Fan Events around
INTRUST Bank Arena
March 14-18, 2018
Welcome to Wichita for an exciting week of basketball and celebration. Everywhere you look, there are countless activities and endless opportunities of fun for all ages from delicious food, drinks and games to pop-up bars and dance parties. Don’t miss out as downtown Wichita comes alive.
Thursday beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Beer gardens, food trucks, live DJ, “Big Shot” basketball and a sports court
Cox FanZone at Lou's Place
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Virtual reality truck, DJ, food and drinks on the patio
Courtside on Commerce Street – The Alley to Excitement
Wednesday 4-10 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m.- 10 p.m.; Friday 4-10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Tailgate party, block party, live music, art, vendors, trucks, pop-up bars
Bracket Bash – Presented by Barleycorn’s and Wichita Festivals, Inc.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, morning-night – exact times based on tip-off times
Food, drink, carnival and tailgating games, music and TVs to watch the games
2018 Wichita Brewing Company Tailgate Party
Wednesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 9 a.m.-midnight
Large tailgate party with beer, pizza and food trucks
Battle of the Brackets ICT
Sunday Selection party 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Wednesday 5 p.m. - midnight; Thursday & Friday 10 a.m.-1 a.m.; Saturday 8 a.m.-1 a.m.
Giant outdoor glass tent sports bar with food, drinks, live music and dueling pianos
“Hoosiers” at the Orpheum Theatre
Friday 7 p.m.
Catch the viewing of this classic sports drama in a historic theatre setting
Brews and Basketball - Third Place Brewing
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Specialty beer for college basketball fans, food trucks and live music
Biggins Alley & Patio Party
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 11 a.m.-12 a.m.
Live DJ, slam dunk contest, bag tournament and bagpipes
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 1 p.m.-2 a.m.
Live music food, St. Patrick’s Day festivities on Saturday and a Sunday brunch
Hotel at Old Town Pop-Up Pub
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday beginning at 11 a.m.
Check out this pop-up pub while enjoying drink specials on a huge outdoor patio
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.-2 a.m.
Food pavilion serving breakfast, lunch and dinner served up by Wichita Wagonmasters, live music and a heated and cooled patio
Ziggy’s Basketball Hub
Wednesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-12 a.m.
Outdoor bar with multiple televisions to watch all the games you can handle
Rib Crib Watch Party
Begins at 11 a.m. daily
Watch games on flat screen TVs and partake in exclusive discounts and bar specials