The Best Things to Do in Wichita (July 7-11 Edition)

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Wichita Wind Surge vs. NW Arkansas | July 6 – 11
Come watch the Wind Surge take on the Double-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.

Sedgwick County Fair | July 7 – 10

1 Million Cups | July 7
1 Million Cups returns on July 7th to Groover Labs! They will be hosting Dawn Monroe Training!

#WichitaWins Launch Event | July 8
Join and celebrate the launch of a new event in Wichita to realize your entrepreneurial opportunities at Jenny Dawn Cellars. The event is open to the public and all attendees.

Food Truck Thursdays at Exploration Place | July 8
Food Truck Thursdays takes place every Thursday at Exploration Place. Different food trucks will be on hand every Thursday. Grab a drink from the bar, jam out to live music, play games, and more all while you enjoy our scenic view of the Keeper of the Plains. Plus, bring the whole family to check out their exhibits. The event is free for EP members. Guest rates run $15 in advance or $20 per car at the gate.

13th Annual Wichita St.Baldrick’s Head Shaving Event | July 10
Located at The Rusty Nail, the annual headshaving event will have proceeds go to benefit the fight against childhood cancer.

Yadda Fest 2021 | July 10
A Festival to celebrate the conclusion of Season 1 of The Yadda Yadda Yadda Show. 9 Bands including: Rudy Love Jr., The Plains, The Cavves, Josue Estrada Band, Keo & Them, Bottlecap Daydream, Vision Quest, Dreamverb, Junior Retreat, Caleb Carnell, and Shakvir. A full food menu to choose from featuring culinary masterpieces from 8 Local Chefs including: Nick Korbee, Bill Crites, Weston Townsley, Josh Rathbun, Gerard Rodriguez, Jimmy Vo and More. A full cocktail menu created by Mixologists from all over the city, plus a full bar. Beer From CSB and Kombucha from Apollo Fermentations. Live Artists and Vendors to shop from.

Air Capital Bacon, Bourbon and Brews | July 10
Are you ready for the most bacon-y and booze-y fun that you’ve ever had! We know we are! Get your tickets to the Air Capital Bacon, Bourbon, & Brews Festival on July 10, 2021 at Hartman Arena! Come out and try brews and bourbon from local and regional breweries and distilleries, while chowing down on the most interesting and delicious bacon treats that will tempt all your senses!

UFC 264: Connor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier | July 10
Many people may be asking where to watch the fight. The PPV will be at Emerson Biggins in Old Town and O’Malley’s Irish Pub to name a couple.

The Workroom’s 2nd Saturday Artisan Market | July 10
Local art, live music and food all at the Workroom for their 2nd Saturday Event.

Automobilia Moonlight Car Show | July 10
It’s Moonlight Carshow time again! The Banned will be at Automobilia this Saturday night. This is a free event on Douglas Avenue between Old Union Station and Hydraulic Avenue. They will be in the Advantage Auto lot in the family section. Event begins at 6pm, band starts at 7pm.

Oliver Sports Card Show | July 10 – 11
Located at 2491 S. Seneca, come out and hang with the dealers. They will have sports cards and collectibles and autographed memorabilia for sale.

Public Ghost Hunt at Cowtown | July 10
Come and see what goes bump in the night at the Old Cowtown Museum. Join us for a public ghost hunt. $30 per person. Can call Cowtown for tickets at 1-316-350-3323 or go to their website.

Bastille Day Celebration at Two Olives | July 11
Two Olives is celebrating the national day of France by serving a French-Inspired Menu. Their chefs have a high interest in French cuisine and they want to share it with everybody! Join them on July 11th for our brunch buffet to celebrate. Check back for more details! Reserve a table online at


Tuesday, July 6
Consiglio & Co. 
@ Mort’s Martini Bar | 5 p.m.

Wednesday, July 7
B-Side @ Mortdecai’s | 6:30 p.m.
Singer Songwriter Circle @ The Artichoke | 7 p.m.
Snoop Dogg 
@ WAVE | 8 p.m.
Dan Luce @ The Cowboy Inn Saloon | 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 8
Jordan Summerville 
@ Margarita’s Cantina | 5 p.m.
Tori Campbell @ Birney’s Snack Shop | 5 p.m.
Nikki Moddelmog
@ The Artichoke | 7 p.m.
Jennifer Byers Project @ Augustino Brewing | 7 p.m.
Stack of Wax @ Old School TapHouse | 7:30 p.m.
Arbuckle & Woods @ Farha Backyarder | 7:30 p.m.
The New Imperialism w/ Taylor Woll @ Brickyard | 8 p.m.
Pretend Friend @ Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.

Friday, July 9
Patz @ Mort’s Martini Bar | 4 p.m.
Taylor Martin @ Cocoa Dolce New Market | 4:30 p.m.
Adam Aguilar Band @ Brickyard | 6 p.m.
Summer Fest XV @ Kirby’s Beer Store | 7 p.m.
Amber Goldermann @ Old School TapHouse | 7 p.m.
Bryan Knowles @ Champs Bar & Grill | 7 p.m.
Kyle Killgore @ The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m.
Lisa Hittle’s Jazz Plus @ Jenny Dawn Cellars | 7:30 p.m.
Park McCollum w/ Josh Abbot Band @ WAVE | 8 p.m.
Tom Foolery @ Mortdecai’s | 8 p.m.
Annie Up @ Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 9 p.m.
Lady & The Tramp’s @ Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge | 9 p.m.
Dangie @ The Shamrock | 9 p.m.

Saturday, July 10
The Banned @ Stearman Bar & Grill | 7 p.m.
Bart Crow @ WAVE | 8 p.m.
Sunshine the Bunny @ The Rusty Nail | 8 p.m.
Beastmode Warriors @ The Elbow Room | 7 p.m.
An Evening with JJ @ Old School TapHouse | 7 p.m.
The Cartunes @ Automobilia Car Show | 7 p.m.
Whiskey River Band @ Wichita Union Stockyards | 7 p.m.
Daughtry @ Capitol Federal Amptheater | 7 p.m.
Just Tori Music @ The Hurricane Bar | 7 p.m.
Grody Riggins @ The Artichoke Sandwichbar | 7:30 p.m.
Sharon Hankees/Sutphin/Shaking Hand @ Kirby’s Beer Store | 8 p.m.
The Classic Cowboys @ Mortdecai’s | 8:30 p.m.
Sleepy Truckers @ Margarita’s Cantina | 9 p.m.
Tequila Ridge @ The Shamrock | 9 p.m.
Monterey Jack @ Brickyard | 9 p.m.
Flashpoint @ Jerry’s | 9 p.m.

Sunday, July 11
JLNN @ The Store | 2 p.m.
Mountain Deer Revival @ Chicken N Pickle | 5:45 p.m.


Looking for something to do with the family but can’t commit to a particular day? Browse our family fun series which highlights various family activities:

Sedgwick County Park – Boundless Playground
Berry Picking at Elderslie Farm
Bingo Casino
Carousel Skate Center
Botanica, The Wichita Garden
Exploration Place
Bliss Climbing and Fitness
The Cosmosphere

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