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■ 1st Year Anniversary Block Party | July 23
Where: Social Tap
Celebrating summer and our one year anniversary. Live DJ, Drink Specials, Yard Games, Competitions, Fun.
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■ TBT Tournament in Wichita | July 22-25
Where: Charles Koch Arena
The Basketball Tournament (TBT), the 64-team, $1 million winner-take-all event televised live on ESPN, will return to Wichita once again in 2022 and is hosted by Visit Wichita and Wichita State University. AfterShocks, the Wichita State alumni team, will serve as the featured team in the eight-team Wichita Regional taking place at Koch Arena, July 22-25.
■ Pretty Prairie Rodeo | July 22-23
Where: Pretty Prairie, KS
Every July our small town of Pretty Prairie, Kansas hosts a four-day event that is attended by thousands of rodeo fans from all over the world. The money raised by this event stays here in our community to provide scholarships to our high school seniors, help groups such as the Prairie Sunset Home, local food bank, scout troops, golf course, EMS, and our 4-H club.
■ A Summer of Magic: Harry Potter Dome Theater Experience | July 22
Where: Exploration Place
Exploration Place is bringing the world of Harry Potter to Wichita! Each week our wizard and muggle guests will watch one movie in the series on the dome screen with booming surround sound. Before the show, participate in themed classes and interactives provided by a variety of Hogsmeade shops and magical places. Butterbeer will flow freely and there will be an opportunity to take home muggle artifacts.
■ Apparition Blackbeard | July 22-23
Where: Apparition: Wichita
Apparition is setting sail for the high seas! Join the crew of the notorious Blackbeard and explore flavors and sensations like never before! Whether ye be a gentleman pirate like Stede Bonnet, a clever devil like Jack Sparrow or a dread captain like Blackbeard, we have drinks a plenty for you at this one of a kind pop up bar – and the rum is never gone! Enter our pirate cove to enjoy souvenir pirate punch bowls, filled with delicious dead man’s treasures, frozen drinks served in coconuts, and GROG! This pop up will run Wednesday – Saturday in June & July. Read our feature here.
■ Sedgwick County Fair | July 22-23
Where: Cheney Fairgrounds
■ Adult Skate Night | July 22
Where: Carousel Skate Center
Join us for Adult Night every Friday! Must be 21 with a Valid ID. $10 Cover (skates included). Beer & mixed drinks available. Check out our feature at what to expect here.
■ Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market | July 23
Where: Two Locations: 21st & Ridge and Derby Market
Join us every Saturday, April thru October. Featuring dozens of Kansas Grown! vendors, live music, food trucks, Troubles the Clown, and more!
■ Summer Birthday Party | July 23
Where: Wichita Art Museum
Happy birthday to WAM! One year older and one year better! Let’s celebrate 87 fabulous years in COOL Birthday Bash style. Add your special touch to the community art project inspired by WAM’s “Two Triangle Dango” by Jun Kaneko. It will have you seeing spots! Sway to the breezy island sound of the Pan ICT Steel Band and chill with Wichita Wagonmasters as they hand out wrapped ice cream sandwiches, while they last!
■ Old Town Farm and Art Market | July 23
Where: Old Town Wichita
Open every Saturday April through December 17th
■ ICT Block Party | July 23
Where: Naftzger Park
Join us as we bring you all back the days when a party outside was the best vibe!!! FREE FOR ALL AGES Saturday JULY 23RD 3pm to 9pm at Naftzger Park 601 E Douglas Ave, Wichita KS, right in the heart of the city. Great food from TRAVIESOS and Bongo Fruit Smoothies. Merch market featuring ANTIMOSITY and Electric Pineapple to name a few. We will also be featuring the @PBS KIDS ZONE with face painting by ENCHANTED MERMAID!
■ Symphony 360 | July 23
Where: Century II
Experience the concert like a musician this summer! Our second annual Symphony 360 offers a unique view of the musicians and WSO Music Director and Conductor Daniel Hege. Join us as the WSO musicians play from the center of Century II Convention Hall and the audience surrounds them in 360 degrees!
■ Night of Treasures: Party in Asgard | July 23
Where: Museum of World Treasures
The gods grant you access for one night only to the greatest celebration in all the nine realms! Join your fellow Vikings for a party with the gods in Asgard on July 23, 2022. Call 316-263-1311 to purchase tickets!
