Wichita Festivals, Inc.
Wichita Festivals, Inc. is a non-profit corporation with the purpose of creating diverse community celebrations within the Wichita community. The primary event produced by Wichita Festivals, Inc. is Riverfest.

Creating an economic impact of approximately $20+ million, Riverfest welcomed 380,000 visitors in 2014. Since its debut in 1970 as the Wichitennial River Festival, the event has grown to become the largest community celebration in Kansas and was recognized in 2006 as one of the top 100 events in the United States by the American Bus Association.

Staff Contacts

Mary Beth Jarvis, President/CEO

Ann Keefer, Vice President of Program Development

Lisa Hansen, Vice President of Finance

Adam Hartke, Director of Events

Teri Mott, Director of Marketing and Communications

Julie Reams, Director of Sales and Development

JaLayne Wray, Accounting Manager

Jill Massey, Volunteer Coordinator

Meghan Doyle, Community Engagement Director



Media Inquiries
Please direct all media inquiries and requests to:

Teri Mott, Director of Marketing and Communications
Phone: (316) 267-2817
Fax: (316) 267-5901
Toll-free: 1-877-934-3378

Get in on a Great Show
Join us for our annual juried art show in Wichita, Kansas. A diverse community awaits you as we create an art experience unlike anything this region has seen.

2014 Autumn & Art
Save the date! Our Patron Party will be Friday, Sept. 12 from 6-9 p.m. read more >
Festival Info
Autumn & Art 2014 is excited to welcome nearly 100 artists from across the United States. read more >
From live music to great food, discover more about what you can expect when you visit Autumn and Art. read more >
Struble Memorial Golf Tourney
This popular tournament has moved to September. Join us! read more >
© 2014 Wichita Festivals, Inc.
444 E. William | Wichita, KS 67202
316.267.2817 (t) |
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