Wichita on the Cheap

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Free Movies at Capitol Federal Amphitheater

Is there anything better than relaxing and watching a movie? Yes! Relaxing and watching a movie outside at the CapFed Amphitheater in Andover for FREE! Bring your lawn chairs and some snacks, kick back, and relax! The 2024 outdoor movie series is back!  Free Movies at Capital Federal Amphitheater 2024: In the past, food trucks […]

$1 Kids Movies at Regal Cinemas this Summer

$1 Regal Summer Movie

$1 summer kids movies at the Warren/Regal theaters in Wichita are back! This deal is called the Regal Summer Movie Express. During its Summer Movie Express, two selected G- or PG-rated movies show at 11 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday. Both movies play on both days! When school lets out and the summer heat overwhelms, […]

Derby Plaza Theater Cheap Summer Kids’ Movies

The Derby Plaza Summertime discounted kids’ movies are back. When it gets too hot to play outside, bring the kids to the Derby Plaza Theater for some cool deals. Admission to these family-friendly movies is just $2 per person. The doors open at 10 a.m. and all shows start at 10:30 a.m. The concession stand […]

Starlite Drive-In Outdoor Movie Theater 2024

Starlite Drive In Movie Theater

The Starlite Drive-In will kick off its 2024 season and will open in late February 2024. There is nothing like a drive-in movie. Everyone loves the vintage atmosphere of drive-in movie theaters, and you can’t beat the price. Starlite outdoor movie theater in Wichita is a must for date nights, family night, or really any […]

FREE Screening of Academy Award Short Films

Academy Awards Free Short Film Screening

The Wichita Public Library will once again host FREE screenings of the Annual Academy Award Nominated Short Films in 2024. Wichita Public Library was one of the first organizations in the nation to provide a way for communities outside of major cities like New York and LA to see the nominated films. Since 1986, the […]

Orpheum Theater Film Series

Orpheum Theater Film Series 2024

Here’s an experience you can’t get anywhere else, and it’s not too expensive. Wichita’s Orpheum Theater shows a classic film one Thursday night every month in its one-of-a-kind, beautifully renovated theater for $8 a ticket. The Orpheum Theater features beautiful and ornate architecture that reflects the style of the time it was built. We have […]

Holiday Movies and Christmas Classics Films in Wichita

Christmas's Movies and Holiday Classics in Wichita

‘Tis the season for Holiday Movies, timeless Christmas classics, and fantastic deals on movie ticket prices! If you’re in search of films to infuse that holiday spirit, look no further. We’ve curated a list of the finest movies playing in Wichita this festive season. Various theaters in Wichita are gearing up to showcase a mix […]

Wichita Summer Movies Events & Discounts: $2 Movies & More

Summer Movie Events and Deals

Take a break from the heat by taking in a movie. Below is a round-up of the most budget-friendly summer movies in or near Wichita. If you’re looking for inexpensive movie options year-round in Wichita, click here. Have I missed any? Please share it in the comments section below! Keep scrolling to see a list […]

Free Movie in the Park at O.J. Watson Park: Shrek

Shrek Movie

Wichita Park & Recreation will host a FREE movie in the park at O.J. Watson Park on May 28th. Kick off your Summer with family-friendly outdoor cinema. Grab your blankets or lawn chairs and bring a little bit of spending money because the concession stand will be open.  Did you know that OJ Watson Park […]

Halloween movies in Wichita this Fall

Halloween Movies

Scare yourself silly this month with several classic (and new) horror movie screenings at various theatres around Wichita. Below is a list of Halloween-themed or scary movies and films that are guaranteed to keep you up at night. 2022 Scary Movie Screenings Bradley Fair Outdoor Movie This event is only $5 per child and FREE […]

Free movie night at Capitol Federal Amphitheater

Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover Kansas

Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover is hosting free movie nights again in 2022.  This is so exciting. Spring has really sprung and we’re heading outdoors for some summer fun! Bring your blankets, chairs, and favorite movie snacks to enjoy with your family, your date, or your friends!  All of the movie start at 7 p.m.  […]

FREE: Family movie at OJ Watson Park

Free movies in the park wichita park and recreation

Enjoy a family-friendly, FREE movie in Watson park. What a fun way to start your spring break, watching a movie outdoors under the stars! The Park will show Despicable Me on Saturday, April 2, 2022. “Gru a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love […]

