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Spring Break Activities and Things to Do in Wichita

This is your Wichita Spring Break on the Cheap guide to activities for families and kids in 2024. We have listed free Spring break ideas along with other deals on things to do in Wichita. This article includes a mix of indoor and outdoor activities, including museum deals, exploring local parks, special spring break activities, attraction discount days, and more around town. 

Spring Break is March 11 – 15, 2024 for USD 259. If you are looking for Spring Break Camps in Wichita, we have a list of what’s being offered around town.

I know it seems early, but it’s time to consider signing up for Summer Camps in Wichita

This article is about Spring Break ideas and activities for kids. This Article Includes: 

  • FREE Spring Break Ideas
  • Other Spring Break Activities 
  • Shopping Ideas over Spring Break
  • St. Patrick’s Day in Wichita 
  • Spring Break Deals Day by Day
  • Spring Break Food Deals


Sprig Break Ideas in Wichita

FREE Spring Break Things to Do and Activities in Wichita: 

FREE Kids Learning & Activities for Spring Break: 

FREE Classes in Wichita for Spring Break presented by the Wichita Public Libraries. They offer over 35+ activities, story times, teen classes, and more. 

Advanced Learning Library in downtown Wichita. You are free to visit indoor and outdoor spaces. 

FREE Outdoor Activities for Spring Break: 

Best FREE Parks. Our list of top playgrounds and parks in and around Wichita. 

Where to Walk in Wichita. Nothing is cheaper or more relaxing than walking outside. This is our list of trails with great scenery. 

Keeper of the Plains & the Wichita Troll is a Wichiata landmark. It’s free to visit and a great place to snap some cool pictures. 

Kansas Wildlife Exhibit is a free zoo in Riverside. 

Disc golf or Frisbee Golf is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, and it’s FREE to play if you have a frisbee.

Great Plains Nature Center has a week of spring break activities planned. Visit Monday – Thursday from 10 am to 1 pm—10:30 a.m.  The Koch Habitat Hall will be open, with hands-on, interactive displays and exhibits and a 2200-gallon aquarium. If the weather is beautiful, enjoy the Chisholm Trail Nature Center just outside the nature center. Admission to everything at the GPNC is free.

Chicken N Pickle has a FREE game yard with oversized games and FREE weekly events like Bingo, Trivaia, Singo, and more. Remember that you can bring your dog to the game yard. 

FREE Arts & Cultures: 

Wichita Art Museum has great Free Indoor play area called PLAY. It has a variety of rotating activities that support creative play, ignite the imagination, and connect visitors to the art collection.

Ulrich Museum of Art is at Wichita State University; it’s free to visit. 

City Arts is in Downtown Wichita offers classes but the gallery is free to visit. 

Karg Art Glass – It’s free to go in and watch the glassblowers at work 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, but call to confirm. The gallery is open 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There are a variety of items in the gallery at a range of prices, so you might be able to score an affordable, one-of-a-kind piece. Thanks to Sherry for mentioning this on Facebook!

Pro Tip: If you want to do Spring Cleaning this year. Here is our list of Where to Donate in Wichita

Spring Break ideas in Wichita

Other Spring Break Ideas & Activities in Wichita: 

Exploration Place is offering extended hours during spring break this year. From March 8th to 16th, 2024, you can enjoy the museum from 10 am to 8 pm. 

Kid-Friendly Attractions in Wichita. This is a great list of what Wichita has to offer for kiddos. 

Mini Golf Courses indoors and outdoors in Wichita. 

Self Service Kayaks equipment in Wichita. You can rent kayaks and enjoy the Arkansas River and OJ Watson Park Lake. 

Movies in Wichita. Find out when and where the best movie deals. 

Bowling Specials in Deals in Wichita is a great indoor activity if the weather is cold during Spring Break. 

Indoor Play Places for Kids in case it’s too cold or hot outside for Spring Break. 

Sedgwick County Zoo Get the most from your membership (or the cost of admission) by timing your visit to take in a Keeper Talk or animal feeding time. Check the Daily Schedule at the Sedgwick County Zoo website to find out when you can watch the elephant training, the alligator feeding, or talk to the zookeepers about the new baby orangutan. Scroll down the Planning Your Visit page  to find out about the Giraffe Feeding Station, Boat Tour, the free Tram tours, stroller rental, and more. A zoo membership can save you a ton of money since you get unlimited free visits throughout the year.

Urban Air Adventure Park is more than just a trampoline park. 

Museum of World Treasures will have some extra activities from 10 am – 3 pm during Spring Break. 

How to Experience Top Golf on a Budget. Topgolf is an entertainment venue that combines golfing with a social atmosphere, offering players of all skill levels a fun and interactive experience with food, drinks, and high-tech driving range games.

Starlite Drive-In Movie Theater is a great way to see 3 movies for one price! 

Pro Tip: Tanganyika and Field Station: Dinosaurs are now open! Both open each year right before Spring break. 

Spring Break ICT

Shopping Ideas to Checkout Over Spring Break: 

St Patrick’s Day is at the end of Spring Break: 

Paddy’s Day parade in Delano is on March 16, 2024 and its FREE to attend. This is a family favorite, so make sure to put this on the calendar. 

Pro Tip: The Wichita Flea Market will also be at Riverfront Stadium on March 16th. You can enjoy the parade and walk over to the Market. The baseball stadium will be filled with over 200+ local and regional booths. See what unique items you can find! 

St. Paddy Day Party at Naftzger Park is FREE, featuring live music, bagpipes, and games. They will have food and a blarney beer garden for purchase. 

Spring Break in Wichita this Year

Spring Break Food Deals:

Deals change often, so make sure to double-check before going. We work hard to keep everything up to date. 

Spring Break Deals By the Days of the Week:








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