Colder temperatures? No problem! The Great Indoors was created to give you ideas for fun in Wichita, regardless of the weather! Start the New Year off right by committing to a few resolutions. Want to spend more time with the family? Try indoor go-kart racing or bowling at The Alley, climb the walls at Bliss Bouldering, use your brain to conquer the Wichita Room Escape or take in a movie at The Warren Theater downtown.
If your resolutions for the New Year include eating healthier (or if you crave a decadent meal on the town), don’t miss Wichita Restaurant Week January 20th through the 29th. View the participating restaurants here so you can eat, drink and give back!
Beat the colder weather by enjoying all the museums and attractions Wichita has to offer. Book your trip today and create your special moment in Wichita.
Eat Well, Play Well
10/1/2016 - 1/2/2017
Encounter healthy living tips and tricks in fun and interesting ways with this interactive, bilingual (Spanish/English) exhibit. Move to the music and mimic your favorite animal.
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code
10/1/2016 - 1/2/2017
Unravel the mystery behind the complete set of instructions needed for every living thing on Earth.
Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering
10/1/2016 - 1/2/2017
Discover compelling stories of those who design and use technologies to help themselves and others achieve their goals from everyday routines to lifelong dreams.
1/16/2016 - 1/15/2017
Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space.
The Glorious Glass Show
11/11/2016 - 1/6/2017
Listen to music by Victor Rose, watch glass blowing demonstrations, and drink complementary wine and snack on hors d'ourves.
Sticky, Shiny, Smooth: Pop Art and the Senses
9/24/2016 - 1/8/2017
This exhibition examines the sensory language of pop art. The artwork demonstrates that pop art shattered the division between everyday experience and high culture, not only through subject and process but also by enticing the senses.
National Technology Day
Celebrate National Technology Day with HostGator. Technology Day honors all of the achievements technology has given us throughout time.
Cessna Coin & Stamp Show
2/18/2017 - 2/19/2017
"Interested in collecting coins and stamps? Head over to Cessna Activity Center for the Cessna Coin & Stamp Show. Get all your questions on stamp and coin collecting answered and check out booths from all over the Midwest! "
Formed in 1967, signed in 1971, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon's unrelenting drive, as well as non-stop touring and recording, jump-started the burgeoning rock movement in the Midwest.
Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds: The Final Performances
He is one of popular music's most deeply revered figures, the main creative force behind some of the most cherished recordings in rock history. Indeed, it is no exaggeration to call Brian Wilson one of the most influential composers of the last century.
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Getaway Tour kicks off January 5th, 2017, in San Antonio, TX, and will crisscross its way across North America. Every ticket purchased includes a choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of The Getaway.
Classic Albums Live
Classic Albums Live will be performing Led Zeppelin II at the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, January 28. Classic Albums Live brings classic favorites to the stage without the cheesy and gimmicky impersonations.
Classic Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, The Drifters, are coming to the Orpheum on Saturday, February 4th. They are the same band that brought Under the Boardwalk, Up On The Roof, This Magic Moment and many more classic hits to the music world.
Vivaldi's Four Seasons of Kansas
1/27/2017 - 1/29/2017
Vivaldi’s popular Four Seasons meets the photographic landscapes of acclaimed Kansas artist and Wichita State University Professor Larry Schwarm in this musical and visual mash-up.
Vivaldi's Ring of Mystery: A Family Concert
This is the story of Katarina, a young violinist who is sent to study music at the great Pieta orphanage in seventeenth century Venice with famous music director and composer Antonio Vivaldi.
Carousel: A Concert
Music Theatre Wichita and the Wichita Symphony join forces for the first time in a historic collaboration to bring you Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved musical in a semi-staged production.
A Night at the Opera
2/18/2017 - 2/19/2017
This is no ordinary night at the opera! One of the world’s most sought after Wagnerian bass-baritones lives among us! Alan Held, Wichita State alumnus and Professor, sings the thrilling music of Wotan, Hans Sachs, and Scarpia in an evening that will resonate in your ears.
Von Oeyen plays Grieg
From Scandinavia’s fjords to the fields and forests of Bohemia, beloved music by Grieg and Dvorak, together with the delightful discovery of American composer David Diamond’s Rounds, this concert will enchant you.
4/8/2017 - 4/9/2017
Our Classics season ends with a single work that takes you on a journey from night to bright day. Mahler’s large scale orchestra, which includes cowbells, mandolin, and guitar, produces a kaleidoscope of orchestral color that conjures up mysterious shadows, spectral images, and nocturnal sounds of nature. It all ends in blazing and triumphant sunshine.
