Local Area Attractions
Christmas City of the High Plains
Discover rural America in a small town where community values are still important and neighbors continue to help their neighbors. During the Christmas season WaKeeney has a unique display that has been an annual tradition for over fifty years. Although the decorations are only displayed for a couple of months the spirit of Christmas is present the entire year.
The Trego County Historical Society Museum
The Trego County Historical Society Museum, along with the recent addition of a one-room country schoolhouse, is located on the Trego County Fairgrounds. There is a vast collection of pioneer possessions on display.
Trego County ghost towns
If your interests include searching out old settlements, then take a look at Trego County. The following is information about different communities or towns in Trego County that at one time had Post Offices. Out of the twenty listed, only three still have post offices, three still have community gatherings, and the other fourteen are ghost towns, some of which haven't been heard of before.
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Annual Christmas City of the High Plains
Since 1950, the official tree lighting ceremony for "the Christmas City of the High Plains" has taken place on the Saturday night following Thanksgiving. Santa Claus arrives to flip the switch and light up this holiday wonderland. He then proceeds to the North Pole Park to hand out treats and visit with the children. In addition, there are horse-drawn wagon rides, musical entertainment and soup suppers for everyone to enjoy, as well as shopping at downtown businesses. People come from near and far to enjoy this magical night. Some come to relive their childhood memories and make new memories with their own families.