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Best Taco Tuesday Deals in Wichita

Taco Tuesdays in Wichita

Taco Tuesday, first coined by a fast-food Mexican chain in the early 1980s, has caught on in Wichita over the past 35 years. We’re guessing the alliteration was the first draw, and it certainly fits nicely on a menu.  But no matter how it started, those tasty, crunchy tacos are driving it to almost cult […]

Wichita Restaurant Specials, day by day

Wichita Restaurant Specials

Wichita Restaurant Specials: Day by Day It’s been a long time coming, but if you’re wondering where to find dinner specials tonight, we have you covered! Here is our much-requested guide to daily Wichita restaurant specials. You’ll find food and drink deals for every day of the week, giving you lots of options for eating […]

Starbucks is having a BOGO Deal: Free Fall Drinks in September

Starbuck BOGO in September

Starbucks is having a BOGO FREE Fall drink every Thursday in September.  Stop by any Wichita-area location on Thursdays to get your free pumpkin spice latte or salted caramel mocha! There are some fine pint on how to get your FREE Fall coffee (read below), but it’s still a great deal!  You can’t beat BOGO!  […]

Final Friday Food Truck Rally at the Wichita Boathouse

Final Friday Food Truck Rally Wichita Boat House

The Wichita Boathouse will be the scene for the Final Friday Food Truck Ralley each month. Admission is FREE for all ages. Manny local artists & small business vendors will be set up at the Wichita Boathouse. There will be a booze truck, yard games, and more!  The monthly event starts at 5 p.m. on the […]

National Cheeseburger Day

National Cheeseburger Day Deals

National Cheeseburger Day is September 18, 2023.   On this day, you can get free or discounted cheeseburgers at participating restaurants. So don’t miss out on this delicious deal and celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with a tasty treat! This delicious holiday gives us the perfect excuse to indulge in an all-American favorite. Who’s up for cheeseburgers […]

Wichita Happy Hour Specials and Deals

Happy hour deals throughout the week make us really happy! Alcoholic beverages at restaurants and bars can REALLY add up. Just 3 drinks and 1 appetizer deep and you’ll be looking at your tab wondering if you blacked out!  In order to better enjoy yourself, use our happy hour specials guide so you can indulge, […]

Farmers Markets in Wichita 2023

Farmers Markets Wichita

Farmer’s Markets in Wichita and surrounding communities with locally grown fresh food, plants, honey, handmade items, and more. Some markets offer kids activities and live entertainment; all offer an excellent opportunity to meet your neighbors, learn more about local produce, and share in the fun of discovering things produced right here in our own state […]

Kids Eat Free and Cheap in Wichita

Kids Eat Free and Cheap in Wichita

Nowadays, for most families, going out to dinner is a decision based on how much money is in the budget. Wouldn’t you love a convenient list compiled of local Wichita kids eat free (or cheap) deals? We tracked down some of the most budget-friendly and kid-friendly restaurants in Wichita, KS here in this list. Keep […]

GreenAcres Market Free Summer Kick-Off Event

GreenAcres Summer Event

Visit GreenAcres Market West Wichita for their Summer Kick-Off Event on May 20th from 11 am-2 pm! Bring the whole family and enjoy FREE samples, savings, kid-oriented demos, giveaways, and more. Stay in touch with GreenAcres on social media for the latest healthy living research and information from nationally-recognized wellness experts. Click HERE to follow […]

How to Save Money at McDonald’s: Specials and Deals

How to Save Money at McDonalds

McDonald’s is everywhere; it’s an excellent place to grab a quick bite to eat or get a refreshing cold drink. There are lots of hacks to help you save money at Mcdonald’s. You can seriously get a McDonald’s deal on every single order you make while racking up rewards points for freebies and more McDonald’s […]

Open Street ICT at WSU and Shocker Neighborhood 2023

Open Streets ICT WSU

Open Streets ICT has a new event for this year! This Spring, Open Streets ICT will host another FREE event at Wichita State University and in Shocker Neighborhood. This is a community-building event, and it will take place alone on 17th street—South of Wichita State University.  What can you expect: A full day of physical […]

Saint Patrick’s Day Paddy Party at Naftzger Park

Patty Day Party with the Wagon Masters

This sounds like a great new FREE event for 2023 in downtown Wichita, Kansas. The Wagonmasters are starting the inaugural Paddy Party at Naftger park. I am so glad that Wichita is having now 2 FREE events for St. Patrick’s day. The Delano Paddy Day Parade and now the  Paddy Party by the Wagon Masters.  […]

Birthday Freebies: What you can get for FREE

Birthday Freebies Wichita

Happy birthday! It’s your birthday, it’s your birthday. Or perhaps you’re one of those organized types who plan ahead and you’re looking for birthday freebies in Wichita. There are so many businesses that have birthday deals to make their customers feel special. From food to drinks to clothes and shoes to beauty, this list has […]

Midwest WineFest Wichita

Midwest Winefest is Wichita’s premier wine and food festival and the money raised goes to the Guadalupe Health Foundation. This is on the expensive side but still wanted to share because you get a lot out of your ticket price. You get to sample wine and delicious food in downtown Wichita while supporting a good cause. […]

Wichita Trick or Treat and Fall Fun Events for Halloween 2023

Trick or Treat Halloween Wichita

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 Halloween to remember for years to come! With traditional door-to-door trick or treating becoming less popular, Wichita has gained some really fun new options […]

Lunch specials and deals in Wichita KS

When brown bagging it loses its charm or you ran out the door and left your sandwich on the counter, finding a deal for lunch is your first priority. Of course, most restaurants have lunch menus complete with price specials, but taking a page from the deal Subway made famous, we accepted a challenge to […]

Sweet Shops & Dessert Places in Wichita

Milkfloat pie and coffee

Dessert. This seven-letter word is the way to my heart! One of my favorite things to do on a Saturday (or any other day of the week, for that matter) is to discover a new-to-me dessert shop right here in Wichita. Getting dessert can be a great bonding time for friends, a special family outing […]

Local coffee shops in Wichita you’ll love as much as we do

Wichita coffee shops readers love

Nothing inspires conversation like having a cup of coffee with someone in a comfortable, unhurried environment. And very little inspires more enthusiastic conversation than asking a Wichitan about his or her favorite local coffee place. Find out what our readers say are the best coffee shops in Wichita! I asked this question recently on Facebook: […]

Wichita’s best brunch deals

America’s penchant for combining names has created no stronger, or better, word than brunch—that magical time between breakfast and lunch when you want to order the strangest combinations, and no restaurant serves them. Except on weekends, of course. That’s when menus get a little wild, a little crazy, and a whole lot tasty as diners […]