Kid-Friendly Fall Events in Wichita

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Wichita is jam-packed with kid-friendly fun this fall  – get those calendars ready! For more family fun this autumn, don’t forget to check out our Ultimate Guide to Fall & Halloween Events in Wichita!

Autumn and Art

September 18th-20th
Cost: FREE
Location: Virtual

Join Autumn & Art online to celebrate the 11th festival and shop the artists you’ve come to know and love. Visit with the artists via video chat, see their works, and buy! Enjoy entertainment, artist demos, tutorials, fun for kids and more throughout the weekend.

Apple Jam

September 19th, 3-8pm
Location: Meadowlark Farm, 11249 SW 160th St, Rose Hill,

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Meadowlark Farm Orchard & Cidery with the acoustic rock and country music of the legendary Rock n’ Rick! Enjoy our Hard Cider, see our new fresh cider press in action and get some fresh apple cider, pick apples! meet our baby goats!

Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree

September 26, 1-4pm
Cost: Free
Location: Little Ducklings Academy, 7230 E 29th St N, Suite A

Come to a spook-tacular afternoon! This event is a free come and go event between 1:00 and 4:00pm. There will be spooky cookies to decorate, crafts to create and take home, and a face painting station.

2020 Pumpkin Season Opening

September 26
Cost: $10 per person (kids 2 and under are free)
Location: Cedar Creek Farm & Pumpkin Patch, 6100 N. 119th St W, Maize

Pumpkin season is finally here!Join the gang at Cedar Creek Farm to unplug and reconnect with the ones you love most. Enjoy the full petting zoo complete with pony rides and horse drawn carriage tours, hay-rack rides, corn maze, unique pumpkin selection, and so much more! Friends in the concession stand are excited to serve you crisp caramel apples, fresh spun cotton candy, and warm Frito chili cheese pies. We all have had to miss out on some of our favorite things this year, but the spirit of fall is very much alive at Cedar Creek Farm!  

Goddard Fall Festival

October 2nd-3rd, times vary by day
Cost: FREE
Location: 9 Argon Drive, Goddard, KS

The Goddard Fall Festival is an annual event held the first Saturday in October and includes a carnival, games, vendors, great food and entertainment for all ages.  The carnival and some games open Friday evening in Linear Park.  The main events kick off with a parade Saturday morning along Main Street where most activities take place.  The festival has been a long standing tradition of “festive fun” for the community.  

Wicked Island at OJ Watson Park

Oct 2-3, 9-10. 16-17, 23-24. 30-31, 8:00 pm-11:30 pm
Cost: $20 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under
Location: OJ Watson Park, 3022 S. Maclean

Watson Park’s haunted island attraction is back!! Your friends at Plant Kingdom are here to help! Come see us at Wicked Island, and as always we will still be down the street at Wicked Woods! This year they have an escape room, tickets for the escape room are priced separately.

Hocus Pocus Movie at the Farm

October 11th, 7-9:30pm
Cost: $5 per person, 2 and under free
Location: Cedar Creek Farm & Pumpkin Patch, 6100 N. 119th St W, Maize

Hocus Pocus movie night at the farm. Doors open at 7:00pm, movie starts at 8:00pm. Seating is first come first serve and is NOT provided, so please bring a chair, blanket, or even an air mattress! This is a family friendly event. Shaken or stirred bartending will have their booze truck out and the full concession stand will be open! The movie will be outside so this event is weather permitting, consider dressing appropriately.

Stearman Field’s Annual Pumpkin Drop

October 24th, 1-3pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Stearman Field, 14789 SW 30th St, Benton

Lots of fun for the whole family.  Haven’t heard of it?  Well, pilots drop pumpkins from their aircraft to the target below.  Closest one to the target wins trophy, gift certificate to Stearman Bar & Grill and, of course, pride.  Costume contests for kids around 3:30pm.

Free Movie in the Park: Hocus Pocus

October 24th, 7-9:30pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Capitol Federal Amphitheater, 1607 E. Central, Andover

Get in the Halloween Spirit by bringing your chairs, blankets, and favorite movie snacks and watch the troublesome Sanderson Trio cause a ruckus in Salem.

Virtual 5k Pumpkin Run and 1k Little Pumpkin Fun Run

October 10-24th
Cost: $15-$40
Location: Shocker Hall, 1845 Fairmount

The race this year is different – we are going virtual! With the hopes to reunite in person next year. What are the positive outcomes of running with us virtually? You pick the day when you feel the best to run! No worrying about parking, weather or if you forgot your headphones. No matter where you are, USA, Europe, Asia, Canada, South America, Australia, you can still participate in our race. As a Pumpkin Run participant you will receive a customized T-shirt, special edition face mask (pick from three designs) and a finisher medal. Awards will be given to the top age group finishers and overall winners. Times will have to be verified prior to receiving an award. Run in costume for extra fun!

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