Boots & Bling


Boots and Bling is the signature event of the Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation and has come to be known as the best FUNdraising party in Kansas. The event provides sponsorship opportunities, many one-of-a-kind live and silent auction items, a delicious meal and a fun night of entertainment and fundraising to support the mission of the Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation: To further the renovation, construction, preservation and beautification of the Kansas State Fairgrounds.

Investing in the Mission

To inspire excellence and understanding of Kansas agriculture, industry and culture through the Kansas State Fair, activities, educational programs and opportunities.

Boots and Bling is the signature fundraising event for the Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation. Formed in 2003, the Foundation was established with the specific purposes of furthering the renovation, construction, preservation and beautification of the Kansas State Fairgrounds; to help, assist, promote, support, maintain, enhance, endow and advance the interests of the Kansas State Fair: and to encourage education of the public about the Kansas State Fair and its purpose and activities. The Kansas State Fairgrounds is home to more than 600 non-fair events each year in addition to hosting more than 320,000 visitors to the Kansas State Fair. 

Boots and Bling has come to be known as “The Best Fundraising Party in Kansas”. It combines recognition, excitement, and entertainment to create an unforgettable evening of fun and fundraising!

You can be a part of this remarkable signature event! Sponsor packets are currently available for the 2024 event, with a menu of the sponsorship levels and the associated benefits available to you and your organization. 

Live and Silent Auction

Boots and Bling is filled with Music, Fun, Live and Silent Auction Opportunities, and Great Food – all in your cowboys Boots with a little Bling! 

Be a part of the Boots and Bling Live and Silent Auctions! 

The Live Auction consists of number of traditional items which garner interest year after year as well as some pretty incredible once in a life-time opportunities for unique and original pieces of artwork, jewelry, special events, exclusive vacation packages and so much more.

Silent Auction Items


The Silent Auction provides a broad opportunity for items and interests. The sale lots in this auction will range from custom furniture pieces, clothing, jewelry, unique craft, décor pieces, signed prints, wine and cheese selections, charcuterie boards, tools, gift cards and baskets specifically assembled for the Boots and Bling Silent Auction. There is something for everyone! 

You may bid online in the both the Live and Silent Auctions – watch for details on this option via the Boots and Bling and Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation Facebook pages.

We are always looking for unique donation items!

If you have a unique donation idea for the Boots and Bling Live Auction, please send an email to with details. For the Live Auction donated packages typically have a minimum value of $1,000 while the Silent Auction donated items typically have a minimum value of $100.

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