Kansas Festivals

There’s no place like Kansas for incredible music and entertainment – of all kinds. From enjoying nationally known acts in surprisingly intimate small-town settings to experiencing multi-day outdoor festivals with famous main stage bands as well as rising stars … the festival scene in Kansas is as broad as our limitless skies.

There is so much for the entertainment lover to hear, see and do, you’ll want to plan a trip and stay a while to take it all in. We can help you locate exactly what you’re looking for and learn where and when it’s happening! Here are just a few examples to spark your imagination and whet your musical appetite …

  • Country Stampede packs three days and three stages with dozens of acts – from the biggest names in Country to today’s freshest new songwriters. (Location: Heartland Racetrack - Topeka)
  • The finest bluegrass musicians in the world come to Kansas every September for the National Flat-Picking Championships at the Walnut Valley Festival. (Location: Winfield)
  • The annual Symphony in the Flint Hills is truly a one-of-a-kind experience, blending the grandeur of symphonic music with the beauty of Kansas’ iconic Flint Hills prairie. (Location: Changes yearly throughout the Flint Hills)
  • Lawrence Busker Festival is a three-day extravaganza of quirky street performers and more than a dozen talented musical acts from near and far. (Location: Lawrence)

Of course there are many more events throughout the year – and all across Kansas – featuring rock, jazz, hip-hop, Native American music, cowboy culture and every flavor of tunes and entertainment you can imagine. Many of these festivals also include dancing, arts, crafts, films and other performances that suit the mood and attitude of the events. And let’s not forget food! The many styles of entertainment in Kansas are easily matched by our rich variety of tastes. Come to Kansas for the entertainment and stay for the overall experience!

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