Big events in Wichita happening in October

October offers plenty of things to do, from concerts featuring artists such as Kristin Chenoweth and Jason Aldean to fall festivals including the 20th annual Tallgrass Film Festival and the 41st annual Asian Festival.

If it’s spooky fun you’re out to find, you’ll find plenty of family-friendly Halloween events as well as other Halloween experiences good for a scare. Plus, Wichita’s affordable and diverse museums have many excellent exhibitions this month as well as a variety of special events.

Take a look at this assortment of lively activities and events happening in October in Wichita.

ICT Bloktoberfest Stein Competition

Festivals & Special Events

Pumpkin Patches in Wichita

Halloween Festivities

Lights adorn a sign at the entrance of the Sedgwick County Zoo during the Wild LIghts event

Other Family Fun

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth poses for a picture promoting her concert with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

A poster promoting a concert with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt

Live Music & Comedy

Octopus at Washed Ashore at Botanica Wichita

Arts & Culture

The Prairie Fire Marathon begins with a large number of runners leaving the starting line

Sports & Recreation

Napoleon Dynamite

Film Screenings

Fresh Produce at Old Town Farmers Market

Markets and More

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