2331 South Cedar
Ottawa, KS 66067
Phone: (785) 242-3400
Fax: (785) 241-2193
2331 South Cedar, Ottawa, KS, US, 66067
- Phone: (785) 242-3400
- Fax: (785) 241-2193
Fairs are quiet an affair, with the whole town coming out to the grounds to partake in the entertainment and enjoyment offered by the activities and events organized by the association for the community. It is a similar scene that takes place at the Gardner Fairgrounds in Gardner, KS. Located in the heart of the town, between East Washington Street and Madison Avenue, these grounds play witness to joyous celebrations. Besides the Johnson County Fair, these grounds are also rented for different private and community events. Do call to know more.
This nine-day fair includes extensive 4-H exhibits, music, carnival rides, a demolition derby, and a variety of races and contests.
Named for the man who led Jayhawks basketball for 39 years, Dr. F.C. "Phog" Allen, the Allen Fieldhouse has been a home for Kansas athletics since it opened in 1955. The fieldhouse has gained prominence in college basketball by hosting many NCAA tournament games and by being labeled "the best place in America to watch college basketball." It can house 16,300 people at capacity, and the stands are often full to watch any number of sporting events held at Allen Fieldhouse. It is also used as a venue for speeches and commencement ceremonies during bad weather.
High-quality student productions.
The Memorial Stadium at the University of Kansas is host to great college football every year. Built in 1921, with major renovations soon after, the stadium now houses just over 50,000 spectators. Dedicated to Kansas University students who fought in World War I, the facility also plays host to the Kansas Relays, a well-known track and field competition.
What started out as a local stage hosting open mic nights blossomed into a full-fledged concert venue. The Bottleneck has hosted concerts of local, national as well as internationally-acclaimed performers. With the likes of Butthole Surfers, Semisonic, Junior Brown, Lucinda Williams, Fastball and Toad the Wet Sprocket having performed here, it doesn't need any sort of sales pitch. Its sole aim is to provide music lovers a treat every week and it does so. For gig guide and other details, check we
This playhouse presents live theatre events from September to May.
This 30 screen massive movie complex is located in Olathe, KS and is quite a trek away from downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This AMC offers guests most blockbuster films and an IMAX theater as well. In addition to a typical concession counter, this theater provides full-service dining as well as cocktails and beer. Check website for show times and other details.
The Leavenworth County Fairgrounds lies a little to the west of the center of Tonganoxie. These grounds play a prominent role in the local community’s life, as it hosts various events all year round. Among the events held here are cattle shows, trade fairs, rodeos, horse shows, concerts, and much more. Do pay a visit here to discover what is happening at these fairgrounds.
A true paradise for golf-enthusiasts, the Nicklaus Golf Club at Lionsgate is another gem of a course from the Nicklaus Design kitty. Located to the south of the center of Overland Park, the golf course is sprawled out between West 143rd Street and West 135th Street, and is a 18-hole championship course that has hosted some very prominent golf tournaments, like the Midwest Classic. As a private club, one would have to be a member to enjoy all of the excellent facilities on offer here, but non-members can also enjoy some of the facilities, albeit at a higher cost. See the website or call to know more.
It was in 1871, that the Kansas Expocentre hosted its first event, since then, it is one of the most preferred venues in the city. This grandiose space comprises several halls and arenas. Be it exhibitions, conventions, corporate events, trade shows and other business related events, the center is equipped with all the requisite facilities. Besides this, it also stages concerts and sporting events like basketball matches. Check the website for technical specifications and up-coming events.
Enjoy outdoor theatre productions during the summer on the weekend evenings by this performing company. Performances include popular musicals, special presentations, and guest performances.