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

Meghan Doyle, Community Engagement Director
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Jennifer Green, Director of Sales and Development
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Lisa Hansen, Vice President of Finance
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Ann Keefer, Vice President of Program Development
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Karianne Kutz, Accounting Manager
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Jill Massey, Volunteer Director
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Teri Mott, Director of Marketing and Communication
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Ty Tabing, President/CEO
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Troy Wells, Graphic Designer
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Media Inquiries
Please direct all media inquiries and requests to:

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

Get in on a Great Show
Join us for our annual juried art show in Wichita, Kansas. A diverse community awaits you as we create an art experience unlike anything this region has seen.

Enjoy gourmet food, specialty wine and spirits, entertainment, patron gifts and more at our opening night Patron Party! read more >
Works in a variety of media including glass, fiber, painting, metalwork, drawing, jewelry, woodwork and more! read more >
Fine art and fun, September 17-19! read more >
We are grateful to our sponsors for bringing Autumn & Art to life! read more >
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444 E. William | Wichita, KS 67202
316.267.2817 (t) |
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