December Events

The Arc’s Lights – November 23rd through December 28th, 2017

The Arc’s Lights Fundraising Event helps to provide programs that improve the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   $10 Admission Nights – Fridays & Saturdays – 5:30 to 10:00 pm  Pre-purchase admission for $8 at any Wichita QT location  *Donation Nights – Sundays through Thursdays – 5:30 to 9:00 pm  – Visit here for more information 


Illuminations at Botanica – November 24th to December 31st – Illuminations is open seven days a week (excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)  

Illuminations Christmas Light Display  at Botanica  5:30pm-8:30pm  ~ 701 N. Amidon, Wichita, Ks  


Design Build Fly Exhibit Opens at Exploration Place Saturday, December 2nd 2017 

Design Build Fly Exhibit at Exploration Place – Experience this renovated 5,100 square-foot aviation exhibit gallery and encounter dozens of hands-on activities!  Visit The Exploration Place website  for more details! 


Friday December 8th and Saturday December 9th

Victorian Christmas at Cowtown 6 pm- 9pm – Tickets: Regular admission prices​ – Stroll thru Cowtown for this magical Christmas Event!  Santa will be there! Visit the Cowtown website for more information! 


Saturday, December 9th 2017

Santa Paws Holiday Pet Photos at Kansas Humane Society  9:30 am – 4:30 pm  Kansas Humane Society – 3313 N. Hillside, Wichita, Ks  Prints are 8″x10″. No appointment is necessary!  The deluxe package is $20 and includes one backdrop, a digital photo and one print. The platinum package is $30 and includes two backdrops, two digital photos and two prints.  All proceeds benefit KHS and help us provide care, comfort and shelter to over 10,000 homeless pets each year.  Please have your pet on a leash or in a kennel.

Shop Local and support local merchants! “2nd Saturday” Shopping in 4 different Wichita Districts! Purchase a re-usable 2nd Saturday shopping bag or keycard and receive discounts at participating merchants.  Visit the 2nd Saturday website for more info! 

Saturday, December 9th and 16th

Holidays in Old Town – Live Music, Crafts, Visit Santa and more!  Old Town Square – 2nd and Mead, Wichita, Ks ~ For more information on this Event, visit Wichita on the Cheap


December 15th – 16th 2017

New Life Tabernacle presents – The Star – Admission Free –  7:30 pm – Friday-Saturday December 15th – 16th 2017 – 1200 Henry St., Augusta, Ks 


December 30th, 2017

Rock the Dome at Exploration Place!  Visit The Exploration Place website  for Times and Ticket Prices