No, all tickets must be purchased online in advance at www.botanica.org. Your tickets will be scanned from your printout or phone when you arrive.
The majority of Grand Lawn performances will not provide chairs and guests will need to bring their own unless otherwise noted. Guests do not need to bring chairs for other Botanica special events. Please visit the corresponding event page for details.
Parking, shuttle, and entrance details vary per event. Please check the website event page for specific event's parking and entrance map.
LOT A - River Edge
LOT B - Main Lot (Off Sims)
LOT C - Old Cowtown lot
LOT D - Grass lot
LOT E - New Cowtown Visitors' lot
LOT F - Wichita Art Museum
LOT G - Sims Golf Course lot
Grand Lawn Performances: Most performances on the Grand Lawn will allow food at entry. However, check the event page for specific details.
Botanica Special Events: During Botanica special events outside food is prohibited. Check the event page for specific details.
Be advised - coolers and alcohol are not allowed during any performance or event.
No, you may not bring your own alcohol but alcohol will be available for sale at most events.
Large coolers are not allowed in the gardens and you will be asked to take back to your car. However, you are welcome to bring in outside food and non-alcoholic beverages in sacks or small thermal bags as well as outside food containers. All sacks and containers will be monitored by security at the event entrance as no outside alcohol, weapons or professional photography or video equipment is allowed.
Yes, there are restrooms placed strategically around the entire gardens. Restrooms are located:
In the Main Lobby
Near the South Gate Entrance
In the Party Barn in the Cargill Children’s Farm
In the Carousel building
In the Plaza restroom building
Some events may also have porta-potties available.
Most events will go on rain or shine, but an event will be canceled if weather is hazardous. If a concert is canceled due to hazardous weather, there will be no refunds and your payment will be a donation to Botanica, a nonprofit organization.
In the case of inclement weather, guests will be evacuated from the Gardens to seek private shelter. Botanica does not have an emergency storm shelter.
Professional cameras, iPads, and drones are prohibited. Phone photography regulations vary per event, so please read the event webpage in advance for details as well as any notes from ticketing messages.
Botanica, the Wichita Gardens, is a facility that hosts various social events where photographs, videos, and audio recordings may occur. All persons entering the Botanica premises consent to the use of their photograph, video, image, voice, and/or likeness for promotion of such events in any and all media and on any and all advertising platforms, in perpetuity, without remuneration.
If you have any further questions, please call 316-264-0448.