Tom Shirley Memorial Team Roping

November 6

Enjoy the fun and excitement only a day of roping can provide on Saturday, Nov. 6. at the Western State Bank Expo Center.

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Dodge City Community College Foundation Gala

November 6

Roll the Dice and take your CHANCE at the Dodge City Community College Foundation Gala & Auction. All proceeds benefit the DC3 Foundation and student scholarships. Dinner, drinks, and games provided. Live and Silent Auction.

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G&S Promotions Gun Show

November 6 - 7

Find a large selection of new & used Rifles, Shotguns, Handguns, Knives, Ammo & Accessories all at the Western State Bank Expo Center.

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Cowboy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

November 13 • 6 p.m.

Every year since 2002 the Boot Hill Museum has inducted legendary cowboys and/or cowgirls that have contributed to the western heritage lifestyle into the Cowboy of Hall of Fame. Tickets are $25.

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Young Guns Youth Rodeo

November 20 - 21 • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contestants ranging from age 6 to 18 compete in standardized and timed events at the Western State Bank Expo Center.

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Boot Hill Train Show

November 20 - 21

Come out for model train fun for the whole family. Whether you’re an avid modeler or a collector of trains, there will be thousands of trains to look at and buy all at the Western State Bank Expo Center.

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Community Concert Series

November 20 • 7 p.m.

The Vieness Piano Duo has enthralled audiences in their electric and captivating performances of a wide range of repertoire. Their intuition for conversation coupled with a commanding stage presence has made them regularly in demand throughout the world.

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Parade of Lights

November 29

Join us for this cherished annual holiday tradition. The Chili Cook-Off begins at 4:00 p.m. at the Boot Hill Museum, sampling begins at 4:30 p.m. Santa will be present to take pictures. Mayor's Tree Lighting ceremony at 5:45 p.m., Parade of Lights begins at 6:00 p.m.

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Kansas Top 30 Attractions (2021)


During the Holiday Light Up Contests, citizens of Dodge City and Ford County, businesses, and clubs are invited to decorate their homes or a tree in Wright Park with holiday lights and decorations for the chance to win cash prizes. Sign up for any of the Holiday Light Up Contests online.


Rooster Roundup & Bounty Bird Return

We are excited to announce the return of the annual Rooster Roundup and Bounty Bird Hunting Contests! Beginning Nov. 13 and running through Jan. 31, 150 banded birds, 50 for Rooster Roundup and 100 for Bounty Bird, will be released into the Ford County Walk-In Hunting areas.

Visit the Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau website for additional rules, regulations, and prize information.


Ice Skating Returns to United Wireless Arena

On Nov. 1, United Wireless Arena will begin ice installation for the 2021-2022 skating sessions. Costs and schedule will be announced soon. Skaters can provide their own protective gear if desired. Doors will open 30 minutes before sessions begin. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older).

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Join the Club & Get Inspired to Explore Kansas

A Storm is Brewing

The Southwest Storm, Dodge City’s new arena football team, recently announced its upcoming season schedule.

The new franchise is locally owned and operated, with home games hosted at United Wireless Arena. The Storm will be a part of the Champions Indoor Football League, which continues to grow, adding several new teams for the upcoming season.

The season kick-off is scheduled for Feb. 27 against the Arlington Longhorns in Dodge City.

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Main Streets Make Communities

Main Street Dodge City, a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization and preservation of historic downtown Dodge City, has been nominated to become one of America's Main Streets. The Independent We Stand Road to Recovery contest helps consumers, small business owners, and Main Street organizations reward a deserving Main Street with $25,000 in cash and sponsor-related prizes. Voting will continue through November 7.

Visit to vote! You can vote every day. No registration is required!


Location: Historic Downtown Dodge City, Stan Herd Mural

Photo Credit: Susanna Schrobsdorff, @susannaschrobs

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Discover the Unexpected


Boot Hill


Get transported back to the dusty streets of the 1870s and 1880s.


Ford County

Legacy Center

Featuring Motorsports Legends, over 100 years of racing history.


United Wireless Arena

Concerts, sporting events, family shows, motorsports, trade shows, equestrian events, and more.


Boot Hill Casino

& Resort

Featuring hundreds of your favorite slot machines, 18 table games and delicious food!

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Santa Fe Trail

Celebrating its 200-year history, visit the Santa Fe Trail ruts at their longest and best-preserved.


Trail of Fame

Bronze statues and medallions honoring famous Dodge City citizens and fictional characters.

Dodge City Convention & Visitors Bureau

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