You’ll find something for every interest among Wichita’s festival lineup in September: Hispanic heritage, LGBTQ Pride, fine art, music, sunflowers and yoga, to name just a few. The annual open house and air show at McConnell Air Force Base returns with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and other aerial performers. At the end of the month, the Tallgrass Film Festival kicks off its 20th year of celebrating independent film.

If you’re a fan of music, you won’t want to miss the concert tours stopping here, from the Backstreet Boys’ DNA World Tour to Keith Urban’s The Speed of Now World Tour. Take a look at the following big events happening in September in Wichita and start planning your visit to the Heart of the Country!

Autumn and Art

Festivals & Special Events


Singer Chris Mann poses for a poster advertising his performance at the Orpheum Theatre

Performing Arts


Weird Al Yankovic poses for a poster promoting his concert

Live Music & Comedy


A large Thomas the Train figure is displayed at the traveling exhibit

Family Fun


Artwork by Susan Harmon called "Spilling Red"

Arts & Culture


A poster advertises the Arizona Coyotes and St. Louis Blues who will play against each other during a pre-season NHL hockey game at INTRUST Bank Arena

Sports & Recreation


A poster advertises the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

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.