Sunflower Festival




Colby’s Sunflower Festival will be held in downtown Colby in and near Fike Park on Saturday, August 24. The event will include everything from a mini-triathlon to 3-on-3 basketball tournament and a SCA-sanctioned Steak Cookoff.

Most events will require pre-registration, so please click on the event links below to get signed up. The Steak Cookoff and Brew Fest have their own registration forms, which can be found by clicking on the icons below.

For more information on the Sunflower Festival email or find them on Facebook.




The MINI TRIATHLON will include a 300 m swim, 6 mile bike ride and 2 mile run. For more details regarding the triathlon, please click HERE.  Biking Map and Running Map.  Registration for a single participant registration is $30; for a team of 3 (one swimmer, one biker, one runner) registration is $45 . Late registration fees are $45 and team $50. Registration deadline is August 14


3-on-3 BASKETBALL — $60 per team. Three members per team. Games will take place in Fike Park.


The AMBASSADOR CAR SHOW will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Car registration is $10 per vehicle. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded.


The STRONGMAN COMPETITION including a chain hold, farmer’s carry and stone over bar for reps, will be held starting at 10 a.m. with weigh-in starting at 9 a.m. at Flex Fitness (200 N. Franklin, Colby). For a list of rules click HERE. Registration is $35 per person.


HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT — $20 per team of 2


KIDS CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT – Kiwanis of Thomas County-Colby invites youth ages 15 and under to compete in our first annual Corn Hole Tournament for the Sunflower Festival. If enough interest is received, we will divide into two divisions of ages. If not possible, all youth will compete against one another equally. Only 40 registrations will be accepted. THIS EVENT IS FREE.

ADULT CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT – Sign up for the second annual adult cornhole tournament. Registration is $10 per team of 2. Prizes include $30 for first place, $20 for second, $10 for third. Only 40 registered teams will be accepted. The tournament is single elimination. For a list of rules click HERE. There will also be a raffle for specialty set of corn hole boards: tickets $5 each or 5 for $20.


TRIPLES TENNIS – $5 per person




SCA STEAK COOK OFF – register at


Be sure to join us for Colby’s annual Sunflower Festival BREW FEST! Sponsored by the Colby Diplomats, this beer tasting event will offer more than 70 varieties of beer from more than 30 brewers, representing 10 countries and more than 12 states. The event runs from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Fike Park in downtown Colby. Proceeds will benefit area charities. You must be 21 or older to enter the Brew Fest event tent. A limited number of tickets will be sold, so purchase your tickets early!