Giant puppets designed by artist Wayne White make their way down Douglas during the Sundown Parade at the 2015 Wichita River Festival. Total attendance at Riverfest 2015 was 410,000, according to festival officials, an increase of 8 percent over 2014.
Giant puppets designed by artist Wayne White make their way down Douglas during the Sundown Parade at the 2015 Wichita River Festival. Total attendance at Riverfest 2015 was 410,000, according to festival officials, an increase of 8 percent over 2014. Travis Heying File photo
Giant puppets designed by artist Wayne White make their way down Douglas during the Sundown Parade at the 2015 Wichita River Festival. Total attendance at Riverfest 2015 was 410,000, according to festival officials, an increase of 8 percent over 2014. Travis Heying File photo

Wichita Festivals reports strong 2015 numbers

January 26, 2016 08:25 PM

UPDATED January 27, 2016 06:00 AM

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