Join us on BrickStreets of Golden Wheat!
herzlich willkommen to Ellinwood!
Settled by German immigrants in 1870, Ellinwood, KS lies on the Santa Fe Trail. Ellinwood is located between Quivira Wildlife Refuge and Cheyenne Bottoms making it an easy drive for nature enthusiasts, bird watchers, and hunters.
When you arrive in this perfect little town, a tour of Ellinwood's Underground Tunnels is a must. Built under the town's buildings, sidewalks, and streets, the tunnels were home to a barbershop, a brewery, soiled doves, cowboys & gamblers. After the tour, shop our downtown shops, antique stores, and museum. Enjoy a meal at one of our locally-owned eateries and coffee shop. Call ahead and spend a relaxing night at our beautiful award-winning Historic Wolf Hotel and Events Center
Numerous attractions and rich German heritage are sure to delight. Plan a day trip to discover our many hidden treasures, including casual coffee shops, restaurants, an award-winning hotel, fishing spots, and so much more. You'll quickly fall in love with our small-town charm
Head to the streets of golden wheat for our 8th Annual Christkindlmarket! We will have an authentic German holiday village. Christmas activities start at 1 pm, join local Merchants, Vendors, for holiday shopping! Find unique treasures at our Main Street Merchants.
spring city-wide garage sales
last Saturday in April
battle of the badges chili cookoff
in conjunction with Craft Beer Festival
annual after harvest festival
third weekend in July
Saint joseph catholic school annual German buffet
first Sunday in November
fall city-wide garage sales
last Saturday in September
first Sunday in December
american legion post 350 craft beer festival
first or second weekend in October
ellinwood hospital foundation annual gala
in conjuction with Christkindlmarket
In Ellinwood, dining is an experience! We have several locally-owned and operated family-style restaurants. Smiling, welcoming faces ready to serve great customer service. Be sure to check out our Underground Saloon Bar if you're in town on a Friday/Saturday night, complete with Prohibition-era style and drinks -- try the 'bee's knees'! Enjoy our local Grocery Store, Packing Plant, and Liquor Store. You’ll quickly fall in love with our small-town charm.
things to do
Ellinwood offers some of the best local shopping in South Central Kansas. Streets of Golden Wheat welcoming shoppers into storefronts featuring clothing, jewelry, collectibles, specialty items, gifts, and more.
Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce
110 1/2 North Main Street
PO Box 482
Ellinwood, KS 67526
Tel: (620) 566-7353
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