June 2–10, 2023Admission June 2–10, 2023Admission

Wichita Festivals, Inc.

Behind the scenes.

Meet the local not-for-profit that makes Wichita Riverfest happen.

Wichita Festivals, Inc. (WFI) is a not-for-profit corporation with the purpose of creating diverse and inclusive community celebrations in the Wichita area.

Fest Facts

WFI Funding

Total cost for WFI to produce its events in 2019 was just over $2 million.

WFI is funded through earned income realized from button, food and merchandise sales at Riverfest and Autumn & Art. Corporate sponsorships and in-kind donations are specifically designated for underwriting the events produced by the organization. WFI receives no tax-supported revenue.

Operational funding is secured from a variety of sources including charitable gifts, concession sales, event admission sales and merchandise sales. WFI does not receive direct tax support from any government entity.

More by WFI

Beyond Riverfest, here are the events we currently produce: