Colby & Thomas County Welcome You!

The Colby/Thomas County Chamber of Commerce, Colby Convention & Visitors Bureau and Thomas County Economic Development Alliance welcome you to our website. Colby is truly a charming community located on I-70 at Exits 53 & 54 in Northwest Kansas and is the county seat of Thomas County. We consider Thomas County--the “OASIS ON THE PLAINS”...a vital progressive community in Northwest Kansas. We are proud of our educational, commercial, medical, cultural, shopping and hospitality facilities. We value our “quality of life” and are pleased to share it with you. We are most proud of our warm, friendly people who heartily welcome you. Thomas County is truly an ideal place to live, work, shop, and visit.
We encourage you to explore our website. You will find information for relocation, visitor and travel, business directory, events, attractions, and business development. If you have questions or comments, please feel out the form on the contact page and we will respond as soon as possible.
Once again we welcome you to explore and discover why Thomas County is truly the “Oasis on the Plains.”


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Featured Events

Visit our events page for a complete listing of events.
Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park is every Wednesday at noon throughout June and July. Local entertainers donate their talent. Bring your lunch for a community get-together at Fike Park. The children play, the adults visit, and everyone enjoys great music under the shade trees.

Pickin' on the Plains
The Pickin’ on the Plains Bluegrass Festival is a three day event held the third weekend of July at the Thomas County Fairgrounds. A full slate of local and Midwest area band perform under an air-cooled canopy Friday evening, Saturday and Saturday evening and Sunday when the day begins with a Gospel sing-a-long and cowboy church. Youth activities, a craft fair, and musical workshops are also part of the activities. Check the web site at for additional information and photos.
Chamber of Commerce
350 S. Range Suite 10 Colby, KS 67701
(785) 460-3401 Fax (785) 460-4509
Colby Convention & Visitors Bureau
350 S. Range Suite 10 Colby, KS 67701
(785) 460-7643
Thomas County Economic Development
350 S. Range Suite 12 Colby, KS 67701
(785) 460-4511