Updated: Wichita Trick-or-Treat, Halloween, and Fall Fun Events

Wichita YMCA FREE Halloween Fun Night with Trick or Treating

Here's where to find safe and not-so-scary trick-or-treating opportunities and other fun Halloween/fall events this year in Wichita. Please note: Some of these do charge a modest admission fee. The events in this list are family-oriented. If you want to see Halloween events for the big kids (i.e. scarier), check out our list of Haunted Attractions in Wichita or Classic Horror Movie … [Read more...]

PREVIEW SCREENING: ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century

art21 - art in the 21st century

Be among the first to see new episodes of the award-winning PBS television series, ART21, which is back now for a seventh season. These hour-long documentary films provide unique access to some of the most compelling artists of our time. The Ulrich Museum will present free screenings of the latest episodes before they air every Monday from October 20 through November 10, 2014. Each screening … [Read more...]

FREE Family Board Game Night at Sedgwick County Extension

Family Board Game Night Sedgwick County Extension

Need something fun (and free) to do with the kids on a Friday night? Bring them to a FREE Family Board Game Night at the Sedgwick County Extension Center. Games are set up on tables throughout the room and helpers nearby can teach you how play, if necessary. Face-to-face time is a precious commodity, but this won't cost you a dime. Board game night can be a great way to spend some quality … [Read more...]

Spooky Science at Exploration Place

Spooky Science Exploration Place

Included with admission this Saturday and Sunday, Exploration Place will hold a new family-friendly "Spooky Science" event. Kids can wear their costumes and enjoy Halloween-themed science experiments, along with all the regular exhibits. Spooky Science will be held Saturday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Sunday, October 26, from noon to 5 p.m. - See explosive candy … [Read more...]

The Sound of Music!


CYT Wichita will perform The Sound of Music this month at Isley Traditional Magnet Elementary School. You can get a discount on tickets by purchasing online in advance. The Sound of Music is one of the most beloved Rogers and Hammerstein musicals of all time. Maria Rainer, a free-spirited nun is sent to be a governess to seven children of Captain Von Trapp. Maria's love of music and of life, soon … [Read more...]

FREE: Find your way through a giant indoor maze at Wichita Public Library

Wichita Central Branch Library

Hey, don't worry if you missed the corn mazes this year. The Wichita Public Library will have one that's FREE and suitable for all ages inside the Central Branch on Main Street downtown. Here are the details: Get Lost @ Your Library We have turned our auditorium into a giant cardboard maze --- can you make it through? Use your navigation skills to tame the maze and discover what's at the … [Read more...]

Trick or Treating at Old Cowtown Museum

cowtown hay hooves halloween

What goes bump in the night at Cowtown? Bring your child to “A Night of Hay, Hooves and Halloween” from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 to find out. Spooky, family-friendly Halloween fun will be waiting for them up and down Cowtown’s eerie roads. Costumes are optional. Admission is just $5 for children and adults. Cowtown is located at 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Not-so-scary activity stations will … [Read more...]

FREE Family-Friendly Torchlight Tour at Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum


The lights will be off in the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum on Friday night, but that doesn't mean it's closed! Enjoy a fun Halloween torchlight tour of the museum's four floors - including taking a trip up to the rarely-seen inside of the Clock Tower! Flashlights will be provided and you'll be guided through the museum. Space is limited, so arrive in plenty of time to … [Read more...]