Redbud Festival / NOTO in Bloom

NOTO in Bloom is a benefit for the NOTO Arts and Entertainment District endowment. This unique event celebrates the best of NOTO – the art, the food, the experience – and its impact on the community. The benefit event offers those who value NOTO a fun and innovative opportunity to support its long-term financial standing.

NOTO Arts Center

Topeka, Kansas

April 22nd

6PM - 9:30PM

The Redbud Festival celebrates the arrival of spring with the beauty of nature, the arts, and commerce in NOTO. In addition to the start of the annual music series in Redbud Park, the Redbud Festival features special events and presentations.

April 1st – Redbud Kick Off, “No Foolin'”
11-3 Youth Art Exhibition, Redbud Park Pavilion, Otto’s Art Scavenger Hunt
12-3 Music in the Park w/ Kyler Carpenter, Josh Hoover
1-3 Redbud Sprig Giveaway & Planting Tips

April 7th- First Friday All Day, Music in Redbud Park w/ Colin Nichols 6-9

April 8th- Easter Parade on N Kansas Ave & Easter Fest Family Fun Fair @ Great Overland Station.
10-11 Easter Parade in NOTO
11-12 Easter Egg Hunt @ Great Overland Station
10-3 Family Fun Fair @ Great Overland Station

*Parade starts at 10:00AM at Garfield Park and ends in NOTO. Easter Egg Hunt directly follows the parade at 11:00AM. The EasterFest Family Fun Fair goes from 10-3 inside the Great Overland Station. Food Trucks, vendors, carnival games, Music, Health Screenings and more!

April 15th- NOTO Saturday Market, Roll & Read
10-1 Parents as Teachers Roll & Read (various NOTO locations)
10-3 Saturday Market @ Redbud Park
1-3 Music in the Park (TBA)

April 22nd-NOTO In Bloom Benefit 6pm-9:30PM

April 29th- .5K Papan’s Landing Fun Run
8-9 Registration @ Redbud Park
9-10 .5k Papan’s Landing Fun Run

May 5-7th- NOTO Chalk Walk, May First Friday Weekend,

This annual chalk walk event is one for all ages. Come down to the district and decorate the sidewalks with your own masterpieces. Think you might have some skills creating sidewalk chalk art? Want a chance to win some cool prizes for it? Sign up at Amused Gallery to participate in the Chalk Art Competition.

May 6th- Jr. Juggles 40 Years of Clownin’ Around!
2-3 Jr. Juggles Celebrates 40 years of Clownin’ Around! Free performance in the park starting at 2pm.

NOTO Arts District

Topeka, Kansas

April 1st - May 7th

Times vary by event

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