Convention & Visitor's Bureau

El Dorado is proud to host these great events in 2017!
Find more information on the event websites below and purchase tickets when they become available too.
​If you have any questions feel free to contact us.  

We hope to see you soon in El Dorado!

Drums Across Kansas
July 17th
drumsacrosskansas.com

Dam Music Festival
July 28th & July 29th
dammusicfest.com

Kansas Shrine Bowl
July 29th
kansasshrinebowl.com

The Lantern Festival
September 23rd
thelanternfest.com

The City of El Dorado Convention and Visitors Bureau
welcomes you to El Dorado, KS!

CVB Visitors Guide Ad 2017

Thank you for considering El Dorado a destination you would like to visit. We have so much to offer and would love to share it all with you! El Dorado is located 25 miles from Wichita, 170 miles from Kansas City, 115 miles from Topeka and 185 miles from Oklahoma City to name a few. We are centrally located to many attractions, but we feel you will find plenty to keep busy right here in El Dorado!

El Dorado boasts amenities such as:

  • El Dorado Lake with access to swimming beaches, boat docks, camping sites, cabins for rent and hiking trails
  • Bike path for biking, running or a leisurely walk that begins at the El Dorado lake and wraps around multiple parks and ends at East Park
  • Many recreational parks great for kids, family reunions and other festive get-togethers
  • City pool with diving boards, slide and kiddie pools
  • Two splash parks with playgrounds and gazebos
  • Coutts Museum of Art
  • Kansas Oil Museum & Butler Country History Center
  • A wonderful Main Street community which hosts great local shopping and dining
  • YMCA located downtown
  • Plus much, much more…
We hope we can accommodate a fun and relaxing trip to El Dorado!

Attractions & Art


  • BG Products Veterans Memorial Sports Complex
  • Butler County History Center 
  • Coutts Memorial Museum of Art
  • El Dorado Main Street Sculpture Program: 16 works of public sculpture downtown
  • Erman B. White Gallery
  • Home of Butler Community College
  • Kansas Oil Museum
  • Paved city bike path connecting downtown to El Dorado Lake
  • Vibrant Main Street full of shopping, dining and more

El Dorado Lake & State Park


El Dorado Lake and State Park is a premier venue for the outdoor and camping enthusiast.
  • 1,100 campsites and 10 cabins
  • 3,500-acres of wildlife area
  • 4,500-acres of park lands
  • Equestrian campground with arena and corrals
  • Well maintained trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding

Shopping & Dining


  • Ask the locals about some of our authentic dining options
    • Mouth watering pulled pork
    • Salsa, queso, chips and margaritas
    • Specialty sandwiches, lattes and coffees
    • Steak burgers or sweet potato fries
    • Specialty Chocolate Shop that is just so sweet!
  • Front door parking
  • Upscale, 1-of-a-kind shops