September Events

September 8th – 17th 2017

Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, Ks

Find your fun at the Kansas State Fair. From the opening bell to the final grandstand blockbuster, it’s a play day hay day. Take in the world-class Midway, blue-ribbon animals and family-friendly activities. It’s pure Americana – an event not to be missed. Party with your pals and hear the hottest performers at the Nex-Tech Wireless Grandstand.

Tour the many agricultural and educational displays. Win prizes. Brave heart-pounding carnival rides. Sample deep-fried treats and other culinary delights. Enormous vegetables, odd artifacts, homemade crafts and the infamous butter sculpture provide something for everyone. Get your fair on Sept. 8-17, 2017.

The event is the largest in the state of Kansas with crowds numbering more than 350,000. The fairgrounds are in centrally located Hutchinson, Kansas. Mark your calendars now and plan to join Kansans from across the state – along with visitors from around the world. For more information, call 620.669.3600, toll-free at 800.362.FAIR or visit


September 15th – 17th 2017

Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair – Wichita, Ks  Festival Hours:  Friday, September 15th 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16  10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17th 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., The event features about 100 artists from across the U.S. and is free and open to the public.  Visit here for more info! 


Saturday, September 23rd 2017

Shop Smart. Do Good.  This huge shopping event will raise funds for Cricket Alley Ministries and for Carpenter Place.  The event will be held at Carpenter Place located at 1501 N Meridian Ave, Wichita, Ks. Shop with 30 wonderful vendors who own local businesses in our community! Enjoy mini fashion shows through out the day, and purchase tickets for amazing raffle prizes! Food trucks will be available for delicious food and beverage.  All vendors and food trucks will donate a percentage of their sales for the day and the funds will be split between Cricket Alley Ministries and Carpenter Place. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5.00 on the day of the event.   Visit here for more info! 


Sunday, September 24th 2017

Open Streets ICT – Free Family Event!  – 12 pm – 4 pm –  Where:  Douglas Avenue from Roosevelt Street to Glen Street.  Visit their Website for more information! 


September 23rd and 24th 2017

18th Annual Fall Great Plains Renaissance Festival – Sedgwick County Park, Wichita, Ks  10 am – 6 pm  – Website


September 29th, 30th and October 1st 2017

10th Annual Downtown Hutchinson Rod Run & Classic Car Show – Hutchinson, Ks.  This Annual Event draws approximately 25,000 visitors to downtown Hutchinson the first weekend of October! It includes a Show & Shine of 400+ beautiful hot rods, classic and antique cars, trucks and motorcycles, a Burnout show, Vendor demonstrations, and great food & drinks all weekend.  It’s fun, it’s free and everyone is welcome!  For more information, visit here


Saturday, September 30th 2017

Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K & Little Pepper Run and Harvey County United Way Chili Cookoff  – Newton, Ks  Visit here for more information

Wichita Wagonmasters Downtown Chili Cook-Off – Wichita, Ks    $5 – Public Tasting Starts At Noon  ~ Website

Kansas Chocolate Festival – Topeka, Ks  10 am – 3 pm – Chocolate, Baked Goods, Live Music, Food Trucks and more!  Visit the Visit Topeka website for more info!