■ ICT Loves Dutch’s | July 24
Where: Riggs Park
Come out Sunday, July 24th, 4-10 PM to check out all that Dutch’s has to offer along with this amazing community including 40+ plant and local artist/makers and vendors of all kind! We will also be hosting a Red Cross blood drive from 2-7 pm. Vendors and food trucks will open at 4 pm while live music acts provide some funky fresh vibes for all to enjoy! This won’t be just plants, we will have an amazing selection of makers of all things! There will be something for all ages, all budgets, including delicious food trucks provided by local favorites Noble House Hawaiian, Hot-2-Trot, Big B’s Beef, Kona Ice, Cheri’s Sweet Ride and more along with live entertainment from local band MJ12 and Thomas Beene plus a silent auction to raise additional funds for RUNX1 research. Beauties & Beasts will be on site with adoptable dogs as well!
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■ NBC World Series | July 28-August 6
Where: Hutchinson/Eck Stadium
In 2022, the NBC World Series will be split between Hobart-Detter Field in Hutchinson, KS (July 28-31), and Eck Stadium in Wichita, KS (August 1-6).
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Century II Performing Arts Center
■ July 27-31 | Wizard of OZ
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ July 15- August 7 | The Wedding Singer
■ July 8-31 | Everybody Loves Opal
The Looney Bin
■ July 21-23 | Greg Warren
■ July 28-30 | Barry Laminack
Mosley Street Melodrama
■ July 22 – Sept 3 | Revenge of the Beanie Babies
Prairie Pines Playhouse
■ Nov 18 – Dec 23 | Demise at the Department Store
■ July 7-23 | Heathers The Musical
Wichita Community Theatre
■ July 21-31 | An Evening of Culture – Faith County II: The Saga Continues
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ August 27 | Chris D’Elia
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29January11:00 am - 10:00 pmWorld Wash Laundry29January12:00 pm - 10:00 pm1935 N. Broadway29January1:00 pm - 10:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply29January2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop29January3:30 pm - 10:30 pm102 E. 29th St. N29January4:00 pm - 10:30 pmAdrian Photography29January4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet29January5:00 pm - 9:00 pm2110 N. Market29January5:00 pm - 9:00 pm512 W. 21st Street
30January11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel30January2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop
31January11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel31January3:30 pm - 10:00 pm102 E. 29th St. N
01February11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel01February2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop01February3:30 pm - 10:00 pm102 E. 29th St. N01February4:00 pm - 9:00 pmWestway Marketplace01February6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor
02February9:00 am - 5:00 pm2110 N. Market02February11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel02February2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop02February3:30 pm - 10:00 pm102 E. 29th St. N02February4:00 pm - 10:00 pm1935 N. Broadway02February4:00 pm - 9:00 pmWestway Marketplace02February4:00 pm - 10:30 pmAdrian Photography02February4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet02February4:30 pm - 11:00 pm3404 N. Arkansas Road02February5:30 pm - 9:30 pm512 W. 21st Street02February6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor
03February11:00 am - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply03February11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel03February11:00 am - 10:00 pmWorld Wash Laundry03February12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway03February2:00 pm - 2:00 pmSoto Tire Shop03February3:30 pm - 10:30 pm102 E. 29th St. N03February4:00 pm - 11:00 pm2110 N. Market03February4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWestway Marketplace03February4:00 pm - 12:00 amAdrian Photography03February4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet03February5:00 pm - 11:00 pm3404 N. Arkansas Road03February5:00 pmBirrieria Raymundo03February5:30 pm - 9:30 pm512 W. 21st Street03February6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor03February8:00 pmLucky's Everyday
04February8:00 am - 1:00 pmOld Town Farm & Art Market04February11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel04February11:00 am - 1:00 pmHaysville Activity Center04February11:00 am - 10:00 pmWorld Wash Laundry04February12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway04February1:00 pm - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply04February2:00 pm - 2:00 pmSoto Tire Shop04February3:30 pm - 10:30 pm102 E. 29th St. N04February4:00 pm - 11:00 pm2110 N. Market04February4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWestway Marketplace04February4:00 pm - 12:00 amAdrian Photography04February4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet04February5:00 pmBirrieria Raymundo04February5:30 pm - 12:00 am3404 N. Arkansas Road04February6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor
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