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Monster Jam As Big As It Gets! - Intrust Bank Arena, February 24 & 25, 2024

Monster JamExperience big-time family fun at Monster Jam®.  The most unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable motorsports experience for families and fans in the world today returns to Wichita for an adrenaline-charged weekend. At Monster Jam®, world champion athletes and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in wide-open competitions of speed and skill.

Two shows on Saturday, February 24

One show on Sunday, February 25

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That Arena Rock Show - February 16, 2024, TempleLive Wichita

That Arena Rock ShowA tribute to the age of rock legends, That Arena Rock Show stands as a testament to the unforgettable era of stadium rock anthems and powerhouse performances. Paying homage to the giants of the ’70s and ’80s, this cover band captures the essence of rock ‘n roll’s golden age, delivering electrifying renditions of classic hits that defined a generation. Whether it’s the iconic riffs, soaring vocals, or charismatic stage presence, That Arena Rock Show offers fans a nostalgic journey back in time, evoking memories of headbanging, air guitars, and sold-out arenas. More than just a cover band, they are a celebration of rock’s most glorious days, ensuring that the spirit of arena rock lives on for both longtime enthusiasts and new fans alike.

Venue Information:

Temple Live
332 E 1st St N
Wichita, KS 67202

Show starts at 8 pm

Admission:  $20-$39

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Hairball - February 10, 2024, at Hartman Arena

HairballEveryone's favorite 80's Rock N' Roll experience is back! Hairball is back and they're ready to rock! Come witness and participate in the best rock n' roll experience you won't forget! Grab your friends, dress in your favorite 80's attire, and come ready to ROCK on Saturday, February 10!

Doors Open: 6:30 PM
Show Begins: 7:30 PM

*Ticket prices increase day of show.

Admission: $28-$45

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The Cotillion - Wichita


The Cotillion is a special events facility that hosts concerts, dances, comedians, and stage shows featuring nationally known artists and performers. This special events facility is available to rent for concerts, dances, banquets, corporate events, wedding receptions, trade shows, and private parties. Built in 1960, The Cotillion is a 28,500 square foot building with a maximum concert capacity of 2000 persons. The unique circular design of the building has large wooden beams supporting a 24 foot high domed ceiling over an 11,000 square foot floating hardwood maple dance floor and a stage that features a distinctive neon lit band shell.

11120 West Kellogg
Wichita, KS 67209
Telephone: (316) 722-4201


  • The Box Office hours of operation are Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.
  • We take, cash, credit and debit; Visa, MasterCard, AmEx and Discover.
  • We have a no-service fee box office


Old Town Farm & Art Market - Wichita

Old Town Farm and ArtA weekly destination for thousands of area residents and a must-see for visitors to the city.

The Market resides in a setting unique to Wichita. Surrounded by brick-lined streets and native limestone-accented buildings dating back to the 1800s, the Old Town district is often considered the pulse of downtown Wichita.

Open every Saturday April through December 16th
April - October: 8am-1pm
November - December: 10am-2pm
Farm & Art Plaza: 835 E. 1st Street in Old Town

via www.oldtownfarmandartmarket.com

Exploration Place - Wichita

Exploration PlaceThe State’s Premier Science Center

Exploration Place, The Sedgwick County Science and Discovery Center, is Kansas’ premier science center, inspiring a deeper interest in science and technology through creative and fun experiences for all. Exploration Place is a mission-driven 501(c)(3) not-for-profit institution supported by admissions, membership dues, public support, and voluntary contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations.

300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203

(316) 660-0600

via www.exploration.org

Blast Off Bay - Goddard

Blast Off BayIntroducing Blast Off Bay, the most incredible, most Sci-Fi waterpark you'll ever experience. Connected to the new, multi-million-dollar Genesis Sports Complex, Blast Off Bay will be your kid's favorite place to be all year round. Not only is Blast Off Bay for kids, but it's also for adults, with crazy cool amenities designed in pure fun for all. Enjoy huge slides, an indoor surf machine, swim-up bar, lazy river, hot tub, and plenty of fun features for the youngest of your family. This new waterpark is open for birthday party bookings, with tickets available for general admission now!

435 N Crowne Dr, Goddard, KS 67052

(316) 358-6266

via www.blastoffbay.com

Old Cowtown Museum - Wichita

Old Cowtown MuseumOld Cowtown Museum is a mixture of historic buildings and artifacts representing 1870s life.

Many cities have museums - only Wichita has the one-and-only, never-to-be-duplicated-again Cowtown.

Be wowed when you step onto Cowtown's dirt roads and realize you've entered a world off the Chisholm Trail that is frozen in a 1865-1880 loop.

Connect with history through artifacts in Cowtown's 10,000-piece permanent collection - textiles, furnishings, furniture, tools, art - that are proudly maintained by Historic Wichita Cowtown, Inc. Cowtown's unique programming tells the story of Wichita's transformation from a frontier settlement to a cattle town to an agricultural and manufacturing area.

Wichita's storied past is vividly brought to life through daily activities, special events and education programs.​

1865 Museum Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203

(316) 219-1871

via www.oldcowtown.com

Tanganyika Wildlife Park - Goddard

Tanganyika Wildlife ParkTanganyika’s secret recipe is simple: interactive animal stations and amazing keepers who care.  Tanganyika is the only park in the USA with 10 interactive encounters where you can touch, feed, and even swim with a unique species. Every day your wildlife encounter is carefully designed to be fun, spontaneous and unforgettable.

Lemurs – Lorikeets – Giraffes – Pygmy Hippos – Rhinos – and MORE!

1000 S Hawkins Ln, Goddard, KS 67052

(316) 553-4650

via www.twpark.com