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Breakfast with Santa at Stearman Field Bar & Grill

breakfast with Santa at Stearman Field Bra & Grill

Saturday, December 19, Santa Claus is coming to town… to have breakfast with you! Enjoy breakfast with Santa at Stearman Field Bar & Grill on December 19, 2020. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] They will have a buffet style breakfast with special stations such as prime rib and ham carving, kid favorites, and custom omelets. Adult buffet […]

Santa’s Water Workshop at the South Y

santa's water workshop south wichita ymca

For kids ages 4-13! You don’t want to miss the opportunity to swim with elves, play reindeer games, do fun arts and crafts, and enjoy hot chocolate and prizes.  The Wichita South YMCA will be host to Santa’s Water Workshop on Sunday afternoon, December 22, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The member price for […]

Photos with Santa and his Reindeer at Kookaburra Coffee

Get ready for a magical evening at Kookaburra Coffee! Santa and his reindeer will be there as well as live music! Have your kids (or you for that matter) ever wanted to meet Santa AND his reindeer?! Well, now’s your chance!Kookaburra Coffee will have LIVE reindeer on Friday, December 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. […]

Ride the Q with Santa!

Santa rides the Q-line Trolley with Mrs. Claus, Wichita, KS

Wichita’s Q-line Trolley is always free and Santa, being the frugal type, heard about it and made plans to ride this weekend. Wichita Transit announced that it has received word that Santa and other special guests from the North Pole will be riding on Friday and Saturday, December 20 and 21!  He’s expected to board […]

Free: Cookies with Santa at the South Y

FREE cookies with Santa event at the Wichita South YMCA

Join others at Wichita’s South YMCA for this FREE community event. Bring the kiddos to the South Y on December 23 to meet Santa in the main lobby. Related: Where to See Santa in Wichita Winter Break Fun in Wichita Plus, the whole family will enjoy: Crafts Hot cocoa Photo opp Cookies and other sweet […]

Christmas at BrightWater Bay

Get ready for a fun-filled holiday evening celebration at BrightWater Bay. The event will include lots of fun activities to get you in the Christmas spirit. There will be horse and carriage rides, a gingerbread house decorating contest, photos with Santa, face painting, Christmas carolers, treats, and more! Espresso Self will be in attendance serving […]

Free Photos with Santa at Kansas Secured Title Sedgwick County

Now is the time to get your wish list in to Santa and get free photos and prints at Kansas Secured Title Sedgwick County! Toya Martinez, Realtor at Keller Williams, is hosting this free event.  The event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome! Come and enjoy free hot chocolate and […]

2021 Rose Hill Hometown Christmas

FREE Photos with Santa at Rose Hill Hometown Christmas 2017

Hometown Christmas in Rose Hill, KS is held the 2nd Saturday of each December, so that makes it December 11 this year.  Experience old-fashioned family fun at this holiday event with activities for all ages all around town! All activities are FREE except for meals or unless otherwise noted. There is going to be so […]

Free Pet Photos with Santa at Oakcrest Pet Hospital

Get your family photos taken with your pet and Santa for free at Oakcrest Pet Hospital! Bring your family, friends and pets this Friday, December 13 from 5-8 p.m. to get free photos with Santa compliments of JJs Imagery. While you are there, enjoy delicious complimentary holiday snacks and beverages. Everyone is welcome. You do […]

Pet photos with Santa for $9.95 donation at Petco

petco pet family pictures with santa

This December, make a contribution to animal welfare in our city by getting a photo of you and your pet with Santa. The Petco Foundation will be offering pet photos with Santa at its Wichita stores for a $9.95 donation, which will benefit local animal organizations. This will be a great opportunity to include your […]

Breakfast with Santa at both Chick-fil-A West Locations

Santa is coming! Join Chick-fil-A for their 8th annual Breakfast with Santa event at both West Wichita Chick-fil-A locations: Maple & Ridge and 21st & Maize. Bring your kiddos to get traditional pictures with Santa.  You can even get in the picture too instead of taking it, because there will be a professional photographer on […]

