The new year is upon us and Wichita is preparing for all the up-and-coming events in the city. From the excitement of the 2018 US Figure Skating Midwestern & Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships where 2,500 athletes will descend on the downtown area to a collection of Wichita Symphony Orchestra shows , there will be a lot going on all over the Air Capital. Here’s a look at what you can expect through January:

Comedy
Cody Woods – Jan. 4-6
The Mastermind Show – Jan. 6
Vince Morris – Jan. 11-14
Michael Palascak – Jan. 18-20
Tim Gaither – Jan. 25-27

Live Entertainment
Walker Hayes – Jan. 10
River City Rock Show – Jan. 13
Smells Like Nirvana – Jan. 19
Hairball – Jan. 19

Performing Arts
Kinky Boots – Jan. 9-11
The Music of Radiohead – Jan. 16
Mozart’s WinterFest – Jan. 20-21
Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage – Jan. 27
Met Opera Live in HD: Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca – Jan. 27
The Illusionists Live from Broadway – Jan. 30-31

Sports
Wichita State vs. Houston – Jan. 4
Wichita Thunder vs. Quad City – Jan. 5
Wichita Thunder vs. Kalamazoo – Jan. 6
Wichita State vs. University of South Florida – Jan. 7
Wichita Thunder vs. Kalamazoo – Jan. 7
Wichita Thunder vs. Utah – Jan. 12
Wichita Thunder vs. Utah – Jan. 13
Wichita State vs. Southern Methodist University – Jan. 17
Wichita Thunder vs. Colorado – Jan. 20
Wichita State vs. University of Central Florida – Jan. 25
PRCA Championship Rodeo – Jan. 26-27
Wichita State vs. Tulsa – Jan. 28

Miscellaneous Fun
Wichita RV Show – Jan. 4-7
Wichita RV & Outdoor Show – Jan. 10-14
Starbird-Devlin Rod & Customs Charities Car Show – Jan. 19-21
RESCUE – Grand Opening Weekend at Exploration Place – Jan. 20-21
Greater Kansas RV Show – Jan. 25-28

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