Well this is fun. In 2021, moms get in FREE to Botanica on Mother's Day, May 9! (In recent years, Botanica had been giving mothers discounted admission. But now they're back to FREE. I love it!) Bring Mom to the gardens on … [Read more...] about Moms Get FREE admission for Mothers Day at Botanica
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:
Mother's Day in Wichita will still be slightly different in 2021, but we're starting to see more of the familiar Mother's Day specials this year. This year Mothers Day is on Sunday, May 9. We're compiling the list of … [Read more...] about Mothers Day weekend in Wichita
K-State Research and Extension will continue its FREE series of gardening webinars that began in February. "K-State Garden Hour" is held live online over the lunch hour on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Garden Hour's … [Read more...] about FREE K-State’s Garden Hour Webinar Series
Have you ever wanted to chat with your favorite storybook characters? Maybe take a picture on the yellow brick road? For one day only, join your favorite storybook characters at Cowtown’s Once Upon a Time on Saturday, May 8 beginning at 10 … [Read more...] about Once Upon a Time at Old Cowtown just $5
Moms get free admission to the Sedgwick County Zoo when accompanied by a paying child (or other paid admission) on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 9, 2021. Along with all the regular exhibits, you'll get to see the new zoo babies and their … [Read more...] about Moms Get in Free at Sedgwick County Zoo on Mother’s Day
$3 Thursday evenings at Botanica are back in 2021!!! The deal was announced in an email to subscribers on April 12. Enjoy the gardens, including the Downing Children’s Garden, on the cheap at Botanica in Wichita! Admission is only … [Read more...] about $3 Thursdays at Botanica
Botanica announced this month that visitors on Tuesday nights will get an extra perk with the price of admission: FREE carousel rides! Beginning in April, rides on the Khicha Family Carousel at Botanica (a restored Joyland … [Read more...] about Free carousel rides at Botanica Tuesday nights
Another kite-flying event - "Come Fly a Kite" - is planned for this spring at Chapin Park. It's FREE and fun for all ages! Twice a year - in the spring and in the fall - the Wichita Parks and Recreation Department and Wings of the … [Read more...] about FREE Event: Come Fly a Kite!
K-State Research and Extension in Sedgwick County will host a free Community Bloom and Grow Event Saturday, May 1, 2021 at the Sedgwick County Extension at Ridge Road and 21st Street. The free drive-through event will begin at 3 p.m. … [Read more...] about Free gardening kits from Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardeners
The City of Wichita Park and Recreation will be hosting a couple of FREE, family-friendly jam sessions at Naftzger Park this spring! The first one will be on the final Friday of April and they'll do it again on the last Friday of … [Read more...] about FREE family-friendly jam sessions at Naftzger Park
An Old Cowtown Museum special annual event, Civil War Day will have Cowtown bursting at the seams with Confederate and Union soldiers in a Civil War re-enactment. The re-enactment is scheduled for Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 10 a.m. to … [Read more...] about Civil War Day at Old Cowtown Museum
Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita is gearing up for spring with a great membership special! During the month of April 2021, you can get a discount of $10 on family memberships to Cowtown. That makes it only $55 per family for the … [Read more...] about Old Cowtown Museum Family Memberships just $55! (April membership special)
The Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestras will present a FREE outdoor performance on April 25 at Naftzger Park. The event, Playing in the Parks - Youth Edition, will feature winners of the Youth Talent Competition and student chamber groups. … [Read more...] about Free outdoor performance by Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestra
Join the Mulvane Public Library with your little ones for outdoor story times! Bring a blanket or chairs for your family to use while you sing, enjoy stories, and dance in your spots. These outdoor story times at the Mulvane … [Read more...] about Outdoor Wee Reads Storytime at Mulvane Library
Here's a deal for all you part-time anglers out there (like me) who never know whether this will be the year you actually use your fishing license. On Free Fishing Weekend in Kansas you won't need a license to fish any public Kansas … [Read more...] about Free fishing days in Kansas