3i SHOW

Events

Each year, the 3i SHOW is host to many events and including Antique Tractor Display, Drone Demonstrations, Farm Machinery & Equipment, GPS Demonstrations, Health Programs, Career & Technical Education Day, Legislative Forums, Ride & Drive Opportunities, and Trucks & Equipment.

OPENING CEREMONIES

American Legion Post #47 Honor Guard will Post the Colors as well as perform a gun salute honoring all veterans during the Opening Ceremonies Thursday, March 17 at 10 a.m. in the Special Events Arena on the dirt floor side of the WSBE.

ALL VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.

Christina Haselhorst, Boot Hill Museum owns’ Ms. Kitty, will perform the National Anthem.

The Dodge City Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the ribbon cutting of the 68th Annual 3i SHOW.

DEMONSTRATIONS

Kerry Kuhn Horsemanship – Kerry will showcase different aspects of horsemanship from colt starting to advanced maneuvers.  Attendees can visit Kerry inside in the Special Events Arena on the dirt side of the WSBE Center.  You can watch Kerry’s demonstrations daily at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Hustler Turf Equipment/Big Dog Mowers – Hustler Turf/Big Dog will be offering demonstrations of their residential/commercial zero-turn mowers in the outside Demonstration Area. Attendees can visit them inside in exhibit spaces I-092, 093, 094, 095, 096, 097, 098 & 099.

Victory Electric/Pioneer Electric/Wheatland Electric – Victory Electric Cooperative, along with Pioneer Electric Cooperative and Wheatland Electric Cooperative, is hosting daily electric safety demonstrations in space I-447 on the dirt floor side of the expo center!

Demonstrations will take place at the following times:
Daily at  – 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. & 4 p.m.

Featuring live, high-voltage, true-to-life series of flashes, flames, sizzles, and smoke, the demonstration is designed to teach attendees of all ages about electricity, electrical safety, and lightning safety.

 

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 17

9:00 a.m. – 3i Gun Show – The gun show will be held in the southern half of the Western State Bank Expo Center and will consist of gun vendors and private party gun enthusiasts that carry a variety of lawful handguns, rifles, shotguns, collectibles, antique weapons, and other related firearms/weapons accessories.  Any attendee entering the WSBE with a gun for sale or trade will need to enter through the second set of glass entrance doors on the north side of the building for a safety check.

10:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies

FRIDAY, MARCH 18

9:00 a.m. – 3i Gun Show – The gun show will be held in the southern half of the Western State Bank Expo Center and will consist of gun vendors and private party gun enthusiasts that carry a variety of lawful handguns, rifles, shotguns, collectibles, antique weapons, and other related firearms/weapons accessories.

SATURDAY, MARCH 19

9:00 a.m. – 3i Gun Show – The gun show will be held in the southern half of the Western State Bank Expo Center and will consist of gun vendors and private party gun enthusiasts that carry a variety of lawful handguns, rifles, shotguns, collectibles, antique weapons, and other related firearms/weapons accessories.

9:00  a.m. – ACO Regional Cornhole Tournament – ACO Santioned & hosted by Boot Hill Baggers – Dodge City’s Boot Hill Baggers will host a sanctioned tournament on the southeast portion on the concrete side of the WSBE. Interested participants can register the morning of the tournament or online at www.americancornhole.com.

 

GIVEAWAYS

This year WKMA/3i SHOW will be having a daily drawing for $250.00 in Dodge City Chamber Checks.  The Chamber Checks can be used at any business who is a member of the Dodge City Chamber.  For a complete listing of participating members you can go to www.dodgechamber.com.  You do need to be present to win.  Just visit the 3i SHOW each day for your chance to win!!  Good luck and see you at the 3i SHOW!   Don’t miss out!

EVENING ACTIVITIES

BOOT HILL CASINO & RESORT

Boot Hill Casino & Resort, located at 4000 W. Comanche Street, just off Highway 50 in Dodge City, is the first gaming facility in Kansas with state owned and operated casino games. A tribute to the legendary fame of the Old West, the property offers 24-hour gaming as well as dining and entertainment in a setting reminiscent of the Wild West era.