Twenty One Pilots
Breakout Duo "TWENTY ØNE PILØTS" are coming to Wichita February 3, 2017 for their "EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW WØRLD TØUR!
The Rock & Worship Roadshow
"The 9th annual Rock & Worship Roadshow, presented by Compassion International, has announced its official 2017 tour lineup. Award-winning and chart-topping artists Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli, Rend Collective, Passion, Family Force 5, Jordan Feliz, along with Derek Minor and Urban Rescue, will join together for Christian music's most uplifting and entertaining concert series for the whole family.
Starbird-Devlin Rod & Customs Charities Car Show
1/20/2017 - 1/22/2017
A true Wichita tradition, this show represents a locally supported event for car lovers of all ages and is one of the longest running indoor car shows in the country.
Arctic Cat Nitro Arenacross Tour
2/10/2017 - 2/11/2017
Anticipation for the Arctic Cat Nitro Arenacross Tour Presented by Nitro Lubricants, is near fever pitch as it roars into Park City, KS at Hartman Arena. The rapidly growing Arctic Cat Nitro Arenacross Tour has taken the nation by storm as the largest indoor motocross tour in the United States.
Cirque du Soleil: TORUK - The First Flight
1/26/2017 - 1/29/2017
Cirque du Soleil is bringing their TORUK - The First Flight show to INTRUST Bank Arena January 26-29. TORUK - The First Flight is inspired by James Cameron's Avatar.
2/24/2017 - 2/25/2017
Enjoy a fun-filled day of trucks, dirt, and excitement! Take your family to attend Monster Jam at INTRUST Bank Arena, it is a great event for all ages!
Wichita Junior Thunder V. ELP
1/13/17 - 1/15/17
Wichita Junior Thunder V. SPR
1/20/17 - 1/22/17
Wichita Junior Thunder V. CS
1/28/17 - 1/30/17
Wichita Junior Thunder V. SPR
2/3/17 - 2/5/17
Wichita Junior Thunder V. DS
2/24/17 - 2/26/17
Papa Johns Pizza Midwest Invitational
3/10/2017 - 3/12/2017
2017 KRW Papa John's Invitational
Competitive U8-U15 Boys
Competitive U8-U19 Girls
Setting a comedic standard of excellence that others continually try to follow, Brian Regan made history on September 26, 2015 with the critically-acclaimed live broadcast of Brian Regan: Live From Radio City Music Hall, the first live broadcast of a stand-up special in Comedy Central’s history.
5th Annual Smallgrass Film Festival
Experience a day full of specially-curated feature and short films for the young and young at heart. Be the first to see Exploration Place’s newest dome film, Titans of the Ice Age. Plus, enjoy hands-on activities and all exhibits.
3/21/2017 - 3/23/2017
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream until a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.
4/18/2017 - 4/20/2017
The Classic Story on Stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.
Sesame Street Live "Elmo Makes Music"
1/7/2017 - 1/8/2017
Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other—monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to the stage to share their love of music in Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music."
Wichita Area Builders Home Show
2/9/2017 - 2/12/2017
Home products and exhibits, demonstrations and displays.
The Women’s Fair
2/17/2017 - 2/19/2017
From FUN to INFORMATIVE, If it is of interest to Women it is at the Women's Fair. Over 300 exhibitors, 45 stage presentations and demonstrations, Cooking, Fashion & Hair Shows, Workshops, entertainment, Personality Appearances and Shopping Galore encompass the essence of the Women's Fair.
Kansas Music Educators Association In-Service Workshop
2/23/2017 - 2/25/2017
Each year, KMEA hosts an In-Service Workshop at the Century II Convention Center in Wichita. At this important annual event, speakers, performers, and vendors gather together to represent the best of music education throughout the state.
Outdoor Living and Landscape Show
3/3/2017 - 3/5/2017
The Outdoor Living and Landscape Show gives homeowners ideas for landscaping, gardening, yard, and other outdoor projects. Learn how to save water, what trees are drought resistant, how to grow vegetables and more with our seminars, sponsored by K-State Research & Extension - Sedgwick County!
5/1/2016 - 4/30/2017
Join Siena Tuscan Steakhouse for a casual evening of comfort food and 1/2 price bottles of select wine each Sunday night featuring Traditional Italian “Porchetta” – pork belly stuffed with pork tenderloin, garlic, herbs and olive oil, served over potato gnocchi and kale.