Abilene Tourism Advocate

The Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau shares a weekly electronic newsletter about tourism happenings. 

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  • January 6, 2022 - Kansas: A Cowboy State, Best Kansas Day Trips, Fall in Love with Art in Abilene, and more!
  • January 27, 2022 - Kansas Day, Road Trip Ideas, Valentines Day Specials, I-70 Giveaways and more!
  • February 3, 2022 - Top 10 Towns to Experience Cowboy Culture, North Central Kansas Art Road Trip, upcoming events and more!
  • February 17, 2022 - Legacy Kansas Update, New Murals, Exciting Investments and more!
  • February 24, 2022 - Celebrating 40 Years - Historic Seelye Mansion, 22 Kansas Activities to Do in 2022, upcoming events and more!
  • March 10, 2022 - 10 Spring Events You Won't Want to Miss, Nominate Abilene and more!
  • March 24, 2022 - Celebrate Kansas Ag Month in Abilene, Quilt Shows, and more!
  • April 13, 2022 - Abilene Finalist for Two Awards, Eisenhower Update, and more!
  • April 28, 2022 - Symphony at Sunset Returns, upcoming events and more!
  • May 9, 2022 - Abilene Namest Best Historic Small Town Finalist 
  • May 13, 2022 - Good news from Abilene, Kansas!
  • May 19, 2022 - Abilene Municipal Band Schedule, Small Town Presidents and more!
  • January 14, 2021 - Charming Small Towns, Mamie's Fudge Recipe, and more! 
  • January 28, 2021 - Happy Kansas Day Eve, Meadowlark Swap Meet, Eisenhower Chili, and more!
  • February 11, 2021 - Mural Map, Chisholm Trail Museum, and more!
  • February 25, 2021 - Abilene, Kansas - Queen of the Cowtowns, 5 Antiques Stores You Absolutely Must See, and more!
  • March 11, 20201 - Sweet Treats, Bus-Friendly Stops, Waterfalls, and more!
  • March 23, 2021 - 7 Ways to Spend a Saturday, Midwest Mansions, and more!
  • April 8, 2021 - Best Small Town Contest, Summer Camps, Skydiving, and more!
  • April 22, 2021 - 5 Attractions to See May 1, Breakfast Spots, and more!
  • April 29, 2021 - Art in Abilene, Most Beautiful Towns, Weekend Events, and more!
  • May 6, 2021 - Legacy Kansas, LLC, National Travel & Tourism Week, 7 Things to Do in Abilene, and more!
  • May 20, 2021 - Best U.S. Small Town, New Visitors Guide, New RV Park, and more! 
  • May 27, 2021 - 5 Things to Do in Abilene on Memorial Day Weekend, Old Abilene Town Reopens Trail Center, and more!
  • June 10, 2021 - Celebrate the Wild West in Abilene, Grease to Open at Great Plains Theatre, and more!
  • June 17, 2021 - Union Pacific Big Boy Returns, Bulls Head Saloon Longhorns, Rodeo Clown Memorialized, and more!
  • June 24, 2021 - 4 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July in Abilene, 5 Times to See Live Music at Old Abilene Town, longhorn update, and more!
  • July 1, 2021 - Fourth of July Guide, Weekend Restaurant Options, Longhorn Returns to Abilene, and more!
  • July 8, 2021 - Lebold Mansion Update, KSN TV Summer Road Trip, Union Pacific Big Boy Returns, Ike Ranks #5, and more!
  • July 15, 2021 - New Signage, New Exhibits, Seelye Mansion, Downtown Myths, and more!
  • July 22, 2021 - Day of the Cowboy, Secret Spots, I-70 Pools and Water Parks, and more!
  • July 29, 2021 - Longhorns Return to Abilene, Union Pacific Big Boy Update, Barn Quilt Exhibition, and more!
  • August 5, 2021 - Central Kansas Free Fair Guide, 5 Things You Must Do at the Dickinson County Heritage Center, Barn Quilts, and more!
  • August 11, 2021 - Abilene, Kansas: Wild West to White House, Upcoming Events, and more!
  • August 19, 2021 - 4 Fun Places for 4-Legged Friends, Abilene Boutique Crawl, Oktoberfest, and more!
  • August 26, 2021 - 2021 Labor Day Weekend Guide, Locally-Sourced in Abilene, Kansas, and more!
  • September 2, 2021 - 2021 Labor Day Weekend Guide - Trains, Shopping, Cowboys, Live Music, Greyhounds, and more!
  • September 9, 2021 - 5 Events to Fall in Love With, Disc Golf Tournament, #MuralMonday, and more!
  • September 16, 2021 - Tour the Award-Winning Town of Abilene, Kansas!
  • September 23, 2021 - Abilene Oktoberfest, Pop-Up Toy Store, Dickinson County Heritage Days, and more!
  • September 30, 2021 - Cheers to Abilene, Heritage Days, NGA Fall Meet, and more!
  • October 14, 2021 - 3 Spooky Events You Won't Want to Miss, upcoming events, and more!
  • October 28, 2021 - Bulls Head Saloon Longhorn Now on Display, Halloween Events, GPT Season 28 Announcement, Eisenhower Museum Reopens, and more!
  • November 4, 2021 - 2021 Holiday Guide - 44th Homes Tour, Holiday Activities, Toy Run, Pink Friday, Open Houses, and more!
  • November 5, 2021 - Abilene, Kansas Named #4 Best Historic Small Town
  • November 18, 2021 - Pink Friday Specials, Comedians Return to Old Abilene Town, Highest-Rated Museums in Kansas, Holiday Activities and more!
  • December 2, 2021 - 7 Things You Need to Know About a Cowtown Christmas 
  • December 9, 2021 - 'Tis The Season at the Historic Seelye Mansion, 4 Things You Absolutely Must See and Do Before Christmas!