With nine days of fun in the sun in downtown Wichita, you and the family won’t want to miss Wichita Riverfest 2018. Every day holds new and exciting activities for all ages from a corner dedicated just to kids to other family-friendly events on the Arkansas River. If you’re building your Riverfest 2018 itinerary, here are a few of those can’t-miss events broken down by day: 

June 1

  • Hot Air Balloons Launch – 6:30 p.m.
  • Safelite AutoGlass Sundown Parade – 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Twilight Pops Concert featuring the Wichita Symphony Orchestra – 8:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Textron Aviation Opening Night Fireworks – directly following Twilight Pops Concert

June 2

  • Kansas Health Foundation River Run– 7-11:30 a.m.
  • Admirals’ Pancake Feed – 7:30-10 a.m.
  • WichiCon at Riverfest– 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Stock Tank Races – 2 p.m.
  • Jet Ski Races – 3 p.m.

June 3

  • WichiCon at Riverfest– 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

June 4

  • Riverfest Matinee Movie – 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • The Last Carnival – 7 p.m.
  • Phlox Kansas – 9 p.m.

June 5

  • Festival of Broadway – 6-9:15 p.m.

June 6

  • Riverfest Paddleboat Races – 6 p.m.
  • Hiland Ice Cream Social – 6 p.m.
  • Free Wingnuts Game (with Riverfest Button) 7 p.m.

June 7

  • KAKE Touch-A-Truck – 5-8:30 p.m.
  • Goodwill Cajun Food Fest – 5-8:30 p.m.

June 8

  • Spring Kidfest– 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Dinosaur Day – 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Riverfest Classic Car Show– 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

June 9

  • Spring Kidfest– 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Riverfest Classic Car Show– 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Kayak Races – 6-8 p.m.
  • Capital Federal Fireworks Finale – 10:30 p.m.

For more events and maps to navigate Riverfest 2018, head to our all-inclusive webpagefor more information.