Prairie Rose Western Days is an annual festival in Benton that celebrates Kansas and the Old West. I went a few years ago with my family and was able to enjoy all of the activities, events, and music that highlight our western … [Read more...] about Prairie Rose Western Days!
Although City of Wichita Pools will be undergoing some changes and upgrades in the next couple of years, eight Wichita city swimming pools will still be in operation during the summer of 2018. And they will still have free swimming … [Read more...] about FREE Swimming Days at Wichita Pools
On the second Tuesday of every month the Wichita WATER Center hosts Fish Tales Storytime. The program is free and designed for pre-Kindergarten-age kids, but everyone is welcome to attend. Fish Tales Storytimes begin at 10 … [Read more...] about Fish Tales Storytime at the WATER Center
Looking for fun things to do in Wichita this Spring? Each Saturday from March 31 until April 21, 2018, Botanica will be celebrating Spring with Tulips, Fairies, and Forts. You'll enjoy live performances, activities, crafts, building your … [Read more...] about Tulips, Fairies, and Forts at Botanica
Looking for something educational, entertaining, and inexpensive to do with the kids? A FREE Engineering Expo for Wichita kids will be held this March with fun, hands-on activities and workshops. You can stop in any time during the expo to … [Read more...] about FREE Wichita Engineering Expo for Kids!
The 38th annual Wichita Asian Festival will be held at the Century II Convention Center this October. The festival celebrates the culture and customs of Asia with stage presentations, authentic food, and wares from about 15 different Asian … [Read more...] about Free admission to the Wichita Asian Festival
Everyone's favorite monster of a Halloween restaurant deal will be back again this year. On Halloween night, October 31, 2017, visit Chipotle dressed in any costume and receive one of its notoriously large “boo-ritos,” bowls, salads or … [Read more...] about $3 Booritos at Chipotle on Halloween
It's an event we look forward to each year around back-to-school time. The Museum of World Treasures Customer Appreciation Day is an opportunity to explore all the strange, quirky, fascinating and fun artifacts collected right here in … [Read more...] about Museum of World Treasures Customer Appreciation Day
This year is the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail, the famous route that was used by cowboys in the American old west to drive herds of cattle from Texas, through Oklahoma, and up to Abilene, Newton, and Wichita. Old Cowtown … [Read more...] about Cowtown Adventures of the Chisholm Trail
Monday nights are for nuts. If you want to attend a baseball game on the cheap here in Wichita, you can do it at Monday night home games, which are Kwik Shop Dollar Days! This is a fun family night activity during the summer: Get $1 … [Read more...] about $1 Admission to Wichita Wingnuts
This will be a nice-smelling event! :) Gertie's Lavender Farm in Burrton, Kansas is holding a lavender festival in June, with vendors, food, musical entertainment, and more. The event is the first in what they hope will become an annual … [Read more...] about Gertie’s Lavender Festival
The Wichita Park and Recreation department has a mobile “recreation station” designed to encourage folks to visit our public parks and promote getting outside, getting active, and having fun. The Recreation Station launched in 2015, and … [Read more...] about Wichita Park and Recreation hosts free family activities
When it gets too hot to play outside this summer (and at some point, it always does), go bowling! The Kids Bowl Free program gives kids free passes for bowling all summer long. And yes, it is legit! Not only can kids bowl FREE in Wichita … [Read more...] about Kids Bowl Free, Grown-ups Bowl Cheap All Summer Long
It isn't a musical--these are real live pedigreed cats being judged to see who's purr-tiest. There's also a household pet division. I'm not sure exactly what categories the cats will be judged on (probably not obedience), but if your family … [Read more...] about Wichita Cat Fancy Cat Show
The lights will be off in the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum on October's Final Friday night, but that doesn't mean it's closed! Enjoy a fun Halloween torchlight tour of the dark museum - including taking a trip up to the … [Read more...] about FREE Family-Friendly Torchlight Tour at Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum