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■ NBC World Series | July 28-August 6
Where: Hutchinson/Eck Stadium
In 2022, the NBC World Series will be split between Hobart-Detter Field in Hutchinson, KS (July 28-31) and Eck Stadium in Wichita, KS (August 1-6).
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■ Wichita Wind Surge vs NW Arkansas | July 29-31
Where: Waterfront Stadium
■ Blackbeard Appearance | July 29-30
Where: Appearance: Wichita
Apparition sets sail for the high seas! Join the famous Blackbeard’s crew and explore flavors and sensations like never before! Whether you’re a gentleman pirate like Stede Bonnet, a clever devil like Jack Sparrow or a fearsome captain like Blackbeard, we’ve got plenty of drinks for you at this one-of-a-kind pop-up bar – and the rum never left! Step into our Pirate Cove to sample souvenir Pirate Punch Bowls, filled with delicious Dead Man’s Treasures, frozen drinks served in coconuts, and GROG! This pop-up will run from Wednesday to Saturday in June and July. Read our article here.
■ A Summer of Magic: Harry Potter Dome Theater Experience | July 29
Where: place of exploration
Exploration Place brings the world of Harry Potter to Wichita! Each week our wizarding and muggle guests will watch a film from the series on the dome screen with booming surround sound. Before the show, take part in themed and interactive classes offered by a variety of Hogsmeade shops and magical places. Butterbeer will flow freely, and muggle artifacts can be brought home.
■ Food Trucks at Les Fontaines | July 29
Where: Wichita Boathouse
Last Friday Food Trucks @ the Fountains – Art Show & Party. Free for all ages to attend…MORE THAN 16 Food Trucks. Local artists and vendors will be set up inside and outside the boathouse. Booze Trucks * Yard Games * Ax throwing with the Tomahawk truck.
■ Adult Skate Party | July 29
Where: Carousel skate center
Join us for Adult Night every Friday! Must be 21 with valid ID. $10 cover (pads included). Beer and mixed drinks available. Check out our What to Expect feature here.
■ Kansas Farmer’s Market | July 30
Where: Two locations: 21st & Ridge and Derby Market
Join us every Saturday from April to October. Featuring dozens of Kansas Grown! vendors, live music, food trucks, Troubles the
■ Peruvian Independence Buffet | July 30
Where: Gabby’s Peruvian Restaurant
July 28 commemorates one more year of Peru’s Independence and Gabby’s as an ambassador of Peruvian cuisine and culture will celebrate it by creating a Buffet with the best dishes and desserts of Peruvian cuisine synonymous with pride for the majority of Peruvians. We will also have typical dances and Creole songs from the best Peruvian repertoire. Reserve your table in advance. Adults $35.00, children under 8 $10.00
■ Imperial Oktoberfest | July 30
Where: Venue Wichita Brewing Co.
■ Improv performances at Flying Pig Improv | July 30
Where: Flying pig improvisation
Fun times will be had during our live improv show! It’s simple: no reservations, no pre-sale of tickets, arrive early for the best seats – doors open at 7.30pm and the show starts at 8.00pm. Tickets are $10; cash or credit card at the door.
■ Old Town Farm and Art Market | July 30
Where: Wichita Old Town
Open every Saturday, from April to December 17
■ The big float | July 30
Where: Arkansas River
The Big Float is a river float and beach party on the Arkansas River in downtown Wichita. The Big Float’s purpose is to support improved river access and the creation of river habitat for Wichitans. The event includes live music, drinks, food, fun activities in the sun, and more.
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■ 14th anniversary of Tanganyika | August 1 to 17
Where: Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Celebrate with the Tanganyika Wildlife Park revelers to celebrate our 14th anniversary! In honor of our anniversary, we’re giving YOU $14 admission for the first week of August (1-7) where you can come and enjoy the water park, special discounts and, of course, WILDLIFE!
■ Festive jam of hoops | August 14
Where: Charles Koch Arena
Festive ICT presents the first Festive Hoop Jam Classic. A dynamic basketball event that includes a match-up, slam dunk contest, and 5-on-5 celebrity basketball game.
■ Shop and food | 21st of August
Where: Naftzger Park
Shop & Grub is our monthly market with a unique variety of vendors selling vintage clothing, jewelry, accessories, homewares, wine, delicious food and more.
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■ August 5 | Jason Boland and the Stragglers
■ August 14 | evil pop
■ August 24 | Sean Kingston
■ September 1 | “Weird” Al Yankovic
■ September 6 | modest mouse
■ September 8 | Pecos and rooftops
■ September 11 | Hansen
■ September 12 | Will
Intrust Bank Arena
■ August 6 | Dierks Bentley
■ August 25 | Morgan Wallen
■ August 26 | West Fest feat. Icicle and Cypress Hill
■ September 13 | street boys
■ September 17 | Keith Urban
■ September 25 | Alabama
■ July 29 | KEYN Music Series
■ August 5 | KEYN Music Series
■ August 12 | KEYN Music Series
■ November 12 | Judas Priest
Kansas Star Casino
■ August 5 | Ted Nugent
■ September 2 | Brantley Gilbert
■ September 23 | The Oakridge Boys
Temple Live Wichita
■ July 29 | dusty grant
■ July 30 | wild blue
■ August 4 | Lauren Alaina
■ August 10 | Matisyahu
■ August 14 | Silversun Pickups
■ August 19 | Bart Corneille
■ July 29 | Jesse Daniel
■ August 3 | Sarah Shook and the Disarmers
■ August 5 | 10 years
■ August 12 | Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears
■ August 13 | Three days Grace
■ August 18 | James Johnson
■ August 19 | american aquarium
■ August 26 | Shamar Allen
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