In the heat of summer, Wichita has some cool events for the whole family, even if you’re on a budget. Our attractions are always affordable, but this summer Kansas residents with students in PreK to 12th grade can enjoy free admission at 15 Wichita attractions all summer long as part of the 2023 Kansas State Department of Education Sunflower Summer program.

Below you’ll find a variety of things to do in Wichita in July, from live entertainment and festivals to watching hoopsters compete for the $1 million winner-take-all TBT championship. If you’re looking to celebrate Independence Day, there are an assortment of activities and events to keep you busy over the Fourth of July in Wichita.

Fireworks explode over Bradley Fair during a Fourth of July celebration

Festivals & Special Events

Two boys embrace during a soccer game

Sports & Recreation

A girl sits in small box at the Circus! Science Under the Big Top exhibit

Family Fun

Visitors of the Final Friday Food Truck Rally line up to purchase food at trucks parked near the Boathouse in downtown Wichita

Markets & More

Beauty and the Beast

Performing Arts

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

Arts & Culture

Snoop Dogg and the Ying Yang Twins pose for a poster promoting their concert tour

Live Music & Comedy

An image of the cover for Dark Side of the Moon album

Film Screenings

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