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, live music, and more. The event is the first in what they hope will become an annual tradition. … [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
Kids can bowl FREE in Wichita again this summer, and up to four adult family members can bowl with them all summer with an inexpensive Family Pass. Yes, it's real! Register your kids in the national Kids Bowl Free program and every … [Read more...] about Kids Bowl Free, Grown-ups Bowl Cheap All Summer Long
By now you've heard the news that City of Wichita Pools will be undergoing some changes and renovations in the next couple of years, but don't worry! Eight of the nine city swimming pools will still be in operation during the summer of … [Read more...] about FREE Swimming Days at Wichita Pools
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!
Looking for fun things to do in Wichita this Spring? Each Saturday from March 25 until April 15, 2017, 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
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
Looking for something educational, entertaining, and inexpensive to do with the kids? A FREE Engineering Expo for Wichita kids will be held in April 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!
Everyone's favorite monster of a Halloween restaurant deal will be back again this year. On Halloween night, October 31, 2016, 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
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
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
On Friday evening, June 24th the Mid-America All Indian Center will be opening their newest exhibit: Elements: Fire. This is the second in a four-part series featuring the elements of the medicine wheel. The event is from 7-9 p.m. and … [Read more...] about New Exhibit Event at Mid-America All-Indian Center
The Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will host FREE Family Fishing Nights again this summer. Fishing equipment and bait is provided at no cost - this will be a great, free … [Read more...] about FREE Family Fishing Night at Great Plains Nature Center