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Visit Downtown JC

We have a proud foundation for a Uniquely American Experience.

Our greatest asset is our People.

We Love Where We Live and want you to feel it, too.

Complimenting the downtown experience is a walk in historic Heritage Park.

Join us as we host, and partner with, numerous events in downtown JC.

Enjoy community worship services, concerts, parades, festivals, and much more.

Cinderella at the ball

C.L. Hoover Opera House is our home for arts and music. The Opera House presents top-class performances across a range of artistic genres. The Opera House Fine Arts Academy includes ASTRA (After School Theater Repertory Actors) designed for middle school aged kids, ACT One (Actors Creating Theater in one act) designed for 3rd thru 5th grade, and private lessons for art and theater. Junction City Little Theater, JC Art Council, and our community band are located in the Opera House.  Live entertainment, family friendly shows, and great music can be appreciated by everyone.

Spin On Oktoberfest

Get off your couch and head to Downtown JC with your family for a Story Walk®. Pete the Cat, Clifford the Big Red Dog,  A Charlie Brown Christmas and more. The story changes routinely so be sure to check the windows throughout Downtown JC for a new adventure.

Staying fit is easy when you step into Clarabel’s and Next Step Dance studios, Elite Academy of Martial Arts and JC Taekwondo, Spin Fitness, CrossFit JC, and Gymtastiks.

Tactical challenges and gear can be found at Godfrey’s Shooting Range or Military Outlet.

Wedding At George Smith Library
Spin On Mural Inside
First Baptist Church

Event space rental cannot be overlooked. In addition to the Opera House, meeting spaces are also available at the Masonic Lodge, Godfrey’s Shooting Range and Tactical Supply, and the George Smith Library. Bella’s has an area located in the back of its restaurant which is the perfect size for parties.

Downtown attractions include a historic walking tour, Main Street murals, and the numerous memorials at Heritage Park.  Memorials include the Law Enforcement Memorial, Kansas State Vietnam Memorial, and the Civil War Arch.

First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church, and the Korean Church welcome you to worship. You will be warmly welcomed by all.

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