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Summer Adventure Club at Bradley Fair

Summer Adventure Club at Bradley Fair

Bradley Fair is hosting the Summer Adventure Club for little ones in June and July.  Club events will be held on The Plaza at Bradley Fair 10 a.m. every Tuesday in June and July 2023. A donation of $5 per child is requested for each event. 100% of the proceeds will go to the local […]

CAREfest Heartspring’s Autism CARE Walk and PEDAL Fest

Care Fest at Heartspring

Join all the summer fun on August 26 on the Heartspring campus for our FUNdraising festival, jam-packed with activities for even your pickiest friend or family member. We’ve taken two great events– the FREE Autism CARE Walk and PedalFest bike rides–and put them together on the same day. We also threw in fun family activities, […]

Botanica Events in June

June Events at Botanica

Looking for something to do? Visit Botanica! If you’re looking to get out of the house and be surrounded by lush gardens and family-friendly fun, Botanica has you covered. With a multitude of activities happening the week of June 18-24, there is something new to experience at Botanica. There is something for everyone scheduled at […]

Wichita Art Museum free admission for permanent collection

The Wichita Art Museum announced on December 22, 2022, that they will now have FREE admission to their permanent collection gallery. This is HUGE news!  Visitors will no longer be charged general admission to view artwork in the galleries that showcase WAM’s permanent collection, which is owned by the City of Wichita. The Wichita Art […]

Fathers Day Deals and Events in Wichita

Fathers Day Events and Deals

Father’s Day is always the third Sunday in June. Give Dad a little special treatment without paying a fortune with these Father’s Day freebies and deals in Wichita and nearby. Some of these events and deals are during the week/weekend, so Dad can sleep in on Sunday while you make him a delicious breakfast.  Wichita […]

FREE KEYN Summer Concert Series

KEYN FREE Concert Series

Looking for something fun and free to do on Friday night in Wichita? The KEYN Summer Concert Series is back this June and July 2023!  The FREE concerts will be held outside at Andover Central Park at the Capitol Federal Amphitheater. This concert series is set to captivate music lovers of all ages and provide […]

Wichita Baseball Museum at Riverfront Stadium: FREE

Wichita Baseball Museum FREE

The Wichita Baseball Museum is at the Riverfront Stadium, where the Wichita Wind Surge play. This museum is FREE to the public!  The Museum Features: Trivia and historical artifacts showcasing Wichita’s baseball history, including Wichita’s all-black baseball team the Monrovians, the National Baseball Congress (NBC), along with preserved components of Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.  Visitors are welcome […]

Free Outdoor Movie at Riverfront Stadium: Encanto

Have you been to the Wichita Wind Surge stadium in Downtown Wichat? Here is a great event that’s FREE to attend. Enjoy an outdoor Movie Series at Riverfront Stadium.  This event is FREE and open to the public.  Moviegoers can sit in the lower bowl or bring blankets to enjoy Encanto on the field. *Bug […]

Fathers Day Food Deals & Gift Card Specials

Fathers Day Food Deals and Gift Card Specials

Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 18, 2023! If you are looking for a gift idea or want a good restaurant deal, you are in the right place. Here is a list of Father’s Day gift card specials and restaurant deals for Dad. Remember, not all locations participate, so make sure to double-check.   We will […]

FREE: Smoke on the Plains, Derby BBQ & Music Fest

Smoke on the Plains BBQ & Music Fest

The annual Derby BBQ Festival in Derby’s High Park will be lots of fun! It’s this weekend, June 9 & 10, 2023! This is an annual festival that is a family-friendly event with live music, food, kid’s activities. And admission is FREE. They average about 50 professional BBQ teams from the Midwest. Guests can expect […]

Wichita Taco Fest at Andover Amphitheater

Taco Fest Wichita

It doesn’t have to be Tuesday to have tacos! The Wichita Taco Festival is back! This year’s Taco Fest will be held June 17, 2023 at Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover.  Get your tickets early to take advantage of the discount pre-sale prices! The first 200 guests will receive a discount.  If you missed the […]

Wichita Summer Movies Events & Discounts: $2 Movies & More

Summer Movie Events and Deals

Take a break from the heat by taking in a movie. Below is a round-up of the most budget-friendly summer movies in or near Wichita. If you’re looking for inexpensive movie options year-round in Wichita, click here. Have I missed any? Please share it in the comments section below! Keep scrolling to see a list […]

