Wamego is a city in Pottawatomie county that boasts a population of 4,372 as of the 2010 census.
Located in Wamego is a museum dedicated to The Wizard of OZ, featuring a collection of over 25,000 Oz artifacts. The Museum was founded in April 2004, and led to the development of several other small businesses with the oz theme.
On the first weekend of October, Wamego holds its Annual OZtoberFEST, an Oktoberfest-type celebration with an Oz theme.The festival hosted Hot Air Balloon Rides, Tallgrass Brewery Beer Garden, the Yellow Brick Road Bike Ride, and the Columbian Theatre's Production of The Wizard of Oz.
Click the links below to see what else Wamego has to offer!
- City of Wamego
- Wamego Schools
- Wamego Visitor's and Convention Bureau
- The Columbian Theatre
- The Oz Museum