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Don Hattan West Grand Opening Free Event

Join us for Don Hattan West’s Grand Opening and Hometown Favorites Car Show! This FREE event will occur on September 28 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Don Hattan Dealership (7800 E Kellogg Dr. Wichita). This event is come and go as a celebration for the new location. If you would like your car to […]

All Wichita DAV have Closed

Wichita DAV have Closed

All Wichita DAV’s have permanently closed. This makes me sad, and I will miss shopping at the DAV. Over the years, I have found many treasures, furniture, costumes, and unique finds.  It’s too bad that it will no longer be around. I’m sure many other people feel the same way as me.  The Kentucky-based National […]

You-pick Farms Near Wichita: Apples, Berries, Peaches & More

You Pick Farms Wichita

Every year readers ask me where they can find “you-pick” places in the Wichita area. They’re talking about the orchards and farms where families can go pick fresh produce right off the tree or vine. This is so much fun to do, and it’s a great way to enjoy fresh air and sunshine together as […]

Salon Brands Tent Sale: East Wichita September 15 -16

Salon Brands

Stop by Salon Brands at their E. Central location for a BEAUTY(ful) Sale. The Tent sale will be from September 15 – 16, from 9 am – 5 pm. Expect deep discounts on your favorite salon products!    Save up to 90% off Shampoo, Conditioner, Styling Products, Styling Tools, Cosmetics and MORE!    Salon Brands […]

Barn Sales, Flea Markets, and Shopping Events

Barn Sales and Markets

Is it handmade? Secondhand? Covered with dust or restored with care? Those are the things we want to see for sale at the markets in this list. Here’s our updated list of 2023 barn sales, craft and art fairs, vintage sales and artisan markets, and flea/antique markets in the Wichita area. Many of the local […]

Autumn and Art at Bradley Fair

Wichita Festivals and Bradley Fair have teamed up to present Autumn and Art, a weekend-long fine arts fair that will be held at Bradley Fair from September 15 – 17, 2023. This will be a juried art show that brings in artists from across the U.S., including some from right here in Kansas. The show […]

Fall Festivals, Craft Fairs & Events Near Wichita

Fall Festivals, Craft Fairs in Wichita

Nothing brings the local community together better than a big party and the upcoming fall festivals and fairs are just the ticket! The cooler weather brings opportunities for countless outdoor family activities and vendor markets. Our community is beaming with excitement to welcome autumn celebrations with open, flannel bearing, arms! Let’s explore together all of […]

Coffee Shops in Wichita and Who Has the Cheapest Coffee

Coffee Shops and Cheapest Coffee

Coffee is great, but it can get expensive. As a college student, I don’t want to spend $5-$7 on a small cup of coffee. Since I’ve been in Wichita, I have been to many coffee shops and trying to decide which one is the most affordable. Here is a list of coffee shops that I […]

Outlet and Discount Stores in Wichita

Outlet and Discount Stores in Wichita

You don’t have to travel as far as Kansas City or Oklahoma to shop outlet malls for name-brand merchandise at bargain prices. Where to find the best shopping deals. Wichita outlet stores and off-price retailers offer deals that are as good or better, and you’ll save money on gas getting there. If you still want […]

Monthly Wichita Flea Market

Wichita Flea Market

The Wichita Flea Market Market is back again for 2023! This year they will be doing a “Tour of Wichita” each show will be at different locations. This is a monthly Flea Market in and around Wichita with typically over 200 local and regional vendors. Perfect for “one-stop” shopping.  Shop locally through booths that include […]

Teacher Discounts All Year Long

Teacher Discounts all Year

If you are a teacher looking to save on supplies, here is a list of year-long discounts you can get, typically with a teacher ID or badge. Being a teacher is more than just a job—it requires a financial commitment too. Preparing for the classroom can be expensive, with textbooks, supplies, and technology all adding […]

Wichita Detailing Co. Special Discount

Wichita Detailing Co.

