Happy Leap Year, Wichita! This month, you get a FREE additional day, at no extra charge. How will you spend your extra Saturday?
We’ve rounded up both Leap Day deals and Leap Day events for you to enjoy!
And if you were actually born on a Leap Day… happy birthday, you youngster you!
Leap Day 2020 Deals
NuWay Leap Day Special
This NuWay special will have you leaping for joy on Saturday, February 29. The hometown “crumbly is good” restaurant announced on its Facebook page that you can get a FREE root beer on Leap Day! No purchase necessary. Limit one per person.
Johnson’s Garden Center Leap Day Deal
We’re soo ready for spring, but it’s a little too early to plant outside. Johnson’s Garden Center has a cure for that with a Leap Day discount on houseplants! They say they have a warehouse full of beautiful ones, and on Saturday, February 29, 2020 only, all houseplants at Johnson’s Garden Center will be 29% off!
Olive Garden Take Home Entrees for $2.29
In addition to its deal for leaplings (see below), Olive Garden will also be offering $2.29* Take Home entrées to all guests on February 29. Take Home entrées include a choice between Fettuccine Alfredo, Five Cheese Ziti al Forno and Spaghetti with Meat Sauce.
*All additional Take Home entrées, after the first order, will be $5
Quizno’s Leap Day Proposal Deal
This is quite the quirky deal but hey – it might be just the thing if you’ve been thinking about popping the question on Leap Day.
Anyone who proposes to their love with a sub sandwich instead of a ring can enter to win catering by Quiznos at your wedding reception, assuming your sandwich-on-one-knee receives a “yes”.
To enter, submit a photo or video to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #sayyestoQuiznos. More info
For Leap Day babies (leaplings) only!
Free slice of pizza at Villa Italian Kitchen
Throughout the day on Saturday, February 29, Villa Italian Kitchen will treat Leap Day Babies to a complimentary slice of Neapolitan Cheese Pizza, a classic slice featuring handmade dough made fresh daily, sauce made from fresh California tomatoes and 100% whole-milk mozzarella. To redeem this offer, Leap Day babies must present valid identification displaying their birth date at any participating Villa Italian Kitchen nationwide. Wichita has a Villa Italian Kitchen at Towne East Square mall.
Olive Garden deal for leaplings
Olive Garden wants to make up for you missing out on four years of birthdays. That’s why this Leap Day (February 29), Olive Garden is gifting their ‘Leapling’ guests, whose birthdays are on Leap Day, four FREE Dolicinis to make up for those lost birthday years.
Leap Day Lodging Deals
Planning to spend some time out of town this spring? Then plan to spend the day booking your travel, because we’re seeing a few hotel deals for Leap Year/Leap Day 2020.
Great Wolf Lodge Leap Day Deal
Great Wolf Lodge has a special for those who book a Family Suite on February 29, 2020. Use the promo code LEAPYEAR for a special rate that starts at $29 per person.
Note the details to ensure you’re getting the deal you want:
This offer is only valid on Leap Day (Feb. 29). By using the code LEAPYEAR, guests can secure a stay at Great Wolf Lodge starting at $29 per person (plus taxes and fees) and enjoy a late spring break at the expansive indoor waterpark! This offer is good on a Family Suite for stays Sunday-Thursday from April 13 – May 21. *Must have a minimum of two guests per room.
Motel 6 Leap Day Deal
Motel 6 will offer guests a 10-20 percent discount off its already-low rates for stays at participating locations between February 29 to March 31, 2020. To get the deal, you must book by March 2, 2020 through the Motel 6 Leap Day webpage.
Hotels.com Leap Day Deal
Most major chains are excluded from this Leap Day deal at Hotels.com, but you might be able to book an extra good deal if you find a hotel that’s not excluded. Book between 12:01am MT on February 24, 2020 and 11:59pm MT on March 1, 2020 to save 29% or more. You’ll also get an extra 8% off by using the coupon code LEAPYEAR2020. Travel must be made by May 24, 2020. See the Hotels.com website here for more detailed information.
Leap Day Events in Wichita
Find some fun, free or inexpensive ways to spend your extra day with these free and cheap events in Wichita happening on Leap Day.
FabFest 823 at Mrs. O’Leary’s Art in Old Town – Free demos and “make and take” art all day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. I don’t even want to think about all the new crafts I might take up after this event. The schedule for demos and activities is on their Facebook event page.
Dr. Seuss Celebration at Party City – Free in-store event from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. they’ll have crafts, giveaways, story time and more. Both Wichita Party City locations are participating.
Great Plains Nature Center 20th birthday celebration from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. A fun, free event to celebrate 20 years for the GPNC.
Live entertainment at Want Coffee – from 6-9 p.m. Big Mac Combo will perform. More info
Live music and drinks at Cocoa Dolce – Can you think of a better way to spend your extra day than with a heated patio, hot chocolate, wine flights or beer, and live music? Kody Watson will perform on the Cocoa Dolce patio in NewMarket Square (west Wichita) from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Live entertainment at The Donut Whole – from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 4 Guys with Jobs will be playing and stand-up comic Vaughn Fry is planned as a special guest. Free admission, just bring donut money and some extra to tip the performers.
Live entertainment at Hopping Gnome – from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Harrison Steele will perform. More info