Make your mother’s day by visiting one of these local Wichita-area attractions where moms get free admission, or treat her to a special gift at a discount!
This is a list of all the Mothers Day deals or events in Wichita that I know of right now, but I imagine I’ll be adding to this list, so check back often!
Here’s a pre-Mothers Day event happening on May 6:
Moms & Moscato Spend a bit of me-time at this Towne West Square Mall event, held in the mall’s center court, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6. An afternoon of wine, pampering, and fun to celebrate Mothers Day in style. FREE Wine tasting courtesy of Grace Hill Winery.
Mother’s Day this year is Sunday, May 14, but some events will be held on Friday and Saturday too.
Mothers Day Events in Wichita
[Friday] Spring Art Fair: Pots and Porsches This event at MarkArts is sure to please both moms and dads. Find a beautiful handmade gift and enjoy looking at some really beautiful Porsches from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. They’ll also have food trucks onsite. Kids can make a Mothers Day project for FREE from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 9112 E. Central in Wichita, KS 67206
[Friday] Wichita Force vs. Salina Just saw this from the INTRUST Bank Arena email (italics mine): “Show your appreciation to mom by bringing her to the game! All mothers will receive a free ticket to the game. *Tickets for mothers are only valid on Endzone seating and must be purchased in person at the Select-A-Seat Box Office at INTRUST Bank Arena.” The game is at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, May 12.
[Friday and Saturday] The Sunflower Balloon Festival in Anthony, Kansas is going to be held over Mothers Day weekend this year, with a balloon flight (or balloon glow) and fireworks on Friday evening, many activities all day Saturday, and a last flight early Sunday morning. If you choose to go Friday or Saturday, you can spring for a hot air balloon ride for your mom!
[Saturday] Old Town Farm & Art Market A beautiful and fun way to kick off Mothers Day weekend is to enjoy opening day of the Wichita Farm & Art Market in Old Town. They usually have live performances, free kids’ activities, and of course fresh, beautiful produce, flowers, and handmade goods.
[Saturday] Clifton Square Open House Tastings Enjoy tastings of wine, beer, or soda at the shops in Clifton Square, along with Mothers Day discounts at participating vendors. They’ll be throwing this shindig from 5-8 p.m. at 3700 E. Douglas. See the link for more details.
[Saturday and Sunday] Wichita Art Museum Annual Art and Book Fair The Friends of the Wichita Art Museum will once again hold its annual Art and Book Fair at the museum on Mothers Day weekend. Admission is free! If Mom is a book or art lover, be sure to plan some quality time at this free festival of food, fun, and fine arts. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. in Wichita.
[Sunday] Sedgwick County Zoo Mom will get in free with a paying child at the Sedgwick County Zoo from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mothers Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017. Along with all the regular exhibits, you’ll get to see the new zoo babies and their moms! (Sweet!) Regular admission applies for everyone else, which is $15.95 for adults, $11.95 for seniors, and $11.95 for kids 3-11. Stop by the Pavilion from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for an all-you-can-eat Chris Cakes pancakes and sausage brunch for just $5 per person. 5555 W Zoo Blvd, Wichita, KS 67212, (316) 660-9453
[Sunday] Tanganyika Wildlife Park All moms get in free with a paid child (or adult, for that matter) admission on Sunday, May 14. Tanganyika is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this time of year, so you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the interactive wildlife experiences with your mom. For an additional fee, you can purchase “experiences” like riding a camel or feeding the giraffes, which are really fun for kids!
[Sunday] Kansas Aviation Museum Mothers Day & Picnic Under the Wings Bring along a picnic lunch and make it a special day for mom by spreading out a blanket under the wing of an airplane. Mothers get in FREE on May 14 with a paid child admission, which is $7.50 for kids ages 4-12. Open from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. 3350 South George Washington Blvd., Wichita, KS 67210, (316) 683-9242
[Sunday] Botanica Mothers Day In addition to giving her flowers, give her the whole garden. Moms get in free at Botanica on Sunday, May 14. This is a beautiful time of year to see the gardens, which are open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mothers Day. 701 Amidon Street, Wichita, KS 67203, (316) 264-0448
[Sunday] Bartlett Arboretum Celebrate Wine, Women, and Songs with mom on Mothers Day, May 14, at the Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plain. Freshly dug bulbs for all moms. Gates open at 3 p.m. Admission is $10.
Mothers Day Deals in Wichita
Starbucks Happy Hour Treat your mom to a half-price Frappuccino from 3-6 p.m. every afternoon between May 5-14, 2017. Your mom will be proud of you for saving so much money!