Wichita Festivals, Inc.
Wichita Festivals, Inc. is a non-profit corporation with the purpose of creating diverse community celebrations within the Wichita community. The primary event produced by Wichita Festivals, Inc. is Riverfest.

Creating an economic impact of $25-30 million, Riverfest welcomed 410,000 visitors in 2017. Since its debut in 1970 as the Wichitennial River Festival, the event has grown to become the largest community celebration in Kansas. Riverfest’s ticket sales rank it in the Top 50 of Pollstar’s 100 Outdoor Festival Sites worldwide, and the event has been named one of the top 100 festival destinations in the United States by travel and leisure organizations. The 47th Riverfest is scheduled for June 1-9, 2018

WFI also produces Wichita Vortex Music Festival (Aug. 4-5, 2017) and Bob Struble Memorial Golf Tourament (Sept. 8, 2017).

Staff Contacts

Mary Beth Jarvis, President/CEO

Ann Keefer, Vice President of Program Development

Lisa Hansen, Vice President of Finance

Jill Massey, Volunteer Director

Adam Hartke, Director of Events

Teri Mott, Director of Marketing and Communication

Jennifer Green, Director of Sales and Development

JaLayne Wray, Accounting Manager

Meghan Doyle, Community Engagement Director

Troy Wells, Graphic Designer



Media Inquiries
Please direct all media inquiries and requests to:

Teri Mott, Director of Marketing and Communications
Phone: (316) 267-2817
Fax: (316) 267-5901
Toll-free: 1-877-934-3378

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444 E. William | Wichita, KS 67202
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