We're edging closer to the final weekend in April. Visit Wichita has compiled a list of things happening around Wichita for you to check out.
APRIL 25-27, 2019
Various locations and times
Sip and stroll along the historic brick streets of Old Town when the 2019 Midwest Winefest comes to Wichita April 25-27. Spend three days enjoying wine tastings and pairings, raising money for a local charity and experiencing downtown Wichita like never before.
WICHITA GRAND OPERA PRESENTS BIZET’S “CARMEN”
Time: 7 p.m. Admission: $20-$90
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202
This unforgettable musical drama presented by Wichita Grand Opera tells the story of a captivating, intoxicating woman and her jealous lover who just won’t take no for an answer. Don’t miss Mezzo-soprano Sarah Heltzel in the starring role of this classic tale.
CIVIL WAR DAY
APRIL 27, 2019
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Adults $9, Seniors $8, Youth (12-17) $7, Kids (5-11) $5
Location: Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
Come out to Old Cowtown Museum for a Civil War re-enactment! Families will be able to see Union and Confederate soldiers fighting skirmishes throughout the town, watch cannon and howitzer demonstrations and learn about encampments. Watch history come to life right before your eyes!
WATER LANTERN FESTIVAL WICHITA
APRIL 27, 2019
Time: 5:30-10 p.m. Admission: $30-$40
Location: OJ Watson Park, 3022 S. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS 67217
Wichita welcomes new festival at OJ Watson Park filled with fun, happiness, hope and great memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime. This family-friendly event brings the community together to light decorated lanterns and release them on the water. The cost includes entry to the festival, a floating water lantern, commemorative drawstring bag, marker and wristband.
RED CARPET SOUL JAM: GINUWINE, MYA & DRU HILL
APRIL 28, 2019
Time: 5-11 p.m. Admission: Advance Tickets $20; General Admission $30
Location: WAVE, 650 E. 2nd St., Wichita, KS 67202
Enjoy this outdoor concert featuring some of the hottest acts of the 1990s! With appearances by Chico de Barge, DJ3, DJ Detroit & DJ Cadence, this is one concert you won’t want to miss! VIP tickets are $70 each. Meet-and-greet options are also available.