In the heat of summer, Wichita has some cool events for the whole family. From live theatre performances bringing Broadway to Wichita to watching tomorrow’s greats play America’s favorite pastime, below you’ll find a variety of things to do in Wichita.

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Arts & Culture

Comedy

Family-Friendly Events

Fundraisers

Music/Live Entertainment

10ks, 5ks, Marathons & Other Races

Sports

Car Shows

Adults Only 

Performance of Chicago at Music Theatre Wichita

Arts & Culture

  • Tuesdays on the Terrace – July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30
  • Celebrate America at Bradley Fair – July 4
  • Music Theatre Wichita presents “A Chorus Line” at Century II – July 10-14
  • mamafilm microcinema at Revolutsia – July 13, July 27
  • 2019 Anniversary Film Series: Disney’s “Mary Poppins’ Sing-Along” at Orpheum Theatre – July 18
  • Equilibrium Arts Event at Whispering Winds Camp – July 18-21
  • Music Theatre Wichita presents “Chicago” at Century II – July 24-28 

loony bin

Comedy

  • Stand Up Science with Shane Mauss at The Loony Bin – July 3
  • Patrick Melton at The Loony Bin – July 5-6
  • The Mastermind Show with Curtis the Mentalist at The Loony Bin – July 6
  • Mike Head at The Loony Bin – July 11-13
  • Triple Feature Comedy Show at The Loony Bin – July 18-20
  • Alex Ortiz at The Loony Bin – July 25-27 

A bird's-eye view of Wichita food trucks lining up near WaterWalk as crowds lineup

Family-Friendly Events

Fundraisers

  • Bags to Riches 2019 at Mark Arts – July 17 

A couple approach WAVE venue in Wichita at dusk to attend a live concert

Music/Live Entertainment

  • Lake Street Drive at WAVE – July 2
  • Gone with the Windwagon at Mosley Street Melodrama – July 4-6, July 11-13
  • Whiskey Myers at The Cotillion – July 13
  • Petey’s Big Adventure at Mosley Street Melodrama – July 18-20, July 25-27
  • My Posse in Effect – A Tribute to the Beastie Boys at The Cotillion – July 19
  • Andover Blues & Brews Festival 2019 at Capitol Federal Amphitheater – July 20
  • Wichita AIDS Walk 2019 Musical Festival at WAVE – July 20
  • The Flaming Lips & Claypool Lennon Delirium at WAVE – July 23
  • 3rd Annual Dam Music Festival 2019 – July 25-27
  • Donny Edwards at Orpheum Theatre – July 27
  • Wu-Tang Clan: 36 Chambers 25th Anniversary Celebration Tour at WAVE – July 31 

Photo of runners in a 5k or marathon during a sunny day in Wichita.

10ks, 5ks, Marathons & Other Races

  • Stars & Stripes 5k & Lil’ Firecracker Fun Run – July 4
  • UrbanICT in downtown Wichita – July 26 

NBC World Series Team

Sports

  • The Basketball Tournament at Charles Koch Arena – July 25-28
  • 85th NBC World Series powered by Westar Energy at Eck Stadium – July 27-Aug. 10
  • Tallgrass Open – July 28 

Automobilia Car Show

Car Shows

A man holds a beer towards the camera and blocking his face with a CSB booth behind him at the pop up park in Downtown Wichita

Adults Only

  • Culture with Cocktails at Museum of World Treasures – July 4
  • Summer Brew Series – July 11, July 18 and July 25
  • Savor the Season: Uncorked – The Unconventional: Bacon, Berries & Wine at Botanica Wichita – July 18
  • Wingapalooza 2019 at INTRUST Bank Arena – July 20
  • Flocktail at Sedgwick County Zoo – July 25

For more events and experiences, check out the Visit Wichita calendar of events.