Wichita on the Cheap

Live the Good Life for Less & Never Miss a Deal

Wichita Holiday Gift Guide

Here is our Holiday Gift Guide of ideas for 2022. Some of these are great deals and some are just unique items we wanted to share. We know holiday shopping can be hard so checkout the Gift Guide below to see local Wichita business that have special gifts to offer this year. We hope this helps! 

2Uauto Car Detailing 

Don’t know what to get for that hard person to buy for?  This local company will come to you and clean your  car! This is the perfect gift for anyone who has a car and is hard to buy for. Visit their website HERE 

  • If they have a car, chances are they would be thrilled to receive an auto detailing gift certificate. 2U AUTO’s Basic Interior cleaning is $71 + tax so total $76.33. They have a 10% off gift card sale so you can get a gift card that covers the Basic Interior cleaning for $68.70. They also have other premium packages with prices listed on their website. Take the price of the package of your choice and purchase a gift card on their website for that amount. 


Chicken N Pickle: Gift Cards and $35 paddle 

What is Chicken N Pickle? Its an Outdoor/Indoor Entertainment Venue and Restaurant Concept in Wichita, KS. Play Pickleball, grab a healthy bite to eat, or enjoy lawn games in the summer or ice-skating in the winter. We have a few ideas for the hard-to-buy-for family member or friend. Visit there website HERE

  • Did you know Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the US? A great gift is their new paddle for only $35. It’s great quality and the best paddle in town for the price! 


  • Gift Card: That can be used for ice skating, pickleball, and delicouse food. This is a gift all ages would love and is perfect for high school and college students.

Holiday Gift Guide


The Wichita Gardens has 20 acres of beautifully developed gardens for you to enjoy. With ever-changing scenery, educational classes for young and old, and special events to entertain and amuse, visit Botanica year-round and take advantage of all that the Gardens have to offer! Visit their website HERE 

  • Purchase a family membership gift bag and get $5 off now through December 5th! Includes a family membership and other stocking stuffers from our Botanica gift shop (supplies may vary, while supplies last)!


  • You can purchase $3 carousel tokens in the Gift Shop for the perfect gift or stocking stuffer. The Carousel at Botanica is the restored Joyland Merry-go-round. It’s the perfect gift of joy for all ages.


Johnson’s Garden Center 

Wichita’s favorite hometown garden center has been serving gardeners all around Kansas for over 90 years. They are a fourth-generation family-owned business. We have 3 recommendations for this Holiday season that would be perfect for teachers, neighbors, or loved ones. Visit their website HERE

  • Gift Card Special – Buy $50 Get $10. November 25-December 24 customers who purchase a $50 gift card will get a $10 gift card free. We also always ship gift cards for free. https://www.johnsonsgarden.com/gift-certificates
  • Pinion Wood & Chimeneas- This is just one of our favorite gifts. Pinion wood smells amazing when it burns, and we love extending the outdoor season. This is a perfect gift for the men in our lives
  • Twisted Pepper Dips & Soups – Twisted Pepper Soup and Dip mixes are locally made, and just super handy to have on hand for the holidays. This is a yummy and easy gift to give.


Crumbly is Good! Serving The Public Since 1930! Nuway is a Wichita tradition and is the perfect gift for out-of-town families and grandparents. Visit their website HERE 

  • 12 packs of frozen Nuway’s for $47.99. They are double-wrapped and freezer safe. All you have to do is microwave and enjoy. It breaks down to around $4 a meal. 

Over 65 Amazon Holiday Gifts under $10 

Teacher Gifts under $25 

The Spice Merchant 

Wichita’s “gem” for fresh roasted coffees, teas & accessories, spices, cooking ingredients & tools. Visit their website HERE 

  • Give the gift of Coffee. Some of the Coffee starts at $7.50 like the Almond Amaretto, Chocolate Raspberry, and more
  • Give the gift of Tea. Some of the Tea starts at $5 like the Chester, Estate Blend, and more


Freddy’s Frozen Custard 

Freddy’s has become one of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S. starting in 2002 with a single restaurant in Wichita, Kansas to more than 400 locations today. Visit their website HERE

  • Freddy’s Steakhouse Famous Steakburger Seasoning. You can get it through Amazon or any Freddy’s location. It runs around $12 per bottle.

Rocket Fizz

Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shops is a one-stop-shops for all of your soda pop and candy cravings. They have thousands of bottled soda pops and candies from all over America, including some from other galaxies. The gigantic selection will launch you back in time to when you were a kid—even if you are over a hundred light-years old. And if you are a kid, don’t plan on growing up when you are inside a Rocket Fizz store there is too much silly fun to be had.

  • They have thousands of bottled sodas starting at $2.59 or you can do a 4 pack with some sodas for $9.59
    • Here are a few of their thousands of flavors:
      • Candy Cane
      • Cookies and Cream
      • Barf – for your not-so-favorite relative
      • John Wayne Root Beer
      • Bacon Soda
  • They have a large selection of saltwater taffy that starts at $8.99 per bag

Holiday Gift Ideas: 

Over 65 Amazon Holiday Gifts under $10 

Teacher Gifts under $25 

Can’t get enough of the Holidays? Check out these Holly Jolly posts!

Day by day guide to holiday events in Wichita

Christmas Lights in Wichita

Where to See Santa in Wichita

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Wichita Christmas Tree Farms 

Wichita Holiday Gift Guide 

Holiday Craft Shows, Local Vendor Markets, and Shopping Events

Scroll to the top