'Happy birthday, Wichita!' celebrations

Wichita was officially born on July 21, 1870.

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) The City of Wichita turns 149 on Sunday, July 21, 2019. The city was officially "born" on July 21, 1870.

In celebration of the Air Capital's birthday, a series of events will take place all weekend across the city.


  • Happy Birthday Wichita! at Chicken N Pickle, 1240 N Greenwich Road (Noon- 6 p.m.) WuShock is set to make an appearance from 1 to 3 p.m.

  • Celebrate Wichita's Birthday Creatively at City Arts, 334 N Mead St, (Noon-5 p.m.)

  • lululemon, 1423 N Webb Road, Ste. 115, (Noon-5 p.m.) Show your ICT pride with complimentary heat pressing with purchase.

  • Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd, (Noon to 5 p.m.) Free admission.

  • Hopping Gnome Brewing Company, 1710 E. Douglas, (Noon to 5 p.m.) $1 off their ICT IPA.