City of Goddard Christmas Tree Lighting

The annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting and festivities in Goddard will be held this Saturday! In conjunction with the Christmas Tree Lighting, the city of Goddard will be unveiling their new public library renovations. These events will take place on Saturday, December 7 from 5-8 p.m. There will be a a variety of activities including […]

City of Valley Center Tree Lighting

Join in the magic of the season! The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Christmas in the Valley event on December 6 and 7, 2019 at McLaughlin Park in Valley Center.  This year, the focus of the event is Hometown Christmas and it will be bigger and better than ever! This year, […]

Holidays in Delano

Delano Wichita clock tower roundabout

Get a jump on your holiday shopping at the annual Holidays In Delano event on November 23. You’ll be able to score some discounts by donating to help folks in need and have great holiday fun all at the same time. Bring the the kids or spend some quality time with your shopping buddies! Here’s […]

Wichita Children’s Theatre Once Upon a Time Series: The Gingerbread Man

  Get in the holiday spirit with pizza and a show! The Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center is continuing the Once Upon a Time Series with the beloved and ever popular Gingerbread Man by KMR Scripts.  After the Saturday shows, Santa will appear and greet the children following the performance! There will also be […]

$5 Breakfast with Santa at Maize Rec (Register by Nov. 25)

Breakfast with Santa at Maize Rec.

Register by November 25 for Breakfast with Santa at Maize Recreation Center on Saturday, December 7, 2019. All ages are welcome. They’ll be serving biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage links, coffee, water, & juice. The event is from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Breakfast with Santa price is only $5 per person, or $3 […]

El Dorado Tree Lighting & Old Fashioned Christmas Parade

Get in the Christmas spirit with El Dorado’s Old Fashioned Christmas parade, tree lighting and festivities! Celebrate the holidays the old fashioned way on Saturday, December 7, 2019 in El Dorado, KS. There will be a full day of Christmas activities including a craft fair, parade, a chance to visit with Santa and activities at […]

A Night with Santa (FREE)

Letters to Santa

Enjoy a fun and free evening out with the family for the annual A Night with Santa in downtown Wichita. Wichita Park & Recreation will host the annual Night with Santa event on Thursday, December 5, 2019, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Century II. This free holiday event is for children 12 and under […]

FREE 2nd Annual Cookies with Santa event

Storytime Village is sponsoring its 2nd annual Cookies with Santa at McAdams Park Recreation Center. This is a free event for the whole family. There will be lots of activities including a cookie decorating station and a hot cocoa station. There will also be live Christmas music and Christmas crafts. Santa will be there too […]

Milk and Cookies with Santa at All Star Adventures

Enjoy milk and cookies with Santa at All Star Adventures! All Star Adventures on Webb Road, is hosting a fun family Christmas event. For $10 (plus tax) per child, the kids will get a picture with Santa, a gift from Santa’s Workshop, plus 60 Arcade Tokens, and milk and cookies! There will also be arts […]

Free Holiday Matinee at the Orpheum

Nothing gets me more in the holiday spirit than a Christmas movie! Bring the whole family to the Wichita Orpheum Theatre to enjoy a free screening of the 1935 version of Scrooge. Scrooge (1935) is “the first ‘talkie’ film adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Sir Seymour Hicks stars as Ebeneezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’s timeless […]

Pictures with Santa at East Chick-fil-A

Oh boy! Santa is coming to the East Chick-fil-A on Central & Rock Road! Bring your kids for traditional pictures with Santa.  You can even get in the picture too instead of taking it, because there will be a professional photographer on site. All photos will be downloaded to Facebook, where you will have full […]

KMH Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Bazaar at KMH

The Kansas Masonic Home will have a fun-filled, family-friendly holiday bazaar on December 7, 2018, and you’re all invited to attend. At the KMH Holiday Bazaar, not only will you find awesome local vendors, but they’re also going to have FREE photos with Santa, a bake sale, hot chocolate bar, and more! Plus you’ll meet […]

Two FREE cookies for Santa

free cookies for santa

Santa definitely enjoys his milk and cookies. This year, DoubleTree by Hilton is addressing a growing concern at the North Pole: Fewer families are remembering to leave cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve. Known for its delicious chocolate chip cookies, the hotel chain is committed to solving Santa’s cookie crisis. From Dec. 13 to 24, […]