WELCOME TO THE LEBANON BASH!
The Lebanon Bash is held each year on the second Saturday in September. Lebanon is the Geographical Center of the Continental United States, and we love to celebrate our special town and it's people by hosting the Bash.
Check out the 2022 tentative schedule below:
RACE TO THE CENTER 1/2 MARATHON
Find yourself at the center of the U.S. as you finish this unique race! The entire course is on unpaved country roads in north-central Kansas. Enjoy the natural beauty of the Kansas prairie as you run from Smith Center, KS to the Geographic Center of the Contiguous United States near Lebanon, KS. You may run the race or ride your bike. This race is certified by the USA Track and Field Association.
Join us for the pickleball tournament! 2 Person Teams, all ages welcome. Please show up 30 minutes early for registration. We will try to make brackets based off of skill level.
$20 for a two person adult team
$10 for a two person beginner/student team
MISS US CENTER BEAUTY PAGEANT
Must Pre-Register online via Eventbrite.
Registration at 10 am; pageant at 1:30
Free for all ages.
MUSIC DEMO WITH MARTY SHIPLEY & STUDENTS FREE
More information coming.
COSMOSPHERE ROCKETS LAB FREE
All ages are welcome.
The kid friendly favorite: inflatables! Like always, we will have a wide variety of inflatables for your littles to enjoy. Located behind the Community Center - free for all ages!
PONY RIDES FREE
Free for all ages
US CENTER CAR SHOW
Make sure to stop by Kansas Avenue and check out all of the coolest cars around!
Entry fee is $10. Please register the day of on Kansas Avenue near the Christian Church. Feel free to join us with your car entry in the parade!
Contact James Hagman for more information.
KIDS SIDEWALK CHALK CONTEST
Make sure to "chalk up" some great ideas! Prizes in different age groups. Chalk provided. Located in Harmony Park. More details to come soon! (Pre-registration will be available soon to gauge how many participants we will have!)
PAINTING WITH CHANDRA: SUNFLOWERS & CALLIGRAPHY
In Legion Hall. Free to the first 10, but you must register online.
BIG BASH KIDS FISHING TOURNAMENT
Who can catch the most fish or the biggest fish? Prizes to the lucky few!
Some fishing supplies available to borrow. Join us at the Roush pond for a few hours of fun fishing for the kids!
A traditional trap shoot - right here in Lebanon! Held at the Lebanon City Landfill. More details coming soon!
CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT
Who's ready for some good ol' fashioned fun?! Be sure to join our cornhole tournament - and register early, we had to turn folk away the day of last year!
Entry fee is $20 per team. Each team has two participants. Held in the concert arena, please show up at 12:30 to confirm registration, tournament will start promptly at 1 pm! Beer garden will be available during the tournament.
KIDS & ADULTS ARCHERY COURSE
Bring your best aim! 3D targets and archery equipment all available, as well as some friendly folks to help you learn the tricks of the trade! Located behind the Aflac building. Come and go event - no cost!
KIDS TRACTOR PULL
3 PM Start
State qualifying tractor pull! Ages eligible are 4 through 12. Classes are divided by age in one year increments ie ages 4, 5, 6, 7.... 12 are each separate groups. Trophies awarded to the top of each age class!
Please show up at 2:30 am for registration. Feel free to preregister on Eventbrite.
KIDS PUPPET CRAFT WORKSHOP FREE
Hop over to the Community Center to create your own puppets.
MARIONETTE PUPPET SHOW FREE
No pre-registration required and FREE entry!
Lineup starting at 4:00 PM or before!
Come one, come all! We will have another spectacular show during the Lebanon Bash Parade! Parade will come down Main Street.
Interested in having a float or vehicle? Pre-registration is available online!
BEER GARDEN AND CONCERT GATES OPEN
We are pleased to welcome Kody West featuring Kylie Frey to the big stage for this year's Bash!
Gates open at 6 pm.
Beer garden will be provided by the Lebanon Volunteer Fire Department. No outside alcohol.
FIREWORKS SHOW & FIRE DEPT DRAWINGS
Be sure to join us for the fireworks show! They will light off between Dylan Wheeler and Kody West.
More details coming soon!
Located at the Lebanon Golf Course.