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May 26, 2018, 11:30 AM - August 11, 2018, 7:00 PM
• Doc's Plunge (Boomerango slide) • Cowboy Creek Lazy River
• Wrangler Rapids Wave Pool • The Gunslinger (tube slide)
• Fort Splash Play Area • Water Basketball
• Chuck Wagon Concessions • And Much More!
• Group Discount for any Group of 15 or more $4 per person
• All Season passes $ 70 per person — Purchase Passes at www.lblagoon.com
May 28, 2018 - September 3, 2018 @ Dodge City Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visit places where history was made on an hour-long narrated historic site tour. Four tours daily Memorial Weekend through Labor Day. The trolley shows historic sites in Dodge City's downtown area, goes to Fort Dodge and back through the beef packing industry. Admission Charged
July 24, 2018 - August 5, 2018
The Dodge City Daily Globe once again presents the long awaited and anticipated Medallion Hunt. The hunt begins when the first clue appears on dodgeglobe.com on July 24th, then daily in the Dodge City Daily Globe. Interpret the clues, find the medallion, and turn it in for a $500.00 cash reward. Back again this year: present your Dodge City Days Lapel Pin at the Dodge City Daily Globe office and receive an extra clue to the Medallion’s location! For more information, contact the Dodge City Daily Globe at (620) 225-4151.
July 26, 2018 - August 5, 2018 @ Dodge City Area
Join us for a week full of festivities!
July 27, 2018, 11:30 AM - August 5, 2018
Bring your 2018 Dodge City Days Lapel Pin to the Long Branch Lagoon and swim for just $4.00 per person! There is no better way to spend these hot summer days than splashing around at the Long Branch Lagoon. Season Passholders will be entered into a drawing each time they attend and show their 2018 Dodge City Days Lapel Pin. Offer only valid during Dodge City Days 2018 (Friday, July 27 – Sunday, August 5). For more information, contact the Long Branch Lagoon at (620) 225-8156
July 27, 2018, 9:00 PM - July 28, 2018, 12:30 AM @ Central Station Bar & Grill
The first stop for Central Station’s Dodge City Days entertainment is FIREHOUSE! This American glam metal band reached stardom in the 1990s with hits song like “Reach For The Sky” and “Love of a Lifetime”. With special guest, Thief! For advance ticket information call (620) 225-1176.
July 27, 2018, 9:30 PM - July 28, 2018, 1:30 AM
Think you have what it takes to be a Doctor’s Office Bull Rider? Come on down and show us who can last the longest on our mechanical bull! Must be 21 or older. For more information call (620) 801-5001.
July 28, 2018, All Day @ Dodge City
National Day of the Cowboy
The National Day of the Cowboy is a day set aside by the US Senate to pay homage to our Cowboy and Western heritage, as well as to honor working Cowboys and Cowgirls, rodeo athletes, Western musicians, Cowboy poets, Western artists, ranchers, and all others who continue to contribute to the Cowboy and Western culture in America today.
Locally, this coincides with Dodge City Days and the time when we are already honoring our western heritage and all that this community was founded upon.
Dodge City has been the recipient of the National Day of the Cowboy “Cowboy Keeper Award”. Awarded to individuals, organizations, and projects that have contributed significantly to the preservation of pioneer heritage and cowboy.
Ford County and City of Dodge City Commissioners passed a Proclamation to observe this day in Dodge City on July 28th.
July 28, 2018, 6:30 AM
Come participate in a 5K and 1-mile run/walk before the Dodge City Days Western Parade. Entry fee received by July 25th is $20.00 (entry fee covers both races). After July 25th the entry fee will be $25.00. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., the 5K race starts at 7:30 a.m. and the mile race begins at 9:00 a.m. For entry forms call (620) 253-9776, email email@example.com, or download from Facebook @DCDaysrunning.
July 28, 2018, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Downtown Dodge
Produce & Homemade Goods
Early Saturday mornings during the growing season, downtown Dodge City comes alive with fresh produce and homemade products. It's a great way to get fresh, healthy, seasonal produce, grown locally. It's place to meet neighbors and chat while getting needed groceries and enjoying an outdoor walk in historic downtown Dodge City!
The parking lot facing Wyatt Earp Boulevard between Third and First Avenue fills up with area producers offering their products for sale. Some homemade baked items and arts and crafts are also available at times.
July 28, 2018, 7:30 AM - July 29, 2018
This is a two-man tournament hosted by Lewis Automotive Group. The format is nine-hole best ball and nine
-hole scramble. To register your team, please contact Mariah Hills Pro Shop at (620) 225-8182.
