Best Things Happening This Weekend in Wichita (March 15-17)

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St. Patrick's Day

■ St. Patrick’s Day Weekend in Wichita | March 16-17
Looking for the big guide on what’s going on for St. Patrick’s Day in Wichita. Here’s everything you need to know!


■ ON YOUR FEET! The Story Of Emilio & Gloria Estefan | March 15-17
Where: Century II
ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Now their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike, with the Chicago Tribune declaring “IT’S A HIT!” and The New York Times cheering, “The very air in the room seems to vibrate in this undeniably crowd-pleasing musical!”

■ Adult Skate Night | March 15
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.

■ Jo Koy | March 15
Where: Orpheum Theatre
Coming off of the highly anticipated Universal Picture film, Easter Sunday and his recent Netflix special, Jo Koy: Live From The Los Angeles Forum, comedian Jo Koy announces his Jo Koy World Tour.

■ 21st & Ridge Farmer’s Market | March 16
7001 W. 21st. St.
Warmer days and sunshine are reminding us that Spring is right around the corner! Come visit our outdoor weekly market for a variety of produce, eggs, meats, baked goods, pet treats, art and much more!

■ St. Patrick’s Day Party | March 16
Where: Stearman Field Bar & Grill
Feeling lucky??? Come down to Stearman for fake patty’s day! We’ll be serving up BIG ice cold green bears, your favorite corned beef Reubens, & partying all day long. Celebrate the Irish holiday with us! Come & go all day, Whiskey South Forty will be here later on in the day for live music vibes!

■ The Wagon O’Masters Paddy Party | March 16
Where: Naftzger Park
The Wagon O’Masters Paddy Party is back again!!!
9am: Food and Beverage sales start
10am- 5pm : Opening Ceremony, Music, Games, Raffles and more!
Reminder all proceeds go the Good Life Grant program

■ Delano Paddy Daddy Parade 2024 | March 16
Historic Delano
Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with music, booze and a parade. Wichita’s Historic Delano is hosting all day fun Saturday, March 16, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

■ Leaf Teahouse Grand Opening | March 16
1912 E. Pawnee
Make way for Leaf Teahouse who will open a second location at 9414 W. Central Avenue. The coffee shop, with one location at 1912 E. Pawnee, is taking over the former Kookaburra Coffee space. The grand opening celebration will take place on Saturday, March 16. The grand opening celebration includes a ribbon cutting ceremony, first 100 customers will receive a free tumbler, lion dance performance, live DJ, Tanghulu stand, giveaways, and prizes. All the fun takes place this Saturday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

■ Riverfront Stadium – Wichita Flea Market Takeover | March 16
Riverfront Stadium
Come to Riverfront Stadium, the home of the Wichita Wind Surge, and shop small through the 200+ booths surrounding the entire concourse that include antiques, crafts, vintage items, collectibles, primitives, reclaimed items, comics, artwork, jewelry, toys, and so much more in this monthly flea market operated by a local Wichita Family.

■ NEA Big Read Kickoff | March 16
Where: Advanced Learning Center
Join us for the kickoff of Wichita’s 2024 Big Read. Celebrate Tommy Orange’s There There with music, dance, and art. Free copies of the book will be available (as supplies last). Get a preview of what’s in store for this year’s NEA Big Read. To learn more, visit

■ Miss Kansas’ Teen Competition | March 16
Where: B-29 DOC Hangar
We are crowning a new Miss Kansas’ Teen 2024! This is the official state preliminary to the Miss America’s Teen competition. Come support your teens from across the state of Kansas as they compete for this prestigious title. Preliminary competition is on March 15th, and the final competition and crowning is on March 16th held at the B-29 Doc Hangar.

■ Improv Show | March 16
Where: Flying Pig Improv
Every show is unique because it’s inspired by your suggestions! Yup, we create funny, weird, thought-provoking, and downright confounding scenes and games right on the spot for you.

Big Al's Bash for Conservation

■ Big Al’s Bash for Conservation | March 16
Cessna Activity Center
Join us for the 3rd Annual Big Al’s Bash for Conservation on March 16th, 2024 at the Cessna Activity Center with special performance by the David Holland Band as we raise money for some of Big Al’s favorite charities!

■ St. Patrick Parade | March 17
Wichita Public Library – Evergreen Branch
The Parade Begins at Evergreen Library. We will process south to St. Patrick. We will have food and crafts and games at the parish.

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Kansas Sneaker Fest

■ Kansas Sneaker Fest | March 30
 Friends University – Garvey Physical Education Center
Kansas Sneaker Fest is the Largest sneaker convention in Kansas. A unique marketplace for sneaker enthusiasts to buy, sell, and trade sneakers amongst each other. The event features vendors selling and displaying the latest and most sought after sneakers, highly coveted vintage clothing, streetwear brands and accessories. Other activities include a a free throw competition where attendees face off for a chance to win a slew of prizes. Attendees also have the opportunity to win a pair of highly coveted sneakers by supporting the sock drive which benefits local shelters in the Wichita area.


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Century II Performing Arts Center
■ March 15-17 | On Your Feet! The story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan
■ March 20-21 | Bluey’s Big Play
■ March 22 | Ed Bassmaster Live
■ March 23 | Mama Raised a Man
■ March 29 | Gary Owen: The Crossing Over Tour

Crown Uptown Theatre
■ April 26 | Terri Clark: Live in Concert

Mosley Street Melodrama
 Feb. 2 – March 16 | Anchorman of Steel

Prairie Pines Playhouse

Roxy’s Downtown
 February 22 – March 16 | Jekyll & Hyde
 March 21-23 | Wichita Gridiron
 April 4-27 | Cabaret

Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ March 15 | Jo Koy
■ March 22 | Liverpool Legends
■ March 23 | Giselle – Grand Kviv Ballet
■ March 30 | Trey Kennedy: Grow Up Comedy Tour
■ April 7 | Glenn Miller Orchestra

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