Since Sunday, we’ve had perfect weather, and nearly 300,000 attendees have really enjoyed the diverse events and concerts, as well as our new amenities – from a giant shade tent in the food court to misting tents, the giant video screen, and our new app, sponsored by Westar Energy,” said Mary Beth Jarvis, President and CEO of Wichita Festivals, Inc.
“We’re excited about the large-scale events crammed into our upcoming two days – including Blacktop Nationals, Craftapalooza, canoe and kayak races, a rowing regatta and the Capitol Federal Fireworks Finale.
is a non-profit corporation with the purpose of creating diverse community celebrations within the Wichita community.
The primary events produced by Wichita Festivals, Inc.
are Riverfest, Wichita Vortex Music Festival (August 4-5, 2017), Bob Struble Memorial Golf Tournament (September 8, 2017) and Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair (September 15-17, 2017).
For more information, contact Teri Mott at (316) 267-2817 or [email protected] – Riverfest, Kansas’ largest community event, will wrap up this weekend with four major concerts, a fireworks finale, a car show, a craft show, great river events, family activities, contests and competitions, all free with a $10 admission button for adults or $5 button for kids ages 6 to 12.“River Madness has been terrific fun, so far!
Total retail sales figures for the $10 adult buttons, as well as total sales for the $5 children’s buttons, will be available by mid-July. Nineteen new events debuted at Riverfest 2017, including Stock Tank Races, Craftapalooza, Wichicon, Tech Midwest and the Futur Epreneurship Expo.“We also had another safe, secure year, with only five medical transports and 10 arrests by our Wichita Police Department partners.
Overall, we were excited to have so many attendees engage in our events and enjoy the entertainment, all while behaving respectfully and staying safe,” Jarvis said.
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