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Inexpensive Weekly Bowling Specials in Wichita

Bowling Deals and Specials Wichita

Ready to go bowling in Wichita that won’t break the bank? Everyone’s a winner when it comes to having fun with bowling!  Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, bowling is a fantastic way to bond with friends and family in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Whether you want to round off that perfect […]

FREE Automobilia Moonlight Car Show and Street Party

Automobilia Moonlight Car Show and Street Party will be happening again in Wichita on Saturday, July 8, 2023.  It’s FREE to the public. “Automobilia Car Show is One of the Largest Car Shows In The State of Kansas. We block off approximately 2 miles of downtown Wichita streets. We have seven bands playing simultaneously with […]

FREE KEYN Summer Concert Series

KEYN FREE Concert Series

Looking for something fun and free to do on Friday night in Wichita? The KEYN Summer Concert Series is back this June and July 2023!  The FREE concerts will be held outside at Andover Central Park at the Capitol Federal Amphitheater. This concert series is set to captivate music lovers of all ages and provide […]

FREE Shakespeare in the Park 2023 in Wichita

The Wichita Shakespeare Company will perform Much Ado About Nothing for Shakespeare in the Park this Summer. Admission is FREE! Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and bug spray to enjoy any of the nine performances that will be held at various parks in the Wichita area. As with all outdoor events, this schedule could possibly […]

Bradley Fair Summer Concert Series

Bradley Fair Concert Series Wichita

The summer concerts at Bradley Fair are among our favorite events of the year, and the best part is that they’re completely FREE! Here are the details for the 2023 Summer Concert series.  This summer’s Bradley Fair Summer Concert series begins June 1, 2023. In the past, the concerts have been solely jazz music, but […]

Twilight Tunes on the Terrace at Botanica

Twilight Tunes on the Terrace Botanica

Formerly known as “Tuesdays on the Terrace” Botanica is opening a new similar concert series: Twilight Tunes on the Terrace 2023.  Relax and unwind this summer at Botanica with their new concert series. Twilight Tunes on the Terrace at Botanica are a summertime treat for grownups. Botanica calls this event a mixing of live music, […]

First Fridays Under the Stars at Cowtown 2023

Cowtown Under the Stars

Here’s a unique opportunity to see Cowtown in a different light – and at a reduced admission price! Old Cowtown Museum will be open at night on First Fridays. Each month starting in April, they will feature all-ages entertainment and experiences. Admission is just $7 per person. You can catch a mini-melodrama by the Empire […]

Orpheum Theater Film Series

Orpheum Theater Film Series

Here’s an experience you can’t get anywhere else, and it’s not too expensive. Wichita’s Orpheum Theater shows a classic film on one Thursday night every month in its one-of-a-kind beautifully renovated theater for $8 a ticket.  However, the price is even lower for season pass holders. Season passes are $75 + Fee for the year. […]

Wichita Snow Glow Event (rescheduled to January 27th)

Snow Glow Wichita

Wichita Park & Recreation is hosting a Snow Glow event at the Mid-America All-Indian Center for 2023. It was scheduled for January 20th but they have moved it to the 27th due to the weather!!  It’s a night sledding event you’ll never forget featuring music, LED light show, food trucks, and snow provided by Snow […]

Live music events in Wichita

Live music events in Wichita, KS

Live Music Events in Wichita, KS The more we learn about Wichita, the more we realize we have so much to uncover! And that is especially true when it comes to free or inexpensive live music events happening all around town. The venues that offer live music are as varied as the artists playing them. […]

Wichita First Friday Art Show

First Friday

The First Friday Art Crawl has been an ongoing free event in Wichita for years and years. The Art Crawl allows the public to enjoy art and light refreshments at art galleries, museums, restaurants, and other venues all over Wichita. Other cities also have monthly art crawls, and over the years a tradition has developed […]

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.  […]

Botanica’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

This is a community favorite Halloween event in Wichita for 2022. Botanica will be hosting the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular again this year from October 12 through 15.  There’s even a way you can get in FREE to this  event if you want to volunteer during the event. They have indoor and outdoor options along with helping […]

