Art & Music
Music & Performing Arts
Topeka loves artists.
Topeka boasts a thriving arts scene that prides itself on support for local artists. The First Friday Artwalk is a monthly celebration of art, music, food and more that attracts more than 3,000 participants every month.
The city’s appreciation for art is displayed everywhere. The NOTO Arts and Entertainment District features many venues of art and creative expression, alongside food and live entertainment. The city is home to dozens of murals and an entire park devoted to art.
Evergy Plaza is an outdoor concert venue in downtown Topeka hosting 400 events a year. It’s a community gathering space with a fountain, splash park, and ice-skating rink.
Evergy Plaza also hosts multiple summer concert series with food trucks, games and other entertainment. The concerts range from rock, hip-hop, country, jazz, blues and all other types of music.
NOTO Arts & Entertainment District
Stormont-Vail Events Center
Topeka Jazz Workshop
Topeka Jazz Workshop hosts a full lineup of nationally-touring jazz musicians and performances.
Topeka Symphony Orchestra
Topeka Symphony Orchestra has monthly performances featuring fine music selections from all backgrounds and styles.
Topeka Civic Theater
Topeka Performing Arts Center
With a total seating capacity of 2,417, the main auditorium of the Topeka Performing Arts Center brings in a variety of live-entertainment performances.