September offers plenty of things to do, from concerts featuring artists such as Ronnie Milsap and AJR to fall festivals like Autumn & Art and the Great Plains Renaissance & Scottish Festival. Plus, Wichita’s affordable and diverse collection of museums has 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 September in Wichita.

Prost Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest at Prost

Festivals & Annual Community Events

Inner Garden at Frank Lloyd Wright's Allen House
Frank Lloyd Wright's Allen House

Arts & Culture

Exhibits

Food Trucks at the Fountain
Food Trucks at the Fountain

Family-Friendly Events

AJR: The Ok Orchestra Tour 2021
AJR: The OK Orchestra Tour

Concerts & Live Music

  • Heritage Square Concert Series at Wichita-Sedgwick Co. Historical Museum – Sept. 1, 4, 8, 15, 22 & 29
  • Singer Songwriter Circle at the Artichoke – Sept. 1
  • ICT Fest 2021 at City Skate Park, Naftzger Park, and Kirby's Beer Store – Sept. 2-4
  • Scandalnavians at the Artichoke – Sept. 3
  • Rock of the 70s at Kansas Star Casino – Sept. 4
  • Southern Avenue at WAVE – Sept. 4
  • The Grant and Pauly Experience at the Artichoke – Sept. 4
  • Bobby Bones Inaugural Bobbyfest at WAVE – Sept. 5
  • 3rd Annual Autumn Jazz Festival with Nathan Williams at Kirby's Beer Store – Sept. 5
  • Atreyu at TempleLive Wichita – Sept. 7
  • Coheed and Cambria with The Used at WAVE – Sept. 7
  • The Cadillac Three at WAVE – Sept. 9
  • Just the Worm at the Artichoke – Sept. 9
  • Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Showdown at Orpheum Theatre – Sept. 10
  • Float Like a Buffalo: The Have You Herd Tour at Kirby's Beer Store – Sept. 10
  • Kay Doeden Live at Fairmount Coffee Co. – Sept. 10
  • Dangie at the Artichoke – Sept. 10
  • Here Come the Mummies at The Cotillion – Sept. 11
  • Native Stone Band at Wichita Union Stockyards – Sept. 11
  • Rhythm & Blues and BBQ at O.J. Watson Park – Sept. 11
  • Mandolin Monroe at the Artichoke – Sept. 11
  • Blue October at WAVE – Sept. 12
  • AJR - The OK Orchestra Tour at Hartman Arena – Sept. 15
  • David Ramirez - The Prevail Tour at WAVE – Sept. 16
  • Ronnie Milsap at TempleLive Wichita – Sept. 16
  • Open Mic at the Artichoke – Sept. 16
  • Grimefest at WAVE – Sept. 17
  • Randy Rogers Band at The Cotillion – Sept. 17
  • Sister Hazel at WAVE – Sept. 17
  • The Cups with On Holiday at Kirby's Beer Store – Sept. 17
  • Thomas Maddox Live at Fairmount Coffee Co. – Sept. 17
  • Tunes & Blooms Wichita at Botanica Wichita – Sept. 17-18
  • KANSAS at WAVE – Sept. 22
  • The Runaway Grooms with Messy Frets at Kirby's Beer Store – Sept. 22
  • Summerland Tour 2021 with Everclear, Living Colour, Hoobastank, and Wheatus at WAVE – Sept. 23
  • Lil Heavn & Oni Mask: The Problem Kid Tour at Kirby's Beer Store – Sept. 23
  • Shakey Graves Was Here at WAVE – Sept. 24
  • Tech N9ne - Strange New World Tour at The Cotillion – Sept. 24
  • Playing in the Park at Naftzger Park – Sept. 24
  • Air Supply at Kansas Star Casino – Sept. 25
  • Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story at Orpheum Theatre – Sept. 26
  • Kevin Gates - Khaza Tour at WAVE – Sept. 27
  • Billy Strings at WAVE – Sept. 28
  • Casting Crowns - Only Jesus Tour at Hartman Arena – Sept. 30
  • Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at Wichita Riverfest – Sept. 30
  • Flatland Cavalry and Mountain Deer Revival at Wichita Riverfest – Sept. 30

Base Hit From a Wichita Wind Surge Player
Wichita Wind Surge | Photo: Ed Bailey

Sports & Recreation

The Workroom in Wichita
The Workroom

Markets and More

T-rex Exhibit at Museum of World Treasures
Museum of World Treasures

Adult-Friendly Events

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