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Ladies Night Out

Participants will pick up a card from the chamber and map for participating businesses. If you fill your card, you will be entered into a $100 drawing!
Door prizes, specials and incentives at every location.

Fall Festival in Girard

Seeking vendors. If interested, please contact the Girard Area Chamber of Commerce at girardchamber@girardkansas.gov or 620-724-4716.

NOTE: Schedule below is from 2020

Thursday
* 6:30p Parade

Friday
* 6:30p Girard Varsity Football Game

Saturday
* 11a Free Kid’s Games
* 11a Beer Garden
* 11a Kid’s Tractor Pull
* 11a Corn Hole Tournament
* 12:30p K-9 Demonstration
* 12:30p Story time
* 1p Baby Contest
* 3p Senior raffle
* 4p Live music
* 4p Dog Contest
* 6p BBQ Contest Awards
* 6:15p Live music

Fall Festival in Girard

Theme: Blast from the Past – Trojan Decades

FRIDAY
6:30p Queen Coronation at football game
7p Kickoff between Girard and Iola

SATURDAY ACTIVITIES
5K Chamber Fun Run
7a-9:30a Pancake Feed
9a-2p Rollin Nostalgia Car Show
9:45a National Anthem at the gazebo on the square
10a Parade (line up starts at 9a)
10a-5p Crafts and food vendors, and FREE kids inflatables
11a Cornhole Tournament
11a-5p Tractor Show by Napa Auto Parts
12:30p Baby Contest
1p Been Feed northside of GNBank North Branch
1p Kids Games and Turtle Race
2p Veteran’s Presentation
2p Pedal Tractor Pull (registration at 1:30p)
2:30p Senior raffle
2:45p Annual G-Town Throwdown BBW Awards
3p Copperhead performs at Veteran’s Memorial
3p FFA Dog Show
4p Joplin Police K-9 Demo
6p Left of Center performs at Veteran’s Memorial

SATURDAY HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES
10:45a Class of 2022 cake walk, auction & car bash
12p GHS football coaches and homecoming candidates introductions

Fall Festival in Girard

Seeking vendors. If interested, please contact the Girard Area Chamber of Commerce at girardchamber@girardkansas.gov or 620-724-4716.

NOTE: Schedule below is from 2020

Thursday
* 6:30p Parade

Friday
* 6:30p Girard Varsity Football Game

Saturday
* 11a Free Kid’s Games
* 11a Beer Garden
* 11a Kid’s Tractor Pull
* 11a Corn Hole Tournament
* 12:30p K-9 Demonstration
* 12:30p Story time
* 1p Baby Contest
* 3p Senior raffle
* 4p Live music
* 4p Dog Contest
* 6p BBQ Contest Awards
* 6:15p Live music

Fall Festival in Girard

Theme: Blast from the Past – Trojan Decades

FRIDAY
6:30p Queen Coronation at football game
7p Kickoff between Girard and Iola

SATURDAY ACTIVITIES
5K Chamber Fun Run
7a-9:30a Pancake Feed
9a-2p Rollin Nostalgia Car Show
9:45a National Anthem at the gazebo on the square
10a Parade (line up starts at 9a)
10a-5p Crafts and food vendors, and FREE kids inflatables
11a Cornhole Tournament
11a-5p Tractor Show by Napa Auto Parts
12:30p Baby Contest
1p Been Feed northside of GNBank North Branch
1p Kids Games and Turtle Race
2p Veteran’s Presentation
2p Pedal Tractor Pull (registration at 1:30p)
2:30p Senior raffle
2:45p Annual G-Town Throwdown BBW Awards
3p Copperhead performs at Veteran’s Memorial
3p FFA Dog Show
4p Joplin Police K-9 Demo
6p Left of Center performs at Veteran’s Memorial

SATURDAY HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES
10:45a Class of 2022 cake walk, auction & car bash
12p GHS football coaches and homecoming candidates introductions

Fall Swap Meet

It’s time for Painted Barrels 3rd Annual Fall Swap Meet! Come in and reserve a 10×10′ space – purge, craft, bake, anything goes! Or just plan to join them that morning to shop for treasures.

Leadercast Girard

A day to SHIFT your thinking and improve your Leadership skills. Receive Continuing Education Credits.

Featured SHIFT speaker is Andy Stanley, Communicator, Pastor, Author, “Better Decisions, Fewer Regrets”

“The further away you are from a problem, the simpler the solution appears to be.”

“You don’t win by wishing. You win by preparing to win.”

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021. Purchase Tickets NOW!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leadercast-girard-tickets-154592148277

Olympic Sendoff: Derrick Mein

Southeast Kansas sports shooting enthusiast Derrick Mein is leaving for the Tokyo Olympics and a sendoff is scheduled for Friday, July 16 at 4 p.m. on the Girard Square.

Derrick will be escorted through Girard, around the square, and stop at the gazebo on the square.

Christmas in July

Join us Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10 for Christmas in July! We’ll have a sneak peek of our Christmas merchandise, sales and specials, giveaways, Gourmet Cupboard frozen drink samples (from 11:00 to 2:00 on Saturday), and more! Several Girard businesses are participating and the Girard Chamber will have Christmas ornaments with store coupons attached – you might even get one with a prize coupon attached!

Friday, July 9 & Saturday, July 10
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Participants include Painted Barrels, Eastside Café, Tropical Snow, Norris Advertising, Derailed Commodity, C4 Coffeehouse and other Girard businesses

Christmas in July

Join us Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10 for Christmas in July! We’ll have a sneak peek of our Christmas merchandise, sales and specials, giveaways, Gourmet Cupboard frozen drink samples (from 11:00 to 2:00 on Saturday), and more! Several Girard businesses are participating and the Girard Chamber will have Christmas ornaments with store coupons attached – you might even get one with a prize coupon attached!

Friday, July 9 & Saturday, July 10
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Participants include Painted Barrels, Eastside Café, Tropical Snow, Norris Advertising, Derailed Commodity, C4 Coffeehouse and other Girard businesses

Spring Swap Meet

Garage or basement purge, crafts and handmade items, bake sale – anything goes.

Girard City Wide Garage Sale

Sidewalk sales on the square:
Painted Barrels (Swap Meet)
Pearls & Curls
NAPA Auto Parts
Eastside Cafe
C-4 Coffee House & Country Store
Outta Line Designs
Sherry’s Secondhand Treasurers

Easter Egg Hunt

On the Girard Square. Includes four age divisions, petting zoo, story walk, bunny selfies, and more.

SEK Boutique Daytrip

Get out and SHOP Southeast Kansas’ most unique boutiques from July 8 – July 22!

Here’s how it works:
– Pick up a passport at any participating business starting Wednesday, July 8.
– Visit 15 of the 18 participating businesses and get a stamp/signature/punch on your passport.
– Turn in your completed passport at your last visit by July 22 to be entered to WIN a $50 gift card to each boutique!!

Participating Boutique Locations are as follows:

Columbus:
tique-a-bou
Humboldt:
JAE & CO
Independence:
Libby’s Boutique
Chanute:
Binge Boutique

Be sure to FOLLOW all participating businesses to check hours, specials, and more! :)

Winners will be announced by Friday, July 24!