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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 […]

Trick or Treating in Wichita at Business, Schools & Churches 2022

Are you looking for Trick or Treating in or around Wichita? Here is a full list of all of the great places to take your family this October for a Halloween to remember for years to come! This list includes over 55 business, churches and school that have trick or treating. With traditional door-to-door trick […]

Echoes of Fear at Old Cowtown – Teachers & Veterans get in FREE

Echoes of Fear at Old Cowtown

Looking for some Halloween fun in Wichita this Fall? Echoes of Fear at Old Cowtown Museum will be on October 28th & 29th. We love a good deal and this one is pretty neat that Cowtown is letting Teachers and Veterans in for FREE!! If you are a member of Old Cowtown Museum you will […]

McDonald’s McRib is coming back for the McRib Farewell Tour


McDonald’s said Monday on its Facebook page that the McRib is coming back for the final time on October 31st. The McRib is making its annual return again this fall, but it appears this will be the sandwich’s last hurrah. Over the years they have brought the beloved McRib back for limited times.  Sometimes McDonalds […]

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 […]

Haunted Houses and Wichita Halloween Events for Adults

Haunted Houses & Halloween Events for Adults

If you’re a thrill seeker, here are some spooktacular Halloween events and haunted attractions for the older or more scare-proof crowd – not for the little kiddos. This is the best list of events happening near you in Wichita Kansas this Fall!  (See the list of kid-friendly Halloween events here.) The Wichita area has lots […]

Chicken N Pickle Halloween Dog Costume Contest

Howl-o-ween Chicken N Pickle

If you like to dress up your dog for Halloween this Fall this would be a prefect event to take your dog to. Its FREE to attend. Bring your dog dressed up in costume to Chicken N Pickle on Wednesday, October 19th from 6pm – 9pm. They are calling it Howl-o-ween Doggy Costume Contest, how […]

McDonald Halloween Pails are Back

McDonalds Boo Buckets are Back

The McDonald’s Halloween Pails are back! Yes, the rumors are true. Starting October 17th, 2023 you can get a Halloween pail with your Happy Meal. Your happy meal will be served in the pail instead of the cardboard box. There are 4 pail designs, only 1 will be in a restaurant at a time. The […]

Villains on the Farm at Eberly Farm

Villains on the Farm at Eberly Farm

The beautiful Eberly Farm is hosting Villains on the Farm on October 28, 2022. This family fall activity will be fun for all ages. If you looking for things to do this Halloween put this on one the calendar. Its one of the less expensive Fall events in Wichita. When you arrive you will be […]

Kwik Shop Free Coffee Fridays in October

Free coffee Friday

Who loves coffee especially Free coffee? During the month of October you can go to any Kwik Shop to get a FREE coffee on Fridays. No other purchases needed. Just as simple as go to Kwik Shop and get any size coffee for FREE! This is on Fridays only but its all day long. Your […]

Botanica’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

This is a community favorite Halloween event in Wichita for 2022. Botanica will be hosting the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular again this year from October 12 through 15.  There’s even a way you can get in FREE to this  event if you want to volunteer during the event. They have indoor and outdoor options along with helping […]

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 […]

Former Chiefs Football Players at Chicken N Pickle

Chiefs Players at Chicken N Pickle

Chiefs Watch Party with the Pros Join former Chiefs football players Gehrig Dieter, Anthony Sherman, and Dustin Colquitt for a special watch party and night of family fun! Support their charities through our Giveback Night. Food and drink specials during the game! Giveaways, DJ 4theWin, and More! October 2nd, 5:00-8:00 pm Its completely FREE to […]

Apple and Peach Picking Around Wichita Kansas

Apple and Peach Picking Near Wichita

Nothing says fall like picking apples with your family at a local orchard. With all the city’s hustle and bustle – it’s important to switch things up with the family and get out and enjoy the fresh fall air! There are several great apple and peach orchards within short driving distance from Wichita Kansas. These Kansas orchards […]

