December 7, 2023
Hwy 183 By-Pass
December 7, 2023
1202 Main St.
December 8, 2023
December 9, 2023
Hwy 183 By-Pass
December 9, 2023
121 E. Eighth St.
Earn double tickets toward the Downtown Dollar Giveaway.
Come join us & get an early start on your Christmas shopping!
Facebook LIVE Event
Drawing to give away $3,500! This year's VIRTUAL drawing on our Facebook event will be held at 6:00pm. Follow The Bricks in Downtown Hays to see if you're a winner! Join us on Facebook LIVE for the announcement of winners!
Healing After Loss offers support to those dealing with adult losses such as a parent, spouse, sibling, or friend. The group emphasizes each individual's particular situation & needs by sharing strengths & knowledge from other group members.
Bella Luna Boutique
Santa & Mrs. Claus are coming to 1011 Main!
Heartland Academy of Hays
WORK ON THE SKILLS YOU WANT! Take advantage of coaches instruction to further your skills on a spring floor, bars, beam, vault, tumbletrak, & more!
Drop off the kids for two hours of themed fun, gymnastics, games, & snacks!
All you can eat: bacon, sausage, eggs, hash browns, pancakes, biscuits & gravy, orange juice, & coffee.
The Strand Event Center
Take a break from the hustle & bustle of the season & enjoy a festive time with friends! Join us for a special one-night-only event with food, drink, & entertainment to benefit the United Way of Ellis County. Enjoy holiday appetizers & finger foods, a cash bar with holiday-themed cocktails, music, & more!
4 locations thru out Hays & on-line
*Do NOT wrap the toys* Toys for Tots, a 75 year national charitable program run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, provides happiness & hope to disadvantaged children during each Christmas holiday season. The toys, books, & other gifts collected & distributed by the Marines offer these children recognition, confidence, & a positive memory for a lifetime. It is such an experiences that help children become responsible citizens & caring members of their community. Last year the Marine Corps fulfilled the holiday hopes & dreams of 7 million less fortunate children in over 800 communities nationwide. Since 1947, over 265 million children have been assisted. All donations are tax deductible & stay in our local community.
The Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, sponsored by the Hays High JAG-K program, is a rivalry between local law enforcement, local fire fighters, and Ellis County EMS, to see who can register the most units of blood.
Want to end the year on a bang? Join us on New Year's Eve morning with a short 1 mile or a 5K walk/run by yourself or with families/friends. When you reach the finish line end with hot chocolate & a chocolate bar of special treats.
Kennedy Middle School(enter west side behind St. Joseph's Church, basement cafeteria)
The American Historical Society of Germans from Russia will host the festivities that begin at Noon, with a catered meal of roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, chicken & noodles, green beans, corn, dinner roll, & dessert
Join HPL & Parties By Design, a local baker/cake decorator, in learning how to spruce up your holiday cookies!
Come to the library for Frost Fest fun!
Join HPL & Chestnut Street Floral for a demonstration on how to wrap gifts this holiday season.
Paisley Pear Wine Bar, Bistro & Market
With the American Red Cross. Put your 4-person team together & head to the Paisley Pear for Blood Sucker-themed trivia. There will be prizes! Space is limited, so make reservations at the Paisley Pear.
Come in & feel the holiday cheer with music & good company!
Creek Side Resort
Hays Holiday Light Tour...over the creek & through the woods....Get all your ‘Black Friday’ shopping done in the morning! - then that evening, grab the whole family, bundle up & come see our hard work SHINE!
An Ellis County 4-H Scholarship & Development Craft Show.
You are invited to join us the 2nd Tuesday of every month. This is a "COME & GO" event, & you don't need to register in advance. Just come on down!
Healing Hearts provides support for family members who are healing from the death of a child. This group connects parents, grandparents, & others who understand the journey toward healing after the loss of a child.
The elves will be there to help! Must provide your own camera. Please consider donating for the animal enrichment.
Come fill up your cookie jar!
Join us to make some bird feeders!
Join us to make some Holiday Slime!
Join us to make presents for our animals! Snakes, Rats, & Lizards will be watching you!
With special guest Lance Roark. Join us for an incredible evening of live music! Get ready to rock out & have a great time with this talented band!
Hays Community Theatre
The Christmas Show! Join us for a holiday show filled with singing, dancing, & the joy of Christmas. Featuring local children & adults singing & dancing to your favorite holiday songs.
Performing for the 2nd time, Opal Grove is a rock band that takes inspiration from many genres such as Grunge, Pop Rock, & Soft Rock. From fast to slow you can expect to Rock & Roll!
Basilica of St. Fidelis
Come join us at the glorious "Cathedral of the Plains" in Victoria, Kansas. FHSU choirs present the annual audience favorite featuring timeless choral music.
Join Hays Sister Cities for an evening of trivia & craft beer at the Defiance Taproom on Old Hwy 40.
With special guest Lucas Maddy! Join us for an unforgettable evening at the Fox Theatre in Hays, Kansas as we present the incredible talent of Brock Wagoner! Get ready to be blown away by his mesmerizing performance! This will be an ALL AGES show. Get ready to be blown away by his mesmerizing performance!
GO MONARCHS!!! C/JV/Varsity
Let's be honest...how many sugar-plum fairies can one stomach? We all know how "A Christmas Carol" ends & despite global warming, Frosty the Snowman always comes back. That's why-each December- the award-winning, side-splitting improv comedians of Broadway's Next Hit Musical present a new holiday classic for the ages(& all ages).
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2023 Fall Graduates!
GO MONARCHS!!! JV/Varsity
Thirsty's Brew Pub & Grill
Come visit with Santa, & you are welcome to take your own pictures, if you would like. FREE donuts, muffins, cinnamon rolls, pastries, water, milk, & juice.
Victoria Community Coalition presents their 2nd Annual Holiday Home Tours. Christmas treats & updates on St. John's Place will be available at Frank & Brenda Dreiling's home anytime throughout the tour.
Humane Society of the High Plains
Looking to snag a cute holiday photo op with your favorite fur baby??? Stop by HSHP December 3rd, 10th or 17th between 1-3 p.m. to take a photo of your furry best friend with Santa!
On The Bricks in Downtown Hays
The Frostfest season in Downtown Hays culminates with our illuminated parade. Join us on Main Street for the magic that is Frostfest! The 2023 theme is " Heartfelt Holiday", Dozens of lighted floats will roll down Main Street beginning at 6:00 P.M.
Come join us for the largest event of the year! Need last-minute Christmas items or just want to support your local businesses? Stop by during this magical time of year!
Dinner, cocktails, & dancing. Music provided by Anthony & the Anamals. Option to skip the dinner & just come out at 8 PM for the band.
First Presbyterian Church
Please join CFLE to remember those we have lost during the holiday season.
Thru out Hays
Top 3 winners announced today...
All are welcome! No reservations needed for this sit-down event. Volunteers are needed. To volunteer or receive a delivery for homebound, please call: 785-675-1344.
Western Kansas Classic Boys Novice & Girls Open
You don't want to miss this concert!
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