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Riverfest Porch Parade

June 4 - June 6

Unleash your creativity and celebrate the Riverfest spirit by decorating your porch, yard, or windows. Help us spread joy to your neighbors and connect communities across the city!
Wichita Festivals will produce a virtual map with the locations of all registered Riverfest Porch Parade participants, so you can plan a walk or drive around your neighborhood to see and share in the celebration.
The Riverfest Porch Parade will take place from June 4 until June 6. Register by May 21 to receive a complimentary yard sign.
On the weekend of June 4-6, a Riverfest VIP Procession will drive through select Riverfest Porch Parade neighborhoods. Get your neighbors to register and join in the celebration to increase your chances of having the Riverfest VIP Procession cruise through your neighborhood!
Registration Categories:
Residential Judged (eligible for prize money): $20 entry fee
Residential Non-Judged (not eligible for prize money): FREE
Business Division (eligible for prizes): $20 entry fee
Theme: The River Rocks Again
Residential Judged and Business Division need to follow this theme
Residential Non-Judged is free to decorate utilizing any theme
Don’t have a porch? No problem! Feel free to decorate your yard, walkway, window, or something else visible from the street or sidewalk.
Porches should be fully decorated through Sunday, June 6.
Displays must be appropriate for a family-friendly audience.
Prizes & Judging
Residential Judged Category
$20 registration fee
Must decorate based on the theme: The River Rocks Again
People’s Choice: $150 cash
Best Use of Theme/Decoration:
1st Place: $1,000 Star Lumber Gift Card
2nd Place: $100 cash
3rd Place: $50 cash
Hiland Dairy will treat the neighborhood with the most participants to an ice cream social!
Business Division
$20 registration fee
Must decorate based on the theme: The River Rocks Again
Best Use of Theme/Decoration:
1st Place: Plaque & Gift Basket of Goodies from Local Businesses
2nd Place: Plaque
3rd Place: Plaque


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