$1 Mums at Botanica, The Wichita Gardens

“Mums” the word! If you are looking for an inexpensive way to fill in your fall flower beds, Botanica has you covered with its annual mum sale. According to the Botanica email newsletter, on Friday, November 5, mums will be available for sale at Botanica for only $1 each while supplies last! Bring your own […]

FREE Candy Crawl at Clapp Park

FREE Candy Crawl for Halloween at Clapp Park

The Wichita Police Department and Wichita Park & Recreation are teaming up this Halloween to bring a fun, kid-friendly trick-or-treating event to Clapp Park in 2021. This FREE family-friendly Halloween event encourages everyone to dress up, grab your candy bag or bucket, and come visit local law enforcement, emergency personnel, park & rec staff, and […]

Wicked Island trick or treat (Sunday afternoon)

O.J. Watson Park tricks and treats at Wicked Island in Wichita

Tricks and Treats for kids at Wicked Island For the first time ever, Wicked Island at O.J. Watson Park is offering a family-friendly trick or treat event. The normally scary haunted attraction is a favorite in Wichita with the older kids and adults, but little bro and sis have always had to stay home.  This […]

Haysville Fall Festival 2021

Haysville Fall Festival

The Haysville Fall Festival, which offers a fun assortment of events, entertainment and activities for everyone in the family, is on for 2021. Many activities are free, and some require a small fee. The festival is scheduled for October 15-17 this year. The theme this year is a theatrical Mask On, Mask Off. Festivities usually […]

County Fair at Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita

County Fair at Cowtown Pie Eating Contest

Experience the sights and sounds of an old 1870s county fair at Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Although this year’s County Fair will look different (masks are required indoors, and also outdoors in situations where you can’t socially distance), it will still be a great time to experience life in […]

Boo at the Zoo: a Sedgwick County Zoo event

Sedgwick County Zoo is hosting a family-friendly, not-so-scary Boo at the Zoo event! Bring your ghouls and goblins to the Zoo for some not-so-spooky fun! They can wear their costumes, and enjoy Halloween fun at the Sedgwick County Zoo! Regular Zoo admission applies and Members get in FREE with member ID! [sc name=”double-check-reminder” ] Boo […]

Taste of Newton and Bethel College Fall Festival 2021

Taste of Newton Bethel College Fall Festival

The fall festival in Newton combines two very popular and long-running events. Taste of Newton is September 30, and the Bethel College Fall Festival continues with special events during the weekend. Entry to Taste of Newton and to the fall festival is FREE. Taste of Newton The Taste of Newton event kicks off at 6 […]

LatinFest ICT

Mark your calendars for September 18, 2021. That’s when Wichita will celebrate LatinFest in Old Town Plaza! Latinfest-ICT is a cultural enrichment experience. They’ll have authentic Latino food vendors, live performances, two live bands, exhibitions and presentations. This is a free event open to the public. Bring your lawn chair and come enjoy! Date: Saturday, […]

Clearwater Fall Festival 2021

Clearwater fall festival parade

A big welcome back to the Clearwater Fall Festival! Enjoy a weekend of homespun parades, carnivals, live music, and plenty of family fun that fits in the family budget. The town of Clearwater, Kansas, holds its annual Fall Festival the third weekend of September every year, complete with all the classic festival events. The Clearwater […]

Bel Aire Fall Festival 2021

Bel Aire is hosting its annual fall festival this year.  The fall fun day begins at 11 a.m., October 16, at the Bel Aire Recreation Center, 5251 East 48th St. North in Bel Aire, Kansas, with fun and activities for all ages. Costumes are welcomed! They’ll have a car show, music, vendor fair, family fun, […]

Wichita Blues Crawl

Fall Blues Crawl 2019 Wichita, KS flyer with schedule

Get ready for the 2019 Fall Blues Crawl in Wichita, happening Sunday evening, September 29. The annual event is one you won’t want to miss.  A $10 wristband gets you into all the venues plus the After Party. The Wichita Blues Crawl is really a good time with some great music. You won’t want to […]