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MIKE GREENE REVEALED AS ADMIRAL WINDWAGON SMITH XLII
44th Riverfest to include robust concert line-up, two fireworks shows, increased river and participatory events, more! read more ›
MUSIC HEADLINERS ANNOUNCED FOR RIVERFEST 2015
The diverse line-up of concerts are all free with a Riverfest button read more ›
COMMUNITY INVITED TO 'BUTTON UP. HAVE A BLAST!' AT RIVERFEST 2015
Iconic button and poster artwork unveiled; 2015 festival sneak peek includes button-price news read more ›
KANSAS' LARGEST COMMUNITY EVENT HAS SUCCESSFUL YEAR
Sponsorship, attendance and button sales increase over 2013; Concerts, events draw large crowds read more ›
SAFE, SECURE RIVERFEST ENJOYS ROBUST SUPPORT, GOOD ATTENDANCE
Early numbers show strong sponsorship, button sales, attendance. Full financial picture, attendee feedback still to come. read more ›
FINAL RIVERFEST DAYS PACKED WITH RIVER EVENTS, MUSIC, FAMILY FUN
New finale features Spirit AeroSystems Rockin’ on the River Concert, Westar Energy Laser-Light Spectacular read more ›
A ROARING START AND WEEKDAY FUN AT RIVERFEST 2014
Classic and modern country, a hip-hop legend, and a blues powerhouse on deck for midweek read more ›
TAMELA MANN TO HEADLINE GOSPELFEST AT RIVERFEST 2014
Gospel Star/'Meet the Browns', 'Madea' Actress Caps Off Night of Inspirational Musical Performances read more ›
RIVERFEST SET TO OPEN WITH A BANG
Opening Weekend Crammed with Events; See All on New Riverfest PointsMap read more ›
RIVERFEST PARTNERS, SPONSORS ENABLE WORLD-CLASS FESTIVAL
Sponsorship Support up 14 Percent; Program Collaborations Put Riverfest Among Top Outdoor Events Worldwide read more ›
DONORS REQUESTED TO HELP THOSE IN NEED GET TO RIVERFEST
Celebrations for a Cause Program Allows Festival to be Inclusive read more ›
MERITRUST TOT TROT ARTWORK COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED
Young designer's art to adorn race's T-shirt read more ›
MUSIC HEADLINERS ANNOUNCED FOR RIVERFEST
Wide variety of favorite acts are all free with a Riverfest button. read more ›
RON RYAN IS ADMIRAL WINDWAGON SMITH XLI
43rd Riverfest is set to include Aviation Salute, return of Hot Air Balloons, a giant Ferris Wheel, More! read more ›
JOIN THE HOOPLA IN DOO-DAH! AT RIVERFEST 2014
Iconic button and poster artwork unveiled read more ›
WICHITA FESTIVALS' INVITATION: 'BRING YOUR PASSION TO RIVERFEST'
Citizens are invited to participate and help plan this community event. read more ›
NEW DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS ON BOARD AT WICHITA FESTIVALS, INC.
WFI welcomes two new members to the board of directors. read more ›
EMPRISE BANK HELPS LAUNCH 2014 ARTWORK CONTEST
Submissions of Poster, Button Art around 'Hoopla in Doo-Dah' Theme Due December 27 read more ›
COMMUNITY EMBRACES REINVIGORATED RIVERFEST
Most buttons sold since 2008; Overall results very positive read more ›
CHANGES, GOOD WEATHER HELP CREATE POSITIVE RESULTS
Early numbers indicate growth in attendance, button sales. Full financial picture, event feedback still being compiled. read more ›
CESSNA CELEBRATIONS FOR A CAUSE HELPS THOSE IN NEED ATTEND RIVERFEST
Businesses and individuals give, so the less fortunate can enjoy Wichita's community celebration. read more ›
HEADLINERS ANNOUNCED FOR RIVERFEST
Concerts by Grammy Winners and Chart-toppers in Multiple Genres Are All Free with Your Riverfest Button read more ›
GOODWILL INDUSTRIES CAJUN FOOD FEST RETURNING TO RIVERFEST
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will groove on Kennedy Plaza Thursday, June 6 read more ›
A brand new sponsorship program to involve the many companies who enjoy the cultural and natural assets of our city and want to join the fun. read more ›
Celebrations for a Cause
Help local organizations enjoy Riverfest... read more ›
Help us welcome Ollie to Wichita...
Riverfest 2013 mascot, child button, charity benefit program unveiled read more ›