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Presidents Day Sales, Deals and Fun Facts 2024

Presidents Day Deals is a great time to purchase some of the more oversized items on your shopping list. Most stores will be having President’s Day sales.  Below, we have provided a short list of some national companies running deals. Nearly every retailer offers a Presidents Day discount, from startups to online shopping. We have also listed ideas on fun things to do in Wichita that won’t break the bank.

When is Presidents Day 2024? Presidents Day falls on Monday, February 19, 2024 this year. 

This holiday is most commonly called President’s Day, but the federal holiday is officially called Washington’s Birthday. The day honors all of the previous presidents of the United States.

Of course, shopping isn’t what President’s Day is about, but many people have the day off of work, and it’s a bonus that so many stores offer deals. 

Presidents Day Deals

Presidents Day Sales 2024: 

Activities to do on Presidents Day:

  • Check out our latest articles about Kids & Family Activities in Wichita. 
  • Wichita is known for being an affordable place to live with a great quality of life for residents. And it’s true – some of the best things to do in Wichita are entirely free! Visit our article on the Top 20 FREE things to do in Wichita.  
  • Watch on YouTube “How the American Presidency came to be. Click here to watch 
  • Having a day off of school or work is a great time to visit some of Wichita’s Attractions
  • Write a letter to our president
    • The President of the USA (or write the president’s name)
      The White House
      1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
      Washington, DC 20500
  • Take a virtual tour of the White House. Click here to watch 
  • Since the kids are out of school, you might want to go out to lunch. See where Kids Eat FREE or Cheap in Wichita
  • Looking for something indoor? Here are our Movie Deals & Indoor Play Places for Kids
  • Wichita, Kansas, has some beautiful parks and attractions to explore. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely stroll, a picnic spot, or some outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone. Some Popular Parks in Wichita include:
    • Sedgwick County Park (FREE): This expansive park offers a variety of amenities including trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and even a small lake for fishing. It’s a great spot for a family outing or a peaceful nature walk.
    • Botanica Wichita: While not a traditional park, Botanica is a botanical garden that features stunning plant displays, themed gardens, and walking paths. It’s a lovely place to spend a sunny day surrounded by nature’s beauty.
    • Riverside Park (FREE): Situated along the Arkansas River, Riverside Park provides scenic views and recreational opportunities such as walking trails, playgrounds, and picnic areas. It’s a serene escape within the city.
    • Chisholm Creek Park (Free): Another large park in Wichita, Chisholm Creek Park boasts miles of trails for hiking and biking, as well as open spaces for sports and games. It’s a popular spot for outdoor enthusiasts.
    • Old Cowtown Museum: While primarily a historical attraction, Old Cowtown Museum offers outdoor spaces to explore, including recreated 19th-century buildings, gardens, and green spaces. It’s a unique way to experience Wichita’s past while enjoying the outdoors.
    • The Sedgwick County Zoo is indeed a fantastic outdoor destination in Wichita, Kansas. It’s one of the most popular attractions in the area and offers visitors the opportunity to see a wide variety of animals from around the world.

What is closed on Presidents Day: 

  • Banks
  • UPS
  • Nonessential government offices at the federal, state, county, and city levels
  • DMV’s
  • Most public libraires
  • Court houses and city hall

Fun Facts about Presidents Day: 

  • George Washington was the only president unanimously elected. Meaning all of the state representatives voted for him.
  • 3 deaths- In the history of America, three presidents have died on July 4. 
  • 8 deaths – Eight presidents have died while serving in office. 
  • As president, William Henry Harrison served the shortest term with 32 days in office.
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt is the only president to have served more than two terms. 
  • To this day, John F. Kennedy is the nation’s youngest leader. He was elected at the age of 43 and died while in office at the age of 46.
  • Teddy Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt were fifth cousins.
  • The “S” in Harry S. Truman does not stand for anything.
  • John Tyler had 15 children. The White House must have been hopping!
  • William Henry Harrison was the 9th president. His grandson, Benjamin Harrison, was the 23rd president.
  • Barack Obama won a Grammy Award in 2006 for his voice on the audio book Dreams From My Father.
  • After working at a Baskin-Robbins as a teen, President Obama no longer likes ice cream. 
  • Bill Clinton enjoyed playing the saxophone and was a member of a band called “Three Blind Mice” in high school.

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