Sunflower Festival Information

The Sunflower Festival is an all-day event held in downtown Colby KS on the 4th Saturday of August.  Colby is in Northwest Kansas just off Interstate 70. The event was started by the committee to help bring fun, visitors, and activities to downtown Colby. The Festival events are run on the power of volunteers from local clubs, businesses, schools, and organizations! The goal is that money made from the event goes back into the community. Fun for all...most events do require registration but the kids' events are always free! Make sure to check out the schedule to see all events available!

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SATURDAY,
AUGUST 27,2022!

Downtown on Franklin Avenue Colby, Kansas

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Map of Sunflower Festival 2022

Schedule of Events

7:30 AM MINI-TRIATHLON AT AQUATIC PARK

8 TO 10 AM BRICK-FAST

8 AM CO-ED SAND VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

9 AM TO 2 PM COLBY AMBASSADOR CAR SHOW

9 AM TO 2 PM BOOTHS AND VENDORS ON THE BRICKS

9 AM TO 2 PM DOWNTOWN STORE SPECIALS

10 AM TO 2 PM FREE KIDS ACTIVITIES IN THE PARK

10 AM HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT

11 AM TRIPLES TENNIS

11 AM TO 10 PM FOOD TRUCKS IN THE PARK

1 PM CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT- ADULTS & KIDS

5 TO 7 PM COLBY BREW FEST

7:30 TO 10 PM FREE STREET DANCE WITH RAGLAND

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Most events and activities will require registration online prior to the day of the Sunflower Festival.  Registering at the event with cash or check (if available) will most likely be a higher registration fee. Be sure to check out the Registration page and register prior to the day as most events have a limited amount of space.  Registration fees go to the clubs/groups running the events and/or the Sunflower Festival and are used for community improvement.  Kids events and the street dance are always free.  And it's always free to come down and check everything out!

Food

Food is readily available at the Sunflower Festival.  There is a free-will donation breakfast done by the American Legion in the morning  and then over 10 different Food Trucks and Food Vendors will open their windows to start serving in Fike Park at 11 am until they run out!  Plan on eating while you attend the Sunflower Festival!  

WINNERS 2022

Men Mini Triathlon: Nicholas Hoover, Christopher George, Courtney Drake

Women Mini Triathlon: Emilea Finley, Faith Hoover, Ronda Faber, Cathy Breinig

Co-Ed Volleyball: Block Party

Kids Cornhole: 1st: Jude Metcalf, 2nd: Aiden Joslyn, 3rd: Samuel Hernandez, 4th: Micheal Quenzer

Adult Cornhole: Konnor Griffin and Lukus Anderson

Car Show: 
Best in Show - Troy and Stacy Dickerson with their 1932 Ford Roadster 2nd Place - Wes Bencken with his 1932 Ford 5W Coupe 3rd Place - Charles Modlin with his 1936 2 Dr Sedan and Coca Cola Trailer. Peoples Choice Award was awarded to Gary McLanahan with his 1947 Plymouth Convertible

Horseshoes: Chann Fromholtz and Nick Tubbs

Triples Tennis: Midcourt Crisis: Sam Dietrich, Hayden Bellamy, Wendy Weishaar




 

Sunflower Festival

Downtown Colby, KS

sunflowerfestivalcolbyks@gmail.com

Call Colby Chamber for more information: 785.460.3401

© Kristina Hemel for Sunflower Festival  2021

Most Photographs of the event are courtesy of Keesa Photography

Contact

For more information about the event, feel free to contact the Colby/Thomas County Chamber. Phone number: 785-460-3401

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