If you think it’s hot now, just wait until you see all the summer events heating up in the heart of the country. As you’re looking for ways to cool down and enjoy your summer vacation, experience the largest and longest-running festival in the region or celebrate the 30th anniversary of a sports tradition. Check out this list of things to do in Wichita:

QUICKLIST

10ks, 5ks and Marathons

Arts & Culture

Car Shows

Comedy

Family-Friendly Events

Live Music/Entertainment

Sports

Trade/Consumer Shows and Markets

Adults Only

Misc Events

Runners at the River run event in Wichita, KS

10ks, 5ks and Marathons

Sean Kenney's "Nature Connects" dragonfly art piece

Arts & Culture

Onlookers at the Riverfest Classic Car Show in Wichita

Car Shows

Outside the Loony Bin comedy club in Wichita KS

Comedy

Colorful fountain display during the Night at the fountain event in Wichita

Family-Friendly Events

Performers at the Prairie Rose in Wichita, KS

Live Music/Entertainment

A Wichita Force Football player carries the ball along the wall towards the end zone

Sports

Wichita Farmers Market stands

Trade/Consumer Shows and Markets

White tanganyika tiger at the Wichita Zoo

Adults Only

Woman slicing a red bell pepper at the chef cookoff in Wichita

Miscellaneous Events

For more events and experiences, check out the Visit Wichita calendar of events. Don’t forget to download the free Visit Wichita mobile app available for Apple or Android smartphones and tablets.