Not all October 2018 events in Wichita are Halloween-related and that leaves something for everyone. If you’re looking for the perfect fall event for you and your family, check out this all-inclusive list of things to do: 

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Arts & Culture

  • Bonnie & Clyde - A New Broadway Musical at Forum Theatre Wichita – Oct. 1-13
  • The Andrews Brothers at Roxy's Downtown - Oct. 5-7, Oct. 12-14
  • Louise Brooks, An Evening of Entertainment and Art at Roxy’s Downtown – Oct. 10
  • Music Theatre for Young People presents: Band Geeks at Century II – Oct. 12-14
  • Little Red Riding Hood at Wichita Center for Performing Arts – Oct. 19-20
  • Wichita State University presents: Seussical the Musical at Wilner Auditorium– Oct. 25-28
  • Wichita Grand Opera presents: Flamenco Pasion at Century II– Oct. 27
  • Wichita Symphony Orchestra presents: Hough Plays Dvorak at Century II – Oct. 27-28
  • The Unknown at Roxy’s Downtown – Oct. 31

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Comedy

  • Steve Hofstetter at The Loony Bin – Oct. 1
  • Wichita's Funniest Person Contest at The Loony Bin – Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24
  • Dante at The Loony Bin – Oct. 4-6
  • The Mastermind Show with Curtis the Mentalist at The Loony Bin – Oct. 6
  • Tim Kidd at The Loony Bin – Oct. 11-13
  • Paula Poundstone at Orpheum Theatre – Oct. 13
  • JR Brow at The Loony Bin – Oct. 18-20
  • Chingo Bling - Puro Hustle Tour at The Loony Bin – Oct. 21
  • Billy Wayne Davis at The Loony Bin – Oct. 23
  • Spencer James at The Loony Bin – Oct. 25-27

Hay Hooves & Halloween
Family-Friendly Events

  • Dinosaurs After Dark at Field Station: Dinosaurs – Oct. 1-27
  • Midian Shrine Circus at Hartman Arena – Oct. 5-7
  • Country Fair at Old Cowtown Museum – Oct. 6
  • Native America Celebration Day at Mid-America All-Indian Center – Oct. 6
  • Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Botanica Wichita – Oct. 10-12
  • BOOtanica at Botanica Wichita – Oct. 13
  • 6th Annual Pumpkin Drop & Halloween Bash at Stearman Field Bar & Grill – Oct. 13
  • Historic Hauntings at Cowtown at Old Cowtown Museum – Oct. 19-20
  • Pumpkins at the Park at Tanganyika Wildlife Park – Oct. 19-21, Oct. 26-28
  • 5th Annual Spooky Science at Exploration Place – Oct. 20
  • Howl-oween at Great Plains Nature Center – Oct. 20
  • Torchlight Tour at the Historical Museum at Wichita-Sedgwick Co. Historical Museum – Oct. 26
  • 2ndAnnual Delano Safe Treat in Historic Delano District – Oct. 26
  • Night of the Living Zoo at Sedgwick County Zoo – Oct. 26-28
  • Halloween Party at MAAIC at Mid-America All-Indian Center – Oct. 27
  • Hay, Hooves & Halloween at Old Cowtown Museum – Oct. 27-28
  • 3rdAnnual Biker’s Treat hosted by Twister City Harley Davidson at Bubba’s 33 – Oct. 28

Bloktoberfest in Wichita
Festivals

  • Croctoberfest at Sedgwick County Zoo – Oct. 4
  • ICT Bloktoberfest 2018 at WaterWalk – Oct. 5-6
  • Woofstock at Sedgwick County Park – Oct. 6
  • Taste of Fall Wine Festival at YaYa’s Eurobistro – Oct. 9
  • Midwest Beerfest at Kansas Star Casino – Oct. 12-13
  • 16th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival – Oct. 17-21
  • Prairieland Beer & Music Festival at Wave – Oct. 20-21 
  • Orie's Garlic Fest at Eberly Farm, Inc.– Oct. 20-21
  • Prairie Hill Vineyard Balloon & Art Festival at Prairie Hill Vineyard – Oct. 21
  • 38th Annual Wichita Asian Festival at Century II – Oct. 27

Hartman Arena ConcertMusic/Live Entertainment

  • Truckstop Honeymoon & The Cavves at Old Town Square – Oct. 6
  • Black Violin at Orpheum Theatre – Oct. 6
  • Bullet for My Valentine at The Cotillion – Oct. 9
  • Cody Jinks at Wave – Oct. 11
  • Dylan Scott at The Cotillion – Oct. 11
  • The Breeders at Orpheum Theatre – Oct. 11
  • Dead South at Norton’s Brewing Co. – Oct. 12
  • Jenny Wood & Crisis Casanova at Heritage Square– Oct. 13
  • Alice Cooper: A Paranormal Evening at Hartman Arena – Oct. 17
  • Dawn of the Dub at The Cotillion – Oct. 19
  • Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations and Aaron Lee Martin at Old Town Square – Oct. 20
  • Modest Mouse at The Cotillion – Oct. 21
  • Cirque du Soleil: Crystal at INTRUST Bank Arena– Oct. 24-28
  • MercyMe’s Imagine Nation Tour at Hartman Arena – Oct. 27
  • Reckless Kelly at The Cotillion  – Oct. 27
  • Okilly Dokilly at Norton’s Brewing Co.  – Oct. 30
  • Big Head Todd & The Monsters w/ Los Colognes at Wave – Oct. 31

Roller Derby
Sports

  • Kansas State Festival: Vintage Baseball Tournament at Old Cowtown Museum – Oct. 6
  • Opening Night: Wichita Thunder vs. Idaho Steelheads at INTRUST Bank Arena– Oct. 12
  • Air Capital Lacrosse Classic at South Lakes Softball Complex – Oct. 13
  • Wichita Thunder vs. Allen Americans at INTRUST Bank Arena – Oct. 13
  • Prairie Fire Marathon – Oct. 14
  • ICT Rollder Derby Monster Mashup at The Cotillion – Oct. 20
  • Bullfighters Only: Wichita Invitational at Hartman Arena – Oct. 20
  • Air Capital Half Marathon at Aero Plains Brewing – Oct. 28

Craftapalooza
Trade Shows

  • Chisholm Trail Antique Association Gun Show at Hartman Arena – Oct. 13-14
  • Craftapalooza at Century II – Oct. 20

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  • Henry Rollins: Travel Slideshow 2018 at Orpheum Theatre – Oct. 5
  • Day of Authors at Assistance League of Wichita Thrift Shop – Oct. 6
  • 8th Annual Lebanese Dinner & Food Sale at St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral – Oct. 13-14
  • Epistrophy at the Wichita Advanced Learning Library – Oct. 21
  • Sommelier Smack-Down & Masters Experience at Newport Grill – Oct. 21
  • A Taste of Derby at The Venue at Madison Avenue Central Park – Oct. 25
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Orpheum Theatre – Oct. 26

If you’re looking for more family-friendly events, make sure to check out our family fun page. Find other things to do in Wichita by exploring our website, VisitWichita.com. For a list of events happening during your stay, search our complete calendar of events.