Open House
Kansas State University
Phone: 785-532-6250
1-800-432-8270 (toll free)

Events Schedule

Entertainment and Athletics

Bosco Student Plaza

  • DoubleAcoustic. 9 a.m.
  • Swingin' Spurs (K-State Swing Dancing Club). 10:15 a.m.
  • "Farm to Fork" 5K award ceremony. 11 a.m.
  • Chase Fortune. 11:30 a.m.
  • K-State Tap Ensemble. 12:30 p.m.
  • K-State Singers. 1:15 p.m.
  • Alex Thomen and the Band. 2 p.m.
  • K-State Marching Band and Drumline 2:30 p.m.
  • Open House prizes and awards 2:45 p.m.


  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity 9 a.m
  • Lecompton Reenactors. 10 a.m.
  • Leah Watts. 10:45
  • Leah Watts, Rebekah Annliker, Jason Williams. 11:15 a.m.
  • Rebekah Annliker and Jason Williams. 11:45 a.m.
  • Poize Dance Group. 12:15 p.m.
  • Lecompton Reenactors. 1 p.m.
  • Cadence. 1:30 p.m.
  • K-State Marching Band. 2:30 p.m. 

Pink and Purple Polyester Party
Help raise funds for cancer research while getting your groove on. Start your Open House festivities Friday, April 10, by attending K-State's Johnson Cancer Research Center's annual fundraiser. Bell-bottom pants and platform shoes highly encouraged! Visit to purchase tickets or learn more. 

Community Powwow
While enjoying the open house festivities, join K-State and the Manhattan community at a powwow at Ahern Fieldhouse. Watch gourd dancing from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., followed by the grand entry at 1 p.m. when leaders, visiting royalty and dancers will officially open the powwow. Exhibitions and community participation dances will take place all afternoon.