Wichita Festivals & Shows

Wichita Festivals & ShowsEvery year, various events celebrate Wichita's culture and traditions that have made it such a vibrant place to live and work. There is always something festive planned throughout the year; check out our list of the city's best annual events.

<empty>Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair
Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair is a visual arts show that is held mid-September annually, and features the works of nationally recognized artists from across the country. Their art, created in a variety of mediums, is exhibited throughout the festival's duration at Bradley Fair, and all pieces are available for purchase.

Address: 444 E William St, Wichita, KS 67202 - MAP
Phone: (316) 267-2817
Web: www.autumnandart.com

<empty>Wagonmasters Chili Cook-Off
The Wagonmasters Downtown Chili Cook-Off is held every September, usually the last weekend of the month, and downtown Wichita is set ablaze by the spicy recipes from several veteran chili chefs. Not only is the chili hot, but the festival hosts music and contests that will turn up the heat and make for a day of great family fun.

Address: Wichita, KS
Phone: (316) 644-0910
Web: www.wagonmasterschili.com

<empty>Great Plains Renaissance Festival
Chivalry is not dead! At least it's not at the Great Plains Renaissance Festival. Mark your calendars for the second week in October and be there to see knights and fair maidens take over Sedgwick County Park. You'll feel like you've traveled back in time as you explore a medieval village, with authentic costumes on display, antiquated entertainment, and lots of great food and family fun.

Address: 6501 W 21st St, Wichita, KS 67205 - MAP
Phone: (316) 253-3392
Web: www.greatplainsrenfest.com

<empty>Tallgrass Film Festival
The Tallgrass Film Festival may be the launching pad for the next Steven Spielberg! To find out about all the great film-making talent in the area, make sure you head for this festival held the third week in October at various locations in downtown Wichita. This is the ninth annual festival, and it has built a solid tradition of allowing you to screen the best foreign, independent, short, retrospective and premiering films. Grab some popcorn, take a seat, and enjoy!

Address: 212 N Market St, Wichita, KS 67202 - MAP
Phone: (316) 303-9292
Web: www.tallgrassfilmfest.com