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4th of July discount on Carrie Underwood concert at INTRUST Bank Arena

INTRUST Bank Arena in downtown Wichita

Starting today (July 2), INTRUST Bank Arena has a special Independence Day deal! Get discounted tickets to the Carrie Underwood concert in Wichita with the promo code below! Carrie Underwood is coming to Wichita on The Cry Pretty Tour 360 on September 18. You can see the American Idol star and all-around American girl for […]

Yoga by the River

  Enjoy the relaxation of yoga along the scenic Arkansas River in downtown Wichita. Classes will be held at the floating dock just west of the Wichita Boathouse. Bring your own yoga mat, water and towel. Pre-registration is necessary as space is limited. This class is for ages 16 and up. The fee is $15 […]

A Night in Old Delano adults-only event

Cowtown at Night - a picture of Old Cowtown Museum street at night

Step back in time and see what used to be considered the wild west side of Wichita! Old Cowtown Museum will host another one of its fun evenings for people 18+ with A Night in Old Delano on September 17, 2021. A Night in Old Delano is one of several events for grownups that will […]

Jazz in the Park

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month at Linear Park in Goddard! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs as you kick back and enjoy the smooth live jazz music stylings of Goddard Eisenhower High School and Wichita State University jazz bands. Come hungry and enjoy delicious food from Homegirlz Kitchen and Espresso Self food trucks. The festivities will […]

FinalFest: Free music and arts festival in Wichita

Wichita Final Fest

Final Fest is back in Wichita for 2019. It’s a FREE music and arts festival designed to bring an all-ages and diverse crowd together. Final Fest will showcase local music, artists and food. The festivities will be held in the heart of downtown at the ICT Urban Popup Park on Douglas (between Market and Main […]

Events at Ulrich Museum of Art

Elyn Zimmerman sculpture dedication at Ulrich Museum of Art in Wichita, KS

Did you know that admission to the Ulrich Museum of Art on the WSU campus is always free? That makes it a great place to explore any time you’re out looking for awesome things to do. The museum’s galleries are open Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on weekends from 1 […]

Live performances at Fredos Tapas restaurant in Old Town Wichita

Fredos restaurant in Old Town

Fredos is a Tapas-style restaurant and lounge located in Wichita’s Old Town District that serves a variety of premium foods, wine, and other libations. They often have live performances and events with NO COVER charge, along with daily food and drink specials. “Since opening in June, we have experienced various types of people and crowds […]

EP21 event for adults over 21 at Exploration Place

exploration place

Exploration Place has a series of events planned for grownups ages 21 and up where you can spend time with friends and “sip your science.” EP21 events will be held on several dates this year and allow participants to mingle, enjoy adult beverages, get exclusive access to all of Exploration Place’s exhibits, learn from special […]

Where to View the Lunar Eclipse

  Photo used with permission: Kris Flory of Dead Reckoning Astrophotography On January 20, 2019, the night sky will bring us a great sight: the Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse! If you are wondering why it is being called this, here is a quick explanation: Wolf Moon = The name of the first full moon […]

Dam Music Festival

2019 DAM Music Festival at El Dorado Lake!

The 3rd annual Dam Music Festival will be held July 25-27, 2019 at El Dorado Lake. It’s three days of national and regional/local country rock concerts and camping. A General Admission weekend pass to the Dam Music Fest is $89. General Admission Passes are good for entry into all three days of the Festival, entry […]

Holiday Pop-up Party with Wichita Festivals

Wichita Festivals Holiday Pop Up Party

Tuesday after work, head over to Revolutsia (the new shopping center made out of shipping containers) for a popup party from Wichita Festivals. The party will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. You’ll get to see “Admiral Claus,” do some holiday crafts, enjoy hot chocolate and s’mores, and participate in a […]

Cards Against Humanity Game Night at Hopping Gnome Brewing Company

Games and beer, now that sounds like a relaxing evening out.  Hopping Gnome Brewing Company is once again hosting a Cards Against Humanity night. This popular 21+ event will be held every 4th Wednesday of the month, starting on December 26, 2018.  Admission is $5 to play and gives you a chance to win prizes.  The […]

Places to Play Pinball in Wichita

  Sometimes I just want to get out and try something new.  I get stuck in a rut.  I think I may have found that “something new” to do that’s both fun and entertaining but not too exhausting.  Pinball!  I know what you’re thinking: pinball?  The game we played at the arcades and movie theaters […]

Dog and Family Day at Lawrence Dumont Stadium

Does your pooch need a playdate? Do the kids need some fun and free time? City of Wichita Park & Recreation is hosting a Dog and Family Day at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium on October 6. Thanks to reader Tori for letting me know about this event! They’ll have food trucks, a pop-up dog park, and a […]

Wichita Art Museum Fall Exhibit Opening: Kansas Land

Wichita Art Museum hanging glass sculpture

The Wichita Art Museum will open its fall exhibition, Kansas Land, with a special opening reception. The exhibition will be on display through March 10, 2019. It features the recent work of two photographers – Larry Schwarm and Bryon Darby, who each worked in collaboration with a team of researchers – showing what Kansas farm […]

Friends University Theater Production: Frankenstein

Friends University Theater Production of Frankenstein

Friends University will present the recent adaptation of Frankenstein Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29. The fall theatre production is a new drama by Bo List and produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company. Frankenstein is based on the 200-year-old gothic novel by Mary Shelly. It is a morality play, focusing on choices […]

Fireworks and concert at Capitol Federal Amphitheater

Andover Fireworks and Concert September 2018

This should be entertaining! Cap Fed Amphitheater will host a terrific concert and fireworks show mid-September. The National Fireworks Association is holding its big annual expo right here in Wichita, Kansas. And on Friday, September 14, 2018, we get to be the happy beneficiaries of the best they’ve got to show off! The Concert Tommy […]

Wichita Fried Pies grand opening

Get yourself some fried pies, Wichita! The grand opening of the fried pie kiosk is this Saturday. This new Wichita kiosk makes it even more convenient to get a taste of Park City’s Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies. It will be located at the corner of Tyler and 13th Street West. The address is 8520 W. […]

Free concert and food truck event in Goddard

Goddard pavilion in Linear Park

The City of Goddard is hosting a fun evening of food trucks and live music in Linear Park this fall. Kansas native and Voice contestant Kaleigh Glanton will perform! Kaleigh is one of the few singers who received a four-chair turnaround on NBC’s The Voice television show. If you haven’t seen the show, performers must […]

Saturday! FREE tickets for Plain White Ts concert Aug. 11

Summer Concerts in Andover Central Park - Capitol Federal Amphitheater

Just a reminder! The Plain White Ts and Vertical Horizon are performing Saturday night, 7 p.m., August 11, at the Andover Park Amphitheater and tickets are FREE! The summer concerts at the new CapFed Amphitheater in Andover Central Park have been great! So far, they’ve had John Anderson and Clay Walker, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and […]

Make your mark on Augustino Brewing Company this summer

Augustino's wall of art project

This is kind of a fun thing – it’s a wall of community art inside a local restaurant that you can be a part of! Have you been to Augustino Brewing Company yet? The relatively new craft beer place also serves coffee and food in a comfortable, rustic modern west Wichita location. Check out Events […]

Incredibles 2 at the Starlite Drive In

Incredibles 2 showing in Wichita

It’s here! Incredibles 2 has been a reeeeaaaallly long time in coming, but it will finally be in theaters this weekend. (The first time we watched it with our kids; this time we can watch with our grandkids. Yeah, that’s a long time to wait for a sequel. 😀 ) The official release date on the […]