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Shocker Madness with Free Performance by Tech N9ne

Wichita State Athletics has announced Tech N9ne will headline this year’s Shocker Madness event set for Saturday, Oct. 7, at 6:00 p.m., inside Charles Koch Arena. This event is FREE!! Tech N9ne is the co-founder of Strange Music Inc., the number-one independent hip-hop label in the world. His signature rapid-fire “chopper” style has solidified him […]

Wichita Tallgrass Film Festival 2023

Tallgrass Film Festival Wichita

The Tallgrass Film Festival in Wichita has been called one of the best “under-the-radar film festivals in America” and an “undiscovered gem” by national media. Filmmakers from around the world participate. This year’s festival is in downtown Wichita, October 5 – 8, 2023. This “stubbornly independent” film festival showcases films that you might not otherwise […]

Art on the Trail at the Great Plains Nature Center

Great Plains Nature Center is having a Free event on October 14, 2023 called Art on the Trail. Stroll through nature trails at the Great Plains Nature Center, purchase a glass of wine from Grace Hill Wineries, and watch as more than 30 Wichita artists let their creativity flow through the medium of their choice. […]

Free Movies at Capitol Federal Amphitheater

Is there anything better than relaxing and watching a movie? Yes! Relaxing and watching a movie outside at the CapFed Amphitheater in Andover for FREE! Bring your lawn chairs and some snacks, kick back, and relax! Free Movies at Capital Federal Amphitheater 2023: Sunday, June 25, 6 p.m., Family Camp Sunday, July 30, 6 p.m., […]

Tanganyika Wildlife Park – Pumpkins at the Park

Pumpkins at the Park Tanganyika

Tanganyika Wildlife Park will host Pumpkins at the Park again this year! This spooky good time is for the entire family EVERY Saturday in October from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Get into the Fall spirit with five nights of fun. From toddlers to grandparents and everyone in between, they have something for everyone this […]

Wine Walk at Chicken N Pickle

Wine Walk at Chicken N Pickle

Chicken N Pickle is hosting a Wine Walk benefiting Victory in the Valley. Try a variety of wines, vendors, and specialty Chicken N Pickle food samples—$30 per person- including a souvenir cup. Live entertainment from The Steinbergs! My family has attended this event for the past 2 years and it’s a great deal for the […]

Haunted Places in Wichita to Visit

Haunted Places in and around Wichita

Do you like to check out haunted and scary places in and around Wichita? If you are brave enough, here is a list of the real haunted places in Wichita to visit this Fall. Wichita, Kansas, with its rich history dating back to the 19th century, is not only known for its vibrant culture and […]

Haunted Hops at Botanica this Fall

Haunted Hops at Botanica

Botanica is hosting a new event this year called Haunted Hops! This event will feature craft beer, live music, food trucks, and more. There’s something for everyone to enjoy! “Haunted Hops is the perfect way to kick off the Halloween season,” said Jamee Ross, Director of Development and Marketing. “Not only does a Haunted Hops […]

Self-Service Kayak Stations: Discount from September 20-27

Kayak Self-Service Discount

We have a DEAL for Wichita on the Cheap followers at all of the self-service kayak stations in Wichita. We teamed up with Wichita Parks and Recreation to offer you this great deal to help celebrate National Family Day, which we are celebrating all week. Plus, this is a personal family favorite of ours, and […]

Halloween Events in Wichita for Kids and Adults

Halloween Events for Kids and Adults in Wichita

Are you looking for Halloween events in Wichita for kids and adults? There are lots of spook-tacular options this year. We have the ultimate list for you with events, outdoor movies, costume contests, spooky strolls, and more. Whether you’re looking for a thrillingly fun time for your kids or a spooky night out with the […]

September Events at Botanica

September Events at Botanica

Welcome to a New Season at Botanica! Fall is quickly approaching, and Botanica has plenty for you to do and experience. This September don’t forget to squeeze in a final peek at their exhibit, “Dinosaurs Around the World: The Great Outdoors.” You can also celebrate the Monarch butterfly’s migration with student interactives and tours. Music […]

Greater Andover Days Fall Festival 2023

Greater Andover Days

The theme for this year’s Greater Andover Days Fall Festival is Celebrating Our Heritage. This is the perfect family-friendly event for all ages, a date night, or to get out of the house. Set aside September 28 – October 1, 2023. Thursday’s activities will be held at The Heritage in Andover, and most of the […]

