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Ultimate List of Holiday Events & Deals in Wichita: December

December Ultimate list of things to do in Wichita

We have made the ultimate list of deals and events in Wichita this December. This Holiday is filled with exciting events, Christmas movies, shopping deals, and Christmas light displays.   ‘Tis the season for Christmas cheer and fantastic deals! Dive into the festive spirit with our curated selection of Christmas deals and a sleigh-full of fun […]

Frozen Sing-Along at Exploration Place

Frozen Sing-Along at Exploration Place

Step into the enchanting world of Arendelle and join us for an experience filled with music, laughter and the heartwarming tale of sisters Elsa and Anna as we watch the beloved film Frozen on the big screen in Kemper Theater. Throughout the movie, there will be fun surprises, interactive cues, a special appearance by Olaf […]

Holiday Movies and Christmas Classics Films in Wichita

Christmas's Movies and Holiday Classics in Wichita

Theaters around Wichita have plans to show classic (and newer) holiday movies this season. Immerse yourself in some festive flicks on the big screen with these fun movie events around town! (FYI, The Orpheum usually has a BOGO sale on its Anniversary Film Series around this time of year. Great gift idea for someone who […]

Hulu Black Friday deal: 99 cents per month for 12 months!

Hulu Black Friday

Wowza! The best deal on Hulu 2023 is happening NOW! New subscribers or eligible returning subscribers can get Hulu for only 99 cents per month for a year. This is the best streaming deal of the year.  For .99 per month you can get the basic Hulu subscription.  If you’ve been thinking about cutting cable […]

BOGO Film Series Passes at the Wichita Orpheum Theater

Orpheum BOGO Season Pass

Looking for a great gift idea for someone who loves classic movies? This one keeps on giving all year long, and with this BOGO free deal it’s super inexpensive. The Wichita Orpheum Theater offers classic films once per month throughout the year. These are generally on the third Thursday of every month and they always […]

Orpheum Theater Film Series

Orpheum Theater Film Series

Here’s an experience you can’t get anywhere else, and it’s not too expensive. Wichita’s Orpheum Theater shows a classic film on one Thursday night every month in its one-of-a-kind beautifully renovated theater for $8 a ticket.  However, the price is even lower for season pass holders. Season passes are $75 + Fee for the year. […]

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 […]

Wichita Trick or Treat and Fall Fun Events for Halloween 2023

Trunk or Treat Wichita

Trick or Treating and Trunk or Treat near me in Wichita 2023. We have the ultimate list for you if you want Halloween fun.  Leave the tricks at home, you’re in for a treat! Below we have compiled the full list of all of the great places to take your family this October for a […]

Bradley Fair Fall Family Friday Events All of October

Fall Fridays at Bradley Fair

Bradley Fair in East Wichita is having a Fall celebration every Friday in October. All of the events are $5 for kiddos and free for adults. One of the defining features of Bradley Fair is its stunning location. Situated around a tranquil 50-acre lake, the shopping center provides a serene and picturesque atmosphere that sets […]

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 […]

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., […]

National Cinema Day Deals at Regal Warren, AMC and More

National Cinema Day

National Cinema Day Deals in Wichita, Kansas. Get your popcorn and candy ready; it’s time to relax and capture some movie magic! This event is on Sunday, August 27, 2023. This is a great way to beat the heat and have a great time with friends and family.  Regal Warren Theater, AMC Theatre & Boulevard […]

Free Outdoor Movie: The Sandlot at Maize Amphitheater

Are you looking for some family fun this Summer. Enjoy a FREE outdoor movie at the Clair Donnelly Amphitheratin Maize, KS. They are showing the Sandlot at 8:30 or t dark on Saturday, July 1st.  They will have activities that begin at 7:30. It Is $5 for the youth at the gate to participate in […]

