Mound City :: A nice place to visit ... A great place to live

Area Events

Sugar Mound Arts & Crafts Festival – 2nd Weekend in October

For more information and register as a vendor, visit

  • 685 vendors of Arts
  • Crafts & Food
  • Saturday 9-6 and Sunday 9-5 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.
  • Shuttle busses run throughout the event

Downtown parade on Saturday at 10 A.M. To submit a parade entry, click here.

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Toy Drive – TBD

Mound City Amphitheater, 5-8 P.M.
Join us for Christmas music, delicious treats, and a special appearance by Santa Clause.
This event is organized to help raise toy and canned food donations.

Other Fascinating Facts about Mound City:

  • Cradle of the Border/Civil War Activities
  • Home of the Original Jayhawkers
  • Reconstruction of Colonel James Montgomery Cabin/Fort
  • Western Railhead of the Underground Railroad
  • John Brown, abolitionist, wrote Parallels and planned Harper’s Ferry Raid
  • One the the original National Union Cemeteries
  • 2nd Oldest Courthouse in Kansas still in use
  • Oldest Kansas public library in continuous service
  • Victorian Main street
  • Nostalgic Shopping
  • Year Round Natural Beauty
  • Wildlife and sporting opportunities
  • Outstanding Annual Events bring thousands to out community of 850


Comments are closed.