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."



Best School Supply Deals (week of 8/30)

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, … [Read More...]

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No consignment fee for Kids Closet Connection consignment sale

If your house is overflowing with last year’s outfits and toys, sell them at the Kids Closet Connection fall sale at Beech Activity Center September 10-13, 2015. You'll earn back some of what you paid for it and provide a good deal on perfectly good kid stuff for another family. It's a win-win. Plus, Kids Closet Connection will waive the … [Read More...]

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You-Pick Places (aka Pick Your Own) Near Wichita

Every year readers ask me where they can find "you-pick" places in the Wichita area. They're talking about the orchards and farms where families can go pick fresh produce right off the tree or vine. This is so much fun to do, and it's a great way to enjoy fresh air and sunshine together as a family. The challenge is that this is seasonal, and … [Read More...]

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Free Lunchtime Concerts in Heritage Square Downtown

Fidelity Bank has partnered with The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum to host the Carnegie Library Centennial Concerts at Heritage Square, located behind the Carnegie library building (now the bank's commercial lending office) at 220 S. Main Street. These free … [Read More...]


A Night At The Fountains

Step out of the ordinary and into "A Night At The Fountains." Enjoy the unique flavors of your favorite food trucks including: Big Chill Ice Cream, Brickhouse BBQ, BS Sandwich Press, Funky Monkey Munchies, Hopperoni Espress, Kona Ice (NW Wichita), Let'm Eat Brats, … [Read More...]

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Baskin-Robbins: Get ice cream scoop for $1.31

Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, continues its cool “Celebrate 31” promotion to celebrate 70 years of scooping the sweet stuff. On Aug. 31, enjoy any 2.5- or 4-ounce scoop of ice cream (in a cup or cone) for $1.31 at participating … [Read More...]

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Carrabba’s Coupon for 15% Off

Through Oct. 25, get a 15% discount on lunch or dinner at Carrabba's Italian Grill. You'll need a printable coupon, which you can get from Carrabba's Facebook page. You may have to scroll down and/or Like the page to get the coupon. It was posted on Aug. 19. This … [Read More...]

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Citywide and Neighborhood Garage Sales

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 … [Read More...]

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