Kansas Press Releases


 

Kansas, Topeka, Event Date: July 9, 2016

All Aboard for the 9th Annual Topeka Railroad Festival, July 9, Topeka, KS

The 9th Annual Topeka Railroad Festival will take place on July 9th at the Great Overland Station, 701 North Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66608 You’ll find food, fun and plenty of family entertainment from 9:30 to 4:30 on Saturday July 9th. Activities that everyone can enjoy include: hoop dancing, pony rides, a petting zoo, a trackless train ride, remote control cars and airplanes, midway carnival games, face painting, photo booth, inflatables, archery ...

 

Kansas, Derby, Event Date: September 13, 2014

Derby BBQ Festival to Feature Kansas City Barbeque Society BBQ Cook-off Competition, Derby, KS, September 13th

The Derby BBQ Festival will take place in Derby, Kansas, on Saturday, September 13th from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event is located 12 miles south of downtown Wichita (High Park), off Hwy. K-15, 2801 E. James St.). At the heart of the Derby BBQ Festival is the Kansas City Barbeque Society BBQ Cook-off where forty pro teams from across Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma compete for $7,500 in prize money and a chance to cook at the American Royale Barbeque this fall. People will also compete in Sig’s Gourmet Butcher Shop Backyard BBQ Cook-off, the Meritrust Credit Union Kids Chocolate  ...

 


 

Kansas, Topeka, Event Date: August 16, 2014

7th Annual Topeka Railroad Festival, August 16th, Topeka, KS

The 7th Annual Topeka Railroad Festival will be held Saturday, August 16, 9:30am – 4:30pm, at Great Overland Station, 701 N Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS. The Festival celebrates Topeka’s rich railroad heritage with telegraph demonstrations, handcar rides, tours of the new railroad park, trackless train rides, model train layouts, model demonstrations, kids’ activities, great food and entertainment and much more. Admission is $6 in advance, $10 at the gate, ages 2 & under are free. Railroad Heritage, Inc. ...

 


 

Kansas, Hays, Event Date: August 30, 2014

Colorful Chaos Returns to Hays, KS with the Gnarly Neon 5K Run, August 30th

The Gnarly Neon 5K Run is returning to Hays, Kansas on August 30th, 2014, and this year even more fun is being added to the party. The Gnarly Neon 5k Run Series is an event unlike any other. Join thousands of others with finger lasers, glow in the dark paint, glow sticks, and other awesome neon accessories, all while listening to beats from the best local DJs. Up and down the West Coast, these events benefit local charities that serve children and adults with developmental disabilities. Early registration is $35 individual, 12 and under $20. On July 28th all ticket prices go up by $5. They ...

 


 

Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce (KS) hosting their yearly Minne-K Day Celebration, Saturday, May 3rd

Minneapolis, Kansas - The rural town of Minneapolis KS, located 20 miles north of Salina, is having their yearly Minne-K Day Celebration on Saturday May 3rd. Held downtown and coordinated by Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce members, Minne-K Day features over two dozen events, plus a growing number of arts & crafts and food vendors. See www.minneapoliskansas.org for more details. Event highlights include an antique tractor parade, kid's games and activities, contests, and  ...