Fall Festivals, Fairs & Carnivals in Wichita | 2021


Fall season in the midwest means weekends full of small town bustle and excitement for the young at heart and old-timers alike. Festivals are a wonderful way to connect with friends and family while supporting our communities’ local economies. For more family fun this autumn, don’t forget to check out our Ultimate Guide to Fall & Halloween Events in Wichita!


Kansas State Fair

September 10-19

People from all over our great state and beyond flock to the fair in September, which kicks off on the 10th!

El Dorado KS – 150th Celebration

September 11

A parade, market, car show, music, street dance & more! Celebrate 150 years of ElDo!

Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair

September 17-19

Autumn & Art 2021 is an alfresco fine art show and sale featuring artists from across the United States on beautiful Bradley Fair Parkway. This year’s juried event features local, regional and national artists from 12 states.

Maize, KS – Maize Fall Festival

September 17-18

Hosted by the Lions Club, this year the Maize City Park will be home of the Maize Fall Festival (401 S Khedive in Maize). Check their website for updates on event happenings.

Open Streets ICT

September 19 

Open Streets ICT is an exercise in building community, cultural identity, and social engagement. By temporarily removing the danger of motor vehicles, Open Streets provide a novel type of public space that helps people make social connections and lets them view their city through a new lens.

Wichita Riverfest

September 30-October 3

The second half of Riverfest 2021 kicks off September 30th! Click here to print the Fall 2021 Mini-Guide or here to download the app!

Goddard, KS – Goddard Fall Festival

September 30-October 3

Rain or shine this festival promises to be fill Linear Park with carnival, games, vendors, great food and entertainment for all ages. Make sure to follow the event on Facebook for up the minute event scheduling.


Andover, KS – Greater Andover Days

October 14-17

Greater Andover Days (GAD) plays host to more than 5,000 people each year! Festival highlights include a food court, hot dog eating contest, parade, fishing clinic, car show, ice cream social, and a fireworks show in Central Park.

Haysville, KS – Haysville Fall Festival

October 15-17

You won’t want to miss this town’s carnival, beer garden, inflatables and more! The medallion hunt begins in October.

Ark City, KS – Arkalalah

October 27-30

There is no place like home…or like Arkalalah! Just a short drive south promises a weekend filled with 3v3 basketball tournament, corn hole tournament, dodgeball, art exhibits, movies, music, carnival, food, and much more!

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