There’s no shortage of events and activities in Wichita throughout February, making the largest city in Kansas a worthy destination for a friend or family trip. From the opening of a blockbuster exhibition featuring unique paper art at the Wichita Art Museum to live performances in nearly every category, make plans now to head to the Heart of the Country.

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Performing Arts

Dresses made of paper sit on display as part of the Isabelle de Borchgrave exhibit at Wichita Art Museum

Arts & Culture

The movie poster for the film Bringing Up Baby

Film Screenings

  • ongoing – "Kansas: An Immersive Dome Experience" in the Dome Theater at Exploration Place
  • ongoing – Dinosaurs of Antarctica” in the Dome Theater at Exploration Place
  • ongoing – "Serengeti" in the Dome Theater at Exploration Place
  • Feb. 2-5 – “Worlds Apart” at Tallgrass Film Center
  • Feb. 10 – VHScape secret double feature series at Tallgrass Film Center
  • Feb. 11 – “Braindead (Dead or Alive)” at Tallgrass Film Center
  • Feb. 15 – Art & Krimes” documentary film & panel discussion at Wichita Art Museum
  • Feb. 16 – “Bringing Up Baby” film screening at the Orpheum Theatre
  • Feb. 24-25 – “Mandy” at Tallgrass Film Center
  • Feb. 24-25 – “Vampire’s Kiss” at Tallgrass Film Center
  • Feb. 26 – “The First Step” at Tallgrass Film Center

A poser featuring Godzilla promotes the Rockzilla concert scheduled to take place at Hartman Arena

Live Music & Comedy

Men and women run past Exploration Place during the Parkrun event

Sports & Recreation

A truck rolls over a mound inside an area during the Monster Jam event

Other Family Fun

A full beer is set on an iron table on the outdoor patio of Hopping Gnome Brewing Company

Valentine's Events for Grown-ups

  • Feb. 7 – Italian for Lovers culinary workshop at Mark Arts
  • Feb. 8 – Valentine’s Day Delicacies culinary workshop for couples at Mark Arts
  • Feb. 10 – Couples Beehive & Daisy at Paint the Towne
  • Feb. 10, 11 & 14 – Valentine’s Day menu and live music at Candle Club
  • Feb. 11 – Valentine's Day Sip and Craft at Jenny Dawn Cellars
  • Feb. 11 – Valentines at GROW special menu and activities all day at GROW Giesen Plant Shop/Botanic Bar
  • Feb. 11 – Galentine's Day at The Hopping Gnome Brewing Co.
  • Feb. 14 – Couples Wichita Flag Pottery Set at Paint the Towne
  • Feb. 14 - Cupcakes & Beer at Nortons Brewing Co.
  • Feb. 14 - Valentine's Dinner at Riverfront Stadium
  • Feb. 14 - Valentine's Day at Kookaburra Coffee
  • Feb. 15 – The Perfect Pairing: Wine & Chocolate culinary workshop at Mark Arts

Markets and More

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