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Upcoming Events

Gathering in the Grove

Artists and craftsmen from across the Kansas Flint Hills will rendezvous in Historic Council Grove to exhibit and sell their work at this juried fine art show and sale.

​The businesses and merchants of Historic Downtown Council Grove invite you to be our guest for Candle Light Charm. Enjoy the charm of small town hospitality and customer service. Shops will offer drawings, giveaways and refreshments. Indulge in a horse-drawn carriage ride, supper at a local restaurant, or make it a weekend by staying in one of the local lodging establishments

Parade of Lights

Friday, November 29 • 6pm

Welcome Santa to town with a lighted parade on Main Street. Enjoy illuminated floats at the 4th annual Lighted Christmas Parade. Santa arrives on the last float and will light the tree at the Carnegie Building.  He will then visit with the children at the Cottage House until 7:30 pm.

What fun and great PR for your organization or firm? Complete your float application now! 2019 Float Application

Keep local business alive with your support!  Blue Light Specials will be promoted every hour at a participating business! Watch for listings to come.

Annual Sales Receipt Drawing

December 1-20

Sales receipts from all Council Grove Chamber members are eligible, including utility companies, insurance companies, etc. Each receipt over $10 will receive one chance to win. The more local dollars spent the more chances to win!!  Receipts accepted from Dec 1-20.  Winners will be announced on Monday, Dec 23.

Annual Chamber Banquet

Feb - TBD

More info to come.

SethFest -

April 2020

Join us as we celebrate the founder of Council Grove, pioneer Seth Hays with music, art and more.

June 2020

Washunga Days is an annual festival which celebrates the culture – both past and present - of Council Grove,  showcasing the city and all of its amenities.  The weekend celebration offers activities and entertainment  for everyone of all ages.


Enjoy a weekend of festival fun in Council Grove.

FOOD VENDORS • Car Show • KIDS ACTIVITIES • Fireworks • Kaw Nation Intertribal powwow • and much more!

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Ladies Night Out

July 2020

Grab a girlfriend and be “Queen for a Day” while shopping and dining in downtown Council Grove.  There will be lots of special deals in the stores, with goodies and snacks for you to enjoy.  

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