Groupon for Slide the City in Wichita

Slide the City Groupon

On the 4th of July in Wichita, the city will be hosting a huge Independence Day Block Party downtown. One of the highlights of that event will be a 1000-foot water slide that starts at Lewis Street Bridge and ends near Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Most of the block party events are free, but the water slide isn't - there are three price levels for sliding: the Single Slider, Triple Slider, and VIP … [Read more...]

Walking Trails in Wichita

Exploration Trail in Wichita

When the weather is warm, not much is cheaper or more relaxing than taking a walk outside. Thankfully, there are some really great walking trails in Wichita that ensure we never get bored with the scenery. Following is a list of a few that are favorites of my own and those I've been told about by friends and acquaintances. Do you have a great walking spot you would recommend? Chisholm Creek … [Read more...]

Free summer roller skating for kids

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This summer, roller rinks across the country are participating in a national Kids Skate Free program that offers kids one free roller skating pass each week. You'll need to register your child with a participating roller rink to get the free pass (there's a limit of four kids per email address). Days and hours vary by location. Skate rental is not included. In Wichita, the Carousel Skate … [Read more...]

Wichita Wingnuts Ticket Discounts

Wichita Wingnuts Groupon

General admission tickets to Wichita Wingnuts games are only $6 in advance/$8 on game-day, which is a great deal, but if you have a tassel of kids even that can get expensive. Thankfully the Wingnuts give us lots of opportunities to see a baseball game on the cheap. Below are the Wingnut ticket discounts I know of. Kwik Shop Dollar Days Pick up discount vouchers at Kwik Shops for $1 tickets to … [Read more...]

FREE Swimming Days at Wichita Pools

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Enjoy free swimming days in Wichita this summer at the public pools. You can find free swimming day at a pool near you or make an adventure of visiting them all. All the free days for this summer are listed below: (Remember that you need proper swimming attire to be admitted to the pools.) Sunday, May 31 - Harvest, 1-6 p.m., 9500 W. Provincial, 838-9691 Friday, June 5 - McAdams, 1-6 … [Read more...]

$1 Admission to Wichita Wingnuts

Dollar Days on Mondays with the Wichita Wingnuts

Baseball! Here's a fun family night activity during the summer: Get $1 admission to the Wichita Wingnuts home games on Monday nights when you stop by any Kwik Shop location to pick up a voucher. The vouchers are good for Wingnuts general admission (GA) seating, and are only valid for Monday night home games. Regular general admission tickets are only $6. On Fan Appreciation Night, there will … [Read more...]

May is Bike Month!

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May is National Bike Month, and in Wichita there are lots of events and resources to help you get out and enjoy it. BikeMonthWichita.org has a calendar of events happening this month. Most of these Bike Month events are free or very inexpensive, and you'll definitely save on fuel as you pedal around town. IBikeICT has shared some helpful information on Facebook. Haven't ridden in a while? No … [Read more...]

Kids Bowl Free, Grown-ups Bowl Cheap All Summer Long

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Kids can bowl FREE in Wichita again this summer, and up to four adult family members can bowl with them all summer for only $26.95. Yes, it's real! Register your kids in the national Kids Bowl Free program and every week you'll get an email that includes a week's worth of free games--2 free games per day. This year there are six participating bowling alleys in our area: four in Wichita, one … [Read more...]