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Free Pints of Kroger Ice Cream at Dillons on June 20

To celebrate the official start of the summer season with the summer solstice on Thursday, June 20, Kroger is giving away 45,000 pints of ice cream. This means Kroger will be handing out 50 pints of their brand ice cream per minute for 900 minutes, mirroring the amount of sunlight we’ll enjoy in the Northern […]

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 […]

Wichita Taco Fest at Andover Amphitheater

Wichita Taco Festival

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 22, 2024 at Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover. Stroll around and savor a variety of tacos, international cuisines, and more, all while enjoying live music. Get your tickets early to take advantage […]

Spears Restaurant in Wichita has FREE Pie Slice on Thursdays

Free Slice of Pie on Thursday's at Spears

Every Thursday, you can go to Spears Restaurant and Pie Shop and get a FREE slice of pie after you purchase any entree. Their pies are made fresh daily and typically have around 28 different kinds. They offer several traditional pies all year long but also some seasonal rotating pies, like a strawberry pie in […]

ICT Burger Battle in Andover

KETCH Burger Battle Wichita

The KETCH Burger Battle is back! This event is a competition between restaurants around Wichita to determine the best burger in town. Join us for a delightful event that caters to all ages, food enthusiasts, and community supporters! Imagine strolling through Andover Park, enjoying delicious food samples with your family and friends. This event is […]

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 15, 2024. 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 […]

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

Smoke on the Plains BBQ & Music Fest

The annual Derby BBQ & Music Festival in Derby’s High Park is a family favorite! This FREE event will be held June 7 & 8, 2024! This annual family-friendly event includes live music, food, and kid’s activities. Admission is FREE. There are an average of about 50 professional BBQ teams from the Midwest. There will […]

National Donut Day Deals in Wichita

National Donut Day

National Donut Day — or National Doughnut Day, as some spell it — is the first Friday in June. According to a press release from LaMars, the observance was started in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army in honor of the women who brought donuts to soldiers behind the front lines in World War I. This […]

FREE KEYN Summer 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 2024!  Enjoy free concerts at Naftzger Park in the heart of downtown Wichita & at the Andover Amphitheater this summer! This concert series offers top-notch bands for all ages, providing the […]

Brick Street Bazaar Augusta, KS: Free Event

Brick Street Bazaar in Augusta, KS

Downtown Augusta, Kansas, will be hopping with shopping on Saturday, June 15, 2024, 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 […]

Bradley Fair Summer Concert Series

The summer concerts at Bradley Fair are among our favorite events of the year, and the best part is that they’re completely FREE! Here are the details for the 2024 Summer Concert series.  This summer’s Bradley Fair Summer Concert series begins June 6, 2024. In the past, the concerts have been solely jazz music, but […]

Free Summer Meals for Kids: Summer Food Program

This summer, kids can receive free breakfast and lunch at 34 locations across Wichita. This wonderful Summer Food Program is back for 2024!  The program is open to any kid ages 18 and under. There are no meal reservations, qualifying guidelines, or paperwork to complete—just a free meal provided by the WPS Summer Food Program.  […]

Chicken N Pickle on a Budget & Free Events

Chicken N Pickle on a Budget

Want to visit Chicken N Pickle Wichita but on a budget? We have made it easy for you. Below is a list of what you can do at Chicken N Pickle that’s completely Free; what days and times can you get the best deals on court times, happy hours, and more? Chicken N Pickle is […]

Dog-Friendly Patios and Restaurants in Wichita

I love taking our dog Roy with us, so I finally compiled a list of dog-friendly restaurants in Wichita. Almost every restaurant with outdoor seating allows dogs, but here is a short list of 15 + of our favorite Dog-friendly restaurants in Wichita.  Dog-friendly restaurants can be a blast for several reasons! For one, having […]

How to Save Money at a Restaurant

How to Save Money at Restaurants

Are you looking for ways to save money while enjoying a night out at a restaurant? We’ve got you covered! We all experience those days when cooking feels like a chore, yet eating out can strain our wallets. It’s important never to overspend, and saving money requires some upfront thought. Here are some tips to […]

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 […]

Dillons Grocery Store Senior Day Discount

Dillons Senior Discount Day

Dillon’s grocery store just announced that they are delighted to offer a one-day special discount to our senior shoppers on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Customers aged 55 and above can avail themselves of a 5% discount on their in-store grocery purchases and everyday essentials at Dillon’s. All stores are participating. To benefit from this special […]

Teacher Appreciation Freebies and Deals for Wichita-area Teachers

Teacher Appreciation Week FREEbies and Deals

We may never be able to thank teachers enough for all their hard work, but we can try! We can’t think of a better way to show our appreciation than by listing all the FREE goodies and deals in the Wichita area for Teacher Appreciation Week. From free food to free car washes to amazing […]

Wichita Cinco de Mayo deals and celebrations

Cinco de Mayo Wichita Events

It’s time to pull out your red, white, and green. May 5 is Cinco de Mayo, and we’ve found a few specials you can take advantage of to have your very own fiesta here in Wichita, Kansas.  Although it’s traditionally a Mexican holiday, Americans have been known to join in the celebration, often by eating […]

Open Streets ICT NoMar 2024

Open Streets NoMar 2024

Open Streets event in Wichita is a family favorite of ours. The City of Wichita has planned a fun and FREE community called Open Streets ICT NoMoar for Sunday afternoon, May 5, 2024, in the North Market neighborhood. This event is a great way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, and its FREE to attend. This […]

FREE admission: Tacos & Tequila

Everyone can get FREE admission to Tacos & Tequila which will be held at the Boathouse downtown this May. If you want a tequila-tasting ticket, be sure to get the $30 earlybird ticket as soon as possible. The tasting ticket includes 8 samples from over 30 tequilas and signature cocktails. The tequila tasting is from […]

Twilight Tunes on the Terrace at Botanica

Twilight Tunes on the Terrace

Botanica is hosting Twilight Tunes on the Terrace for 2024, formerly known as “Tuesdays on the Terrace.” This concert series, which takes place in the gardens in the evenings, features food, drinks, and live music. Relax and unwind at Botanica with their new concert series this Spring. Twilight Tunes on the Terrace at Botanica is […]

Tax Day Freebies and Deals in Wichita

Tax Day Freebies and Deals

If you’re a little grumpy and sleep-deprived this time of year, you’re not alone. But as soon as the paperwork is neatly filed away (or hurtled across the room – whatever your filing method), take yourself out for some tax day freebies and deals to celebrate the end of the tax season. Some of the […]

Sunflower Boogiedown at CSB

Central Standard Brewing Co. Wichita Kansas

Another fun summer affair, Central Standard Brewing in Wichita is bringing back it’s fun all-afternoon and evening event, the Sunflower Boogiedown. The event will include collaborative beer releases with Free State Brewing Co., a block party, and bands playing all day at the CSB location at 156 S. Greenwood. Music Lineup: Rudy Love and the […]

Dairy Queen Free Cone on First Day of Spring

Free Cone at Dairy Queen

For the past seven years, Dairy Queen has been marking the arrival of spring with its celebrated Free Cone Day. This year, on March 19, 2024 coinciding with the first day of spring, patrons can savor a complimentary soft-serve vanilla cone throughout the day. Customers can enjoy a free small vanilla cone at participating non-mall […]