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Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plaine Kansas

Bartlett Arboretum in Kansas

The Bartlett Arboretum is in Belle Plaine, Kansas, and it is a beautiful escape from the city with gardens and special events. This is truly a hidden gem in Kansas. It has 20 acres of gardens and is only about a 30-minute drive South of Wichita. This year’s Tulip season will open on March 24 […]

Wichita Riverfest Button Increase for 2024

Riverfest Button Price Increase

The Wichita Festivals just announced an increase in pricing for 2024 Riverfstival buttons from May 31 to June 8, 2024. They announced the increase in price along with the Saturday performance of Hunter Hays, a five-time Grammy Award-winning artist.  Everyone must purchase a Riverfestival button to attend the festivities in Downtown Wichita. The button sales […]

Dairy Queen Free Cone on First Day of Spring

Free Cone at Dairy Queen

For the past seven years, Dairy Queen has been marking the arrival of spring with its celebrated Free Cone Day. This year, on March 19, 2024 coinciding with the first day of spring, patrons can savor a complimentary soft-serve vanilla cone throughout the day. Customers can enjoy a free small vanilla cone at participating non-mall […]

St. Patrick’s Day Events in Wichita

Saint Patrick’s Day in Wichita is a great time to find drink specials, green beer, food specials, and corned beef at local restaurants. This year, St Paddy’s Day is March 17, 2024, but lots of events and specials are happening all week. Here is the ultimate list of the St. Patrick’s Day deals, restaurant specials, […]

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 2024 Have not been released yet.  Coming Soon. Remember to bring lawn chairs, […]

Wichita Art Museum Free Admission for Permanent Collection

Wichita Art Museum Free to Visit

The Wichita Art Museum announced they will now have FREE admission to their permanent collection gallery. This is HUGE news! Visitors will no longer be charged general admission to view artwork in the galleries that showcase WAM’s permanent collection, which the City of Wichita owns. The Art Museum is located in downtown Wichita. This is […]

Top Golf Wichita Deals & Discounts

Top Golf on a Budget

Top Golf in Wichita is a great activity if you want to practice golf, have a date night, or take the kids for some fun. Topgolf is a game-changing entertainment venue that combines golf, technology, and a social atmosphere. It’s not your traditional golf experience—it’s a blend of a high-tech driving range, a sports bar, […]

FREE Screening of Academy Award Short Films

Academy Awards Free Short Film Screening

The Wichita Public Library will once again host FREE screenings of the Annual Academy Award Nominated Short Films in 2024. Wichita Public Library was one of the first organizations in the nation to provide a way for communities outside of major cities like New York and LA to see the nominated films. Since 1986, the […]

Affordable Athletics for Adults in Wichita: Kickball, Golf, Softball

Adult Kickball, Softball and Golf in Wichita

Consider participating in adult athletics with the Wichita Parks and Recreation Department this year. They offer affordable, organized sports with Adult Kickball, Adult Golf, and Adult Softball.  Participating offers a multitude of benefits. Firstly, it provides an avenue for physical activity, promoting overall health and well-being. Regular participation in sports contributes to cardiovascular fitness, improved […]

Heart-Shaped Pizza, Donuts & More for Valentine’s Day

Heart Shaped Pizza and Doughnuts

Are you looking for something unique for Valentine’s Day? Heart-shaped pizzas, donuts, and other fun-shaped foods can indeed be a delightful and unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Food is a universal pleasure, and adding a touch of creativity to it can make the occasion even more special. Whether you’re planning a romantic dinner for two […]

National Pizza Day on February 9th

When it comes to celebrating food holidays, pizza enthusiasts have lots of opportunities to indulge in deals and express their affection for this cherished culinary delight. Following closely after National Cheese Pizza Day and National Pizza Month, pizza lovers are presented with yet another occasion to savor a delectable slice of cheesy bliss on February […]

Where to see Christmas Lights in Wichita KS 2024

Christmas Lights in Wichita

Find Christmas lights in Wichita, KS. This is a current list of Christmas light displays we love. Driving around looking at Wichita Christmas lights is not only a fun family tradition, it’s also really inexpensive (even after you factor in the price of gas)!

