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5th Annual Great Bend June Jaunt!

The 2016 theme is "All American Weekend in Kansas" and we are super excited to bring more fun to Great Bend!! Be sure to go to the Regional June Jaunt website www.k96junejaunt.com website and find our American Style Seek and find! Take a selfie at that location and give it the hashtags for the fun! 

Friday June 3rd
All Day:         
Fire Chief & Police Chief Badge Hunt: Go to ‘Explore Great Bend’ on Facebook for a new clue at 8am,noon, and 6pm for a chance to win a $50 gift card.
Jumbo Business Monopoly - Get your card at any of the stores and guess a Community Chest question at each of the locations to turn your card in for a chance to win 1 of 5 $50 gift cards!

9am-7pm:      Lucas Oil Races- Thunder on the Plains, SRCA Dragstrip.
10am-7pm:    Mannequins on Display - Come see an American Era  Costume Showcase of fashion from highlighted times in history. Beautiful Beginnings 1523 Main St.
5-7pm: Summer Street Stroll Farmers Market - Jack Kilby Square
6:30pm: Great Bend BOOM Semi Pro Baseball Game- Al Burns Field Veteran’s Memorial Park
7pm: June Jaunt Car  & Motorcycle Gathering- Jack Kilby Square
9pm: FREE MOVIE in the Park– Showing “Little Rascals”      sponsored by the City of Great Bend & Waters True Value

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

All Day:
Outdoor Vendor Fair: Food, Jewelry,  Crafts, & MUCH MORE!


 Jumbo Yard Games - Play Giant Checkers, Hop Scotch, Jenga, Connect 4, Kerplunk & Human Foosball, Yatzee, LRC & Battleship! Jack Kilby Square

 Jumbo Business Monopoly - Get your card at any of the stores and guess a Community Chest question at each of the  locations to turn your card in for a chance  to win 1 of 5 $50 gift cards!

 Fire Chief & Police Chief Badge Hunt: Check our Facebook Page at Explore Great Bend for a new clue at 8am,noon, and 6pm to win $25 gift card to any Great Bend Store!

8am-4pm Trilogy Challenge Disc Golf Tournament- Registration until 8:45, Tee off at 9! Many prizes , get more info

8am-4pm Golden Belt Wood Carvers- Stop in to see the beautiful hand crafted art of wood carving. Inside Zarah Mall office at 1919 Lakin Ave.

9-9:30am: Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo Performance- Listen and meet the stars of our local zoo  Jack Kilby Square

9-4pm: Relay for Life KIDS ZONE- Inflatables, games and SO MUCH MORE! Proceeds go to the Barton Co. Relay For Life Jack Kilby Square

9am-10pm: HAP Dumont Baseball Tournament- Great Bend is hosting 45-50 teams for point in their division, Contact GBRC for more info at Great Bend Sports Complex  41 McKinley

9:30am: KWEC Fairy Garden Workshop: Design your very own mini “fairy” garden. Program is free, space is limited, Pre-Registration is required call 877-243-9268.

10am-6pm: Great Bend Renaissance Faire- North Side Jack Kilby

10-11am: Ruby Tilton Performance: Ruby is from Ellsworth, KS.

10am-4pm: John Jaco Pit Stop- Celebrate John Jaco’s 50th Anniversary, See the Nationwide #88 Dale Jr. Show Car & Simulator. Win Prizes, Spin the Wheel and Much More! 820 Main Street


10am-4pm: 
Mannequins on Display & Just Paint it Sally- Come see an         American Era Costume Showcase of fashion from highlighted times in history. Also checkout the unique art pieces of Sally Rylech. Beautiful Beginnings1523 Main Street

11am:           POGO FRED Performance: Come see the International, Award Winning, Multiple World Record holding, EXTREME Pogo Stunt Jumper! South Side Jack Kilby Square

12-1pm:        Taylor Fugitt Performance: Taylor is from Great Bend, KS.

1-2:30pm: Great Bend Business Olympics– Watch the Fun Competition!

1pm-Dusk: GBRC MACK Day: Model Association of Central Kansas, Members will be flying & discussing model airplanes during this free come and go event! South of  Intersection of Patton Rd & Railroad Ave.

2pm: KWEC Craft Workshop Series- Nature Prints: Bring nature     indoors, choose your own natural objects and colors to make art for your home.  Materials will be gathered on the Nature trail.   Program is free, space is limited, Pre-Registration is required call 877-243-9268.

2-4pm: Meet & Greet Dr. Mary Jo Taylor- Come & meet Dr. Mary Jo Taylor candidate for Senate District 33. Refreshments served. Great Bend   Public Library 1409 Williams.

2pm-11pm: Community Beer GardenProceeds go to the Shriners! Jack Kilby Square.

2:30-4pm: GB Rocks Band Camp Performance: Lead by Chris Price, this band camp started in April and June Jaunt is the finale of camp for this group.

4pm: POGO FRED Performance- Come see the International, Award Winning, Multiple World Record holding, EXTREME Pogo Stunt Jumper! South Side Jack Kilby Square

5-7pm: TMC Covers Performance: This group gained popularity doing cover songs on Social Media, made up of Terrance Croslin, Draven Smith and Hannah Good all from Oklahoma. Terrance moved from Hoisington, Ks.

7pm: POGO FRED Performance- Come see the International, Award Winning, Multiple World Record holding, EXTREME Pogo Stunt Jumper! South Side Jack Kilby Square

8pm: Matthew the Magician Performance - Be sure to check out this fun and entertaining magic act for all ages! South Side Jack Kilby Square.

9-11:30pm: HOMEBREW Performance- This homegrown group is made of Kyle Jeffery, Aaron Hammeke, Ryan Hammeke, and  Cody Cale.

10pm: Crazy Boy Coy Fire Performance - Be sure to check out this fun and entertaining fire act for all ages! South Side Jack Kilby Square.


SUNDAY, JUNE 5

All Day:        Fire Chief & Police Chief Badge Hunt: Check out Facebook Page at Explore Great Bend for a new clue at 8am,noon, and 6pm to win a $50 gift card to any Great Bend Store!

9am-5pm:   Sand Volleyball Tournament- Pre-Registration by calling    792-2750

10am-6pm:  Great Bend Renaissance Faire- North Side Jack Kilby

11am-2pm   United Way Community BBQ Come enjoy a meal with free will donation and help 19 different local agencies -Veterans Memorial Park.


Call 620-793-4111 or email for more information! 


4th Annual PARTY IN THE PARK!!!
The date is set for AUGUST 13th!! The last Big Party before School Starts! Come To Vets Park and Share it with your family and friends!

On the Agenda:
Tuff Enuff Mud Run
Mud Volleyball
Optimist Inflatable Fun Zone
Party in the Park Car Show
Golden Belt Humane Society Dog Park Fun with Demos and Vendors
Twinkie Eating Contest!
Concert in the Park
Fireworks over the lake!

For More information on ANY Party in the Park Event call 620-793-4111 or email our Community Coordinator at



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