Welcome! If you’re looking for frugal and fun things to do in Wichita, you've come to the right place. Wichita On The Cheap helps you find entertainment, concerts, festivals, movies, workshops, classes, sporting events and more - all "on the cheap."


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Wichita-Area Christmas and Holiday Events

November and December are filled with holiday events in Wichita, including Christmas concerts, holiday shopping bazaars, visits with Santa, and even horse-drawn carriage rides. Many of these events make for an affordable day out with the family, a date-night with your spouse, or an evening with friends. This page will be updated continually … [Read More...]

WSU Center for Entrepreneurship Business Booster Workshop

Friday afternoon workshops for small business owners and entrepreneurs

Grow your business beyond its current boundaries with expert, practical advice in a series of Friday afternoon workshops at WSU. The workshops, presented by Meritrust Credit Union and the WSU Center for Entrepreneurship, are open to everyone in the community, whether you’re a sole proprietor, employer, or just thinking about starting a … [Read More...]

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Find online promo codes and Black Friday deals online and Cyber Monday deals too.

Amazon Black Friday Deals Week 2015

It is now officially Black Friday Deals Week at Amazon.com and am I ever glad. Personally, I don't like waiting until the day after Thanksgiving to do my shopping, because I'd rather spend my weekend off in my jammies with coffee, turkey sandwiches, and a good book. Maybe … [Read More...]


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$7 Chick-fil-A 2016 calender yields freebies

Those self-preserving Chick-fil-A cows are at it again, putting their bovine twist on all of those self-help books and TV shows to create the “Nuggets of Bovine Inspiration” 2016 calendar. Each month, there's a new nugget of wisdom from the infamous Chick-fil-A cows. … [Read More...]


Library Used Book Sale!

Find great books for yourself or stocking stuffers for your family and friends at the Holiday Book Sale at the Central Library. Most books will sell for just $1! Proceeds benefit programs and services of the Wichita Public Library. It is a 2-day sale, with the 2nd … [Read More...]

Letters to Santa

FREE: A Night with Santa and Wichita Tree Lighting

Wichita Park & Recreation will be hosting its annual “A Night with Santa” event on Thursday, December 3, 2015, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Century II’s Exhibition & Convention Halls. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a tree-lighting ceremony on Kennedy Plaza … [Read More...]

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Where to get the lowest price on Thanksgiving turkey

USA Today reported last week that a sharp reduction in turkey supplies has resulted in wholesale prices that are at an all-time high this year. Fortunately, grocers aren't passing that increase on to their customers. Many grocers will sell turkeys as a loss-leader item … [Read More...]

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