Wamego's Fourth of July

Wamego’s Fourth of July
is Legendary

For over 125 years the multi-day celebrations have included a parade, carnival, antique tractor and cars shows and one of the state’s largest fireworks displays.

Wamego City Hall

At the Center of it All

City Hall, home to most of the city offices, has been beautifully restored and is conveniently located in the heart of Wamego’s downtown historic business district.

Meet Me at the Park

Meet Me at the Park

Just two blocks from the downtown business district, the City Park is the pride of Wamego.  With its canopy of trees and meticulously landscaped grounds it is consistently rated among the top picnic spots in the state.

The Arts are Alive

The Arts are Alive

Beautifully restored, and completely debunking the myth that art, theatre and culture aren’t alive in smaller communities, is the Columbian Theatre.  The ground floor also features rotating art and historic exhibits throughout the year.

Take a Swing

Take a Swing

The Wamego Country Club is a state-of-the art par 70, 18-hole course nestled among rolling hills and tree-lined fairways.

We ARE in Kansas, Toto

We ARE in Kansas, Toto

The wonderful world of Oz lives on in Wamego.  The ageless tale of heart, home and adventure is celebrated at the Oz Musuem, which displays one of the largest privately owned collections of Oz memorabilia.

Queen City of the Kaw

Queen City of the Kaw

If it weren’t for the Kansas River flowing along the southern border of town there might not have ever been a Wamego.  From the earliest residents, the Konza Indians, to today’s fishermen and paddlers the river is still a much revered part of the community.

Award-winning Schools

Award-winning Schools

Mentoring and educating future citizens are goals of the Wamego Public School District.  The district includes two elementary schools, a middle and high school and offers a wide variety of sports and extra-curricular activities for all students.

Ready to Ride the Rails

Ready to Ride the Rails

Celebrating children everywhere, as well as standing as evidence of the volunteer spirit that thrives in Wamego, the new depot and children’s train in the City Park is ready to hit the rails. 

Pay a Bill