CVB Activities & Events

The McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau is dedicated to sponsoring community activities and events to engage local residents and visitors alike. No matter what the season, CVB staff members are busy planning the perfect scenario to showcase the City of McPherson. Be sure to check out our upcoming schedule. Call 620.241.3340 for more information!
McPherson Holiday Rocks

McPherson Holiday Rocks!


November 3-27



McPherson Holiday Rocks! is a rock decorating contest designed to engage local youth in the holiday spirit. Participants retrieve a free frock from the McPherson CVB to decorate at home. All decorated rocks must reflect the holiday theme. Winners will receive cash prizes, a free trolley ride and the chance to help hide all contest rocks throughout the City of McPherson.
McPherson Opera House Auditorium
Free Family Movie

November 25
3 p.m. | McPherson Opera House


Looking for a family activity during Thanksgiving weekend? The McPherson CVB will sponsor a FREE movie on Saturday, November 25. Bring the entire family to "Beauty and the Beast" at the McPherson Opera House. Concessions will be available for purchase. 

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Gingerbread House Decorating


December 2
1 - 3 p.m. | McPherson Museum



Start the holidays with a visit to the McPherson Museum during their annual holiday open house. The McPherson CVB will provide FREE gingerbread houses to the first 100 families. Decorating must occur on site. What's your favorite decoration - gum drops, sugar icing or peppermint candies?
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Trolley Holiday Lights Tours


December 14, 15, 16, 17, 21 & 22
6 p.m. | 7 p.m. | 8 p.m. | McPherson Museum



The McPherson Trolley provides the perfect venue for viewing McPherson Holiday lights. The annual attraction includes a ride through festive neighborhoods, Christmas music, holiday trivia and prizes. There's no better way to embrace the holiday spirit and gain a new appreciation for the City of McPherson. Advanced tickets are required. All tours offered at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. with pick up and drop off at the McPherson Museum.
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Story Time on the Trolley


December 7 @ 7 p.m. | December 9 @ 9 a.m.


Calling all kids! Jump aboard the McPherson Trolley and enjoy a holiday story provided by the McPherson Public Library. Snacks will be provided. Advanced tickets recommended; cost is $3 per person.
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Grin with the Grinch Contest


December 11-15 | Downtown McPherson



McPherson CVB supports Downtown merchants with the "Grin the Grinch" contest. Customers must find the Grinch in a store offering Candy Cane Cash, snap a "selfie" with the Grinch and tweet or tag the CVB Facebook page with the photo. The end result? A $25 Candy Cane Cash prize!