Girls Rock Science is going virtual! Do you like to ask questions and solve problems with creative thinking? Did you know there are tons of jobs out there that will allow you to leave a lasting impression by using creative … [Read more...] about Girls Rock Science virtual camp
Family & Kids -
Family fun in Wichita!
Free and affordable things to do with kids in Wichita, Kansas.
Below you'll find our most recent articles in the Family & Kids category. You can also check out the Wichita kids & family events calendar to find upcoming kid-friendly events in and around Wichita.
These are some of readers' favorite posts from the Family & Kids category:
Getting a Groupon for a local place is already going to be a good deal, but you can get an even better deal when Groupons go on sale, like they are right now. You can take an extra percent off local Groupon deals using a promo code. These … [Read more...] about Up to 25% off with new Groupon promo code
Happy birthday, Wichita and Sedgwick County! Both were founded 150 years ago this year, and the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum is celebrating the anniversary with an event that's FREE if you bring a birthday card. There will … [Read more...] about Wichita’s 150th Birthday at the Historical Museum
So you want to hang out with your friends, but "there's nothing to do in Wichita," right? Well, you would be surprised. There are so many fun, free, and cheap things for teens and young adults to do in Wichita. Here are some of our top … [Read more...] about Free and cheap things for teens to do in Wichita
Update on July 13, 2020: The Kansas State Fair has been canceled for 2020. It's the largest event in the State of Kansas with hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Earlier in July, the board had plans to proceed with the fair … [Read more...] about Kansas State Fair canceled
Every Wednesday starting July 1, at Great Plains Nature Center there will be a different adventure, exploring animals, plants, and the amazing nature in Kansas. Activities will vary between hikes, animal programs, … [Read more...] about Adventure Time at Great Plains Nature Center
The planned reopening date for the Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita is Tuesday, June 2 - just in time for this great membership special! During the month of June 2020, you can get a discount of $10 on family memberships to Cowtown. You can … [Read more...] about Entire family gets Cowtown membership for ONLY $55
The waterfall at Cowley State Fishing Lake in Arkansas City (aka Ark City) is a fun place to explore, and not too far from Wichita! Read about our family day trip and get a few helpful tips to make your visit fun and successful. Don’t want … [Read more...] about Kansas Road Trip: Cowley State Fishing Lake Waterfall
Are you looking for a fun and safe place for your family to ride their bikes? How about the Sedgwick County Zoo? Their Wheeling Wild bike club events are an affordable and family-friendly option. Wheeling Wild (formerly known as Wheeling … [Read more...] about Wheeling Wild at the Zoo (leisurely bicycle rides)
Approximately 80 miles northwest of Wichita, you will find the Coronado Heights Castle atop the only hill for miles around. It is a fun place to explore with your family and makes a great family road trip. Read about our family … [Read more...] about Kansas Road Trip: Coronado Heights
We love raising a family in Wichita - it's such a kid-friendly place. In fact, there are so many things for kids to do it can be a challenge keeping track of them all. In an effort to make it easier on us and other parents in the area, … [Read more...] about Kids and Family Events Calendar
You will want to check your calendars and get tickets asap for this! It is absolutely great. On Tuesdays in July, the Sedgwick County Zoo stays open late and gives us a special admission discount. And yes - Cox Twilight Tuesdays at the Zoo … [Read more...] about $3 admission to Sedgwick County Zoo for Twilight Tuesdays
You probably already know that admission to the Wichita Art Museum is free on Saturdays, but did you know that on the fourth Saturday of most months, the museum also hosts a free family art activity? They call it Family Artventure. … [Read more...] about Free Family Artventure at the Wichita Art Museum
Last summer, my sister and I packed up the kids and went on some fantastic day trips from Wichita. On our first Kansas road trip of the summer, we visited Mushroom Rock State Park and Kanopolis Lake State Park. Mushroom Rock State … [Read more...] about Kansas Road Trip: Mushroom Rock State Park & Kanopolis Lake State Park
Cool off this summer at the interactive fountains (aka water playgrounds, aka splash parks) in Wichita. Our family has visited several of these water playgrounds over the past few summers. They're perfect for a fun, spontaneous … [Read more...] about Update: Splash parks that are open around Wichita