FREE: Gathering at the Gazebo with live music in Haysville

Outdoor Games

Haysville Recreation will host a fun night out with food and music at the gazebo in Haysville’s Historic District this fall. Admission to this event is FREE. It would make a great date night or a night out with friends. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the free fun. Gathering at the Gazebo […]

2022 Kansas State Fair Discounts

Kansas State Fair

The 2022 Kansas State Fair will be held Sept. 9-18th , 2022. Each day of the fair will have a theme and be centered around part of the state’s industry, people, innovations and entertainment. You’ll also be able to enjoy traditional fair favorites of live music and entertainment, contests, exhibits, fair food, carnival games and […]

Free carousel rides at Botanica Tuesday & Thursday nights

Joyland carousel at Botanica, Wichita KS 2021

Botanica announced that visitors on Tuesday & Thursday nights will get an extra perk with the price of admission: FREE carousel rides!  Happening now through September! – rides on the Khicha Family Carousel at Botanica (a restored Joyland carousel) will be FREE with admission from 5-8 p.m. And don’t forget that families of Kansas schoolchildren […]

Cowtown Throwdown Concert Mountain Deer Revival

Get out your boots and have a full day of live music and old west fun this weekend. Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita is having a throwdown with great local bands and acts, food trucks, adult beverages for those 21+, and more. Live Performances Three awesome bands will perform at the Cowtown Throwdown: Kapybara Big […]

Free fun, live music, and more at Sedgwick County Fair 2022

roasted corn sedgwick county fair cheney ks

Yup, it’s happening. The Sedgwick County Fair organizers announced the dates for 2022. And every night they’ll have free live music on their open air stage, too! Admission to the county fair is FREE. (Yes, free!) We’re so ready for the “spectacular return” they promised for 2022, and it does look spectacular – activities every […]

FREE: Tunes + Tallgrass at the Wichita Art Museum

Tunes + Tallgrass at the Wichita Art Museum - free summer movie and music event!

The Wichita Art Museum and the Tallgrass Film Association are teaming up again this year for a free night of music, film and fun. This free event will be held outside in the museum’s outdoor amphitheater. Tunes + Tallgrass on the Art Garden Lawn is happening on Friday, July 15. “Doors” open at 6:30 p.m. […]

Kechi Fair: Fun, food, fireworks, and fine arts

The annual Kechi Fair combines good old-fashioned small town fun with live entertainment, a street dance, fireworks, and more! This year it will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the park. A fair button covers the cost of almost everything except food and any shopping you do, of course. You can pick up […]

FREE Movie Night in the Park, Goddard, KS

Goddard pavilion in Linear Park

Goddard neighbors, join the City of Goddard Friday, June 10, 2022 for a FREE movie night in the park at Linear Park. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] They’ll be showing the movie Spiderman: No Way Home, which some folks have told me is the best Spiderman movie ever.  Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets, as seating […]

Phlox: Fire + Dance

This amazing group in Wichita dances with fire

This is a must-see local show – and it’s free! Wichita has a talented group of local performers who put on an amazing show combining dance and movement with fire. The group, called Phlox, will be performing regularly throughout the season – weather permitting – in Old Town Square. Whatever time the show is scheduled […]

Music Theatre Wichita shows

MTWichita's 2022 season

Get ready for the fantastic 2022 summer season of Music Theatre of Wichita shows. The season begins with Jersey Boys!  This year, Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover’s Central Park will host the MTWichita performances.  Tickets start at just $25, although VIP tickets are available, which include dinner and drinks from Two Olives. Jersey Boys The […]

Brickyard Old Town events

Wichita Blues Crawl at the Brickyard in Old Town

Brickyard in Old Town is such a fun venue for outdoor concerts and other events. It’s got a cool courtyard vibe, surrounded by brick walls and open to the air above. A colorful mural adorns one side of the space, and trees and a covered pavilion provides some shade for those sunny Kansas days. The […]

Runway Show: ICT Fashion Tour

It may not be fashion week in NYC, but it sure can be fashion night in ICT! Swing by CityArts for ICT Fashion tour’s first pop-up fashion show. Enjoy live music, art on the walls, and art on the people.  This fashion show features live music from yae, Dark Unicorn, and Marrice Anthony. ICT Fashion […]