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Great Bend was named for its location on the Arkansas River. There are vast plains, a national scenic byway that included enormous wetlands of international importance (Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira NWR) and the Arkansas River to explore. Located on the Santa Fe Trail, Great Bend is the birthplace of organized drag racing and the boyhood home of a Nobel Prize winner....
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    Great Bend Visitors Bureau: Events

    June 1, 2015 - September 5, 2015
    Great Bend Public Library
    The Hometown Team: How Our Community Championed Its Youth. March of Champions will take place July 14 at 3pm at Memorial Stadium.
    Great Bend AirFest
    September 18, 2015 - September 20, 2015
    Great Bend Airport
    Visit www.greatbendairfest.com for a detailed schedule of events. 620-793-4168 for additional information.
    Hahn Brothers Supercross Shootout
    September 19, 2015 - September 19, 2015
    Expo Complex
    The 3rd Annual Hahn Brothers Supercross Shootout is taking place September 19th on the GBMX track at the Great Bend Expo Complex. Motocross riders from all over...
    Wine in the Wild
    September 26, 2015 - September 26, 2015
    Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo
    Guests will enjoy an evening stroll, sampling a variety of local wines and food from around the world while listening to music from a live band and the company ...
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