Searching for ideas on what to do in Wichita this weekend? Looking to plan ahead for something in the future? We got you covered with Best Things Happening This Weekend In Wichita.
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■ Ned Ledoux Concert | March 31
Where: Wichita Union Stockyards
Ned LeDoux and full band will be back at the Wichita Union Stockyards on Friday, March 31st. Door’s open at 7:00 pm and Ned LeDoux will take the big stage at 9:00 pm.
BEST THINGS TO DO
■ Roar & Snore: Dinosaur Overnights | March 31
Where: Exploration Place
Spend a night at the museum, sleep with the dinosaurs, take over the exhibits, snack on popcorn while watching a movie, compete in a scavenger hunt and learn about dinosaurs and fossils – all while wearing your pajamas!
■ Final Friday Food Truck Rally | March 31
Where: Wichita Boathouse
Many local artists & small business vendors will be set up inside and outside of the Wichita Boathouse. Food Trucks, Booze Truck * Yard Games & more
■ Adult Skate Night | March 31
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.
■ Wichita Spring Square Dance Festival | March 31 – April 1
Where: West Side Church of God
Wichita Kansas Spring Square Dance Festival with area square dance callers and round dance cuers on Friday night with Featured Square Dance Caller Mike Hogan and Round Dance Cuers Tony & Carolyn Ahart on Saturday.
■ SHiNE Dance Fitness of Wichita | March 31
Where: Grace Hill Winery
Have a little wine with your workout! Join SHiNE Dance Fitness of Wichita instructors at Grace Hill Winery for an hourlong dance cardio class based in ballet, jazz and hip-hop. (No dance experience required!) Then enjoy wine and conversation after class. Ticket includes fitness class and glass of wine. Food will be available for purchase. (Purchase tickets through the ticket link on the Facebook event.)
■ The Hive’s 5th Anniversary Party | March 31
Where: The Hive
We’ve enjoyed 5 wonderful years of growing our community, making meaningful connections, and strengthening relationships with and between women in business through The Hive. We can’t wait to commemorate this milestone in our journey with you! We’ll have snacks, drinks, and dessert to celebrate.
■ 21st & Ridge Farmers Market | April 1
Where: 21st & Ridge Road
Enjoy over 100 local vendors supplying the market with delicious fruits, vegetables, meats, farm fresh eggs, hand harvested honey, baked goods, jams, jellies, salsas, fresh cut flowers, pet treats, unique artisan crafts, and more. Experience a true taste of local visiting with friendly growers, producers and artisans. Live music, cooking demonstrations, sample tastings, food trucks and local favorite Troubles the Clown are just some of the many features to see at our farmers’ market!
■ Old Town Farm & Art Market | April 1
Where: 835 E. 1st St.
Weekly destination for thousands of area residents and a must-see for visitors to the city. Wichita’s downtown Farm & Art Market since 1991! – Food, Arts, Artisan Goods, Live Music, Street Entertainers, and so much more.
■ Blood Orchard Vintage Market & Southside Food Truck Rally | April 1
Where: Blood Orchard — reBorn boutique & marketplace
Join us for shopping all things vintage, rustic, shabby-chic, handmade, homemade, and small business goods!! No foolin’ we’ll have THE best shopping from 9am-3pm, and food trucks to start your Spring off right at our April 1st #bloodorchardvintagemarket and #southsidefoodtruckrally!! We also host the Southside Food Truck Rally on the same day from 11a-2p, with some of the yummiest local food you can find!
■ Carpe Diem Cafe Grand Opening | April 1
Where: Carpe Diem Cafe
Non profit cafe that focuses on hiring people with special needs or special circumstances to add purpose, value and stability in their lives.
■ EFC 17 | April 1
Where: Hartman Arena
■ Filipino Pinoy Market | April 1
Where: Hampton Inn & Suites Airport
The Pinoy Market is a monthly market serving Filipino food, dessert and merchandise. It’s held at the Hampton Inn Hotel at 7230 W. Harry St. near the airport.
