights. Indulge in the small down treats like the Barton County Fair or sizzling sidewalk sale In the fall, you can enjoy the abundance of birds during migration or take the kids to zoo boo. And as always, the holiday season is celebrated in Great Bend with parades, ice skating, carolers, and the holiday Trail of Lights. There are definitely four seasons in Kansas, and Great Bend celebrate each of them with special events and community traditions.