Wichita on the Cheap

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New Local Documentary – Wichita: The Air Capital

Wichita: The Air Capital

KPTS Channel 8 has written and produced a new documentary film that will be shown here in March. Wichita: The Air Capital is a new, locally-produced documentary that takes viewers back to the beginning of aviation in our community when the dreams of dare-devil pilots and the dreams of community boosters worked together to make […]

Regal Movies Best Picture Film Festival

Regal Movies Best Picture Film Festival 2020

Regal theaters will be showing Academy Award nominated movies in a Best Picture Film Festival beginning at the end of January. The Film Festival pass is only $35 and there’s also a concessions deal for members of the Regal Crown Club.  Wichita’s Regal Warren West and Regal Warren East will both participate in the Best […]

BOGO film series passes for the year at the Wichita Orpheum Theater

The Orpheum Marquee

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 […]

FREE Frozen II movie ticket and concessions deal

Free Frozen II movie ticket offer fandango yoplait

The new Frozen II movie is out in theaters, and all the kids are clamoring to see it. Fandango and Yoplait have a deal that will help you make that happen – for FREE! All you have to do is go grocery shopping. (Well, and there are a couple extra steps after that too.) And […]

ICT Free Films

ICT Free Films: Caddyshack Friday night entertainment wichita ks

Where’s the best place to watch the movie Caddyshack? On the golf course, of course! Wichita Parks and Recreation Department will be showing another of its ICT Free Films on Friday, October 25, 2019 outside at the Arthur B. Sim Golf Course in Wichita, KS.  Arrive at 6:30 p.m. and bring your blanket or lawn […]

An Evening of Country Music at Aero Plains

An Evening of Country Music at Aero Plains Brewing with KPTS and KFDI

Aero Plains Brewing, KPTS Channel 8, and KFDI radio have teamed up to present An Evening of Country Music this Thursday, August 29. The event begins at 7 p.m. and includes live country music and a screening of Kansas Country, and a sneak peek of the upcoming PBS country music series by Ken Burns. This […]

Family Movie Nights at Haysville Pool

Haysville City Pool activities and recreation

Cool off with a summer movie at the pool! Join the Haysville Rec Center and the Haysville City Pool for some FREE in-pool (or poolside) entertainment on Family Movie Nights. Bring a raft to float on and/or chairs and blankets. Haysville Pool Family Movie Night schedule On Friday, July 26, they’ll show Aquaman from 8:50 […]

Free Downtown Friday Film Series

Free Friday films downtown Wichita presented by First UMC Wichita, Tallgrass Film Festival, Forum Theater, and Harvester Arts

First Church Wichita is partnering with local arts organizations to bring you a summer film series during the month of August. FREE movies on a Friday night might make a good (and very inexpensive) date night or free activity for teens and their families. Forum Theatre Company, Tallgrass Film Festival, and Harvester Arts are all […]

Hitchcock Film Series at the Crown Uptown

Hitchcock Film Series at the Crown Uptown Wichita KS - picture of Alfred Hitchcock holding clabberboard for Psycho film

Ooh, classic film fans are going to love this. The Crown Uptown Theatre in Wichita is celebrating the 120th birth date of Alfred Hitchcock, master of suspense and director of some of the coolest movies ever, by hosting a Hitchcock film series! The theatre recently installed a movie wall and they’re putting it to good […]

Starlite Drive-In Grand Reopening

Starlite drive in Wichita KS

Join in the celebration as the Starlite Drive-In movie theater in Wichita holds its official grand re-opening event this Friday, April 5, 2019. Lots of fun activities for the whole family are planned, like a ribbon cutting ceremony, fun and games, and a great night of movies under the stars. Admission will be regular price, […]

Free screening of Les Miserables at Roxy’s in Old Town

Free screening of Les Miserables from KPTS and Roxy's Old Town

KPTS Channel 8 will be hosting a FREE screening of Masterpiece’s Les Miserables on April 2, 2019. The six-part Masterpiece drama will air at 8 p.m. on Channel 8 beginning April 14, starring Dominic West (The Affair, The Hour) as Jean Valijean, David Oyelowo (Selma) as Javert, and Lily Collins (Rules Don’t Apply, Love, Rosie) in […]

