Riverfest

Clay Bastian
Wichita Festivals, Inc.
KNSS News
March 05, 2020 - 12:11 pm
Admiral Windwagon Smith #47 has been piped aboard for Riverfest 2020
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Steve McIntosh
June 10, 2019 - 10:48 am
In spite of high water, rapid currents, and storms midweek, officials say the 48th Wichita Riverfest finished on a high note, with the biggest festival day in 13 years Saturday. Throughout the nine-day celebration, a total of 440-thousand attendees enjoyed more than 100 events, with the largest...
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June 01, 2019 - 11:09 pm
Despite warnings about the speed and levels of the Arkansas River, some people got too close during Riverfest on Friday evening. Thanks to some Good Samaritans, however, two dangerous moments that could have been devestating ended on a positive note. As Devin and Anna Callon waited for the...
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KNSS News
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...
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Ted Woodward
May 30, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Wichita Riverfest begins its nine-day run on Friday. Police Sgt. Kelly O'Brien says you will notice the presence of law enforcement personnel, including officers on foot, on horses with the Mounted Unit, on ATVs, bike officers, the EMS Gator Team, and the EMS bike unit. This is the 48th Riverfest,...
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May 30, 2019 - 9:16 am
Riverfest, Kansas’ largest community event and one of the 40 largest outdoor events in the world, according to PollStar, kicks off Friday, with 125 events, concerts and activities. Each year, the festival unites the community and downtown Wichita. $10 admission button for adults. Children 5 and...
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Steve & Ted mornings
June 11, 2018 - 8:43 am
Steve and Ted talk with Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell about Riverfest, swimming pools, and the medical industry.
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
June 07, 2018 - 1:41 pm
Through the first six days of Riverfest 2018 in Wichita, there have been only a dozen cases made involving police at the Festival. There has only been one arrest recorded at Riverfest, and that occurred on Wednesday. In that case, a suspect was taken into custody by Alcoholic Beverage Control...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2018 - 11:34 pm
Two weeks ago, hundreds of volunteers cleaned up trash in and along the Arkansas River, but the trash is already back. With Riverfest weeks away, some people are worried. Trash can be seen along the banks and even floating in the middle of the river. According to the city, the problem is a mix of...
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Dreamstime
May 05, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Saturday marked the 17th annual Arkansas River Trash Roundup, with hundreds of people participating in the cleanup. Bikes, sleeping bags and a sword were just some of the items pulled from the Arkansas River today as people all across Wichita and surrounding areas worked to prepare the area for the...
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