Our Places. Our Faces. Our Hearts.
Is Riverfest great family fun? You bet your sweet windwagon. Starting with the official mascot, Admiral Windwagon Smith, who, legend has it, drove a wagon with sails all the way to Oregon. This year, Riverfest is four days of music, food and events that centers on the banks of the Arkansas River but spans the city. Concerts, parades and even a beer garden await. So set sail for Wichita.
Learn more about our Faces, Our Places, Our Hearts.
It seems like a good time to slow down and introduce ourselves. Wichita is full of interesting people and places to discover and now you can do it from your keyboard. You are cordially invited to get to know us better. Take a few minutes to experience what makes Wichita so special and surprising. You’ll be glad you did. And we’ll be glad to welcome you in person whenever the time is right.
faces & places
A man from Jamaica who fell in love with a midwestern city. A hand-crafted soup and sandwich shop that heals a community. A family that’s made it their mission to preserve the human-animal bond. A diner that serves kindness. Wichita is full of interesting faces and places. Here are a few to get you started until you can discover your own.
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