July 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Boot Hill Distillery
Join the Boot Hill Distillery for Bloody Marys before, during, or after the parade! Later on enjoy some laid back acoustic sets from Josh Bunker, Hugo Hernandez, and More. Join us on the Wild Side of Booze Hill!
July 28, 2018, 9:30 AM
Presented by the DODGE CITY CHAPTER OF AMBUCS
We present to you the 58th Dodge City Days Western Parade. Our theme this year is The Wild Side of the State and promises to make for great floats sponsored by local businesses and clubs. To participate in the parade, contact the Dodge City Chapter of Ambucs at (620) 339-0194. Entry fee required. Awards will be posted on the dodgecitydays.org website and prizes will be available to pick up at the Chamber Office on Monday, August 6th
The 2018 National Beef Smokin’ Saddles Barbeque Contest is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) and Rocky Mountain Barbeque Association. This official cook-off is entering its 28th year as the best BBQ contest in Southwest Kansas! Come see some of the best chefs in the West compete for over $15,000 awarded in cash and prizes! There will be food vendors in the park as well as live music provided by Rad the Ghost! BRAND NEW this year, the BBQ competition has been selected as a tour stop for the Great American Cookout! Stop by for grilling tips from BBQ experts, samples, giveaway and more! Event Media Sponsors include Q-97, Z-98 and La Ke Buena. For more information or to sign up to compete, contact the Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce at (620) 227-3119, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit dodgecitydays.org. Entry into the park is the Dodge City Days Lapel Pin.
July 28, 2018, 10:00 AM
Cool off at the Bud Light Tailgate Experience during the BBQ in the park! Ice-cold Budweiser products, brought to you by Western Beverage, will be sold out of an amazing mobile bar equipped with music, TVs, and plenty of seating. Bring your friends and come hang out at the coolest tailgate in town! Use your Dodge City Days Lapel Pin for entry into the park to enjoy vendors and live music surrounding the tailgate!
The Centera Bank Backyard Barbeque Contest gives backyard cooks the opportunity to show off their culinary skills. Follow the delicious aroma of BBQ into the park and stay to see which team takes home the win. Participants will prepare food for judges only. Event Media Sponsors include Q-97, Z-98 and La Ke Buena. Please leave your pets at home. For more information or to sign up to compete, contact the Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce by calling (620) 227-3119, emailing email@example.com, or visiting dodgecitydays.org. Use your Dodge City Days Lapel Pin for entry into the park and enjoy food vendors and live music!
July 28, 2018, 1:00 PM
The Cowboy Hoop 3-on-3 co-ed basketball tournament will consist of teams (ages 18+) with a registration fee of $10.00 per person. All games will be refereed and a Dodge City Days Lapel Pin is required for all participants and spectators entering the park. Games are played to 14 points (win by two), first team to 18 points, or whichever team is ahead after 15 minutes of play. At least one female must be on the court at all times. The first-place team will receive a cash prize. Registration closes July 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Contact Dodge City Sports, LLC at (620) 253-1785 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for registration or for more information.
July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - July 29, 2018
Come out and see some exciting saddle bronc and bareback riding while these youngsters attempt to qualify for a trip to Las Vegas in December. For ticket information, please visit www.dodgecityroundup.org, or call the Roundup office at (620) 225-2244.
July 28, 2018, 7:30 PM @ United Wireless Arena
Get your tickets starting Friday, March 9th!
July 28, 2018, 8:00 PM
We welcome back Karaoke Kabaret for a fourth year! Join us for a fresh take on the classic karaoke setup with performances by local performers bringing you classics from the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. Audience participation is encouraged! Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for happy hour with a curtain time of 8 p.m. Please call (620) 225-1001 for reservations. Admission is $10.00 without a Dodge City Days Lapel Pin or $8.00 with a Dodge City Days Lapel Pin. Cash bar and selection of hors d’oeuvres for an extra charge will be available
July 28, 2018, 9:30 PM - July 29, 2018, 1:30 AM @ Central Station Bar & Grill
Central Station is pleased to present longtime regular Jared Daniels Band, singing hits like “My Home Town,” “All I Need,” and “Foot on the Dashboard.” Special guest is Blind Dog Alley. While you’re rocking to the great band outside, don’t forget to come in and check out our deejay spinning all the top hits of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. For advance ticket information call (620) 225-1176. Free shuttle from the rodeo grounds and group pickup available!
July 28, 2018, 9:30 PM - July 29, 2018, 1:30 AM @ The Doctor’s Office –
See Friday’s (July 27) description for details. For more information, call (620) 801-5001.