Midwest WineFest Wichita Wine Walkabout in Oldtown

Midwest Winefest is Wichita’s premier wine and food festival and the money raised goes to the Guadalupe Health Foundation. This is on the expensive side but still wanted to share because you get a lot out of your ticket price. You get to sample wine and delicious food in downtown Wichita while supporting a good cause. […]

Wichita Snow Glow Event: Sledding, Food Trucks and More

Snow Glow Wichita

Wichita Park & Recreation is hosting a Snow Glow event at the Mid-America All-Indian Center for 2024. It’s a night sledding event you’ll never forget featuring an LED light show, firepits, food trucks, and snow provided by Snow Bros Snowmakers. This is a nighttime sledding event for the whole family.  Bring your own non-metal sled, your […]

Orpheum Theater Film Series

Orpheum Theater Film Series 2024

Here’s an experience you can’t get anywhere else, and it’s not too expensive. Wichita’s Orpheum Theater shows a classic film one Thursday night every month in its one-of-a-kind, beautifully renovated theater for $8 a ticket. The Orpheum Theater features beautiful and ornate architecture that reflects the style of the time it was built. We have […]

Valentine’s Day Wichita Events and Date Ideas 2024

Valentines Day Events & Date Ideas

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Wichita 2024 with some special events or suggestions on what to do on Valentine’s Day in Wichita. Whenever you celebrate, This day or week is about being sweet to those you love, and Wichita certainly gives you many unique options for celebrating together – some of which are even FREE!  There are […]

Wichita Ice Center Discounts $2 Tuesdays

Wichita Ice Center $2 Tuesdays

The Wichita Ice Center is the place for indoor ice skating in Wichita. If you want to learn to ice skate or are looking for some activities in Wichita, this is the place to go.   $2 Tuesday is back for 2024! This deal is good from 7:30 – 9:30 pm for public skating. Remember that […]

$5 Zoo Admission for Twilight Tuesdays in July

Twilght Tuesdays at the Sedgwick County Zoo

You will want to mark your calendars for Twilight Tuesdays at the ZOO! On Tuesdays in July, the Sedgwick County Zoo stays open late and gives us a special admission discount. And yes – Cox Twilight Tuesdays at the Zoo are happening in 2024! This year, the concerts are back for Twilight Tuesdays at the […]

Date Night Ideas on a Budget in Wichita

Date Night on a Budget in Wichita

Not all special date nights have to be expensive dinners.  We have the ultimate list of date night ideas on a budget. Here is a list of creative ways to have a special night out without spending a fortune in Wichita. Our city has much to offer for couples of all ages, and hitting up […]

50+ Date Night Ideas for $10 or Under in Wichita Kansas

50 Date Night Ideas Under $10 in Wichita

Here is the ultimate list of date night ideas for $10 and under. Not all special data have to expensive. We got creative and made a list for you and your sweetheart to help you have a special date on a budget. Wichita has a lot to offer for couples of all ages and hitting […]

Hopping316 is a Free Website for Wichita Foodies

Hopping316 in Wichita

Hopping316 is a website that helps you expand your local dining experience, and it’s a FREE resource that layouts how to have a progressive dining experience in Wichita. Each experience will consist of a multi-course meal, and each course will be hosted in different locations. Each stop will occur in a local restaurant or business, […]

National Popcorn Day Freebies & Deals

National Popcorn Day Deals

National Popcorn Day is an annual celebration observed on January 19th, 2024. We have some movie theater popcorn and Popconer deals happing in Wichita.  This day is dedicated to honoring one of the most beloved and timeless snacks – popcorn. People celebrate National Popcorn Day by enjoying popcorn in various forms, whether it’s air-popped, microwave, […]

National Pizza Week Deals in Wichita

National Pizza Week

National Pizza Week is a celebration dedicated to the beloved dish of pizza. Throughout this week, many pizzerias offer special deals and promotions, making it an ideal time for pizza enthusiasts to indulge in their favorite slices. Some establishments may even go the extra mile by providing free slices of pizza or exclusive discounts on […]

25 At Home Date Night Ideas that are Free or Cheap

25 At Home Date Night Ideas

Spicing up a date night at home can be a blast! Here are some unique and creative ideas for a memorable evening. Most of these are reasonable, if not FREE. The spontaneity and novelty of trying something new or unexpected can turn an ordinary evening at night into a memorable adventure. It adds a touch of […]

Wichita Happy Hour Specials and Deals

Happy hour deals throughout the week make us really happy! Alcoholic beverages at restaurants and bars can REALLY add up. Just 3 drinks and 1 appetizer deep and you’ll be looking at your tab wondering if you blacked out!  In order to better enjoy yourself, use our happy hour specials guide so you can indulge, […]