Groupon Promo Code: save extra 20% on local deals

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For two days only, Monday, April 27th, 2015, and Tuesday, April 28th, save an extra 20% on a local deal from Groupon. Local deals include restaurants, classes, massages, haircuts, concerts and much more. This discount is on top of the discount, usually 50%, that you already get with Groupon. Use the promo code SALE3. You can use this code up to three times. In Wichita, this includes deals for … [Read more...]

Butterfly Festival


Botanica's butterfly house is always a popular part of the gardens. The Butterfly Festival on May 31, 2015 will feature butterfly-related games and activities. If you have a 2015 Wichita River Festival button, admission is only $3. Be sure to bring your camera; this should be a beautiful time to snap some photos. During Riverfest (May 29-June 6), you'll get $2 off admission to the gardens … [Read more...]

FREE Montgomery Gentry Concert in Wichita (ages 21+ only)

Free Montgomery Gentry Concert in Wichita

Radio station 102.1 The Bull is bringing country music duo Montgomery Gentry to Wichita on Wednesday night April 29, 2015, and the concert is FREE. The free concert will be held at Club Rodeo and is for Bull fans ages 21 and over. No tickets are being sold for the event - it's first-come, first-served. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins with the local group Haywired at 9 p.m. After … [Read more...]

2015 Mid-America All-Indian Center Benefit Car Show

Mid America All Indian Center 2015 Benefit Car Show

The 2015 Mid-America All-Indian Center Benefit Car Show will be held May 3 in Wichita. Admission to the annual benefit car show is FREE. In addition to admiring the classic cars that will be on display, you'll get half-price admission to the museum and the kids can enjoy free hands-on activities. While you're there, you might also want to take a walk around the Keeper of the Plains statue, … [Read more...]

Moms Get in Free for Mother’s Day 2015

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Make your mother’s day by visiting one of these local Wichita-area attractions where she will get inexpensive or free admission! (That way you can splurge on Mothers Day brunch.) Mother’s Day this year is Sunday, May 10, but a few of the events happen on Friday or Saturday. Last week the Mothers Day post was sponsored by Pink Shutter Photography, but I had an incorrect link to the Facebook … [Read more...]

$5 River Festival Buttons Available (through May 7)


For the first time in nearly a decade, the price of a Wichita River Festival button is going up. The new price of an adult button will be $10 beginning May 8, 2015. (The child's Riverfest button price will stay the same, at $3.) I think $10 for the festival is still a great deal, but earlybirds can get their buttons at the soon-to-be nostalgic price. The last $5 Riverfest buttons are being sold … [Read more...]

Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

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Wings of the Wind announced on Facebook that's there's going to be a kite-flying party at Eastview Park on May 3, 2015. Bring your own kite or purchase one when you're there. And if you've never flown a kite before, this is the perfect time to learn. If you are a seasoned kite enthusiast, they'd love for you to be there too! They're looking for stunt kite flyers and folks with large or … [Read more...]

New Family-Friendly Recreation Station at Naftzger Park this Saturday

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The Wichita Park and Recreation department has a new mobile "recreation station" designed to encourages folks to visit our public parks. Buddy’s Recreation Station, launched for the first time on April 11, will make a stop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at downtown Naftzger Park. They'll have organized activities, including games, sports, a checkers tournament, a timed obstacle course, a … [Read more...]