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Spooky Science at Exploration Place

exploration place

Included with admission on Saturday October 19, Exploration Place will hold a new family-friendly “Spooky Science” event. Kids can wear their costumes and enjoy Halloween-themed science experiments, along with all the regular exhibits. Spooky Science will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. that day. You can visit their website for more details about […]

Red Brick Harvest Festival in Augusta

Red Brick Festival in Augusta KS 2019

Join Downtown Augusta, Inc. and the Augusta Arts Council for a fun and FREE fall festival this October.  The Red Brick Harvest Festival will be held in downtown Augusta, KS on October 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and it looks like it will be a lot of fun! Most of the activity will […]

Trick or Treat on the Lake at Watson Park

O.J. Watson Park paddleboats in Wichita, KS

Here’s a NEW fun and family-friendly trick-or-treating event in Wichita. Wichita Park and Recreation is hosting Trick-or-Treat on the Lake October 19, 2019 – and you’ll literally be on the lake! You’ll float on the lake in either a pedal boat or kayak as creatures lurk on the shoreline waiting to give you a treat. […]

Save $2 on tickets to Night of the Living Zoo

Night of the Living Zoo at the Sedgwick County Zoo

UPDATE: It doesn’t look like the zoo is going to have Night of the Living Zoo in 2019. Here’s a link to the Boo at Zoo event happening on October 26 and 27. Save $2 per ticket on admission to Night of the Living Zoo when you purchase them in advance. Night of the Living […]

All Star Token Sale

flyer for the all star wichita token sale on Halloween October 31, 2020

  Ok, I admit it. My kids have too many toys! This year I’m trying to give them more experiences for Christmas gifts than actual toys that will add to my already toy-filled home. All Star Sports is one of our favorite family activities and I’m going to give them arcade tokens this year in […]

Trick or Treat at the Museum of World Treasures

Museum of World Treasures

Ooh, with some of the mummies and shrunken heads on display, the Museum of World Treasures is the perfect place for Halloween. (But there are plenty of un-scary displays too.) On Saturday, October 17 bring your costumed kids for a fun, safe, and educational trick or treating event that also includes fun Halloween crafts and other family-friendly […]

Halloween Candy Buy-Back

It’s the time of cavities and calories! Looking for a way to avoid the temptation of all that extra Halloween candy your kids will bring home again this year? Turn it into cash with the Halloween Candy Buy-Back program. Participating dentists across the country will pay in cash, coupons, toothbrushes, or other barter-able goods and […]

Trunk or Treat at the Ulrich Museum

Ulrich Museum

Ulrich Museum friends help welcome trick-or-treaters of all ages to WSU for a family friendly afternoon of fun. Afterward, check out the newest exhibitions at the Ulrich Museum. Date: 10/18/2014 Time: 01:00 pm – 03:00 pm Location: Ulrich Museum of Art at WSU, 1845 N. Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260 and the Duerkson Fine Arts Center south […]

Free Halloween Event at Cero’s Candies

Halloween bats flying near tree

I can’t imagine a better place to have a Halloween party than a candy store. Cero’s Candies will celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating and a special activity for its young customers on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 Time: 4-6 p.m. Location: 1108 E. Douglas in Wichita Cost: Free For more information, visit the Cero’s […]

Whole Foods Wichita Cooks Up Fun with FREE Kids Club Activities

Whole Foods Market in Wichita offers FREE kids activities on select days throughout the month of October.  There’s also a special event on Halloween Day. Here’s the schedule: Saturday, October 4, make a farm animal bookmark and listen to a story from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, October 15, make a yummy yogurt berry parfait from 6-7 p.m. […]

Free Blocktober Event for Families

Blocktober is back! GracePoint Church will host this family-friendly event on Friday, Oct. 24 from 7-9PM at 9035 W. Central. This event is for kids of all ages. The fun will include inflatables, a petting zoo, touch-a-truck and car displays, games, and more (including candy). Costumes are welcome. Admission is FREE. Date: 10/24/2014 Time: 07:00 pm […]

Kids Eat FREE at Outback Steakhouse on Halloween

Kids Eat FREE at Outback Steakhouse on Halloween

They can’t just eat candy on Thursday night, but with all the busy-ness of answering the door, last-minute costume fixes, and looking over your shoulder for vampires, there just isn’t time to make a decent supper. Outback Steakhouse is making it easier by giving kids a free meal* on Halloween night. Here are the details: […]

Aldersgate’s Trunk-or-Treat

This post about a free trunk-or-treat event was submitted by a guest contributor! Join us for a free family fun night at Aldersgate’s Truck-or-Treat and Halloween Tailgate. Truck-or-treat for candy, explore the spooky trailer, go on a hay-rack ride, ride a pony and more! $.50 concessions also available. Date: 10/27/2013Time: 05:00 pm – 07:00 pmLocation: […]


This looks like a fun trick-or-treating event, submitted by a guest contributor: It’s baaaaack! The FREE fall party of the year – BLOCKTOBER – is happening at GracePoint on Friday, Oct. 25 from 7-9PM. There will be inflatables, maze, outdoor games, indoor carnival games, Cake Walk, photo booth, and an incredible Trick-Or-Treat Street! Invite your […]

Halloween Fun Night at the South YMCA

Wichita YMCA FREE Halloween Fun Night with Trick or Treating

This post is from a previous year. To see more recent posts, view the Fall Fun tag here at Wichita on the Cheap. And don’t miss Fall Farm Fun: Wichita-area Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hayrides, and more The South Wichita YMCA will have a free Halloween Fun Night on Wednesday, October 31, from 4:30 p.m. […]

FREE Halloween Fun Night at the East YMCA

Wichita YMCA FREE Halloween Fun Night with Trick or Treating

This post is from a previous year. To see more recent posts, view the Fall Fun tag here at Wichita on the Cheap. And don’t miss Fall Farm Fun: Wichita-area Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hayrides, and more. Wichita trick-or-treaters will probably get lots of extra fun since Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year. That […]