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Exploration Place Parkrun

Wichita’s Parkrun is a vibrant event for outdoor enthusiasts and a fantastic free activity for our community. Held every Saturday at Exploration Place, Parkrun welcomes both runners and walkers for an organized and enjoyable experience. If you’re looking for a free, active weekend activity in Wichita, this is for you! Joining a group for a […]

McConnell Air Show in Wichita and AFB Open House

McConnel Air Force Base in Wichita is hosting an air show in 2024 and the Blue Angels are coming! This event is FREE to the public. Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2024 for the “Frontiers in Flight” air show in Wichita and McConnell Air Force base open house. The […]

Sunflower Summer App – Free Admission to Kansas Attractions

Sunflower Summer App in Kansas

It’s back for 2024! The Sunflower Summer App provides various ways for families to get out, explore something new, and enjoy time together. Kansas families can visit museums, zoos, historic landmarks, and more for FREE! You can visit over 200 attractions around KANSAS for FREE!!! The Sunflower Summer Program benefits Kansas families with school-aged children, […]

Shop & Grub at Exploration Place

Shop and Grub in Wichita

Shop and Grub is a monthly outdoor market featuring local and out-of-town merchants and its back for 2024. It is an all-ages event and is FREE to attend. This is a unique shopping and food market in Wichita. They typically have around 40 vendors from April through October. The market used to be held at […]

Wichita area Summer Camps for Kids

Summer Camps in Wichita

Are you looking for a summer camp 2024 for your child? We get a lot of requests from parents for inexpensive summer camps in Wichita, so we’ve put together a list of resources for you to explore. Prices for Wichita Summer Camps vary, so we listed them all so you can pick what works best […]

Regal Movie Theater Offers $2 Tickets for Saturday Morning Films

Regal $2 Movies on Saturday Mornings

Regal movie theaters are running a deal where you can see a family kids film for just $2 on Saturday morning. Join in on this DEAL for a special screening of beloved family movies, such as The Super Mario Bros or Harry Potter, Paw Patrol, and more, for only $2 per ticket during the day’s […]

Chicken N Pickle on a Budget & Free Events

Chicken N Pickle on a Budget

Want to visit Chicken N Pickle Wichita but on a budget? We have made it easy for you. Below is a list of what you can do at Chicken N Pickle that’s completely Free; what days and times can you get the best deals on court times, happy hours, and more? Chicken N Pickle is […]

Splash Parks in and around Wichita

Splash Pads In and Around Wichita

Splash pads in Wichita are a big attraction during the summer months. These splash parks (aka water playgrounds, splash pads, or play fountains) are a great way to enjoy summer for free. They are cost-effective and require less maintenance. Therefore, several have popped up in the past few years, funded by the city. In fact, […]

Live Music at Chicken N Pickle

Free Summer Concerts at Chicken N Pickle

Chicken N Pickle Summer Music Series is back for 2024! Enjoy FREE concerts every Friday now through September 2024. Listen to solo artists and duets every Thursday, and they will have a live DJ every Friday. The best part is that all of these performances are FREE!! If you want to try pickleball we recommend […]

FREE Summer Gym Membership: Planet Fitness Teen Summer Challenge

Planet Fitness has a great summer program where teens can get a free gym membership. Starting June 1st, 2024, teens ages 14-19 can work out FREE all summer at participating Planet Fitness locations in Wichita and around the country. This great FREE opportunity can boost physical and mental health. Last year, 3.5 million High School […]

Nature Pop Exhibit at Botanica

Botanica, the Wichita Gardens’ new exhibit, is called Nature Pop. This traveling exhibit will be on display here in Wichita starting May 18. The exhibit features a series of nature-inspired sculptures built entirely with over 850,000 LEGO bricks. You will see big, big, colorful sculptures through the 20-acre garden, and the best part is the […]

Tallgrass Film Center Downtown Wichita

Tallgrass Film Center

The Tallgrass Film Center has a theatre and plays films all year long. Escape the hustle & bustle of the big cinemas and enjoy a fantastic movie-watching experience, just like your home theater – but better! Experience the great atmosphere, fantastic film selection, and friendly smiles at the Film Center. This is truly a hidden […]

