Paint the Town Red, organized by the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, brings a week of excitement as the Pittsburg area becomes covered with crimson and gold, split face logos and gorilla statues. Paint the Town Red is one of the most widely anticipated community events in southeast Kansas, and was identified by the NCAA as a model event for other communities looking to engage their Division II universities.
Paint the Town Red Block Party – 6pm – Broadway from 4th-6th Streets. Music, games, food – Finalists for Pittsburg Song Search to perform. 6:30pm Kids fun run