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Self-Service Kayak Stations: Discount from September 20-27

Kayak Self-Service Discount

We have a DEAL for Wichita on the Cheap followers at all of the self-service kayak stations in Wichita. We teamed up with Wichita Parks and Recreation to offer you this great deal to help celebrate National Family Day, which we are celebrating all week. Plus, this is a personal family favorite of ours, and […]

FREE Open Streets ICT event Downtown 2023

Open Streets FREE Downtown

Wichita Parks and Recreation will host another Open Streets ICT – a FREE event in Wichita, KS. Over 100 vendors will be in attendance. Open Streets ICT brings Wichitans of all ages downtown for an active, fun, community-building afternoon on Wichita’s iconic Douglas Avenue. We will be participating this year. Find the Wichita on the Cheap […]

Best Playgrounds and Parks for kids in and around Wichita

Cool Free parks in and around Wichita

I learned my lesson early one July morning when I took my toddler to the zoo. All she did was pick up pretty rocks on the ground! I realized she didn’t care (yet) that there was a giraffe standing a few feet away. After that experience, I began thinking about her perspective rather than my […]

Walking and Biking Trails Wichita Kansas

Walking and Biking Trails Wichita Kansas

Not much is cheaper or more relaxing than taking a walk or biking outside. Thankfully, there are some really great walking and biking trails in Wichita that ensure we never get bored with the scenery. From picnics to biking to fishing, Wichita is the best place to do so. Discover 9 of Wichita’s best walking […]

Evolve: City of Wichita Activity Guide for Fall

Evolve Fall Activity Guide 2023

The EVOLVE activity guide makes it easier for our community to try new things by combining offerings from CityArts, the City of Wichita Park & Recreation and Wichita Public Library. Browse and register for ALL of your City of Wichita activities in one place! Fall registration begins Aug. 7, and classes start in Sept. 2023.  How about […]

Inexpensive Weekly Bowling Specials in Wichita

Bowling Deals and Specials Wichita

Ready to go bowling in Wichita that won’t break the bank? Everyone’s a winner when it comes to having fun with bowling!  Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, bowling is a fantastic way to bond with friends and family in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Whether you want to round off that perfect […]

O.J. Watson Park Wichita 2023

OJ Watson Park is such a fantastic place for families, and it’s even fun for teens or anyone who wants to get outside and enjoy some outdoor activities. This is the Wichita park that has the yellow brick road! The opening weekend should be pretty fun. And it kicks off spring break week for Wichita […]

Places to Play Mini Golf in Wichita

Mini Golf Courses in Wichita

Are you looking for a family-friendly activity or a new date activity? Look no further than mini golf in Wichita. Mini golf is an underappreciated leisure activity designed for everyone, no matter what your age, from toddlers to teenagers to senior citizens. It’s an enjoyable way to be competitive while getting to know one another, […]

Northrock Lanes Bowling Deals

Northrock Lanes Bowling Wichita

Northrock Lanes in Wichita is a family favorite of ours, and they have some deals to help when you are on a budget. Northrock is the largest bowling center in Kanasa, with 48 lanes. They host many professional men’s and women’s events, collegiate nationals, the bowling’s US Open, and more. They have leagues, an arcade, […]

End of Summer Wichita Public Swimming Pool Hours

End of Summer Wichita Public Swimming Pool Hours

Summer is almost over, and Wichita Pools will close soon to make way for fall and cooler weather! All pools will remain open with regular hours until Aug. 13, 2023. After Aug. 13, pools will operate with special hours and will only be open on weekends as pool staff returns to school.   Pools open […]

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 […]

NBC World Series Tournament in Wichita Deals and Events

National Baseball Congress in Wichita

The 2023 National Baseball Congress World Series will be held at Wichita State University from August 3 – 10, 2023. Here’s where to find discounted or free tickets to the NBC tournament in Wichita this year. Throughout the series, there are a number of local merchants who sponsor giveaways or give out free or discounted […]

Wichita Public Golf Courses Discounts and Deals

Wichita Public Golf Courses Deals and Discounts

Looking to hit the green and save big? Wichita Public Golf Courses has great deals during the summer. They offer a Sunset special and a twilight special that allow you to play golf in the evening when it’s cooler for a discounted price.  Wheater you are an avid golfer or just looking for a peaceful […]

Splash Parks in and around Wichita

Splash Pads In and Around Wichita

Wichita’s newest trending attraction during the summer months is splash parks (aka water playgrounds, splash pads, or play fountains). They are cost-effective and require less maintenance. Therefore, several have popped up in the past few years, funded by the city. In fact, a few run-down city pools in the area have now been replaced with splash […]

The TBT Basketball Tournament in Wichita

TBT Basketball Tournament

What is the TBT Basketball tournament in Wichita? It is an action-packed Basketball Tournament that kicks off in July in Wichita.  64 teams are competing in a winner-take-all tournament for a chance to win the $1 MILLION prize money. Don’t miss out on the chance to see history in the making. Tune in or come […]

Dudegrass by Tallgrass Film Association

Dudegrass Event

Who wants a fun night out! This is a cool and unique event put on by Tallgrass Film Association. See a screening of the Big Lebowski and all tickets include unlimited bowling and shoe rental at Seneca Bowl. Dudegrass Event on July 22nd:  Unlimited bowling/shoe rental Screening of the cult classic The Big Lebowski throughout […]

4th of July Fireworks, Parades, Events and Fun: In & Around Wichita

Fireworks Wichita KS 2023

Happy Independence Day! We have lots to celebrate this 4th of July and you might be wondering, “Where can I see fireworks near me?” Below, we are listing some of the upcoming 4th of July fireworks in Wichita and surrounding communities that are planned for 2023. Some festivities may be before July 4. No matter […]

FREE Automobilia Moonlight Car Show and Street Party

Automobilia Moonlight Car Show and Street Party will be happening again in Wichita on Saturday, July 8, 2023.  It’s FREE to the public. “Automobilia Car Show is One of the Largest Car Shows In The State of Kansas. We block off approximately 2 miles of downtown Wichita streets. We have seven bands playing simultaneously with […]

Disc Golf Courses in Wichita

Disc Golf Courses Wichita

Disc golf, also known as frisbee golf, is a fun and accessible sport that combines elements of traditional golf and the popular recreational activity of throwing a frisbee. Instead of using clubs and balls, players use specialized flying discs to navigate a course and complete each hole with the fewest throws possible. Believe it or […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Wichita Wind Surge College Night Deal

College Night Wichita Wind Surge

College students -now that school is almost out for the year, there is no better place than Riverfront Stadium to enjoy your summer nights! They are running a great deal just for you! This would be something fun to do this summer.    Every Thursday for the remainder of the season, college students can purchase […]