What’s Happening This Weekend in Wichita (August 26-28)

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Wichita CAREfest | August 21
Where: Heartspring
Join us for a festival full of awesome events all for a good cause including the Autism CARE Walk, PedalFest bicycle rides, a 5K run, a car show, food trucks, music including a concert by Groove 42, and plenty of activities for everyone. So, walk, roll and help us meet our fundraising goal at Heartspring’s CAREfest where YOU fit in.


West Fest featuring Ice Cube and Cypress Hill | August 26
Where: INTRUST Bank Arena
Ice Cube, the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductee and movie star is teaming up with the multi-platinum recording artist Cypress Hill for a handful of select dates. If that were not enough, Ice Cube and Cypress Hill will welcome very special guests Bone Thugs N Harmony and Ying Yang Twins. This All-Star package has SOLD OUT in their prior dates around the Country, so tickets are expected to go fast!

Final Friday Food Truck Rally & Art Party | August 26
Wichita Boathouse
FINAL FRIDAY Food Trucks @ the Fountains – Art Show & PaRtY with Xclusive Events. Wichita’s Largest FINAL FRIDAY Party… FREE for all ages to attend… OVER 18 Food Trucks.

A Summer of Magic: Harry Potter Dome Theater Experience | August 26
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.

Adult Skate Night | August 26
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.

CSB Seven Year Anniversary PARTY | August 27
Where: Central Standard Brewing
Oh what a ride it has been! We want to thank you for being a part of it. So we planned a full day of FREE LIVE MUSIC, GAMES and SPECIAL BEER releases! Come early and stay late.. don’t want to miss a beat

Wichita Crawl for Cancer 2022 | August 27
Downtown Wichita
Teams of 10 or more people will crawl to your favorite bars, cashing in tickets for pitchers of beer, all while raising money for a good cause!

YoshFest 2 | August 27
The Shamrock
YoshFest is returning for another all-day festival at the Shamrock! Live music, food, drinks, and friends. 7 bands, jams all day at this mixed genre show!

Wichita’s Spooky Bus Tour! | August 27
River City Brewing Co.
Hop on this Spooky Wichita Bus Tour with Road Trip Paranormal and get first-hand insight into the ghostly activities that Wichita doesn’t want you to know about! This bus tour will pick up and drop off at River City Brewing Company and for 90 minutes will blow your mind with the skeletons in Wichita’s closet.

Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market | August 27
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.

Old Town Farm and Art Market | August 27
Where: Old Town Wichita
Open every Saturday, April through December 17th

Around The Corner!
Lao Festival ~ Boun Pra-vet | September 2-4
Where: Lao Buddhist Associates of Kansas
Mark your calendar for this 3 Days 3 Nights Lao Festival for “Boun Pra-vet” Celebrating on Labor Day Weekend

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The Cotillion
September 1 | “Weird” Al Yankovic
September 6 | Modest Mouse
September 8 | Pecos & The Rooftops
September 11 | Hanson
September 12 | Testament

Intrust Bank Arena
August 26 | West Fest feat. Ice Cube and Cypress Hill
September 13 | Backstreet Boys
September 17 | Keith Urban
September 25 | Alabama

Hartman Arena
November 12 | Judas Priest

Kansas Star Casino
September 2 | Brantley Gilbert
September 23 | The Oakridge Boys

Temple Live Wichita
September 22 | Fine Swine Fest
September 23 | The Struts
September 25 | Stryper

August 26 | Shamarr Allen
August 27 | Kansas Is for Lovers
September 9-10 | ICT Fest 2022
September 16 | Josh Meloy

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Century II Performing Arts Center
August 28 | Prolific Comedy Series Featuring Tommy Davidson & Red Grant

Crown Uptown Theatre
August 26 – September 16 | Calendar Girls

Kechi Playhouse
August 5-28 | Copper Moon

The Looney Bin
August 25-27 | Jersey
September 1-3 |  Mike Paramore
September 8-10 | Brendan Eyre

Mosley Street Melodrama
July 22 – Sept 3 | Revenge of the Beanie Babies

Prairie Pines Playhouse
Nov 18 – Dec 23 | Demise at the Department Store

Roxy’s Downtown
September 9 – October 8 | The Golden Girls

Wichita Orpheum Theatre
August 27 | Chris D’Elia

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