Wichita Events, Festivals, Cook-Offs, Fairs and Other Big Dates to Look Forward to in 2024

Are you like me and like to plan ahead for all the big Wichita events taking place in the next twelve months? Whether it’s a fun festival, galas, parties, cook-offs, fairs, you name it, you like to have them on your calendar. Or perhaps, you missed out last year and told yourself, “I’m not missing it this year!”.

Well, you’ve come to the right place. Throughout the year, we’ll be keeping an eye on the regular, annual events and keeping them all listed here. So let’s get to all the Wichita events we know are returning for 2024!


January 2024

St. Paul’s 76th Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner – January 27
The Beer Fest – January 27

February 2024

Wichita Heart Ball – February 10
Rhea Lana’s of Greater Wichita – February 11-16

Light Your Heart – TBD

March 2024

Death By Chocolate – March 2
Delano Paddy Daddy Day Parade – March 16

Kansas Sneaker Fest – TBD

April 2024

Wine About Cancer – April 11
Open Streets ICT – WSU & Shocker Neighborhood – April 14
Wichita Jazz Festival – April 16-20
Great Plains Renaissance & Scottish Festival – April 20-21
Diaper Jam ICT – April 20
Jokers and Jazz Bash – April 20
Midwest Winefest – April 25-27
Wichita Women’s Fair – April 26-28

Shop & Grub Returns – TBD
Brunch Fest – TBD
Wichita Children’s Home Pickleball Party – TBD
Lao New Year Festival – TBD

May 2024

St. Mary Orthodox Christian Church Mediterranean Festival – May 18
Open Streets ICT – Nomar – May 5
Sedgwick County Zoo Cinco De Mayo Celebration – May 5
Amber Waves – May 17
Wichita River Festival – May 31 – June 8

Margaritas & Mojitos – TBD
Asian Night Market – TBD

June 2024

Wichita Open – June 6-16
Smoke on the Plains Derby BBQ & Music Fest – June 7-8
Mark Arts Annual Versus Battle – June 13
ICT Burger Battle – June 15
Anime Festival Wichita – June 21-23

Wichita Taco Fest – TBD
Decant ICT – TBD

July 2024

Pretty Prairie Rodeo– July 17-20
The Dam Jam Music Festival – July 19-20
NBC World Series – July 25 – August 3

TBT Tournament – TBD
Air Capital Bacon, Bourbon & Brews Festival – TBD
Sedgwick County Fair
– TBD

August 2024

Festive Hoop Jam – TBD
Wichita Crawl For Cancer – TBD
ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo – TBD

September 2024

Kansas State Fair – September 6-15
Zoobilee
 – September 7
Orie’s Garlic Fest – September 8
Walnut Valley Festival – September 18-22
Wichita Wagonmasters Downtown Chili Cook-off – September 28

Autumn & Art – TBD
Open Streets ICT – TBD
Crave Culinary Festival – TBD
Prairieland Beer and Music Festival – TBD
Blues Brews & Barbecue – TBD

October 2024

Holiday Galleria – October 3-6
Tallgrass Film Festival
 – October 24-27
ICT Bloktoberfest – October 11-12
Wichita Asian Festival – October 12

TsunamiCon – TBD
Dia de los Muertos Wichita – TBD
Blessed Sacrament’s Oktoberfest – TBD
89th Annual Lebanese Dinner & Food Sale – TBD

November 2024

Kansas Aviation Honor Awards – November 7

Lights at AbilityPoint – TBD
Illuminations at Botanica – TBD
Fashion Passion – TBD
Beauties & Beasts Fur Ball – TBD
Air Capital Comic Con – TBD
Gingerbread Village at Exploration Place – TBD
Congregation Emanu-El’s Deli Day – TBD

December 2024

Winter Wonderland at Naftzger Park – TBD


Event CalendarVisit our Event Calendar for more!


Have some news to share? Please email us with your information for consideration.

Did you love the article and want to help the continuing free content at Wichita By E.B.? You can help keep our site going with a simple one-time or recurring donation. Your contribution is appreciated.

Donate

Buy Me A Coffee
Become a Patron!


If you’re a business owner who would like to be featured or partner for a highlight, visit us here.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *