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Vamos Nomar Fiesta Wichita 2022

Vamos Nomar Fiesta

This is a FREE event full of live music, small businesses, drinks, art and wonderful Hispanic food. What a cool way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! They are closing down part of 21st street for the event. Bring the whole family because its FREE to attend. Put October 15, 2022 on your calendar.  Music Lineup […]

The Voice Contestant Casi Joy Free Concert at Chicken N Pickle

Casi Joy

This is going to be a show!! Casi Joy will be performing at Chicken N Pickle on October 1st and its FREE! Yes, this concert is completely free for the pubic and no RSVP needed. Have you seen the television show the Voice? She was on it and had 4 Chair Turnaround. Cant believe we […]

Former Chiefs Football Players at Chicken N Pickle

Chiefs Players at Chicken N Pickle

Chiefs Watch Party with the Pros Join former Chiefs football players Gehrig Dieter, Anthony Sherman, and Dustin Colquitt for a special watch party and night of family fun! Support their charities through our Giveback Night. Food and drink specials during the game! Giveaways, DJ 4theWin, and More! October 2nd, 5:00-8:00 pm Its completely FREE to […]

The Arcade Deals in Oldtown Wichita

The Arcade Wichita

The Arcade in Wichita opened on December 15, 2017. It is co-owned by Derek Sorrells and Michael Jensen who are arcade game aficionados. Before they opened The Arcade, they had already amassed quite the collection of arcade games between the two of them. Lucky for us, they decided to share these games with the masses […]

National Taco Day Deals in Wichita

National Taco Day Wichita

Cheap tacos and it’s not even Taco Tuesday?  Yes, please! This October 4 is National Taco Day and we’ve found deals for you in and around the Wichita metro area. So whether you like your tacos soft or crunchy, with beef or chicken, here’s how you can save money on your south-of-the-border order. The offers […]

ICT Block Party Food Trucks, Vendor Booths, Music and Car Show

ICT Block Party

ICT Block Party is a  festival on September 24th, 2022. This outdoor party is FREE for all ages in Wichita. This event will have food trucks, vendor market, car show, kids activities and music by DJ Candence.   The Merch market will feature Shade Lane Boutique, Sultry Bead Works by Kashea Lané Eclectic Pineapple, Brooklyn […]

Tunes & Blooms at Botanica

Tunes & Blooms 2021 at Botanica, the Wichita gardens

Tunes & Blooms at Botanica is a newer event and looks like it will be a real treat for the ears and eyes. Midian Shrine Center is excited to present the Second Annual Tunes & Blooms on the Grand Lawn at Botanica in Wichita, Kansas.  This one day family fun event includes live music from […]

Prairieland Beer and Music Festival

Prairieland Music and Beer Festival

Wichita Beer and Music lovers! This is the event for you on Saturday, September 24th. It’s not on the cheap side at $45 per ticket but you could get your money’s worth if you take full advantage of everything this event has to offer. Enjoy unlimited samples of 100+ beers with 40+ breweries from Kansas […]

Wild West Days 2022 at Cowtown Wichita

Cowtown Wichita Wild West Days

Here is an event you will not want to miss at Cowtown Wichita. Step back in time, September 24 & 25, at Old Cowtown Museums Wild West Days. They have over 200 reenactors and historians from across the West filling Cowtown’s 23 acres, donating their time and skills to make this a premier event. With […]

Apple and Peach Picking Around Wichita Kansas

Apple and Peach Picking Near Wichita

Nothing says fall like picking apples with your family at a local orchard. With all the city’s hustle and bustle – it’s important to switch things up with the family and get out and enjoy the fresh fall air! There are several great apple and peach orchards within short driving distance from Wichita Kansas. These Kansas orchards […]

Playing at the Park a Free Wichita Symphony Performance

Symphony in the Park

Would you like to enjoy music from some of Wichita’s stunning symphonic musicians in a beautiful outdoor park?  Would it be even better if it was absolutely FREE?!  A partnership between Wichita Parks and Recreations and musicians from the Wichita Symphony are making possible this unique event on Friday, September 16, 2022.   These concerts […]

Food Trucks at the Fountain at the Wichita Boat House

Final Friday at the Boathouse Wichita

Wichita food trucks serve up great food and great entertainment when they get together for Food Trucks at the Fountain at The Wichita Boathouse. This  FINAL FRIDAY – Art Show & Party with Xclusive Events. Wichita’s Largest FINAL FRIDAY Party… FREE for all ages to attend… OVER 18 Food Trucks. (check their Facebook page for […]

Free gate admission with concert ticket purchase for Kansas State Fair

Kansas State Fair Concerts

Unlike last year’s Kansas State Fair promotional deal, now you can purchase a Grandstand concert ticket at ANY TIME and still get free gate admission on the day of the concert!  The 2022 Kansas State Fair is September 9-18th. Grandstand concerts this year include:  Parker McCollum with Priscilla Block – Saturday, Sept. 10th at 7:30 […]

Cowtown Throwdown Concert Mountain Deer Revival

Get out your boots and have a full day of live music and old west fun this weekend. Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita is having a throwdown with great local bands and acts, food trucks, adult beverages for those 21+, and more. Live Performances Three awesome bands will perform at the Cowtown Throwdown: Kapybara Big […]

Mulvane Old Settlers Days Celebration

Fall Festival and Fairs Near Wichita, Kansas

It’s been an annual event since 1873! The 2022 Mulvane Old Settlers Days celebration is back and will be held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 19, 20, and 21 this year. Events will include a road race, rodeo, arts and crafts fair, parade, and more. A $3 button can be purchased at many Mulvane-area businesses.  […]

Intrust Bank Arena Tickets at a Discount

INTRUST Bank Arena is having a big summer deal. Get 4 tickets for $80 to one of four concerts. You can get 4 tickets to one of the below shows for $80 which means you and 3 friends can go to the downtown arena for $20 each + taxes and fees. The catch is you […]

Free fun, live music, and more at Sedgwick County Fair 2022

roasted corn sedgwick county fair cheney ks

Yup, it’s happening. The Sedgwick County Fair organizers announced the dates for 2022. And every night they’ll have free live music on their open air stage, too! Admission to the county fair is FREE. (Yes, free!) We’re so ready for the “spectacular return” they promised for 2022, and it does look spectacular – activities every […]

FREE: Tunes + Tallgrass at the Wichita Art Museum

Tunes + Tallgrass at the Wichita Art Museum - free summer movie and music event!

The Wichita Art Museum and the Tallgrass Film Association are teaming up again this year for a free night of music, film and fun. This free event will be held outside in the museum’s outdoor amphitheater. Tunes + Tallgrass on the Art Garden Lawn is happening on Friday, July 15. “Doors” open at 6:30 p.m. […]

Kechi Fair: Fun, food, fireworks, and fine arts

The annual Kechi Fair combines good old-fashioned small town fun with live entertainment, a street dance, fireworks, and more! This year it will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the park. A fair button covers the cost of almost everything except food and any shopping you do, of course. You can pick up […]

Phlox: Fire + Dance

This amazing group in Wichita dances with fire

This is a must-see local show – and it’s free! Wichita has a talented group of local performers who put on an amazing show combining dance and movement with fire. The group, called Phlox, will be performing regularly throughout the season – weather permitting – in Old Town Square. Whatever time the show is scheduled […]

Music Theatre Wichita shows

MTWichita's 2022 season

Get ready for the fantastic 2022 summer season of Music Theatre of Wichita shows. The season begins with Jersey Boys!  This year, Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover’s Central Park will host the MTWichita performances.  Tickets start at just $25, although VIP tickets are available, which include dinner and drinks from Two Olives. Jersey Boys The […]

Buy ICT Summer Market at Union Station

Buy ICT, Women Empowered Market, and Bringing It Black will host a summer market at the historic Union Station in Wichita this July.  They shared the event information on Facebook:  We’re BACK with another summer celebration of local shopping and fun, downtown on the Union Station Plaza! A partnership with Women Empowered Markets, Bringing it […]

The Outpost at Cheney Lake grand opening

What was once the beloved West Side Bait Shop & Beer is now The Outpost at Cheney Lake. This is the shop where you go if you run out of something while camping on the southwest end of the lake. It looks like they’re going to have everything you could need, including propane refills and […]

Wichita Trivia Nights

Trivia night Wichita KS

Trivia nights at restaurants and pubs are an ideal frugal activity! They’re super fun for a date, for an evening out with friends and family, or even if you’re on your own. Typically, playing is free. Of course, at most venues it’s appreciated – and in some cases required – that you patronize the establishment by […]

Events at the Hopping Gnome Brewing Company

local craft beer on patio table at hopping gnome brewing co in wichita ks

There is something irreplaceable about being a part of “the local scene.” The Hopping Gnome Brewing Company is one of those local picks — a one-of-a-kind, family-run spot that not only has high-caliber brews, but also serves up that comfy local atmosphere complete with live events.  To top it off, these events are affordable, and […]