Baseball in Wichita is in full swing this August with the 89th edition of the National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series at Wichita State University and Wichita Wind Surge Double-A baseball team playing three six-game series’ at downtown’s Riverfront Stadium.

There are plenty of ways to cool off indoors, from summer tour stops by country superstars Thomas Rhett and Zach Bryan at INTRUST Bank Arena to theater performances to exhibitions at Wichita’s affordable and diverse collection of museums. Take a look at this assortment of major activities and events happening in August in Wichita.

If you’re a Kansan with a student in PreK to 12th grade, don’t miss the final days of the 2023 Kansas State Department of Education Sunflower Summer program, which includes free admission at 15 Wichita attractions and ends Aug. 13.

Sample Burger for ICT Burger Battle

Festivals & Special Events

A girl plays with colorful pegs on an interactive exhibit as part of the Pixel Palace exhibit at Exploration Place

Family Fun

A female golfer poses in front of a framed photo of other women's golfers

Sports & Recreation

People line up to taste food from food trucks at the Final Friday Food Truck Rally in downtown Wichita

Markets & More

An advertisement for the "Fresh Prince of Belle Plaine" at Mosley Street Melodrama features four of the show's actors in costume

Performing Arts

A glass fish sits on display at the Clearly Indigenous art exhibit

Arts & Culture

An actor stares out the window of a moving train during a scene of the film "Love and Fury"

Film Screenings

Comedian Fortune Feimster poses for an ad for her show

Live Music & Comedy

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