James and the Giant Peach
Through July 5
Helen Hocker Theater, Topeka, KS
A magical peach! An imprisoned boy! Insect friends! An incredible journey! This amazing adventure of James Henry Trotter will fulfill the fantasy of anyone who has ever dreamed of escape.
City of Lawrence Fireworks Display & Party in the Park
Saturday, July 4
Watson & Burcham Parks, Lawrence, KS
Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the fireworks will start at 9:45 p.m. Enjoy food from locally owned restaurants, live music performed by area bands and a children's play area.
Cowley College Downtown Wichita Block Party
Saturday, July 11
532 South Market, Downtown Wichita
This promises to be a fun day with food trucks, free kona ice, a bounce house and batting cage, an appearance by Wichita Wingnuts' Spinner and more!
Zoo Keeper Zone
Friday, July 17
Rolling Hills Zoo, Salina, KS
Ready for some family fun to celebrate the amazing animal keepers at Rolling Hills Zoo? Visit us on July 17th for a day full of keeper encounters and other activities.
Saturday, July 18
Flint Hills Mall, Emporia, KS
Love Twinkies? You won't want to miss this festival! The fun will include a Twinkie eating contest, recipe contest, costume contest, an appearance from Twinkie the Kid and more.
National Day of the Cowboy
Saturday, July 25
Flint Hills Discovery Center, Manhattan, KS
Celebrate cowboy history and culture in the Flint Hills! Activities will include buckboard rides, barrel races, roping, branding and so much more for the entire family.
Shrek the Musical
July 31 - August 2 & August 5 - 8
Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park, Shawnee, KS
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a TONY Award-winning fairy tale adventure featuring all new songs. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage, and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears.
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