Wichita on the Cheap has partnered with Wichita Detailing Co. to bring you a special DEAL ONLY for our followers. If you mention this article or Wichita on the Cheap, you will receive 20% off any service now – October 1st, 2023. Life is too busy to spend time scrubbing out stubborn stains and vacuuming […]

ICT Bloktoberfest and Beer Fest at Naftzger Park

Bloktoberfest Naftzger Park

Celebrate your love of beer (or bier), sausage, and all things German at this year’s ICT Bloktoberfest. The two-day festival is for this all-ages and will be held at Naftzger Park. The park will be transformed into a giant Biergarten (Beer Garden) and taken over by music, food and games.  ICT Bloktoberfest and Beer Fest […]

How to Save Money on Back to School Clothes

How to Save Money on Back to School Clothes

As the first day of school is approaching, its time for back-to-school clothes shopping. Don’t get sucked into the back-to-school shopping hype and buy the stuff you don’t need. Stick to your list! We hope everyone has a great start to the year. Here are some tips to help you look good while also keeping […]

Tips for Back to School Shopping and How to Save Money

Summer might not be over, but with school enrollment starting, it’s time to start thinking about tackling that giant school supply list that you will be receiving. Even though it’s a pack of crayons here and a couple of glue sticks there – it all adds up and can really hurt the wallet! Below we […]

Rhea Lana Children’s Consignment Sale

Rhea Lana's Wichita

With over 700 families consigning in our upcoming Fall Event this is sure to be our BIGGEST and BEST yet! Save hundreds shopping our one-stop shopping extravaganza Sept. 9-12!

Back to School Supplies and Deals in Wichita

Back to School Supplies and Deals

Its back to school shopping time! We have researched to make it easier for you to find the best deals in Wichita, KS, for school supplies. We went off of USD 259 supply list, but most of the other districts are similar. Even if you don’t have school-age kids, use these sales to stock up […]

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 […]

Shop & Grub at Exploration Place

Shop & Grub Wichita

Shop and Grub is a montly outdoor market featuring local and out-of-town merchants. Shop & Grub is an all-ages event, and it’s FREE to attend. It used to be held at Naftzger Park, but it will now the majority of them will be held at the Exploration Place Plaza.  About Shop & Grub 2023: Vendors […]

Tax Free Weekends for Back to School around KS

Tax Free weekends around Kansas

Unfortunately, Kansas doesn’t offer a Tax-Free Weekend to shop for Back to School. We wish they did because back-to-school shopping can be challenging.  We debated putting this article out there, but in case you are traveling, here are the 2023 Tax-FREE weekends around Kansas:  Arkansas: August 5 – 6 Iowa: August 4 -5  Missouri: August […]

Back to School Free Rug Giveaway for Teachers

Free Rug for Teachers

Jabara’s Carpet Outlet is doing it again! They want to show their appreciation for local teachers by hosting the 6th annual Back to School Rug Giveaway! Starting August 7th – August 31, 2023, Jabara’s is showing appreciation to all the dedicated teachers in the area by giving away over 500 FREE rugs for classrooms.   […]

Old Town Farm & Art Market Wichita

Old Town Farm and Art Market

Wichita’s Old Town Farm and Art Market reopens for the 2023 season on Saturday, April 1, 2023! The market opens as early at 8 a.m. for fresh food and other shopping. Enjoy live music from 10 a.m. to noon-ish. This event is FREE to attend!  The Old Town Farmers Market has been a staple of […]

Flea Market at the Kansas State Fairgrounds

Mid-American Flea Market in Hutchinson, KS

The Mid America Flea Market used to be held at the Kansas Coliseum Pavilions. They’re now at the Kansas State Fairgrounds with almost monthly flea markets in Hutchinson.   [sc name=”double-check-reminder” ] Related: New Wichita Flea Market Wichita Flea Markets Barn Sales Vintage and Outdoor Markets The Hutchinson flea markets are held from 9 a.m. […]

Convoy of Hope Free Giveaway: Food & Backpacks

Convoy of Hope

Area Churches, businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies are all participating in Convoy of Hope in Wichita. This event will give tangible hope to families living in situations of desperate human need. You are invited to share in this united act of compassion.  MOST SITES WILL STILL BE DRIVE-THRU, BUT ONE OR TWO WILL OFFER WALK-ON SERVICES. (See […]

Book-a-holic Fill a Bag Event

Book-A-Holic Book Sale

A book hoarder’s dream! One of Wichita’s favorite second-hand bookstores is holding an incredible sale, on July 21st & 22nd. Get a bag, fill it to the brim, and pay just $10!  Here’s what you need to know:  Only their warehouse sale books are available for bag stuffing  The store will provide the bags 9am […]