Free Outdoor Movie at Riverfront Stadium: Encanto

Have you been to the Wichita Wind Surge stadium in Downtown Wichat? Here is a great event that’s FREE to attend. Enjoy an outdoor Movie Series at Riverfront Stadium.  This event is FREE and open to the public.  Moviegoers can sit in the lower bowl or bring blankets to enjoy Encanto on the field. *Bug […]

Wichita Summer Movies Events & Discounts: $2 Movies & More

Summer Movie Events and Deals

Take a break from the heat by taking in a movie. Below is a round-up of the most budget-friendly summer movies in or near Wichita. If you’re looking for inexpensive movie options year-round in Wichita, click here. Have I missed any? Please share it in the comments section below! Keep scrolling to see a list […]

Botanica’s Dino’s at Dusk event Movie Event

Dino at Dusk Celebration

Watch your favorite dinosaur movies in the company of 10 animatronic dinosaurs on August 5th at Botanica’s Dino’s at Dusk event! Bring a blanket or chair to lay back and relax under the stars while enjoying a double feature movie night screening of the Land Before Time and Jurassic World.   Doors open at 6 […]

Tunes & Tallgrass at the Wichita Art Museum: Free Outdoor Movie

Tunes and Tallgrass

Tallgrass Film Festival and the Wichita Art Museum are hosting a FREE screening of the classic Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark on Friday, June 16th, 2023.  Enjoy a night at the Wichita Art Museum on the Art Garden lawn.  WAM and Tallgrass Film Association are partnering for their 11th annual FREE outdoor concert and […]

John Cusack is coming to the Orpheum

John Cusack Wichita Orpheum

Actor John Cusack will host an intimate screening of one of his most popular motion pictures, Sixteen Candles, followed by a live conversation about his career and the making of the film, followed by a Q&A. This event isn’t cheap but I wanted to share it anyways because I love 16 candles. The event is Sunday, September 17th, […]

Artist Talk with Tallgrass Film Association: The Mesquite Mile

Tallgrass Artist Residency

Free talk on May 30th at 5:30 pm at Tallgrass Film Center at the Lux – 120 East 1st street North Unit 113.  THE MESQUITE MILE The Mesquite Mile is a multi-phase project that aims to relocate regionally historic mesquites from commercial agricultural land (where they are routinely removed) to Lubbock’s urban core. The project […]

Free Movie in the Park at O.J. Watson Park: Shrek

Shrek Movie

Wichita Park & Recreation will host a FREE movie in the park at O.J. Watson Park on May 28th. Kick off your Summer with family-friendly outdoor cinema. Grab your blankets or lawn chairs and bring a little bit of spending money because the concession stand will be open.  Did you know that OJ Watson Park […]

Tallgrass Film Festival “TALLPass” discount

TALLPass Discount

The Tallgrass Film Association is preparing for its big Film Festival in Wichita for 2023. The festival will be October 5 – 8, 2023.  The “all-access pass” to the festival, which they’ve dubbed the TALLPass, usually is $259. But early birds can get a HUGE discount on the TALLPass on May 16th from 6:30 – […]

Tallgrass Film: Take a Movie and Leave a Movie

Free Blockbuster Wichita

The first FREE “Blockbuster” is here in Wichita. Thanks to Tallgrass Film Association for making this happen. They have placed an old newspaper dispenser outside of the Lux, filled with movies. A Free Blockbuster is a place where people can leave movies so others can borrow them, like those Little Free Libraries where you can […]

FREE screening of Academy Award short films

Academy Awards

The Wichita Public Library will once again host free screenings of the Annual Academy Award Nominated Short Films in 2023. Wichita Public Library was one of the first organizations in the nation to provide a way for the communities outside of major cities like New York and LA to see the nominated films. Since 1986 […]

Starlite Drive-In Outdoor Movie Theater 2023

Starlite Drive In Movie Theater

The Starlite Drive-In will kick off its 2023 season and will open on February 17, 2023. There is nothing like a drive-in movie. Everyone loves the vintage atmosphere of drive-in movie theaters and you can’t beat the price.  This will be Starlite’s 70th year. The theater got a new owner in 2019, then had to […]