Calendar of Events

From sporting events to live plays, art exhibits to nature experiences, there is always something to see and do here! Mark your calendars with all the fun happening in Great Bend!

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Friday, June 1, 2018 8:00 AM to Sunday, June 3, 2018 10:00 PM
Location: Downtown Great Bend & Veteran's Memorial Park
It all starts Friday Night with Cruise Night at Jack Kilby Square from Main Street to the Great Bend Airport followed by a car show. Enjoy the Free Outdoor Movie Pearl Harbor in The Hanger. All day Saturday enjoy vendors, live music, jumbo yard games, kids zone, beer garden and more Sunday the fun continues at Vets Park for sand volleyball, picnics and family fun For more information or a list of scheduled events visit K96JuneJaunt.com.
Friday, June 1, 2018 7:30 PM to Saturday, June 2, 2018 11:00 PM
Location: SRCA Dragstrip
1st - Test & Tune2nd - NHRA Summit Points Race 4
Friday, June 1, 2018 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Location: Great Bend Airport
Showing Pearl HarborBring your blanket or lawn chair and enjoy free popcorn and a drink provided by The City of Great Bend and Water's True Value.
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:00 PM to Saturday, June 16, 2018 10:00 PM
Location: SRCA Dragstrip
Rocky Mountain Race Week Starts
Friday, June 22, 2018 12:00 PM to Saturday, June 23, 2018 10:00 PM
Location: SRCA Dragstrip
Rocky Mountain Race Week Ends
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Great Bend Expo Complex
Celebrate Independence Day with the fireworks display. Viewers can watch the show from their vehicles or stretch out a blanket or lawn chair. Show will begin at dark. For more info visit us on our Facebook page at Explore Great Bend or call 620-793-4111.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 8:00 AM to Sunday, July 15, 2018 11:00 PM
Location: Great Bend Expo Complex
ATV Races, Commercial Booths, Carnival, Antique Tractor Pull, Kids Day at the Fair, Musical Entertainment, 4-H and Open Exhibits and so much more Check out the Schedule of Events for a full listing at www.bartoncountyfair.com.
Thursday, July 12, 2018 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Location: Jack Kilby Square
Showing ZootopiaBring your blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy free popcorn and a drink provided by The City of Great Bend and Waters True Value.
Saturday, July 21, 2018 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Participating Retail Stores
Stores will be SLASHING prices to get rid of Summer Stock, so get out and Explore Great Bend to get the most Sizzling Deals. Shop Local and Save Store Hours may vary. For more information or a list of participating stores visit our Facebook page at Explore Great Bend.
Saturday, July 28, 2018 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Great Bend Expo Complex
Cycling, Craft Beer, and Charitable giving, a first of its kind event for Central Kansas Bike Brew Q is a Cycling Event, Brew Expo, and Barbeque Truck amalgamation Where else can you Cycle 62 miles, recover with BBQ and wash it down with the best craft brew around? Only at Bike Brew Q
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