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We're not letting April showers dampen our mood! There's always something to do, rain or shine. So make plans to smell the flowers in Topeka, Kansas!


April Highlights

Tulip Time

Tulip Time 2019

An annual celebration of spring's signature flower, Tulip Time features over 100,000 separate blooms in three of Topeka's premier parks and green spaces. During the month of April (and early into May) visit Gage Park, Lake Shawnee's Ted Ensley Garden and Old Prairie Town at Ward Mead! 

Tulips at Twilight

Tulips at Twilight 2019

Illuminate the beauty of nature! Tulips at Twilight features 35 different light displays, including larger-than-life illuminated flowers and over 40,000 multi-colored blooms. This special event that takes place during Tulip Time at Old Prairie Town in Ward Meade. 

Cirque Du Soleil Corteo


As the Seattle Post put it, "It is a glorious amalgam of the earthy and the transporting, with a circle-of-life spin." See the spectacle for your self at the Kansas Expocentre. 

Disney on Ice - Frozen

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Be part of Anna's adventure as she journeys to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter! See Frozen with Disney on Ice!

Roar & Pour Wine Fest

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Uncork at the Topeka Zoo! The third annual Roar & Pour Wine Fest features an eclectic assortment of wines from local, national and international wineries. 




4/5 - 4/6 Laugh Lines Improv Comedy - Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy 

4/13 Shop Small in Topeka - Kansas Expocentre

4/16 Stephen Fite Welcome to the Jungle - Topeka Performing Arts Center

4/25 Aqua Horse Show - Kansas Expocentre

4/25 History & Environmental Fair - Kansas Museum of History

4/25 Spoil Me Silly "Ladies Night Out" - Governor's Row House

4/27 For Sista Girlz - Topeka Performing Arts Center


Family Fun


4/7 Richard Maxfield Memorial Free Family Concert - Kansas Children's Discovery Center

4/18 Sunflower Health Plan Free Family Fun Night - Kansas Children's Discovery Center

4/28 Dia Children's Day, Book Day - Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library


Arts, History, Music & Leisure

Outdoor Art

4/5 First Friday Art Walk 

4/6 Will You Marry Me? – Topeka Symphony

4/7 Behind the Scenes Tour - Kansas Museum of History

4/13 Diana Jones in Concert, Cleveland Blue to Open - Jayhawk Theatre

4/14 - 4/15 Ballet Midwest Presents Coppelia - Topeka Performing Arts Center

4/19 - 5/4 The Diary of Anne Frank - Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy



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4/5 - 4/7 Cowgirl Tuff Barrel Bash - Kansas Expocentre

4/6 Kansas Kapitals vs Virginia Iron Horses - Kansas Expocentre

4/12 Washburn University Softball v. University of Nebraska at Kearney - Washburn Softball Complex

4/13 Washburn University Softball v. Fort Hays State University - Washburn Softball Complex

4/16 Washburn University Baseball v. Northwest Missouri State University - Falley Field 

4/18 - 4/20 Washburn University Baseball v. Emporia State University - Falley Field




4/5 Escape Room: Totally Radical '80s Time - Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

4/10 Teen STEAM: Leadership - Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

4/13 Bridge2Bridge 5K Run/Walk - Downtown Topeka

4/20 Arty Party: Heads in the Clouds - Historic Dillon House

4/26 2019 Rotary District Conference - Follow the Yellow Brick Road - Cyrus Hotel

4/27 Evening as a Child - Kansas Expocentre

4/28 Senior Class Improv Company - Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy

To see even more things to do visit Topeka365.com. Want to add your event to the calendar? Click here!