Wheat Festival FRIDAY FUN Pics – WOW, What a Parade!!

What a wonderful parade Friday evening in Wellington as the community celebrates the 121st Kansas Wheat Festival in downtown Wellington. Earlier in the day, sidewalk chalking at the Methodist Church, Perplexing Puzzle at Cowley College Sumner Campus, and Ice Cream Social at Raymond Frye along with a plethora of Sumner County 4H Exhibits. After the parade, Cow Patty Bingo and the Ottaway Carnival! Below are some pics from some of those events. Watch for a WHEAT FESTIVAL VIDEO soon that will highlight the entire week of celebration here in Wellington.

FRIDAY KANSAS WHEAT FESTIVAL PICS 07.09.21 

A full schedule of fun on slate for today (SATURDAY) – check it out!!

7 AM – 2 PM – WHITE CUP ART CONTEST – No. 7 Coffee House, 115 S.
Washington Ave (Sponsored by No. 7 Coffee House)

7 AM – 10 AM – VFW Rise & Shine Breakfast – 424 E. Harvey – Adults $6,
Children under 10 years old $4. All you can eat buffet.

7:30 AM – Run for the Paws – 203 W. Hillside (Sponsored by the Wellington
Humane Society) 5K starts at 7:30am, 1 mile starts at 8am.

8 AM – 2 PM – Kansas Wheat Festival Family Fun Day
(Sponsored by WALMART)

Antique Rod & Classic Car Show @ Sellers Park

Arts & Crafts Fair @ Memorial Auditorium

Cornhole Tournament (10AM) @ Security State Bank

9 AM – Sumner County 4-H Rabbit, Poultry, & Hand Pet Show – Raymond
Frye Complex , 320 N. Jefferson

10 AM – 2 PM- Antler’s Lot Beer & Beverage Garden – Corner of 7th &
Washington – The Dore (Sponsored by KanOkla, Heasty Management &
Wellington Golf Club)

10 AM – 12 AM – Veteran’s Room Open for Tours – Memorial Auditorium, 208
N. Washington Ave. (Hosted by Memorial Auditorium Advisory Board)
10 AM – 8 PM – DOWNTOWN ART EXHIBIT – 104 N. Washington (Sponsored
by RCB and Impact Bank)

10 AM – 8 PM – 4-H EXHIBITS & BAKED GOODS SALE – Raymond Frye
Complex, 320 N. Jefferson (Sponsored by Sumner County 4-H)

11 AM – 3 PM – Buffalo Burgers – VFW 424 E. Harvey $

2 PM – Wellington Regent Theatre – Peter Rabbit 2 – $6 Matinee

5 PM – 11 PM – Downtown Food Court – 7th & Washington $

6 PM – 10 PM – OTTAWAY CARNIVAL – Tickets $4 Each – Featuring “Freak
Out” & “Flying Jumbo” rides with piping hot Funnel Cakes!

6 PM – Funcycles – Downtown Wellington $

6 PM – D&L Trains – Downtown Wellington (Sponsored by Cooper & Co, CPA,
Fabiola’s, H&R Block, Hobbs Mechanical, Hummingbird Printing, Scoular,
Strickland Towing, & Sumner Communications)

7 PM – Wellington Regent Theatre – Peter Rabbit 2 – Adults $8, Children
and Seniors $6.

5 PM – Antler’s Lot Beer & Beverage Garden – Corner of 7th & Washington –
The Dore (Sponsored by KanOkla, Heasty Management & Wellington Golf
Club)

“OFFICIAL HANGOUT OF THE KANSAS WHEAT FESTIVAL” – (Sponsored by
The Dore, 114 N. Washington Ave.)

5:30 PM – Grand Finale Street Dance –
Main Stage in front of Memorial Auditorium facing south. Wear your KWF
Button and bring a chair!
(SPONSORED BY THE CITY OF WELLINGTON, RABER FORD &
VINCE ERWIN GLASS WITH SALTY CREEK DECOR)
5:30 PM – Mark Bowling & the Incredibly HANDSOM BAND
6:30 PM – Kirk & Ebony
7:30 PM – Back Rhodes
9:00 PM – Groove 42

Author: Steve Sturgis

Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at shs74@wellington.cc or on Facebook or at any Crusader event year-round.