The Franklin County Fair grounds in Ottawa, is the site for the annual Franklin County Fair. This event is a family favorite for locals and regional visitors and includes opportunities for showcasing 4H projects and animals. A carnival, music and food offers something for everyone.
Jeremy McComb, a Nashville based recording artist and his special guests, Sack of Lions are one of the premier country acts in the Midwest. Join them in concert at the lovely Ottawa Memorial Auditorium for a high energy show of great rock based country music. Visit the Ottawa Memorial Website for ticket information. https://www.ottawamemorialauditorium.com/
Visit our 128th Annual Fair and enjoy good family fun including a parade, 4-H judging, street dance, midway games, and a horse show. The Lane Agricultural Fair is one of the last summer fairs where local 4-H members will have an opportunity to talk about and present their projects.
1st Annual Rhythm & Ride bicycle and music festival is a weekend long celebration of cycling, music and trails. Registration, routes and musical talent are online, so check out the link to sign up for this unique and inaugural event!
Join us for the 26th Annual Power of the Past Antique Engine & Tractor Show: Massey Expo of North America! Spend the day in Forest Park, exploring these unique and one of a kind Massey Farm implements. Enjoy demonstrations, family friendly activities, flea market, food vendors, music, tractor parade and more!
A yearly tradition, the Sunflower Piecemakers Quilt Show brings together over 200 quilts from local artisans for display. The 2020 theme is "Baskets" and in additional to the display quilts, vendors will be on hand with a miniature quilt auction to culminate the day.
Grab the kids and head to shady Forest Park to enjoy nearly 2000 classic cars, music, vendors and the famous Main Street cruise at the annual Ol' Marais River Run Car Show.
This annual family friendly community event is held on the red brick streets of Wellsville. A 5K starts off the festivities which includes a parade, kids zone, food and shopping vendors and culminates in an evening concert.
Now celebrating it's 15th year, the Ol' Mary Chili Cookoff has become an annual event at Pleasant Ridge. Sample unique chili concoctions, enjoy Peckham's Pumpkin Patch, kids' games, activities as you celebrate the fall season.
Pumpkin and apple picking, hayrides, food, family friendly activities and local Kansas products at the Country Store await your exploration at the Pome on the Range Fall Festival.