Ticket Discount at Regal for Oscar Nominated Films

Regal Cinemas is hosting its Must-See Nominees film series for 2022 at select locations from March 18 to 27. Tickets are only $5 each.  This is an exciting discount because these are films that I’ve heard chatter about, so getting to watch them for $5 is quite the deal. You can watch these movies at Regal Warren West, or […]

Regal Classic Holiday Movies Series

Regal Christmas Movie Series

  This is such a fun deal! Regal is showing classic holiday movies on four dates this season. Here’s the holiday movie lineup they have planned… Regal Classic Holiday Movies Series November 27, 2021: The Polar Express December 4, 2021: Gremlins December 11, 2021: Elf December 18, 2021: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Related: Free or […]

FREE Movie in Naftzger Park tonight: Shrek

shrek movie in park oct 20 2021 wichita ks tallgrass film

Tallgrass Film Association is celebrating the 20th anniversary of SHREK with a free screening of this family classic at Naftzger Park tonight (Wednesday, October 20, 2021). This almost slipped past me! (It was on the weekly calendar, but misfiled under “Halloween Movies.”) What a fun thing to do on a Wednesday night. The fun begins […]

Family Movie & Game Night at Naftzger Park

Bring your family out to Naftzger Park for a fun night of yard games, movies, and food truck fare!   Starting at 7 p.m. yard games will be available to enjoy with your family and friends.  Then the feature starts at 7:45 p.m. The movie playing will be Hocus Pocus – a fun Halloween themed […]

Scary Movie Mondays at the Starlite Drive-In 2021

If you don’t have to get up early on Tuesdays, here’s a fun way to spend Monday evenings.  Big Screen Wichita, Fast Print, T-95, World Studios ICT, and Dominion Halloween have teamed up with the Starlite Drive-In theater to present Scary Movie Mondays, a series filled with scary movies that will send shivers down your […]

This is Love Documentary Screening

On Sunday, July 25, 2021 we’ll all have the opportunity to see a screening of This is Love – a feature music documentary that follows Wichita soul singer Rudy Love through his experiences over decades of struggling in the music industry.  Included at the event will be special performances by Rudy Love Jr. and DJ […]

Free movie on Main Street in Valley Center

flyer for Valley Center's free outdoor movie night

The Main Street Valley Center is hosting a free outdoor movie night, Movie on Main, on Friday, June 4, 2021. It will be shown on the 200 block of West Main Street beginning at 8:45 p.m. The movie they’ll be showing is Iron Mask (rated PG-13) starring Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Since this is […]

FREE Fast & Furious movie tickets for Crown Club members

Free tickets to Fast & Furious movies at Regal Cinemas

Rev up your engines, frugal film fanatics! The 9th installment of the “Fast & Furious” franchise hits the road on movie screens everywhere June 25. To get ready for the much-anticipated film, Regal Cinemas is offering FREE screenings of the first eight films of the popular franchise with its Fast Friday series at participating theaters. According to the […]

AMC Theatres discount tickets on Tuesdays

discount tuesdays at amc theatres

Going to the movies is fun, but it can also take a big cut from your entertainment budget. That’s why bargain hunters are always so dramatic about saving money at the box office. It’s an essential part of the plot on how to go to the movies on the cheap. And loyalty pays off, especially […]

Free movie for grownups from AARP

Movies on the Cheap Wichita KS

AARP offers occasional free movie screenings in Wichita as part of its “Movies for Grownups” feature. This year, the free movie events are going virtual.  Movies for Grownups celebrates film and television that speak to the 50-plus audience. The free screenings are sometimes just for AARP members, and sometimes for the general public. You do, […]

Free trial of Disney+ via Kellogg’s offer

Kelloggs Disney+ deal

For kids of all ages, it doesn’t get much better than enjoying a big bowl of your favorite cereal, while watching your favorite cartoon, superhero flick or sci-fi adventure. And there’s no better choice than watching a movie or special from Disney’s vast catalog, which includes the worlds of Marvel, National Geographic, Pixar and Star […]

Free and cheap things for teens to do in Wichita

So you want to hang out with your friends, but “there’s nothing to do in Wichita,” right? Well, you would be surprised. There are so many fun, free, and cheap things for teens and young adults to do in Wichita. Here are some of our top picks, compiled by a Wichita teen! The list includes […]

Wichita Public Library Viewing Lists

wichita public library recommeded viewing list

So, you’re wondering what to watch when you’ve watched everything. You’ve already watched and re-watched all of your favorite movies, because what else is there to do in 2020? You need something new, something fresh (because watching the Back to the Future movies for the 6th time really isn’t going to cut it.) The Wichita […]