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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

Christmas Craft Mall
November 15, 2014 - December 28, 2014
3407 10th Street
Over 70 exhibitors selling handmade crafts, jewelry, ceramics, goodies, and more.Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.Sunday 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Santas Around the World
November 29, 2014 - December 21, 2014
1223 Main Street
22 life-sized Santas will greet you as you step foot into Santa World. Each Santa is hand crafted and adorned in their own unique costume, representing many cou...
Holiday Trail of Lights
November 29, 2014 - December 30, 2014
City-Wide
Festive lights and other displays spill over into the city parks and streets. Be sure to check out the courthouse square also!
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