Greater Andover Days

Andover Central Park
1607 E Central
Andover, KS 67002
United States
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Event Description:

September 26-29, 2019

Greater Andover Days (GAD) is a four-day festival that occurs the 4th weekend after Labor Day weekend. The event offers handfuls of fun, food, and entertainment for the entire family! Over 5,000 people attend GAD annually. The festival includes a food court, KidFest, hot dog eating contest, parade, fishing clinic, car show, business expo/craft fair, carnival, live entertainment and a fireworks show in Central Park.

Ottaway Amusement's carnival rides and games are Thursday through Sunday. GAD events are located within the Andover Central Park at 1607 E. Central,  unless otherwise indicated on the schedule.

All events are held at Andover Central Park, 1607 E. Central, unless otherwise noted in this schedule. Visit www.andoverks.com for sign up forms to enter the business expo/craft fair, fishing & archery clinic, parade and other activities listed or call the City of Andover at (316) 733-1303.

 

Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Parking available in Library and City Hall parking lots only in Central Park tonight only. Overflow parking at Andover Central Middle School and Andover Central High School parking lots.

8:00am – 4:00pm – St. Vincent de Paul Church Fall Festival – 123 N. Andover Rd., Indoor Garage Sale

5:00pm – 8:00pm – Andover Schools in Concert at ACHS – 603 E Central Ave

5:00pm – Cottonwood Elementary • 5:20pm – Sunflower Elementary

  • 5:40pm – AMS 6th Grade
  • 5:55pm – AHS Choirs
  • 6:20pm – ACHS Choirs
  • 7:00pm – ACHS Jazz Band
  • 7:30pm – AHS Jazz Band

8:00pm – 9:00pm – Music Scene Jazz at ACHS – 603 E Central Ave; Hosted by Music Scene

5:00pm – 10:00pm – Information Booth, First Aid, Police & Lost Child Station – Located in the Central Park Lodge

5:00pm – 10:00pm – Food Court Open – Hosted by the Andover Rotary Club

6:00pm - 9:00pm - Big Fat Fun with Surprise Guest – Capitol Federal Amphitheater

 

Friday, September 27, 2019 5:00pm – 11:00pm

FREE Shuttle service provided every 10 minutes, 5pm – 11pm from Andover Central Middle and Andover Central High School parking lots to Central Park. Handicap parking available in Central Park.

8:00am – 4:00pm – St. Vincent de Paul Church Fall Festival – 123 N. Andover Rd., Indoor Garage Sale

5:00pm – 10:00pm – Information Booth, First Aid, Police Lost Child Station – Located in the Central Park Lodge

5:00pm – 10:00pm – Food Court Open – Hosted by the Andover Rotary Club

5:00pm-7:00pm – Family Fun Bingo – Located at the Andover Senior Center, 410 Lioba –Sponsored by Andover Court Assisted Living, Victoria Falls and Andover Senior Center

5:30pm – 10:30pm – Tailgate Party hosted by Westar Energy –Purchase a space for only $10. Contests for “Best Food, Best Experience & People’s Choice”– Sponsored by Westar Energy. Prizes provided by Melissa Kelly Imagery, Treescapes, and Rusted Rooster.

6:00pm – 10:00pm – Ottaway Amusement Carnival (Wrist Band Special - $28)

6:00pm – Yoga in the Park – Hosted by Advanced Physical Therapy

 

Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:00am – 11:00pm

Free Shuttle service provided every 10 minutes, 11am– 11pm from Sunflower Elem., ACMS and ACHS parking lots to Central Park. Handicap parking available in Central Park

7:00am – 10:00am – Country Breakfast – Hosted by American Legion Post 406. Located at Andover Senior Center, 410 Lioba. (Suggested $5 donation)

8:00am – Free donuts & coffee while supplies last – Located at Timbuktu, 1251 N. Andover Road

8:00am – 4:00pm – St. Vincent de Paul Church Fall Festival – 123 N. Andover Rd., Indoor Garage Sale

8am – 3pm – Junk in the Trunk Parking Lot Sale

11am – 2pm – Café Lunch in the Ville, (Bierocks, Vegetable Soup, Pulled Pork and Hot Dogs)

11am – 7pm (or until sold out) – Knights of Columbus Rib Sale, parking lot

8:30am – 9:15am – Parade line-up at Cottonwood Elementary – 1747 N. Andover Rd.

10:00am – Greater Andover Days Parade – See parade route at www.andoverks.com/gad – Sponsored by Equity Bank

10:00am – 4:00pm – Business Expo-Craft Fair - Sponsored by ARSI

10:00am – 10:00pm – Food Court Open – Hosted by the Andover Rotary Club

11:00am – 11:00pm – Information Booth, First Aid, Police and Lost Child Station – Located in the Central Park Lodge

11:00am – 11:00pm – Ottaway Carnival Rides (Wristband Special - $28, 11am – 5pm & 5pm – 11pm)

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Pet Show – Located in front of Capitol Federal Amphitheater® stage – Presented by Kutter Pet Clinic and Westlake Hardware

12:00pm – 3:00pm – KidFest hosted by Andover Public Library - Balloon artist, bounce houses provided by Epic Church, games, mini petting zoo & more fun. – Sponsored by Don Hattan Ford

12:00pm – 4:00pm – Wheat State Falcon Club Car Show. Winners announced at 3pm

12:00pm – 5:30pm – All Things Archery Clinic – Follow driveway behind Capitol Federal Amphitheater. Sponsored by All Things Christian Outdoor Outreach Ministry

1:00pm – Memorial for Thor and K-9 Demonstration by Andover Police Department

1:00pm – 4:00pm – Fishing Clinic at Lake George –Sponsored by MJC Architecture

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm - Candidate Forum – Located at City Hall. Hear from candidates for mayor, council, college and school board races. Hosted by Andover Chamber of Commerce

2:00pm – Hotdog Eating Contest (all ages) – Located in front of Capitol Federal Amphitheater® stage – Sponsored by Ritchie Development

2:30pm – Watermelon Eating Contest (ages 5-12) – Located in front of Capitol Federal Amphitheater® stage – Sponsored by Dillons

3:00 pm: Movie at Capitol Federal Amphitheater®: Alice in Wonderland

3:00pm – 5:00pm – Redbud Trailhead Park Fun Run/Ride – Located at 1601 N. Main St. (starting point) – Hosted by AARTI

6:00pm – Parade & Collision Center Candy Counting Contest Winner Announced – Capitol Federal Amphitheater® Stage

6:00pm – 9:30pm – Concert in the Park, featuring “Toto Kaos” – Located on the Capitol Federal Amphitheater® Stage – Sponsored by Laham Development and Capitol Federal

6:00pm – 11:00pm – Beer Garden (Must by 21 with ID)– Located on Central Park Lodge Patio – Sponsored by Andover Rotary Club.

7:15pm - Andover Public Library Imagine Gateway Dedication – Located at Andover Public Library

8:30pm – Fireworks Show - Sponsored by Andover State Bank and Wholesale Fireworks

 

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Parking available in Library and City Hall parking lots only in Central Park

11:00am – 4:00pm – Food Court Open – Hosted by the Andover Rotary Club

12:00pm – 5:00pm – Ottaway Amusement Carnival (Wrist Band Special - $28)