Don Hattan West Grand Opening Free Event

Join us for Don Hattan West’s Grand Opening and Hometown Favorites Car Show! This FREE event will occur on September 28 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Don Hattan Dealership (7800 E Kellogg Dr. Wichita). This event is come and go as a celebration for the new location. If you would like your car to […]

Wichita Restaurant Specials, day by day

Wichita Restaurant Specials

Wichita Restaurant Specials: Day by Day It’s been a long time coming, but if you’re wondering where to find dinner specials tonight, we have you covered! Here is our much-requested guide to daily Wichita restaurant specials. You’ll find food and drink deals for every day of the week, giving you lots of options for eating […]

Octoberfests in Wichita

Octoberfest is a famous celebration of all things German. We have a list of events in Wichita to help you celebrate. From beer tastings to bratwurst, Wichita has many activities for people of all ages.  There are so many things to do and see in Wichita this October! So get out there and join the […]

Exploration Place Halloween Events

Exploration Place Halloween Events

Don’t miss out on all the spooktacular Halloween fun at Exploration Place in Wichita! They are hosting three fantastic Halloween events this year: Halloween Hall, BOOfest, and Wicked Pairings. It’s sure to be a howling good time. Each event is unique and will help you get into the Halloween spirit. Exploration Place is located in […]

Drone Light Festival at Exploration Place

Drone Light Festival Graphic

The inaugural Drone Light Festival will take flight at Exploration Place on September 21-23, 2023. They had their first drone show last year during the River Festival, which was a HUGE hit! The festival will provide breathtaking views of 300 synchronized drones (100 more than last year!), fully choreographed with music. They are planning some […]

Final Friday Food Truck Rally at the Wichita Boathouse

Final Friday Food Truck Rally Wichita Boat House

The Wichita Boathouse will be the scene for the Final Friday Food Truck Ralley each month. Admission is FREE for all ages. Manny local artists & small business vendors will be set up at the Wichita Boathouse. There will be a booze truck, yard games, and more!  The monthly event starts at 5 p.m. on the […]

Wicked Island at OJ Watson Park

Wicked Island Wichita KS OJ Watson Park

Wicked Island, the haunted attraction at Watson Park. Its back every Friday and Saturday in October for another wicked season! Enter the Island if you dare…you’ll find spooky scenes, ghosts, ghouls and more!     Look forward to an ever-changing treacherous. Walk through a wooded island where nightmares become a reality. Plan ahead and purchase tickets […]

National Cheeseburger Day

National Cheeseburger Day Deals

National Cheeseburger Day is September 18, 2023.   On this day, you can get free or discounted cheeseburgers at participating restaurants. So don’t miss out on this delicious deal and celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with a tasty treat! This delicious holiday gives us the perfect excuse to indulge in an all-American favorite. Who’s up for cheeseburgers […]

Hotel at Old Town Discount for Wichita on the Cheap Readers

Hotel at Old Town Discount

Are you looking to escape the everyday routine and explore something new? Hotel at Old Town has partnered with us to help promote Staycations in the City we all love. Experience Wichita in a new way by making a vacation out of our hometown. With great restaurants, local attractions, and outdoor activities, you can have […]

Fall Festivals & Events in Wichita 2023

Fall Events in Wichita

There are so many things to do in Wichita this Fall. We have compiled a list of events happening in and around town. Celebrate the changing of the leaves with some fall shopping, events, festivals, and more. It’s time for cozy sweaters, warm pumpkin-spiced drinks, and, best of all, Fall events. We love Fall for […]

Kansas State Fair General Info and Deals

Kansas State Fair Info

The Kansas State Fair this year is September 8 – 17, 2023, in Hutchinson, Kansas. These ten days are packed with fun for all ages. This fair is the largest single event in Kansas and annually attracts approximately 350,000 people. You can enjoy mouthwatering food, live music, agricultural exhibits, and more. Find your fun and […]

Kansas State Fair Carnival Discounts and Deals

Carnival Deals and Discounts Kansas State Fair

Are you heading to the Kansas State Fair in 2023 and want a discount? Well, this will be good news: You can get discounted carnival ride wristbands until August 31 or discounted ride ticket sheets before the fair begins! Beginning September 1st, the price goes up, so buy early. If you miss the deal, we […]

Kansas State Fair Music and Free Entertainment

Kansas State Fair Music and Free Entertainment

Are you ready for the music lineup at the Kansas State Fair 2023? They have a great lineup of FREE entertainment every day (see list below) and exciting musical acts on the Nex-Tech Grandstand to keep the party going all week long. Catch your favorite band or discover a new one! There’s something for everyone […]