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Fall Activities for Families - Explore Kansas - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

One of the best things about the Wichita area is how the community comes together to organize family-friendly events. Especially in the fall, there are so many outdoor festivals and celebrations to attend. If you're looking for something fun to do with your family, our real estate agents have some incredible recommendations for the coming months.

  1. Kansas State Fair: 2000 N. Poplar St., Hutchinson, KS 67502
    If you're looking at Hutchinson homes for sale between September 9 - 18, stop by the Kansas State Fair for a day. The fair has so much to offer, from midway rides to animal exhibits. There are plenty of kid-friendly rides, including the Tea Cups and Berry Go Round.

    Another great attraction at the fair is the food. From classic funnel cakes to deep-fried novelties, deliciousness lies around every corner. Make sure you also walk through the barns to see 4H rabbit, pig, cattle, and sheep exhibits. Tickets are sold at the gate for $10 per adult and $6 per child.

  2. Maize Fall Festival: 401 S. Khedive, Maize, KS 67101
    The Maize Fall Festival is scheduled for September 30 - October 1. This is the perfect event to attend if you're looking at Maize homes for sale. There will be a car show with new and antique vehicles. There's also a fun parade at 10 am on Saturday.

    The Maize Fall Festival always invites some great food trucks. So, you can expect lots of favorites like corn dogs, barbecue, and kettle corn. Bring your appetite, and be ready to party. Admission to the event is free.

  3. Goddard Fall Festival: Main Street, Goddard, KS 67052
    Scheduled for October 21 - 23, the Goddard Fall Festival is a lovely way to celebrate fall and harvest season. There's a carnival in Linear Park, offering games for all ages. You can also watch (or participate in) the hot dog eating contest. Local bands will be on stage throughout the event.

    The Goddard Fall Festival is a fun, relaxed event to attend with kids. Don't forget to look at some Goddard homes for sale while you're in the area.

  4. Tunes & Blooms: 701 Amidon St., Wichita, KS 67203
    Tunes & Blooms 
    is a family-friendly event at Botanica Wichita scheduled for September 24 from 5:30- 11 pm. Attendees get to walk through the Botanical Gardens while enjoying performances such as live music by Paramount and performances by Just Larry the Clown. There's also a cornhole competition and a fun run.

    Admission to Tunes & Blooms is $20 per person at the gate. Attendees should bring a blanket or chair to sit in during the performances. There will be food and beverages for sale on-site.

  5. Hay, Hooves, and Halloween: 1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
    Hay, Hooves, and Halloween
    is a family-friendly event at the Old Cowtown Museum. Scheduled for October 22, this event features a ride by The Headless Horseman, dancing, haunted houses, and opportunities for safe trick-or-treating.

    Admission to the event is $5 per person. If you've never been to the Cowtown Museum before, this is a great opportunity to experience its classic charm. Consider stopping to see some Wichita homes for sale while you're in the area.

Wichita has great weather in the fall, so we highly encourage you to get outside and attend some of these events. There truly is something for every family member. Should you fall in love with a new neighborhood and want to move, we can help. Contact us to learn more about our real estate services.

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