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!
Free Admission for Moms
Treat your mom to a day out with the family next weekend. Here is list of Wichita attractions where moms get in free this Mother’s Day.
Sedgwick County Zoo Moms get in free with a paying child at the Sedgwick County Zoo on Mothers Day, Sunday May 12.
Wichita Art Museum Moms and everyone get in free to the Art Museum’s annual Art & Book Fair on May 11 and 12, 2019. You can get more info under “Mothers Day Events” below.
Tanganyika Wildlife Park Bring the whole family to this wildly different park on Sunday, May 12, 2019, and moms get in free. They’re open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. info here
Kansas Cosmosphere May 12, get a BOGO: buy one All-Access Mission Pass and Mom gets in FREE. You can make a day of it! Bring Mom to see a documentary in the Carey Digital Dome Theater, a planetarium show, Dr. Goddard’s lab and tour the Hall of Space Museum.
Sunflower Balloon Festival If you’d like to take a drive, everyone gets free admission to the Sunflower Balloon Festival in Anthony, KS. The event is held over the weekend, with the majority of activities being on Friday night and throughout the day on Saturday.
Wichita Riding Academy Take a guided farm tour with animal interaction on May 12 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The admission is $5 per person, but moms get in free! For an additional fee, you can ride horses! Call the barn at 651-0876 to sign up or email margo@wichitaridingacademy. Be sure to wear long pants. Riders will need to sign a release form. info here
Botanica is NOT free for moms this year. They’re still having a Mothers Day event, but admission is $5 for moms and regular price for everyone else.
Mothers Day Events in Wichita
Mother’s Day this year is Sunday, May 12, but some events will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday too.
[Saturday and Sunday] Wichita Art Museum Annual Art and Book Fair The Friends of the Wichita Art Museum will 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.
This list will include Mothers Day events we’ve listed above:
Mothers Day Deals in Wichita
All Star Mini-Golf Deal Nothing says I love you like taking mom out for a game of mini-golf. They have two upcoming deals:
- On May 11 (which is apparently National Mini-Gold Day), the first 100 visitors to the east or west location who buy a Golf Game or a Super Saturday Pass will get a FREE mini-golf season pass. (That’s a $59.99 value.) If you miss out on the free season pass, they’re having a sale on it both Saturday and Sunday of Mothers Day weekend.
- On May 12 (Mothers Day) Mom plays free with one paying player at regular price.
Botanica Mothers Day Membership Special From now through Mother’s Day, you can buy your mom a Botanica membership for $10 off and also receive a special gift box (while supplies last). Purchase the Mothers Day gift membership in person at Botanica.
Wicked Stitch will have some Mothers Day deals, samples, and chocolate (!) from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at both locations on Saturday, May 11, 2019. info here
Dillons has a coupon for 4x fuel points on participating gift cards until May 12, just in time for Mothers Day!
Second Saturday is May 11 this month, so be sure to check out deals from local shops throughout the Douglas Design District, Delano, and Downtown Wichita.
Kohls (affiliate link) You can take $10 off a $50 purchase online at Kohls from May 1 through 12 with the promo code MOMSDAY10.
Regal Entertainment Group Take Mom to the movies. For every $50 in Regal eCards purchased beginning May 6, receive a $10 Concessions Promo eCard, which is redeemable for movie treats at the concession counter in any Regal theater. The Regal eCards have no expiration date, but the Concessions Promo eCards are only valid from May 6 to June 6, 2019.
Sally Beauty (affiliate links) If you want to put together a spa gift basket for your mom (or for yourself, maybe!), Sally Beauty has buy one, get one free on select brands of hair care products online from May 1 to 12, 2019. You need to use the promo code 444137 to get the deal.
Mothers Day Brunch/Food Deals in Wichita
Not inexpensive, but you can save mom the chore of cooking (and cleaning up) with a special Mothers Day brunch so it’s a nice splurge if there’s wiggle room in the budget. It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy some of the nicer restaurants in Wichita.
For many (all?) of these, you’ll want to get your reservations in early!
Twister City Harley Davidson will have a FREE BREAKFAST BAR and Mothers Day Mimosas on Saturday, May 11. What’s more, they’ll have free gift wrapping with purchase that day too, and “tons of giveaways” according to their event description. info here
McAlisters Deli Bring Moms get a FREE dessert on Mothers Day, May 12, 2019 at McAlister’s Deli. She’ll get to choose from Colossal Carrot Cake, Chocolate Lovin’ Spooncake, New York Cheesecake, Fresh Baked Cookies and Brownies. The deal is valid for dine-in only, and there’s a limit of one free dessert per person. It can’t be combined with any other offers. info here
La Hacienda Tacos & Tequila in Wichita and La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant in Derby have a gift card bonus offer for Mothers Day. Get a FREE $5 gift card w $25 gift card purchase; FREE $10 gift card w $50 gift card purchase; FREE $20 gift card w $100 gift card purchase. info here
Wave Wichita is bringing back Sunday brunch in May, kicking off with a Mothers Day Mexican Brunch. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. fill up on chorizo hash, huevos rancheros, pozole verde, tamale waffle, horchata waffle, vegan tamale waffle, and more from Adios Nachoria. Just for Mothers Day, they’ll also have an $8 bloody mary bar, $6 mimosas, and $15 mimosa buckets. info here
Country Kitchen, inside the Best Western Wichita North, is having a Mothers Day brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 12. They’ll have fried chicken, roast beef, ham, shrimp scampi, an omelette station and more. Adults $16.99; seniors $14.99; kids 6-10 $7.99 and children 5 and younger eat free. info here
Besides these special Mothers Day Brunch buffets, Julie has rounded up a list of Wichita restaurants that offer brunch weekly, so be sure to check it out. Just remember that on special days like Mothers Day, prices may be different and every restaurant will be packed.
Where are you taking your mom for Mothers Day? Do you have any other suggestions that would be good for this list?
Even more events may be added as we get closer to Mothers Day, so stop back by!