Fathers Day Car Show at the Zoo and dads get in free

Dads get in free to the zoo again this year on Father’s Day with an additional paid admission. Plus, just for dad’s special day, the Sedgwick County Zoo also hosts its annual Father’s Day Car Show. See all sorts of classic cars, antique autos, and vintage hot rods while exploring your favorite animal exhibits at […]

Stearman Field Fathers Day Fly-In

Fathers Day at Stearman

Fun family day! The annual fly-in at Stearman Field in Benton, Kansas will be held this year on June 17th, 2023. This is a time when you get to walk around on the tarmac and get close to the aircraft! You’ll get to see numerous aircraft flying in and out of the airfield that day […]

The Arcade Downtown Wichita: Fun for Everyone

The arcade downtown Wichita

The Arcade in Wichita has a new location in Downtown Wichita. The Arcade is filled with games from 1980 and 1990. It opened in 2017, but the new site has four times the indoor space as the original location. They opened the door of the new place in May 2023. Find out below what day […]

FREE Storytime with Miss Kansas Teen 2023

Stroytime with Miss Kansas Teen

Join Storytime Village at Naftzger Park this summer. Read along with stories on the big screen and enjoy music, snacks, free books, and an activity for the kids. Admission is FREE, and this event is open to the public. Story Time in the Park is excited to have Miss Kansas Teen 2023 Erin Rolfe as […]

O.K. Kids: Outdoor Kansas Kids at Great Plains Nature Center

OK KIDS 2023 Great Plains Nature Center

The Great Plains Nature Center welcomes the community to its annual O.K. Kids (Outdoor Kansas Kids) event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 3rd at 6232 E. 29th St. North in Wichita. Highlighting our feathered friends has never been so fun! Join us at our annual Outdoor Kansas Kids event! Families will […]

Brick Street Bazaar Augusta, KS: Free Event

Brick Street Bazaar Augusta

Downtown Augusta, Kansas will be hopping with shopping on Saturday, June 17, 2023 with the Brick Street Bazaar! Visit the Red Brick District for a day of food, fun, and shopping for the whole family. Over 70 vendors and downtown businesses will be participating in this event, so you are sure to find something you […]

Free fishing days in Kansas 2023

Free Fishing Weekend Wichita

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 waters. That’s right! Free fishing! No license required, no more handing the pole […]

Summertime Q-LINE Free Rides in Downtown Wichita: New Hours

Wichita Q- Line Summer

The Q-LINE, a free bus operation typically serving Douglas Avenue from Crown Heights to Delano, will operate a Summertime extension from Saturday, May 27 through Saturday, August 12, 2023. The Q-LINE recently extended further east along Douglas to Edgemoor Street and will now extend west along Museum Blvd to access numerous museums and attractions. The […]

FREE Shakespeare in the Park 2023 in Wichita

The Wichita Shakespeare Company will perform Much Ado About Nothing for Shakespeare in the Park this Summer. Admission is FREE! Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and bug spray to enjoy any of the nine performances that will be held at various parks in the Wichita area. As with all outdoor events, this schedule could possibly […]

Wichita Riverfest 2023: June 2 -10

Riverfest Guide 2023

Wichita River Fest is the biggest festival in the Wichita community. This massive event is the region’s largest, longest-running, and most anticipated festival.  There’s no shortage of fun activities this year at the Wichita River Festival. This is the best deal of the year. For the price of a button, you get admission into concerts, […]

Kid-Friendly Attractions in Wichita

Kid -friendly Attractions in Wichita

Wichita has so many wonderful things to do for kids. Here is a collection of just a few of the kid-friendly attractions in Wichita. We really could just keep going and going… So what are you waiting for? Start checking these places off your list and see what Wichita has to offer for kid-friendly family […]

Botanicas Butterfly House 25th Anniversary Event

Botanica the Wichita Garden is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Butterfly house this year with some special activities on June 3rd. Join them in the Main Meadow for fun Butterfly activities, including a photo booth, crafts, games, and more. Leave a message for future generations to find in the commemorative time capsule. This event […]

The Wichita Explore Card – Save $2 on admission to many Wichita area attractions

Explore Card Wichita 2023

One of our favorite Wichita “coupons” is back again this year for 2023! Get a discount on admission to several great Wichita-area attractions with the FREE Wichita Explore Card.  If you plan to visit any Wichita museums or attractions where you don’t have a membership, take advantage of the Visit Wichita (Wichita Convention and Visitors […]