Boot Hill Casino & Resort features 800 electronic gaming machines, 18 table games, and 5 live poker tables. Casual dining is available with Firesides at Boot Hill, Wild Bill’s Beer Bar offering a variety of specialty, imported and domestic beers, and Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs. Cowboy Café offers a light fare on-the-go including Daylight Donuts.

For more information about Boot Hill Casino & Resort, visit www.boothillcasino.com or call 1-877-906-0777.

BOOT HILL DISTILLERY

Visit the Boot Hill Distillery for a booze-filled history lesson! The tasting room/gift shop hours vary seasonally, so be certain to visit their website. Tours Fridays and Saturdays at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Located at 501 W. Spruce Street, the Distillery sits on land that was the Boot Hill Cemetery back in the 1870’s. Then, from 1878 through 1927, the property housed a public school. But by 1929, a Spanish-revival colonial-style building was built on the spot and it became Dodge City’s Municipal Building. Call 620-371-6309 for information.

BOOT HILL MUSEUM

Boot Hill Museum, an Old West history museum, is open seven days a week. Sitting on the original site of Boot Hill Cemetery, the Museum’s complex extends over a 2 city block area with an extensive collection of artifacts boasting over 25,000 items showcased in 40 exhibits. Experience the Old West and shop in the Rath General Store, belly up to the bar and tip back an original recipe Sarsaparilla in the famous Long Branch Saloon, walk down the board walk and “Relive the Legend”!

Boot Hill Museum Summer Season Activities include World Famous Gunfights, Can-Can Lessons, Deputizing, Country-Style Dinner, and the Long Branch Variety Show. For more details on ticket options and pricing, please contact Boot Hill Museum by phone 620-227-8188 or email info@boothill.org.

THE COWBOY CAPITAL SALOON & GRILL

The Cowboy Capital Saloon & Grill was established in December of 2019 and is a family-friendly fixture in Dodge City, KS paying homage to the area’s colorful cowboy heritage.  A converted early 1900s mercantile building in the heart of the city into this unique twist on an Old West steakhouse and saloon because we felt it was a natural fit.  The Cowboy Capital Saloon & Grill has the finest steaks in Kansas grilled to perfection and offers a variety of the finest aged cuts of beef.  You can also enjoy juicy burgers, sandwiches, a cowboy pizzeria and numerous other entrees.   Call 620-413-6012 and be sure to visit them at 301 4th Ave., Dodge City, KS  67801

Hours:
Monday through Thursday – 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday  and Saturday – 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

DODGE CITY BREWING

Where “making good beer is a combination of art and science.” Dodge City Brewing is a tap room featuring their own hand-crafted beers and brick-oven pizza, located at the base of “Booze Hill,” in historic downtown Dodge City. Be sure to visit them at 701 3rd Avenue!

Hours
Monday and Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday through Friday – 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday – 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday – 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

EL CHARRO

When you are craving a high-quality Mexican mean, El Charro is your go-to while here in Dodge City! El Charro is a full-service family restaurant offering classic Mexican dishes for both lunch and dinner. All of their food is made from scratch and from natural-ingredients. Each meal is served with El Charro’s signature house-made salsa and tortilla chips.

Hours
Monday through Thursday – 11 AM to 9 PM
Friday and Saturday – 11 AM to 10 PM
Sunday – CLOSED
*Monday through Friday – Closed from 2 to 4:30 PM

PRIME ON THE NINE

Located at the Mariah Hills golf course and serving only local beef and hand-cut steaks, Prime on the Nine specializes in traditional cuisine with a modern twist. Prime on the Nine has seating for 100 people with a trained wait staff, ready to serve you! The restaurant takes reservations and features a full-service bar. The menu features steaks, seafood, and other options that are sure to please every palate. The atmosphere includes floor to ceiling windows that overlook the Mariah Hills golf course.

Hours
Monday through Thursday – 11 AM to 9 PM*
Friday and Saturday – 11 AM to 10 PM
Sunday – CLOSED
*Closed from 2 to 4 PM