It's opening day for Riverfest in Wichita

Ted Woodward
May 31, 2019 - 1:06 pm


This is opening day of the annual Riverfest in Wichita. Several events fill the schedule for Day 1:

  *Safelite AutoGlass Sundown Parade, 6:30-8 p.m., Location: Downtown Wichita. Brought to you by The Buzz, KEYN, KFH, KNSS, Power 93.5 & KSN. Steve McIntosh and Ted Woodward, from "Steve & Ted in the Morning" on 98.7 and 1330 KNSS, will be in the parade. Parade entrants inspired by this year’s theme, “Downtown Get Down” (and the lure of cash prizes) will strut their creative stuff with floats, bands, flags, performers and all your favorite parade traditions.

  *Twilight Pops Concert featuring the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Location: Wichita Acura Dealers Stage on Kennedy Plaza. Sponsored by Riverfest Corporate Hosts; brought to you by The Buzz, KEYN, KFH, KNSS, Power 93.5 & KSN. Your Wichita Symphony Orchestra performs an exciting concert full of popular favorites complete with a spectacular firework finish! For the finale, the orchestra will be joined by the 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery Regiment in performing Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. Bring your radio for the live concert broadcast on KEYN 103.7.

  *Textron Aviation Opening Night Fireworks, following the Twilight Pops Concert. Location: Viewing along the Arkansas River from Maple/Waterman to 1st St. Brought to you by The Buzz, KEYN, KFH, KNSS, Power 93.5, KSN & Parr Sound and Lighting. Enjoy breathtaking colors and sounds over downtown Wichita choreographed to a unique musical arrangement. Bring your radio and tune to KEYN for the live simulcast.

This is Wichita's 48th Riverfest.

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