Topeka
Topeka

Arts and Culture Events

Topeka’s arts scene takes center stage every First Friday. Cultural festivals celebrate Topeka’s diversity. Outstanding community theatre, ballet, symphony and regional venues that host touring acts will give you myriad chances to enjoy what you love right here in Top City.

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Ethnic Festivals

Topeka loves to celebrate. History and heritage have been part of the city’s story since before its charter in 1854. No matter if your ancestors traveled miles or oceans to get here, you’re welcome in Topeka. Celebrate with your friends and neighbors and experience Top City.

August 25, 2018: India Fest

Sept. 15, 2018: Kansas Mariachi Festival AKA Tacos y Tequila

October: Oktoberfest, Dia de los Muertos, Rome Sweet Home

March: Irish Fest (Saturday before March 17 annually, unless March 17 is a Saturday.)

June: GermanFest (First weekend of June, Saturday and Sunday)

July: Fiesta Mexicana (Second week of July, Tuesday through Saturday)

Performing Arts

Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy 

Topeka Performing Arts Center 

Music & more

Music + Food Truck Series

  • Country & Food Trucks: May 12, 2018
  • Rock & Food Trucks: July 28, 2018
  • Jazz & Food Trucks: September 22, 2018

Ribs & Bibs Music Festival: October 5-7, 2018

Sunflower Music Festival: June

Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival: July 4, every year

Community groups with music events