What’s Happening This Week in Wichita (May 31-June 5)

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National Donut Day Celebration + Kansas Honor Flight Fundraiser | June 3
Where: donut hurts
National Donut Day is Friday, June 3! This is the donut event not to be missed! For every dozen you buy all day, you’ll be entered into a sweepstakes for FREE DONUTS FOR A YEAR!!! 10% of all sales will be donated to Kansas Honor Flight. Kansas Honor Flight is a large local organization that honors Kansas veterans with a free trip to Washington D.C.


Wichita Wind Surge vs. Frisco Roughriders | May 31 – June 5
Where: Waterfront Stadium

1 million cups | June 1
Where: Groover Laboratories
1 Million Cups is a free weekly national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Every Wednesday morning at 8:45 a.m., one or two early-stage startups showcase their businesses to a diverse audience of peers, mentors, educators, and advisors.

Inauguration of the appearance of Blackbeard | June 1
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! Whether you’re here to shape your destiny and sit on the throne as the Pirate King or build a sandcastle on the beach, we’ve got you covered! This pop-up will run from Wednesday to Saturday in June and July.

ICT Summit | Building Wichita powers the future | June 2
Where: The Vail
The 2022 ICT Summit is all about building Wichita. We will bring together leaders and future leaders of Wichita to discuss where we are now, what we can build on, and where next for Wichita. We’ll discuss tough questions like what do we need to retain talent here in Wichita? What must happen to advance to Century II and the East Bank. The goal of the ICT Summit 2022 is to build a better Wichita in the short and long term.

First Fridays at Revolutsia | June 3
Where: Revolution
Revolutsia is a growing collection of shops, small businesses and restaurants found in Central & Volutsia. Exclusively, just for those special nights, the Haute Couture Market will pop up with a bunch of your favorite designers featured outside every storefront!

SENSES & Youth Arts Exhibition – Inauguration | June 3
Where: Consider the art gallery
The Envision Arts Gallery & Community Engagement Center is proud to present two exhibitions opening June 3! SENS: Community Arts Exhibition Inspired by the way we live, navigate and understand the world through all of our senses. SENSES features a lineup of artists with disabilities from Wichita, KS. On display in the large showroom.

Adult Skate Party | June 3
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.

2022 Wichita Riverfest | June 3
Where: Downtown Wichita
The Wichita River Festival kicks off

Filipino Pinoy Market | June 4
Where: Hampton Inn & Suites Airport
The Pinoy Market is a monthly market serving Filipino food, desserts and wares. It takes place at the Hampton Inn hotel at 7230 W. Harry St. near the airport.

The Wizard of Oz Tea Time | June 4
Where: The Enchanted Mermaid
Dorothy and her friends cordially invite you to afternoon tea. We’ll have tea, sandwiches and pastries while doing face paint and crafts. Afterwards, you will be treated to a LIVE performance of the Wizard of Oz!

Kite and Bike Festival | June 4
Where: Heights Park
Join us for an afternoon of kite flying and cycling activities with the whole family. Build your own kite and get a chance to fly it, play games and eat fun food. All ages are welcome. FREE!

ICT Picklefest | June 4
Where: blood orchard
All pickle. Pickle Eating Contest, multiple food trucks in attendance that will all sell a pickled item. Come take a picture with Pickleman. Let’s not forget the amazing shop inside with lots of awesome vendors. The food trucks will host a friendly competition to see who has the best pickled item. We will have local celebrity judges to help us. You won’t want to miss it. Dress up, dress up your kids, even your dog. Come and marinate with us!

Old Town Farm and Art Market | June 4
Where: Old City
A weekly destination for thousands of area residents and a must for visitors to the city. More than a farmer’s market. Celebrating over 30 years as downtown Wichita’s Farm & Art Market. – Food, arts, entertainment, shopping and more.

Kansas Farmer’s Market | June 4
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 Clown, and more!

TIC drone light show | June 4-5
Where: place of exploration
Wichita’s first drone light show is coming to Exploration Place during Riverfest’s opening weekend, June 4-5, 2022. Known as “Fireworks of the Future,” the show will offer a view breathtaking over 200 synchronized drones, fully choreographed with music. Event capacity is strictly limited. Buy your tickets now and be among the first to attend a new era of world-class events for Wichita!

Sedgwick County Relay For Life | June 4-5
Where: Sedgwick County Fairgrounds
In 2022, our community will come together, in person, for Sedgwick County Relay For Life. This one-night event (7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.) includes walking the route with your team, a luminaria ceremony (to honor those battling cancer and remembering loved ones lost), a survivor dinner and caregiver, an auction, games, music, food, campsites and fun. Sign up a team, join the committee, volunteer and/or fundraise to fund the future and save lives!

ArtFest at Riverfest! Pop-up market 2022 | June 4-5
Where: II century
Celebrate all things ICT with local art, design and shopping, right in the heart of downtown. This 2-day pop-up event will take place inside the iconic Century II Performing Arts Center, Exhibition Hall. Delicious food, summer drinks, sweet live tunes – you name it, it’s there! And now… Haute Market will be too!

Rock’s Dugout Sportscard and Memorabilia Show | June 5
Where: Northrock Lanes
Buy, sell, trade sports cards and sports memorabilia. More than 50 dealer tables.

Decant ICT | June 5
Where: Prairie Hill Vineyard
The American Institute of Wine and Food Wichita Chapter celebrates its 30th anniversary with an extraordinary event – Decant ICT – from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, June 5 at Prairie Hill Vineyard located at 3660 North 215th St. West, Colwich.

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Sick Ass 2nd Saturday | June 12
Where: Board Awakens Skatepark
All Ages and Uncovered – Featuring @strandedmusicgroup @zachcollinsyo and @swissorigins13. Located at The Board Awakens at 301 W Central, Andover. Beer Garden + 35+ Free Skate.

Pinkies Up! Tea & Treatments | June 18
Where: Skin Essentials
Join us for a nice afternoon tea on Saturday! We will be performing free mini spa treatments that will feature all the benefits of green tea! (Treatments are first come, first served) We will have sweet treats, free personal care gifts (until they last!) Enjoy a delicious assortment of teas from The Tea House in Clifton Square and delicious treats from Frost! Enjoy a free gift with any retail purchase of $25 and the opportunity to save on future spa services!

Go Skateboarding Day Skate Jam and Mini-Fest | June 21st
Where: Board Awakens Skatepark
Go Skateboarding Day Skate Jam and Mini-Fest, presented by Baxter & Associates, Dandurand Drugstore, Channel963 & ALT 107.3. Event to include: free entry to the park, live music by @cheapkitesokc @notcopsks @marriceanthony @deliriumsux. Raffles, contests and giveaways Beer Garden Food Truck by Snack Shack. Remote live broadcast

Wichita Taco Feast | June 25
Where: Federal Capitol Amphitheater
The Wichita Taco Festival is a unique and dynamic one-day family event that will fuse Wichita’s love for tacos, margaritas and live music.

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