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■ Wichita CAREfest | August 21
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.
BEST THINGS TO DO!
■ 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
Where: 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
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.
■ 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
Where: 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
Where: 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
Where: 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
For a fantastic, updated daily view of live music all around the city, check out Amped Up Live. They are an incredible source for music fans.
■ 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
■ 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
■ 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
■ September 9 – October 8 | The Golden Girls
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ August 27 | Chris D’Elia
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