Photo: Courtesy of Wichita Festivals and Visit Wichita
It's that time of the year! Riverfest is here. Here's a list of things happening in the city this weekend that you'll have to check out. Thanks to Visit Wichita for all of the info. You can catch them Sunday morning on the station talking about all of the cool things happening this summer in Wichita. Get out and enjoy your weekend!
POPERA: SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE OPERA ON THE LAKE
MAY 31, 2018
Time: 8 p.m. Admission: Reserved Seating $35; VIP Tickets $100
Location: Bradley Fair at Wilson Estates, Rock Road & 21st Street, Wichita, KS 67206
Don’t miss this signature event put on by the Wichita Grand Opera. Head to Bradley Fair for a “Simply Irresistible” performance and cultural experience. Bring a chair or a blanket for a night of pop and operatic favorites with stars in the sky and stars on the stage.
BLOOMS, BREWS & BLOODY MARYS
MAY 31, 2018
Time: 6-10 p.m. Admission: Non-Members $55; Members $45; VIP Tickets $100
Location: Botanica Wichita, 701 N. Amidon, Wichita, KS 67203
Vote for the best Bloody Mary in town as you take a stroll through more than 30 themed gardens at the lovely Botanica Wichita. Enjoy local brews from some of Wichita’s favorites and food from local restaurants.
JUNE 1-9, 2018
Time: Times for events vary Admission: Adult Buttons $10; Children’s Button $5
Location: Downtown Wichita
Downtown Wichita comes alive with unlimited fun packed into nine days of the largest party in the state. Wichita Riverfest brings live music such as the popular SafeLite AutoGlass Sundown Parade, WichiCon at Riverfest, popular concerts and headliners, old traditions and new activities for the whole family. Don’t miss all Riverfest has to offer June 1-9, all free with the purchase of a Riverfest button.
BLUE OCTOBER WITH KITTEN
JUNE 1, 2018
Time: 8 p.m. Admission: Advance Tickets $28; Day-Of $30
Location: The Cotillion Ballroom, 11120 W. Kellogg Drive, Wichita, KS 67209
Rock fans can get a big dose of the alternative sounds of Blue October with Kitten as the two bands hit the stage at The Cotillion Ballroom on June 1. Known for their songs, “Into the Ocean,” “Hate Me,” and “Calling You,” Blue October has broken the Billboard Top 200 and stayed at the top of the charts in their genre for years. Get your ticket today!
THE REUNION: BEATLES FANTASY TRIBUTE
JUNE 2, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. Admission: $25-$35
Location: Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67218
What if all four former Beatles were alive and well and showcased their collection live in Wichita? Well, we’re just dreaming, but the ultimate rock reunion will happen at Crown Uptown Theatre with this live fantasy performance. Catch their greatest hits and some of their solo work during this unique show.