Annual Tulip Festival

Saturday, April 27th - Sunday, April 28th

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Each spring, the City of Wamego comes alive with thousands of visitors, vibrant colors of tulips and over 150 craft vendors. The vivacious colors of the tulips from Holland are the backdrop for the April art and craft fair in Wamego City Park.


Saturday - April 27, 2019 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday - April 28, 2019 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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Amazing Food & Refreshments

Chicken Tacos, Hawaiian Pork Sandwiches, Chicken Philly, Lamb Gyro Taco, Salmon Taco, Hummus Pita Wrap, Chicken Tenders, Chili Cheese Dogs, Corn Dogs, Ribs, Fried Pickles, Hashpuppies, Kettle Corn, Nachos, Loaded Curly Fries, Million Dollar Tater Tots, Tex-Mex Sliders, Sausage on a Stick, Shrimp Po Boy, Turkey Legs, Walking Tacos, Smothered Burritos, Lettuce Wraps, Bratwurst, Cotton Candy, Funnel Cakes, Cookie Dough, Roasted Nuts, Brisket Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Buffalo Burgers, Philly Cheesesteak


Fruit Smoothies, Shaved Ice, Pop, Fresh Lemonade

Cherry Limeade, Smoothies, Rootbeer/Floats


All food and drink items may be subject to change.


Costs & Parking


Free & Open to the Public:



Free parking is available on side streets surrounding Wamego City Park.  For handicap parking, there are some space available in the City Park Pool lot.  (This is located at east side of the corner of Ash Street and 5th Street.) There are other designated spaces by the Children's Train Depot.  

Family Fun Activities

  • Over 150 Craft and Artisan Vendors
  • Food trucks from throughout the region
  • Inflatables for all ages.  $10 All Day Pass ($5 3 and under)
  • Frankfort Subdivision Model Trains (Shelter House)
  • Petting Zoo-$1 per person- all ages
  • Face Painting (multiple locations)
  • Children’s Games and Activities
  • Carriage Rides - 12- 4 
  • Ride FREE on the Wamego City Park Children’s Train. Check out the ADA accessible train car, possibly the only one in the nation.(Saturday 10-Noon & 2-4 p.m / Sunday 1 - 3:00 p.m.)

While you’re here, don’t forget to spend time in Downtown Wamego and visit local historical landmarks. Wamego’s small town charm is sure to leave you wanting to visit again.



Community Activities

  • Horseshoe Tournament- 9 am Saturday – For more information and registration, contact Larry Collette at 785-456-5001
  • Kaw Valley Quilters -Quilt Show - Located at Wamego's Senior Center (Same hours as festival)
  • Pancake Feed - Sponsored by Pack #92 - Methodist Church, Saturday only, 7 am to 11 am.





Discover Wamego City Park

As you enjoy the Tulip Festival, look for these highlights throughout Wamego

City Park!

Schonhoff Dutch Mill

Historic Museum and Prairie Town Village
War Cannon
WWI Memorial Eagle
Rose Garden
Children’s Playground
Fishing Pond Shaped like a Whale
Gazebo / Bandstand
17-ton Boulder from John Winter’s Farm
Children’s Train & Depot
Statues, “Art” and “Science” from 1893 Columbian Exposition
Native Boulder Bird Fountain
Wamego Area Veterans Memorial
20’ Native Stone Fence
Shelter House
Jack Deweese Memorial Boulder
Tree Trunk Racoon Carvings
300+ Trees

Columbian Theatre & OZ Museum

While visiting Wamego, please stop by our world reknowned Columbian Theatre and the OZ Museum. Both are located downtown Wamego.



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Be transported to the yellow brick road at the Oz Museum in Wamego. Guests will start their journey in the sepia-toned Auntie Em’s Gift Shop; pass through the screen door and into the technicolor world of Oz. Follow the path of the yellow brick road throughout the museum and view over 100 years of Oz history. Rare OZ artifacts such as original MGM 1939 movie production notes and props from the Broadway musical Wicked are also on display.

HOURS: Mon - Sat: 10:00am to 5:00pm /  Sunday: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Adults (13 and up) $9.00 / Children (ages 3-12) $7.00
Military Discount:
Adults (ages 13 and up) $7.00 / Children (ages 4-12) $5.00





General Information, Sponsors & Volunteering

Presented by Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce

For additional information:785-456-7849 /


Want to learn more about volunteering, please contact the Chamber.



Thank you to our 2018 Tulip Festival Sponsors!

City of Wamego

Central Mechanical Construction, Inc.

Short Stop / Papa John's Pizza

Vanderbilt's, Your Work Boot Center




Manhattan Broadcasting

4th & Elm Bar & Grill

Flint Hills Auto

Charlson & Wilson Abstracters

Howie's Trash Service

Kaw Valley State Bank

Purple Wave Auction

Wamego Health Center

Landmark National Bank

WTC, Keeping You Connected

Bank of the Flint Hills 


RTV's provided by KanEquip and CTI.

Balloon Helium sponsored by Robert's Heating & Cooling,

Tulip Festival Tulips

Timing is everything and if we are blessed with tulips blooming at same time as festival, you can enjoy these brilliant flowers by the Historic Museum and Prairie Town Village, which includes the Schonhoff Dutch Mill.  Also, tulips are found throughout the Wamego City Park, downtown Wamego, near the Wamego Public Library, Caboose Park and Welcome Wamego Corner (Hwy 99 & Hwy 24).


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