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 […]

$5 Movies at the Boeing Dome Theater at Exploration Place

If you’re looking for something to do in Wichita, you might want to plan a trip to the Boeing Dome Theater at Exploration Place. You’ll find movies in the dome theater for every age, and tickets are just $3 for children ages 3-11, $4 for seniors 65+, and $5 for adults. General museum admission is […]

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 […]

FREE nostalgic movie screenings at the Advanced Learning Library

Movies on the Cheap Wichita KS

The BRAND NEW Advanced Learning Library in Wichita opens on June 16, and I am really excited to see it. And they’ve already got some free movie days scheduled for this summer! The new library is in Delano, at the corner of McLean and 2nd Street. The actual address is 711 W. 2nd Street. Join […]

Goddard Library Family Movie Days

Family Movie Day Goddard Public LIbrary

Enjoy a free Family Movie Day at the public library in Goddard, Kansas this summer! The Goddard Public Library has a full schedule of fun kids’ and family activities (including some really cool ones for teens, so check them out).  Among their summer events, they have several Family Movie Days! These are great classic musical […]

FREE: Movies in the Park

free movie at oj watson park - the incredibles

Here’s an incredible deal. Gather the family along with blankets and lawn chairs for a FREE movie in the park! O.J. Watson Park will be screening The Incredibles under the stars on May 12. You can show up as early as 8:30 p.m. The movie starts at 9 p.m. and concessions will be available for purchase […]

Movie Machine

Movies on the Cheap Wichita KS

Want to see more movies but spend less money at movie theaters in Wichita? One of the places you can watch movies on the cheap is at Towne West Mall’s Movie Machine. Here are  the details: All movies before 6 p.m. are $5.72; after 6 p.m., tickets are only $7.72 for adults and $5.72 for […]

Ways to save at Wichita’s new Northrock 14 AMC movie theater

AMC Theaters Tuesday Ticket

There’s a new theater in town! The old Northrock Movie Theater in Wichita has been reopened by AMC Theatres, and it looks like it will be a boon for locals who want to see movies on the cheap! The new movie theater opens Friday, March 30 at 3151 Penstemon Street in Wichita as the AMC […]

Free Family Movie Night in Wichita

Thanks to Candy and others on Facebook for sharing this cheap Wichita family movie event! 🙂 Morningstar Community Church hosts free family movie nights on the first Friday of most months. The church is located in the old Palace East movie theater, so it’s the perfect location for showing family movies! Concessions are cheap at […]

8 superstar ways to save at Regal Cinemas

Saving money at the box office can be as tricky as a suspense thriller…or full of laughs like a comedy. However, here are 8 ways you can be a superstar saver at the box office. Related article: Where to see movies on the cheap in Wichita Even those who must see a film on opening […]

Holiday Classic Movies at Regal Cinemas

$5 holiday movies at Regal Cinemas in Wichita

This was originally published Nov. 21, 2017. I’m resharing it today because there’s still one more holiday classic movie left for this weekend! Beginning November 25, 2017, Regal Cinemas will be showing holiday classic movies for $5 at participating theaters in Wichita on Saturdays. They’ll also have a special discount on concessions for Crown Club […]

Movie Tickets $5 at Old Town Warren Theater

$5 Movie Tickets at Warren Old Town Theater in Wichita

UPDATE: Regal Cinema’s reopening date has been pushed back from July 10 to July 31, and this may change again! Even after they do reopen, be sure to double-check the latest information before you head out to take advantage of a deal. 2020 has been a weird year, and we’re not sure if or when […]

Free movies and TV on VUDU

VUDU has just launched a new, free, ad-supported service they’re calling AVOD. All you need is an account and you can start watching free today. (I’ve got School of Rock playing in the background as I type this. 🙂 ) They told affiliates today that thousands of movies and TV shows are available to watch […]

Free Outdoor Movie Night at NewMarket Square

New Market Square free summer movies

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and the family for free outdoor movie nights this summer in NewMarket Square. On the last Saturday evening of each summer month, Redemption Church will be showing a fun kids’ movie on the Plaza. The event usually starts at 7:30 p.m. and movies start at dusk. We’ll add the movie […]