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Cars for Charities Car Show in Wichita has FREE Admission for Kids

Starbird Car Show Wichita

The Starbird-Devlin car show – now renamed Cars for Charities Rod & Custom Car Show- will be held this January in Wichita 2023. Kids 11 and younger get in free! The annual Wichita car show is a three-day event that was started by Darryl Starbird in 1957. It features award-winning show cars, hot rods, custom cars, motorcycles, […]

Wichita Asian Festival at Century II

Asian Festival

The 41th annual Wichita Asian Festival will be held Saturday, October 15, 2022 at the Century II Convention Center.  The festival celebrates the culture and customs of Asia with stage presentations, authentic food, and wares from about 15 different Asian countries. The Asian festival in Wichita attracts crowds in the neighborhood of 10,000 people, along […]

Food Trucks at the Fountain at the Wichita Boat House

Final Friday at the Boathouse Wichita

Wichita food trucks serve up great food and great entertainment when they get together for Food Trucks at the Fountain at The Wichita Boathouse. This  FINAL FRIDAY – Art Show & Party with Xclusive Events. Wichita’s Largest FINAL FRIDAY Party… FREE for all ages to attend… OVER 18 Food Trucks. (check their Facebook page for […]

Free “Meet the Breeds” event this weekend

Considering getting a dog to add to the family? The Wichita Kennel Club is hosting a FREE “Meet the Breeds” event this weekend at Century II. Members of several local dog, kennel and training clubs will be on hand with their dogs to answer questions and help visitors decide which dog breed is right for […]

KidFest 2018: Get in free with your Riverfest button

The 22nd annual KidFest is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9, 2018 at Century II. KidFest is a big to-do with plenty of activities, vendors, demonstrations, and information about just about anything kid-related. This year kids will be able to meet Marvel superheroes Thor and Black Panther. They also have super-sized inflatables, […]

Craftapalooza & Vintage Market

Grab your friends for a fun-filled day of shopping at the Craftapalooza & Fabulous Vintage Market. This is a one day shopping extravaganza featuring an eclectic blend of handcrafted one of a kind items, artisan designs, bling & glam boutiques, antique & vintage bliss, sparkly jewels, home décor & inspiration, repurposed & funky junk along […]

FREE for kids! Great Train Expo in Wichita

Wichita Train Show

The Great Train Expo is making a stop in Wichita, and it looks like it will be a lot of fun for kids and model train hobbyists. It’s a pretty good deal, too. Kids 11 and under get in for free, and there’s a $2 off coupon available for everyone else. The regular cost of admission […]

Free Decorating and Remodeling Expo Downtown

Thanks to the Wichita Downtown newsletter, I found out that there’s a FREE Remodeling and Decorating Expo this weekend at Century II. It looks like it will be a lot of fun, with plenty of ideas and tips for decorating your home (inside and out). HGTV’s Jennifer Bertrand will be there with how-to demos throughout […]

Inflate-A-Fest from Kids Fest is happening in October

Inflate-a-fest by KidsFest in Wichita

For $5 admission, get unlimited access to all the inflatables set up in Century II for Inflate-A-Fest – a fall event being put on by the KidsFest folks. This is a new event this fall. Inflate-A-Fest will be held October 17, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Century II Exhibition Hall in […]

FREE Craftapalooza & Fabulous Junk Market Saturday

This is an older post. See the updated version here: Craftapalooza and Vintage Market in Wichita This post was submitted by a guest contributor. CRAFTAPALOOZA & Fabulous Junk Market is a one day shopping extravaganza featuring an eclectic blend of arts & crafts, bling, glam & jewels, retail boutiques, antique & vintage bliss, home décor […]

Discount Tickets to The Lion King

Get a 20% discount on tickets to see Disney’s The Lion King, the Broadway musical that is coming to Century II in Wichita September 4-30, 2012. The discount is valid only on remaining seats in the rear orchestra and middle-balcony for Tuesday through Friday performances. It is not valid for the 1 p.m. matinee on […]

FREE Tops In Blue Concert

Free Tops in Blue Concert at Century II, sponsored by McConnell

Tops in Blue is an elite performance group consisting of active-duty Air Force personnel whose primary mission is to travel the world entertaining military personnel and their families.  Tech Sgt. Douglas Boren from McConnell Air Force Base is among this year’s performers. Tops In Blue will present “Rhythm Nation” for free on Wednesday, January 4, […]

Free Admission Saturday to Society of Decorative Painters International Expo

The Society of Decorative Painters holds its 2011 International Conference and Expo at Century II Expo Hall May 17-21. This event offers more than 130 watercolor, oil, acrylic and colored pencil painting classes for skill levels from beginner to advanced painters. The Expo will be open to the public Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Saturday, May […]

Free: Fit For Life Expo at Century II

Thanks to Deb Anderson on Facebook for letting me know about this. On Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. you’ll find all manner of vendors and experts on fitness, sports, nutrition, health and wellness, medical technology, and senior living gathered at Century II Exhibition Hall. This is a free event sponsored […]

Free Admission Saturday to Society of Decorative Painters International Expo

The Society of Decorative Painters 2010 Annual International Conference & Expo will be held from May 18 – 22, 2010 at Century II Expo Hall. The expo is open to the public; regular admission is $10 (but you can find a $2 off coupon at decorativepainters.org). Admission is free on Saturday, May 22nd. Between 9 […]