The 10 Best Fall Festivals in Kansas!

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Steeped in agricultural history and with some of the most stunning fall sceneries, it’s no surprise that Kansas knows how to put on a show when it comes to fall festivals. Each year, communities and organizations come together to celebrate the change of season. With fresh produce, live music, and plenty of activities for everyone in the family to enjoy, check out these 10 best fall festivals in the Wheat State. 

1. Rose Hill Fall Festival, Rose Hill, KS

The Rose Hill Fall Festival in Rose Hill is one of the best. This annual three-day event features a parade, car show, craft and vintage markets, live music, a community picnic and lots more of fun activities. Bring the kids and enjoy a fishing derby, fun-run, a tot’s demo derby, etc. 

2. Gary’s Berries Fall Festival, Grantville, KS

Gary’s Berries Fall Festival in Grantville includes a fall market and vendor fair. The festival features arts and crafts vendors, farmers market booths and a pumpkin picking patches. There is always lots of activities to participate in and food sampling to enjoy and spend the day outside.

3. Little River Fall Festival, Little River, KS

Little River Fall Festival in Little River is always an excellent event. Folks from surrounding communities attend this local event which includes many activities for everyone to enjoy. Some of the favorite attractions include: the favorite cook-off event, an epic car show, a unique craft fair, a food court and beer garden. Stay and enjoy the live music and an assortment of children’s games and so much more. 

4. Sugar Mound Annual Arts & Crafts Festival, Mound City, KS

The Sugar Mound Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is a favorite fall event held at the Linn County Fairgrounds. This huge multi-state arts and crafts festival features local and surrounding artists and craftsmen. The festival features a 5K-run which raises money for area college scholarships. It all begins with an awesome parade to start the day. 

5. Pioneer Bluffs Fall Festival, Green, KS

This annual event is held at the iconic Pioneer Bluffs barn and is a community event for everyone and families are welcome. The fall event hosts several local and area bands who provide live music throughout the day. A creative arts and crafts shoe, a car show and historic performances. There are local food booths, old-fashioned games and a petting zoo for the kids, and much, much, more!

6. Maize Fall Festival, Maize, KS

The Maize Fall Festival in Maize is always a favorite among the local communities and visitors. A parade highlights the festival complete with floats, bands and dignitaries. A large craft show will showcase local talented crafters and provide entrepreneurs a great venue to sell their creations. And don’t forget to check out all the delicious food venders.  

7. Fall Artesian Festival, Wichita, KS

The Fall Artesian Festival in Wichita at the University United Methodist Church will showcase talented craftsman from the Wichita and area communities who create “original handcrafted items.” It is the goal at this fall festival to support the arts and crafts made by local artisans. Delicious foods, made from scratch, will also be offered to give everyone the opportunity to find their “one-of-a-kind treasures.”

8. Woodbine Fall Festival, Woodbine, KS

Celebrate fall at the Woodbine Fall Festival in Woodbine. This festival is lots of fun and features German food, a pumpkin desert contest and kettle corn treats. Old fashioned games for both children and adults to enjoy. It is free to attend and you can even participate in hay and buckboard rides and always a treat for kids, pony rides. 

9. Saint Ann Auction & Fall Festival, Prairie Village, KS

The Saint Ann Action & Fall Festival in Prairie Village is a community favorite. The live action is entertaining as it is a spectacular auction for this school. Food trucks will provide delicious meal and snack choices. There is always something good happening at this fall festival.

10. Fall Festival & Swap Meet, Meridian, KS

There is so much to see and do at the Fall Festival & Swap Meet in Meridian. Hosted by the Meridian Threshers this fall festival hosts an arts and crafts, flea market, and working displays which include apple butter, sorghum, and apple cider making. Tour the general store, print shop, blacksmith shop, a flour mill, hay barn sawmill, and Sim’s garage. Lots of things to see and do at this festival.

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