Wichita Riverfest *June 1st – June 9th 2018

Its Riverfest time!  Join your family and friends for all of the fun Events that Riverfest has to offer!

Riverfest has many fun Events including the Sundown Parade, Twilights Pop Concert and Opening Nights Fireworks on Friday, June 1st, the Riverfest Classic Car Show June 8th – 9th, and daily Concerts at 3 Venues!   Be sure and stop by the Food Court for all kinds of delicious food!

Each day of the Festival brings many Events that the entire family will enjoy! For a full list of Events and Activities, visit their Day Calendar.

Be sure and download the Mobile app for the Riverfest, its called “Wichita Riverfest 2018” and it’s available for iPhone and Android.

Artwork Credit – Joe Worley

Be sure and buy a Riverfest Button to get into all the Concerts and most Events free for all 9 days!  Adult Riverfest Buttons are just $10, Children Riverfest Buttons: 6-12 years are $5 and Children 5 and younger get into the Events for Free.  You can purchase buttons at the festival gates or at some area retail locations.

Artwork Credit – Joe Worley


Artwork Credit – Joe Worley

 This photo was the Best of Show winner of the Riverfest 2017 Photo Contest – taken by Debbie Greene.

Photo Credit – Debbie Greene
 For more details on the Wichita Riverfest, visit their website at  wichitariverfest.com


Artwork Credit – Joe Worley




29th Annual Kansas Bluegrass Association Winter Bluegrass Festival *February 16th – 17th 2018

The 29th Annual Kansas Bluegrass Association Winter Bluegrass Festival

February 16th – 17th 2018

Marriott Hotel ~ 9100 Corporate Hills Drive, Wichita, Ks  67207

Bands include national touring groups Audie Blaylock and Redline, Sister Sadie, Monroe Crossing, and local bands Driven, KBA Treblemakers, Pop & the Boys, and Pastense. Other activities include vocal & instrument workshops, vendors, youth showcase, jamming all over the hotel (including a beginner slow jam on Friday afternoon!)

The Graphic below shows more information including Ticket Prices, Show Times and more!

Come for the day, afternoon, evening or the whole weekend! Go to www.kansasbluegrass.org and easily book your room online. A link is provided on the main and events pages. Bluegrass rate is $99 a night (2/15-2/17). Or call the Marriott directly at 316-651-0333. Be sure to request the bluegrass rate.

This is a family friendly event!

Graphic Courtesy – Kansas Bluegrass Association


 For more information, visit the Kansas Bluegrass Association website 

Taste of Newton and Bethel College Fall Festival *Oct. 8th – Oct. 11th Newton, Ks

Taste of Newton serves as a kick-off event for the 45th annual Bethel College Fall Festival weekend!   Thursday, October 8th 6 pm – 9 pm   Churches, clubs and organizations will host food booths covering three city blocks on Main Street in downtown Newton.  This event will also feature Local musicians and Performers on two stages.

Admission to this event is free, but bring cash to try all the different types of food that will be available!

Downtown Newton | 600 North Main Street, Newton, KS 67114

Taste of Newton Newton Ks

Mark your Calendars for these upcoming Events in Newton:

Bethel College Fall Festival ~ Thursday, October 8th – Sunday, October 11th

Warkentin House Museum Outdoor Concert & Meal ~ featuring The Flannelbacks, a Bluegrass/folk band, Sunday, October 18th

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Whole Foods Market Wichita Fall Festival *Saturday, September 26th 11 am – 2 pm

Join Whole Foods Market Wichita for their 1st Fall Festival!

Whole Foods Market Wichita | Saturday, September 26th from 11 am – 2 pm | 1423 N Webb Rd, Suite 101 Wichita, KS 67206

Whole Foods Market Wichita Ks

There will be lots of fall-themed events for the kids, a Petting Zoo, Live Music and samples throughout the store.

Donations are welcome at this event to help raise money for the Whole Kids Foundation. This foundation is an organization devoted to improving children’s nutrition and wellness with the goal of ending the childhood obesity epidemic.

Wichita Area Events Fall Festival Whole Foods Market

Fall Festival Whole Foods Market

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Youthville Chalk Art Festival – August 1st 10 am – 2 pm


Photo Credit - Youthville Chalk Art Fest
Photo Credit – Youthville Chalk Art Fest


2015 Youthville Chalk Art Festival

Saturday, August 1st 10 am – 2 pm

Old Town Square | East 2nd St N & N Mead St, Wichita, KS 67202

Free and Open to the Public!

The Youthville Chalk Art Festival is a annual event held to raise support and awareness for Emberhope.  This is a fun festival for all ages to experience Art and Community in an outdoor setting while also supporting local and regional artists.

Watch local artists create wonderful Chalk Art and design your own masterpiece at this Chalk Art Festival!  There will also be Live music at this free event!


And, while in Old Town don’t forget to visit the

Old Town Farmer’s Market

Farm & Art Market Square | E. 1st St N & N. Mosley St, Wichita


Wichita Riverfest *May 29th – June 6th 2015

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Wichita Riverfest ~ May 29th – June 6th

Opening day activities on Friday, May 29th, include the Sundown Parade, Twilight Pops Concert and Opening Nights Fireworks!

The Schedule of Events includes something for everyone!

Your Riverfest button is your admission ticket to 9 days of fun:

Adult button ~ $10  |  Child’s button ~ $3  |  Purchase at Dillions, QuikTrip, and other retail locations

Many Wichita museums & attractions, including Botanica, Exploration Place, and the Wichita Art Museum are offering discounts on admission (with your Riverfest button) between May 29th – June 6th.

Follow Wichita Riverfest on Twitter and Facebook

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