Santa Fe Trail Days

Hey, hey, hey, are you excited for Santa Fe Trail Days?! Hitch your wagon and head on over to Larned, Kansas on May 22nd - 24th, 2020 for a family-filled weekend of fun! This annual community event features: inflatables, live concerts, beer garden, hamburger/hot dog feed, concession and craft vendors, glow parade, car show, outside movie, ice cream social, burger battle, wagon rides, and much more!
Santa Fe Trail Days is entering its 28th year and we couldn’t be more thrilled - especially to add more new events into this years' line up!  Hosted by the Larned Area Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber strives to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Pawnee County, making it a better place to live, work and play. Mark your calendars for May 22nd - 24th, 2020 - we'll see you there!

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Parade Entry

Burger Battle Registration

Talent Show Sign Up

Hot Dog Eating Contest Sign Up

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Annual Antique Show


The annual Larned Area Chamber of Commerce Antiques and Collectibles Show will be entering its 50th year in 2020 at the Larned Community Center. This is an event that you do not want to miss. Last year, sixteen exhibitors from a four state region displayed and sold their own unique set of items and collectibles. You are bound to find something of interest to you!

This event features a range from Victorian art glass, perfumes, sterling silver, hand stitched quilts to old prints, match safes, pocket knives, vintage costume jewelry and comics, coins, furniture, and much more!  

Check back closer to the event to view a list of our 2020 vendors!

The cost of admission is $2 per person and children 10 and under are free.  In the great tradition of the Antique Show and Sale, food concessions are provided by Faye Grandy of Sweet Traditions along with homemade pies by PEO and Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary.

Pawnee County Christmas

Christmas is coming to Pawnee County!

The Larned Area Chamber of Commerce invites you and your family to join us for the Annual Larned and Pawnee County Christmas Celebration in downtown Larned! We have so many fun festivities, giveaways and opportunities for you to get involved with in Larned and Pawnee County this holiday season!

Kick off the holiday season the right way by enjoying our Christmas Craft Fair, shopping our downtown businesses, and heading to the streets to take in the 100th annual Larned Christmas parade!

On Sunday, visit Rozel for a day of fun, food, games and prizes! Stop by the Rozel Community Center for a delicious community meal before heading over to see the Rozel parade. Once the parade is over, you can make your way over to Pawnee Heights School for some fun games and activities for the whole family to enjoy!

The holidays are all about the kids, and there are plenty of opportunities for children to enjoy our Christmas celebration! The Larned Area Chamber Ambassadors are busy elves preparing a kiddie movie at the State Theatre, where admission is free and children 12 and younger can enjoy free concessions! Each year, Larned Civic PRIDE plans a Kiddie Shopping Day for children K-4th grade to be able to visit Santa’s workshop and purchase their holiday presents for their friends and family! Finally, it couldn’t be a Christmas celebration without Santa! Bring your kids to the Larned Courthouse Lawn to visit Santa and share their holiday wish list!

Don’t forget to participate in our holiday contests and giveaways throughout the month with our ongoing Holiday Punch Card Program and our 12 Turkeys/Hams of Christmas Giveaway. Stop by our local businesses and see how you can get involved or contact the Larned Chamber office.

This holiday season is the perfect time for you, your friends and family to get involved. Visit or call the Larned Chamber office at 620-285-6916 to stay up to date on all of the events happening in and around Pawnee County.

For more information on our events, visit the following links:

Holiday Punch Card Program

12 Turkeys & Hams of Christmas Giveaway

Christmas Parade Registration Form

Christmas Events Gallery

Community Banquet

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The community banquet is a special occasion to recognize the inspiring individuals, businesses, and organizations of our community, and give an update of our yearly projects. During the banquet, awards will be given to those featured as this year's: Large Business, Small Business, Organization/Non-profit, Volunteer, Emerging Leader, and Empowering Leader. Below, you will find the list of the awards given out annually along with a short description of each. 

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This is a great time to get together as a community and recognize all of the work that each and every one of our businesses, organizations, and community members do on a daily basis to enhance our community and to make it a better place to live, work, and play. 

Before the awards are handed out, our Chamber Members are given the opportunity to nominate a(n) individual/business/organization for each award. These nominations are then compiled. Chamber Members then will be given the opportunity to vote for one individual/business/organization out of the top nominations with winners to be revealed at the Annual Banquet. 

Come Join Us!

Interested in attending the Community Banquet? Please call us at 620-285-6916 or email us at Tickets are $20/person and include a social hour, cash bar, meal, program, community awards and fellowship! We can’t wait to see you there!


Large Business of the Year
Chamber Business with more than 20 employees. May possess these qualities: excellent customer services, philanthropic, community-minded, workforce development.

Small Business of the Year
Chamber Business with less than 20 employees. May possess these qualities: excellent customer services, philanthropic, community-minded, workforce development.

Non-Profit Organization/Civic Group of the Year
Chamber Organization (i.e. civic group, church, non-profit) that assists individuals through various programs or outreach–very community-oriented.

Volunteer of the Year
Individual within or outside of the Chamber (Ambassadors, Board of Directors) whom goes above and beyond to assist in various events, committees, or programs. This individual does not necessarily have to be a leader or brainstormer, but rather a “do-er.”

Emerging Leader
Passionate individual within or outside of the Chamber (Ambassadors, Board of Directors) who leads a movement or union of people. This movement may be a kind of lifestyle, a business environment, a steering committee, or just a group of individuals. (39 years of age and below). 

Empowering Leader
Passionate individual within or outside of the Chamber (Ambassadors, Board of Directors) who leads (and empowers) a movement or union of people. This movement may be a kind of lifestyle, a business environment, a steering committee, or just a group of individuals. (40 years of age and above).

*Chamber Members with multiple memberships, have the ability to vote more than once or count their ballot X amount of times.

Last Chance Golf Tournament

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Join the Larned Area Chamber of Commerce on Sunday, September 29th, 2019 for a final opportunity to partake in the game of golf before winter sets in. Entering its 29th year, the Last Chance Golf Tournament will provide one last tournament opportunity. The tournament is run as a 4-Person Team Scramble. The entry fee is $200 per team which includes a 70% payback based on 18 teams and prizes. Mulligans are $5 each.

Don’t miss this opportunity. Enter today! Teams check-in from 8:00 to 9:00 am on Sunday, followed by a shotgun start at 9:15 am. 

For more information and to register your team, contact the Larned Area Chamber of Commerce at 620-285-6916 or email today!

Golf Entry Form

Fourth of July Celebration

Each year, Fourth of July is celebrated with an Annual Santa Fe Trail Run/Walk & Triathlon, entertainment, the National Anthem, and of course fireworks brought to you by the Chamber Ambassadors to cap off the night! This year they have added a carnival to the list of activities that will be in town not only the night of July 4th but July 5th & 6th! We can’t wait to see you at the celebration and at all of these fantastic events!