May 31 – June 8, 2024Admission May 31 – June 8, 2024Admission

Participatory Events

Don’t be a spectator.

From water sports to art to STEAM, there are myriads of things to try your hand at during Riverfest.

Sat – Sun, Jun 1 – 2

Artfest Pop Up Market

Celebrate all things ICT with art, design & local shopping, right in the heart of downtown.

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Sat, Jun 1 | 2 – 3 PM

Cowboy Bathtub Races

Yes, it is what it sounds like! Contestants will race along the Arkansas River in stock tanks.

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Sat, Jun 8 | 1:30 – 4 PM

Cardboard Regatta

Build a river-worthy vessel in 90 minutes or less with cardboard, duct tape, pool noodles and a box cutter.

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Sun, Jun 2 | Noon – 4 PM


STEAM City is all about showcasing the diverse and exciting roles that STEAM plays in our everyday lives and in manufacturing careers.

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Sun, Jun 2 | 11 AM – 2 PM

Rivalry on the River

A fun and friendly competitive event between Wichita high school teams organized by Wichita Public Schools.

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Sat, Jun 8 | 9 AM – Noon

Gravel Grinder

Our 2nd Riverfest Gravel Grinder is a bike event on a combination of riding surfaces and 20- and 40-mile events.

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