■ The Workroom 10 Year Anniversary Kick Off | April 1
Where: The Workroom
■ The Colony Coworking Space – Soft Opening | April 1
Where: The Colony
We are excited to announce the soft opening of the Colony Co-working Space, located right here in Wichita, Kansas! This highly anticipated space is set to transform the way we work by providing a collaborative and productive environment for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and remote workers alike. We invite you to join us on April 1, 2023, at 6 PM for our soft opening event. Come and take a tour of our facility, meet the team, and network with like-minded professionals from a range of industries. We promise you will be impressed by our state-of-the-art technology, comfortable workspace, and exceptional amenities.
■ Harlem Globetrotters at INTRUST Bank Arena | April 2
Where: INTRUST Bank Arena
The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs is coming with game like never before! Your favorite Globetrotter stars are bringing out their amazing basketball skill, outrageous athleticism and a non-stop LOL good time. Join the Globetrotters as they go head-to-head against the Washington Generals who will stop at nothing to try and defeat the world’s winningest team!
■ Old Cowtown Launch Party | April 2
Where: Old Cowtown
From high noon through 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, the public is invited to celebrate the Season Launch at Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. During this free and festive afternoon welcome back party, visitors may preview the museum’s upcoming events while enjoying all the living history Cowtown has to offer.
■ Wichita Coral Show | April 2
Where: 14801 Valley Hi Cir.
Free admission!!! Lots of corals, frags, and saltwater goodies! Raffles, prizes, food, and a great time. Free raffles tickets!
■ Big Larry’s 15-Year Anniversary Party | April 2
Where: Big Larry’s Burgers
Easter Events on April 1
Empower Easter Eggstravaganza | 9 a.m. – Noon
Where: Empower Martial Arts West
FREE Easter Egg Hunt for all kids in the Wichita and surounding areas! We have 6,000 eggs! Egg hunt, Bounce House, Raffle Prizes, Pics with the Easter Bunny, and More!
Egg The Park | 10 a.m. – Noon
Where: Linwood Park & Edgemoor Park
Join us for our annual Easter egg hunt, Egg the Park! Everything is FREE! Age-specific egg hunts, petting zoo, games, hot dogs, snow cones, giveaways and more! There will be over 20,000 eggs!
2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt & MTB Ride | 10 a.m. – Noon
Where: Santa Fe Lake Singletrack
Hop on down to the 2nd annual Bunny Hop! Bring your family and friends for a fun Easter Egg Hunt and trail ride. All ages and skill levels welcome!
Easter Eggstravaganza | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: O.J. Watson Park
It’s time for egg hunts, jelly bean guessing, contest, Easter basket giveaways, photos with the Easter Bunny and more!
Easter Egg Hunt | 10 a.m.
Where: Hap Mclean Park
Time for candy, easter eggs and fun for kids of all ages! The Park City Community Relations Board will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3rd at Hap McLean Park. The fun will begin at 10:00 a.m.
3rd Annual Applejack Egg Hunt | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Applejack Pumpkin Patch
Come make memories at Applejack Pumpkin Patch this spring at our 3rd Annual Egg Hunt. Enjoy a hot dog meal, play games, and connect in activities like our graduated age egg hunt, candy cannon finale, and meet the Easter Bunny!
Goddard Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza | Noon – 3 p.m.
Where: Goddard Linear Park
The Goddard Lions Club is bringing back the community Easter Egg Hunt! Join us April 1st for Easter egg hunt, pictures with the Easter, prizes and much more. The event is combined with our 2nd Larry Lee Memorial Car Show and we have a KidZone with inflatables and more activities. Bring the whole family for a full day of Fun!
Spring Festival 2023 | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Bel Aire Recreation Center
Join us for a fun afternoon at the Bel Aire Recreation Center. There will be bounce house, kite flying and food vendors. Wings of the Wind Kites & Toys will be on site to sell kites and show some demonstrations. And of course, there will one of the largest egg hunts in the area with 15,000 eggs! Please bring your own baskets to the hunt.
Evangel Wichita Easter Egg Hunt | 1 p.m.
Where: Evangel Wichita
Free Egg Hunt, Open to the public, free food, inflatables, games and prizes.
Easter Egg Hunt | 1:30 p.m.
Where: Colonial Heights Assembly of God
Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 9 from 1:30-3pm. This is a FREE event for the community. Bring your kids (Toddlers – 5th graders are eligible to hunt) for an afternoon of games, activities, egg hunt, prizes, and candy! Every child will walk away with a prize! Sacks for the egg hunt are provided.
Kechi Easter Egg Hunt | 2 p.m.
Where: Kechi Park
Easter Egg Hunt at Kechi City Park for all age groups with a special appearance by the Easter Bunny! Come out and have some fun. Bring your own basket.
Easter Events on April 2
The Great Candy Hunt On The Farm | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Eberly Farm
Grab your ticket for the 2nd Annual Easter Celebration at Eberly Farm! Enjoy a day of activities, beautiful views, crafts, games, family fun and of course a Easter Candy Hunt! Your ticket includes a day on the farm, a hotdog per ticket and the candy hunt. Children 2 & under are FREE admission! Additional concessions available for purchase onsite. Choice of two Candy Hunt times! 11am and 1:30pm. Farm will be open 10am-3pm
EGGsplosion | 10 a.m.
Where: Eberly Farm
Join us for an EGGsplosion of airdropped hunting FUN and capture memories with baby animals on the farm!
Epic Easter Egg Hunt | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Epic Church
Join us for our Epic Easter Egg Hunt with Epic Church at Botanica on Saturday April 2nd from 2-4pm. They will be providing Easter Egg hunts, Easter bunny photos, wheelchair accessible egg hunt, facepainting, balloons, prizes and so much more. Bring the family out for a beautiful day at the park for some Easter fun! Please include adults and children in your total number.
Haysville Recreation Easter Egg Hunt! | 3 p.m.
Where: Dorner Park
Haysville Recreation Easter Egg Hunt! Free event for kids 10 years old and younger.
Friday, April 7
Easter Celebration | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: Towne East Mall
It’s Easter Celebration time! Join us on Friday, April 7 from 11am-12:30pm on the lower level, center court area. The first 25 people will receive an Easter goodie bag! We will have face painting, a craft table, giveaways, and cookie decorating with the Bunny!
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AROUND THE CORNER
■ Behind The Bar: Guest Bartending at the Monarch | April 10
Where: The Monarch
We’re back with our second round of Behind The Bar: Guest Bartending at The Monarch! As is the custom, we’ve invited someone that is special to us to have some fun and raise money for a charity that is near and dear to their hearts. This round we have invited Eddy from Wichita By E.B. Through his blog, Eddy has brought awareness to our industry and has helped countless restaurants in and around Wichita keep their doors open. He will be bartending with Taben Azad in support of the Wichita Asian Association. Don’t fee like drinking? Stop by and leave them a tip!
Visit this week and the schedule for the weeks ahead at our brand spanking new Live Music Calendar.
Here’s a glimpse of what else is ahead at our major venues around town:
■ March 31 | Jackson Taylor and the Sinners
■ April 16 | Sara Evans
INTRUST Bank Arena
■ April 8 | Journey
■ April 13 | Kane Brown
■ April 30 | Foreigner
Kansas Star Casino
■ No Events Scheduled
Temple Live Wichita
■ March 31 | Bryce Vine
■ March 31 | Local Love
Karaoke Bar Schedule in Wichita
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Century II Performing Arts Center
■ April 11-16 | Dear Evan Hansen
■ April 15-16 | Stage One Regional Dance Competition
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ March 31 | Injoy Fountain Showcase
Friends University Fine Arts Department
■ No Upcoming Events
■ No Upcoming Events
Newman University Theatre Department
■ No Upcoming Events
The Loony Bin
■ March 30-April 1 | Bodart & Wynn
Mosley Street Melodrama
■ March 31-May 13 | Hard Times at Mary Dingles Mercantile
Prairie Pines Playhouse
■ No Upcoming Shows
■ April 6-29 | Ride The Cyclone
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ April 1 | A Midsummer Night’s Dream
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