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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 […]

Starlite Drive In Scary Movies for October

Starlight Drive IN October Movies

This October Starlite Drive In is offering scary movies on Sundays. It is definitely the best movie deal in town (not to mention a great family fun event). The Starlite Drive In in Wichita, KS is gives you the experience of going to an old-fashioned drive-in movie – something that many cities don’t offer anymore […]

Halloween movies in Wichita this Fall

Halloween Movies

Scare yourself silly this month with several classic (and new) horror movie screenings at various theatres around Wichita. Below is a list of Halloween-themed or scary movies and films that are guaranteed to keep you up at night. 2022 Scary Movie Screenings Bradley Fair Outdoor Movie This event is only $5 per child and FREE […]

Free movie night at Capitol Federal Amphitheater

Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover Kansas

Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover is hosting free movie nights again in 2022.  This is so exciting. Spring has really sprung and we’re heading outdoors for some summer fun! Bring your blankets, chairs, and favorite movie snacks to enjoy with your family, your date, or your friends!  All of the movie start at 7 p.m.  […]

Hocus Pocus on Disney Plus for FREE

Hocus Pocus

Halloween is coming up and we have great news on how to get one of the most loved Halloween Movies: Hocus Pocus for free. This classic movie isn’t just for the 80s and 90s fans its a family favorite for all ages. Did you know we are getting a sequel? Yes, that’s right Hocus Pocus […]

FREE Movie at Naftzger Park

Free outdoor movie Naftzger Park Wichita

We love FREE events, and this is a fun on happening on August 4th at Naftzger Park. The popular movie Encanto will be playing at 7pm on the lawn. This Disney favorite will have you singing along and not talking about Bruno, HA!  Pack a picnic or brining your own popcorn to make this a […]

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. […]

FREE Movie Night in the Park, Goddard, KS

Goddard pavilion in Linear Park

Goddard neighbors, join the City of Goddard Friday, June 10, 2022 for a FREE movie night in the park at Linear Park. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] They’ll be showing the movie Spiderman: No Way Home, which some folks have told me is the best Spiderman movie ever.  Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets, as seating […]

Hutchinson Fox Theater Kids Summer Movie Series

Hutch fox theater kids film series flyer 2022

The historic Fox Theater in Hutchinson has a Kids Summer Movie Series with ticket and concession prices that are hard to beat! If you’ll be in the Hutch area on Tuesdays or Thursdays, be sure to check them out. Kids’ movie showtimes are at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and 10 a.m. on Thursdays. Tickets Tickets […]

Black Lens Film Series at Wichita Orpheum Theatre

Wichita’s historic Orpheum Theatre, an ASM Global-managed facility, is adding to its on-screen programming with the Black Lens Film Series, presented by Cox. The new series kicks off Thursday, April 7 with the current Oscar and GRAMMY-nominated film, Summer of Soul, directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson. The series focuses on stories by Black directors and […]

FREE Movie in Naftzger Park tonight: Shrek

shrek movie in park oct 20 2021 wichita ks tallgrass film

Tallgrass Film Association is celebrating the 20th anniversary of SHREK with a free screening of this family classic at Naftzger Park tonight (Wednesday, October 20, 2021). This almost slipped past me! (It was on the weekly calendar, but misfiled under “Halloween Movies.”) What a fun thing to do on a Wednesday night. The fun begins […]

Family Movie & Game Night at Naftzger Park

Bring your family out to Naftzger Park for a fun night of yard games, movies, and food truck fare!   Starting at 7 p.m. yard games will be available to enjoy with your family and friends.  Then the feature starts at 7:45 p.m. The movie playing will be Hocus Pocus – a fun Halloween themed […]

Scary Movie Mondays at the Starlite Drive-In 2021

If you don’t have to get up early on Tuesdays, here’s a fun way to spend Monday evenings.  Big Screen Wichita, Fast Print, T-95, World Studios ICT, and Dominion Halloween have teamed up with the Starlite Drive-In theater to present Scary Movie Mondays, a series filled with scary movies that will send shivers down your […]

This is Love Documentary Screening

On Sunday, July 25, 2021 we’ll all have the opportunity to see a screening of This is Love – a feature music documentary that follows Wichita soul singer Rudy Love through his experiences over decades of struggling in the music industry.  Included at the event will be special performances by Rudy Love Jr. and DJ […]

$1 kids movies at Regal Cinemas this summer

Kids movies at theater during summer

$1 summer kids movies at the Warren/Regal theaters in Wichita are back! When school’s out and the summer heat starts to get overwhelming, there’s nothing better than a morning at the movies to keep the kids entertained. Regal Entertainment Group has scheduled 14 weeks of family-friendly movies at select theaters. Wichita has two participating Regal […]

Derby Plaza Theater Cheap Summer Kids’ Movies

Summer movies with kids at the movie theater

The fun is back for 2021. You can once again find cheap summer kids’ movies in the Wichita area! (Thanks, Sherry B., for alerting us to this deal!) When it gets too hot to play outside, bring the kids to the Derby Plaza Theater for some cool deals. The theater will be showing kids movies […]

Free movie on Main Street in Valley Center

flyer for Valley Center's free outdoor movie night

The Main Street Valley Center is hosting a free outdoor movie night, Movie on Main, on Friday, June 4, 2021. It will be shown on the 200 block of West Main Street beginning at 8:45 p.m. The movie they’ll be showing is Iron Mask (rated PG-13) starring Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Since this is […]

FREE Fast & Furious movie tickets for Crown Club members

Free tickets to Fast & Furious movies at Regal Cinemas

Rev up your engines, frugal film fanatics! The 9th installment of the “Fast & Furious” franchise hits the road on movie screens everywhere June 25. To get ready for the much-anticipated film, Regal Cinemas is offering FREE screenings of the first eight films of the popular franchise with its Fast Friday series at participating theaters. According to the […]

Free premiere screening of Kansas baseball documentary

Aerial view of the new Riverfront Stadium in Wichita KS

PBS Kansas announces its newest, local documentary Kansas Baseball: Swinging for the Fences, the first comprehensive look at the fascinating stories behind Kansas baseball and its historic and cultural significance to our communities. The public (first 300) is invited to attend a free premiere on Wednesday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. at The Fidelity Bank […]

AMC Theatres discount tickets on Tuesdays

discount tuesdays at amc theatres

Going to the movies is fun, but it can also take a big cut from your entertainment budget. That’s why bargain hunters are always so dramatic about saving money at the box office. It’s an essential part of the plot on how to go to the movies on the cheap. And loyalty pays off, especially […]

Wichita Public Library Viewing Lists

wichita public library recommeded viewing list

So, you’re wondering what to watch when you’ve watched everything. You’ve already watched and re-watched all of your favorite movies, because what else is there to do in 2020? You need something new, something fresh (because watching the Back to the Future movies for the 6th time really isn’t going to cut it.) The Wichita […]