Seasonal Events


There are definitely four seasons in Kansas, and Great Bend celebrates each of them with special events and community traditions. Spring is just around the corner, Plan ahead for these special events that celebrate the beauty of the season. 

Seed Starting
Thursday, March 19 - 6:30pm
Heartland Farm - 1049 CR 390
Learn the fundamentals of seed planting. For registration and additional information, call 620-923-4585.

Central Kansas Spring Expo
Saturday, March 28 - Sunday, March 29
Great Bend Expo Complex - West Barton County Road
Local businesses promote everything from home improvement to personal fashions, food, finance, health, and everything in between. 

Farm & Ranch Expo
Wednesday, April 8 - Friday, April 10
Great Bend Expo Complex - West Barton County Road
Promoting the latest in agriculture technology and resources.

Composting
Thursday, April 23 - 6:30pm
Heartland Farm - 1049 CR 390
Learn the basics of composting. For registration and additional information, call 620-923-4585.

Wings & Wetlands Birding Festival
Friday, April 24 - Sunday, April 26
Kansas Wetlands Education Center - Wetlands & Wildlife National Scenic Byway
Both experience and novice birders will enjoy this weekend which includes meals, guided van tours, educational workshops, and socializing opportunities.