Best School Supply Deals (week of 7/26)


Here’s a list of some of the best prices on school supplies in Wichita this week to help you get the best deals on your back-to-school shopping. If you're new to all this, take the time to check out my Tips for Saving on School Supplies and the School Supply Price List. I hope they're helpful - I still use the price list in my own shopping, and the tips are an accumulation of things I've … [Read more...]

Back to School Saturday at Towne East Square


Towne East Square is hosting its annual back to school event for Wichita area students. It's a fashion-focused event for teens and college-aged people with lots to love, including: a trendsetting fashion show showcasing 2015’s top back-to-school looks complimentary hair and make-up demonstrations a meet and greet with the Butler Grizzlies a live radio remote powered by 96.3 FM live … [Read more...]

Wichita Craft Fairs, Barn Sales, Junk Markets, and More

Craft Fairs and Markets in Wichita

Here are some craft fairs and antique markets in the Wichita area. Is it handmade? Secondhand? Covered with dust or restored with care? Those are the things we want to see for sale at the markets in this list. Red Barn Outdoor Market Benton, KS on Butler Road just North of Highway 254 April 25, 2015 Flea Markets at the Kansas Coliseum Pavilions March 15, 2015 April 26, 2015 May … [Read more...]

Flea Market at the Kansas Coliseum Pavilions

Mid America Flea Market at the Kansas Coliseum Pavilions

The Mid America Flea Market at the Kansas Coliseum Pavilions is the largest indoor flea market in Kansas with over 700 vendors. The flea market comes to the Coliseum about every month (excluding the summer months), and is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $1.00 per person. Children 12 and under get in FREE. Here are the scheduled dates for 2015: March 15, 2015 April 26, … [Read more...]

Farmers Markets in Wichita

Wichita's Old Town Farmers Market celebrates Farmer's Market Week with FREE watermelon

Wichita and surrounding communities abound with farmer's markets offering locally grown fresh food, plants, honey, handmade items, and more. Some markets offer kids activities and live entertainment; all offer a great opportunity to meet your neighbors, learn more about local produce, and share in the fun of discovering things produced right here in our own state by talented Kansans. Do you know … [Read more...]

Citywide and Neighborhood Garage Sales

garage sale citywide neighborhood wichita

It's that time again! We have the list of citywide and neighborhood garage sales for the Wichita area, and (new!) a map of weekly garage sales in Wichita. Each week the list will be updated with any new large community-wide sales we find. Feel free to add a church rummage sale, special flea market, neighborhood garage sale, or citywide garage sale by leaving a comment below. Scroll down to … [Read more...]

Natural Grocers West Side Grand Opening


The new Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is now open on the west side of Wichita. Located at 13th and Maize Road, this Natural Grocers will hold a variety of events that are free and open to the public in the coming weeks: —— February 24: Opening Day! Natural Grocers will be officially open in Wichita on February 24th! Come watch a cooking demo from Caroline Cheong, BSc on “Health … [Read more...]

Thrift Stores and Consignment Shops in Wichita, KS

Clothes Sale

Secondhand shopping is one of the best ways to stretch the style budget for yourself and your family. Consignment stores focus on high-quality items with low wear and tear. You’ll be astounded at what you can find for half price even though it looks new out of the box. Their high standards mean you won’t have to check as closely for rips, stains, or damage the way you do at garage sales. A … [Read more...]