During the school year, the community gathers to cheer the school volleyball teams, football teams, and basketball teams on to victory. Christmas gives the school music department a chance to display their vocal and instrumental talent.
In the summertime, the city operates a clean, modern swimming pool. Children of all ages and abilities are encouraged to play summer baseball or softball. After sunset, teenagers often congregate at a lighted basketball court to shoot a few hoops.
Spring Fling, held annually the last weekend of April at Cedar Vale's turn-of-the-century park pavilion, affords a wide variety of activities. Spring Fling planners work year-round to insure there is something for everyone: vendor booths, arts and crafts booths, an antique car show, a ranch rodeo, a barbeque cookoff and dinner, and a community dance.
The annual Labor Day celebration, the last-blast of summer fun, is kicked off with a parade down main street. Also included in the festivities is a 5-K fun-run, an egg toss, and a ranch rodeo.
Anyone who loves the outdoors will fall in love with the wide-open countryside. White-tail deer, quail, wild turkey, and other wildlife are abundant in the Chautauqua Hills. Some of the biggest fish in the state can be caught in this area.
Our secret is out! Come visit us and discover Cedar Vale. Friendly people, a wonderful school, beautiful tree-covered rolling hills, and adequate power and water make Cedar Vale the only place you'll want to call home.
We agree with Will Rogers' quote, "strangers are only friends we haven't met yet". Come visit us soon; we're waiting to hear from you!