2017 National Orphan Train Rider Celebration
June 1 - June 4


2017 National Orphan Train Rider Celebration

June 1st-4th, 2017

Concordia, KS 66901

Join us as we celebrate the National Orphan Train Complex and their anniversaries!

  • ​10th Anniversary of National Orphan Train Complex
  • 30th Anniversary of Orphan Train Heritage Society of America
  • 100th Anniversary of the Union Pacific Depot


Orphan Train descendants and enthusiasts from across the nation will gather in Concordia during the four-day Celebration of Orphan Train Riders, June 1-4th. Plans include special events at the new Broadway Plaza where the statue of Miriam Zitur is located, Presidentís Brunch on June 4th, and more! A full schedule of events is available on the website orphantraindepot.org.


Keynote speaker Jimmy Wayne, country music star and child advocate, will speak at the Brown Grand Theatre on Saturday, June 3rd at 7 p.m. Tickets to Jimmyís Performance are on sale now via the Orphan Train Office: 785-243-4471

Cloud County
Covention & Tourism
130 6th St.
Concordia, KS 66901
Mon-Fri 9-12 1-5, Sat. 10-1
Phone: (785) 243-4303