'Tis the Season in Downtown

The holidays are here in Downtown Wichita! Get ready to experience the magic of the season with a 20-foot-tall Christmas tree in Old Town, special gifts and deals at local shops and so much more. Explore more festive holiday adventures by scrolling the list below.

Featured Festivities

Holiday Photos with Kansas Human Society: Dec. 2-3

Get in the holiday spirit with a Holiday Photo Session for your pets and family! Join the Kansas Humane Society on December 2nd and 3rd at Naftzger Park. Learn more >>

Illuminations: Nov. 24-Dec. 30

Don't miss Illuminations at Botanica, the brightest place in Kansas this holiday season! Enjoy hot cocoa, a Candyland walkthrough and a 62-foot-tall glowing Christmas tree. Learn more >> 

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Dec. 6

Visit INTRUST Bank Arena to see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra live in concert! Rock out with a creative play on the story of "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve" with an electric performance you won't soon forget. Learn more >>

Pentatonix: Dec. 19

As one of the most innovative, inventive, and inimitable vocal groups of all time, Pentatonix reimagines, reinvigorates, and redefines a cappella. See them perform live at INTRUST Bank Arena. Learn more >>

Holiday Banners

Enjoy colorful and festive holiday banners adorned with artwork made by Wichita’s talented fourth graders!  Winning artwork from the past two years of the “Hometown Holiday” art competition are displayed on light poles along Douglas Avenue from the river to Washington, and on Main Street from Douglas to Waterman.  View all participant artwork.