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."


WSU Center for Entrepreneurship Business Booster Workshop

Friday afternoon workshops for small business owners and entrepreneurs

Grow your business beyond its current boundaries with expert, practical advice in a series of Friday afternoon workshops at WSU. The workshops, presented by Meritrust Credit Union and the WSU Center for Entrepreneurship, are open to everyone in the community, whether you’re a sole proprietor, employer, or just thinking about starting a … [Read More...]

fall fun in wichita for kids and everyone

Fall Festivals Near Wichita 2015

It’s the season for small-town fall festivals, and starting in September we have several in the Wichita area. Community festivals like these always promise good old-fashioned (and cheap) family fun. Most include parades, games for kids, live music, and food vendors. Some require a button purchase for a nominal fee, but some are free. Carnival … [Read More...]

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Bootanica 2015 - Wichita Halloween Trick-or-Treat events

BOOtanica this Saturday

Bootanica, Botanica's fun fall fundraiser, will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015. It's an opportunity for kids to give their costumes a test drive, make some crafts, play, and enjoy Botanica in the fall. Bootanica costs $8 per person; $6 for Botanica members. Children … [Read More...]



Star Wars Reads Day events for kids and grown-ups

Feel the “Force” at Star Wars Reads Day, an event that celebrates reading and Star Wars. Children will feel like they’re in a galaxy far, far away with fun crafts, games and activities. For children ages 2-12. Later in the same day, attend a special Star Wars event … [Read More...]


Schubert, Brahms, and Brews at Century II

The Wichita Symphony Orchestra invites young Wichita professionals to a unique Symphony experience on October 24, 2015. For just $35, enjoy a pre-concert cocktail hour on the balcony of the Century II Concert Hall, then a remarkable performance by the Wichita Symphony … [Read More...]

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$1.99 fish and fries

Long John Silver's is once again offering its popular one-piece fish and fries for $1.99 deal. For just under two bucks, you'll get a crispy golden fish filet and a serving of natural-cut fries. The offer is available for a limited time at participating locations. No … [Read More...]

Come fly a kite at Chapin Park in Wichita October 2015

FREE Event: Come Fly a Kite!

Once again, the Wichita Park and Recreation department is hosting a FREE kite-flying event. This time it will be in Chapin Park (behind the Starlite Drive-In) on Sunday, October 11. The kite-flying event will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and everyone is welcome. You … [Read More...]

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