8 Wonders of Kansas Quick Review: Road Trip

8 wonders of Kansas

Ever wondered where to find the 8 Wonders of Kansas? Some of these places I have been to, others I have never heard of. Most of the “Wonders” on this list are pretty close to Wichita making these an easy day trip. The furthest location on this list is four hours away (Monument Rocks). I […]

Things for adults to do in Wichita, KS

Things for Adults to do in Wichita

Things For Adults to do in Wichita, KS Wichita might be one of the best places to raise a family, filled with local attractions perfect for children. However, ICT is also teeming with incredible hot spots and unique experiences for adults too! From unique bars to one-of-a-kind activities – we’ve got you covered in our […]

Walking and Biking Trails Wichita Kansas

Walking and Biking Trails Wichita Kansas

Not much is cheaper or more relaxing than taking a walk or biking outside. Thankfully, there are some really great walking and biking trails in Wichita that ensure we never get bored with the scenery. From picnics to biking to fishing, Wichita is the best place to do so. Discover 9 of Wichita’s best walking […]

Top Tips for Living a Frugal Lifestyle

Tips for living a frugal lifestyle

Living a frugal lifestyle can be a great way to save money, reduce financial stress, and make the most of your resources. Frugality is about making conscious choices and finding ways to maximize the value of your resources. It’s not about depriving yourself but rather finding a balance between saving money and enjoying life. By […]

Free Activities on Wednesdays at Botanica: Wonder Wednesdays

Botanica is hosting different special activities on Wednesdays from April to October 2024. The best part is that the activities are FREE with general admission. Wonder Wednesdays are geared toward children pre-K and under, but all ages are welcome. Once you enter Botniaca, the front desk will have more information for each Wonder Wednesday. All […]

Wichita’s Favorite Annual Events and Festivals

Wichita Annual Festivals & Events

From live music and fireworks to fine art and indy films, festivals in Wichita and the surrounding areas offer a rich assortment of activities and entertainment. If you’re eager to take part in the fun, browse our list of popular annual events in Wichita. Just scroll down – they’re listed by month to make it […]

Kid-Friendly Attractions in Wichita

Kid -friendly Attractions in Wichita

Wichita has so many wonderful things to do for kids. Here is a collection of just a few of the kid-friendly attractions in Wichita. We really could just keep going and going… So what are you waiting for? Start checking these places off your list and see what Wichita has to offer for kid-friendly family […]

Botanica Accepts SNAP for $3 Entry

Botanica SNAP Program

Botanica has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. The program supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits, allowing anyone with […]

Dillons Grocery Store Senior Day Discount

Dillons Senior Discount Day

Dillon’s grocery store just announced that they are delighted to offer a one-day special discount to our senior shoppers on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Customers aged 55 and above can avail themselves of a 5% discount on their in-store grocery purchases and everyday essentials at Dillon’s. All stores are participating. To benefit from this special […]

Evolve: City of Wichita Activity Guide for Summer

Evolve Summer in Wichita

The weather is turning warmer, and Summer is around the corner. Are you looking for things to do in Wichita this Summer? How about finding a hobby, picking up another career, improving your fitness or helping your kids learn something new? Maybe you’d like to make some friends who share your interests? The City of […]

Bin Stores in Wichita Liquidation Deals

Bin Stores Wichita

I didn’t know what a Bin Store was but now I do and it’s awesome! A Bin Store is a liquidation place with crazy good deals. They get their items from retailers such as Amazon, Walmart, Home Depot, Dollar Tree, and Target. Prices you can’t beat.  So what can you expect? It’s a store that […]

Home Depot Free Kids Workshops

Home Depot Kids Free Workshops

Give your children a hands-on experience with Home Depot’s FREE in-store Kids Workshops. Every first Saturday of the month, from 9 a.m. to noon, Home Depot offers workshops for kids that include a kit with all materials needed to complete the project, totally free! This activity is a unique opportunity to spend quality time with […]