The first-ever Vortex Music Festival will be held on the grounds of the Mid-America All-Indian Center - in view of Wichita's iconic Keeper of the Plains - this week. It's an urban camping music festival! Dwight Yoakam will be headlining and … [Read more...] about Vortex Music Fest in downtown Wichita
Music Theater of Wichita is offering an extra special (and very rare) discount! This is huge. MT Wichita will be putting on extra performances of Disney's Newsies, August 18 to 20. You can get an extra $10 off tickets to those … [Read more...] about Extra, extra! $10 off tickets for MT Wichita’s extra Newsies performances!
Happy Independence Day! Here are some of the upcoming 4th of July fireworks in Wichita and surrounding communities this year. Note that since the 4th falls on a Tuesday, some celebrations will happen on the weekend before Independence … [Read more...] about 2017 4th of July Fireworks and Independence Day Celebrations around Wichita
This will be a nice-smelling event! :) Gertie's Lavender Farm in Burrton, Kansas is holding a lavender festival in June, with vendors, food, live music, and more. The event is the first in what they hope will become an annual tradition. … [Read more...] about Gertie’s Lavender Festival
Memorial Weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and we’re ready to ring in the summer with you! This Memorial Day, let’s remember those who have served our country and the reason we celebrate in the first place. Don’t forget to say … [Read more...] about Best Free and Cheap Things to do Memorial Day Weekend in Wichita
Gallery Alley is a new public space in downtown Wichita which will have a grand opening later this week. In the spirit of the Wichita Popup Park, the once underutilized space is taking on new life as a place Wichitans and visitors can enjoy … [Read more...] about Gallery Alley: Outdoor entertainment, public space in Downtown Wichita
Take a guided tour through the Wichita Art Museum this summer and fall. It's free! The Wichita Art Museum first opened it's new Art Garden in the fall of 2015. The guided tours, which are available on third Saturdays from May through … [Read more...] about FREE Tours of the Wichita Art Museum’s Art Garden
Step out of the ordinary and into "A Night At The Fountains." Enjoy an evening food truck rally in the beautiful downtown Wichita Waterwalk area with eats, treats, and entertainment. Get dinner, drinks, and dessert from local area … [Read more...] about A Night At The Fountains
Looking for a fun, FREE safe place for your teenagers to go on a Saturday night? Your search is over! The Wichita South YMCA now has a FREE Late Night Program every Saturday after the Y closes from 8:30pm-11:30pm. All you need to get … [Read more...] about FREE Teen late-night program at the South YMCA
It's time to pull out your red, white and green. This weekend is Cinco de Mayo! Whether you are looking for a family friendly activity or something for adults only, Wichita has got you covered. There are everything from FREE events to drink … [Read more...] about Cinco de Mayo food and fun in Wichita
On the second Friday night of most months, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., local food trucks will gather in west Wichita for a West Side Food Truck Rally. The May 12 West Side Food Truck Rally will be held at GracePoint Church at 9035 W. … [Read more...] about West Wichita Food Truck Rally
So. much. fun. The Haysville Recreation Commission has announced a FREE, all ages concert in Riggs Park. The Mudbugs will be performing! If you haven't seen them live, you definitely must go. This is the Kansas band that plays … [Read more...] about FREE Concert in Haysville Park
Prairie Rose Western Days is an annual festival in Benton that celebrates Kansas and the Old West. I went a few years ago with my family and was able to enjoy all of the activities, events, and music that highlight our western … [Read more...] about Prairie Rose Western Days!
The 20th annual Sunflower Balloon Festival in Anthony, Kansas is happening this May. Admission is FREE and they have fun activities planned for everyone. The Balloon Festival is a three-day event, May 12-14, 2017 and will include hot air … [Read more...] about Free admission to the Sunflower Balloon Festival in Anthony, Kansas
Grace Hill Winery in Whitewater, Kansas is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a party. They'll have live music, a Mexican food truck, and a bar set up. Admission is $10 per carload. Back Porch Buddha will be playing in the courtyard … [Read more...] about Cinco de Mayo Party at Grace Hill Winery