Experience Downtown Wichita for the holidays!

Discover the uniqueness of Downtown Wichita this holiday season with one-of-a-kind retailers, delectable restaurants, beloved traditions, and new adventures.

Downtown offers unique retailers ideal for finding one-of-a-kind holiday gifts, delectable local restaurants serving up handcrafted holiday cocktails and dinners, and exciting holiday events that are perfect to share with friends and family! Enjoy beloved traditions and create new memories this holiday season while you Play, Shop, and Dine in Downtown Wichita for the holidays!

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Downtown Wichita is the place to be this holiday season! Get into the holiday spirit with activities and events each and every day. Whether attending an event for the first time, or carrying on a family tradition, Downtown has seasonal lights, concerts, live theater performances, and more for everyone!

Seasonal Lights

Performances & Shows

Holiday Music

Other Events

Kid-friendly

Movie Screening

December 19-25

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 19 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 19 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 19 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Old Town Square Carriage Rides

Dec. 19 from 12:00-4:00pm

Free Carriage Rides

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 19 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 20 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 20 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 20 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 20 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Hip Hop Nutcracker at the Orpheum Theatre

Dec. 20 at 7:00pm

Live Performance

Broadway Christmas Wonderland at Century II

Dec. 20 at 7:30pm

Live Performance

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 21 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 21 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 21 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 21 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Roxy's Downtown presents: | The Kyle and Monte Christmas Musical

Dec. 21 at 8:00pm

Live Performance Theatere

Broadway Christmas Wonderland at Century II

Dec. 21 at 7:30pm

Live Performance Theatere

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 22 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 22 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 22 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 22 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Roxy's Downtown presents: | The Kyle and Monte Christmas Musical

Dec. 22 at 8:00pm

Live Performance Theatere

Broadway Christmas Wonderland at Century II

Dec. 22 at 7:30pm

Live Performance Theatere

Winter Break Edventures at Exploration Place

Dec. 22 at 9:00am

Children's Activities

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 23 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 23 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 23 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 23 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Roxy's Downtown presents: | The Kyle and Monte Christmas Musical

Dec. 23 at 8:00pm

Live Performance Theatere

Winter Break Edventures at Exploration Place

Dec. 23 at 9:00am

Children's Activities

Holiday Jazz Performance at Hotel Old Town

Dec. 23 from 5:00-9:00pm

Live Jazz Performance

Wichita Thunder Hockey presents: | A Night with Santa

Dec. 23 at 7:00pm

A Night with Santa

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 24 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 24 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 24 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 25 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 25 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 25 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

December 25-31

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 26 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 26 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 26 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 26 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 27 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 27 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 27 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Winter Break Edventures at Exploration Place

Dec. 27 at 9:00am

Children's Activities

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 27 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 28 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 28 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 28 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Winter Break Edventures at Exploration Place

Dec. 28 at 9:00am

Children's Activities

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 28 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 29 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 29 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 29 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Winter Art Mania

Dec. 29 at 11:00am

Holiday Arts and Activities

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 29 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Illuminations at Botanica

Dec. 30 at 5:30pm

Holiday Lights Display

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 30 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 30 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Mosley Street Melodrama presents: | Holidays of our Lives

Dec. 30 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Holiday Jazz Performance at Hotel Old Town

Dec. 30 from 5:00-9:00pm

Live Jazz Performance

Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show at Exploration Place

Dec. 31 at 10:00am

Holiday Exhibition

Holiday Dome Show: "Let It Snow!"

Dec. 31 at 10:00am

Holiday Picture Show

Holiday Jazz Performance at Hotel Old Town

Dec. 31 from 5:00-9:00pm

Live Jazz Performance

New Year's Eve Events

31Midnight, an Ambassador Affair

Dec. 31 at 4:00pm

Celebrate the New Year at Sienna Tuscan Steakhouse and the Dockum Apothecary

New Year's Eve with DJ Manny at Peerless Bar

Dec. 31 at 9:00pm

Celebrate the New Year

NYE 2016 with Tracy Smith

Dec. 31 at 7:30pm

Ring in the New Year at the Looney Bin

New Year's Show at Barleycorn's

Dec. 31 at 9:00pm

Carrie Nation & the Speakeasy with the Travel Guide

Hyatt Regency New Year's Eve Disco Dance

Dec. 31 at 7:00pm

Hosted bv 103.7 KEYN, featuring Lucky People Band

Illuminations New Year's Eve Celebration

Dec. 31 from 5:30pm-8:30pm

Fireworks display and a performance from the Polished Brass Quintet

Rockin' and Ringin' in 2017 at Mosley Street Melodrama

Dec. 31 at 6:30pm

Live Performance Theatre

New Year's Eve Surprise at Roxy's Downtown

Dec. 31 at 8:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Once Upon a New Year's Dream at the Wichita Scottish Rite Center

Dec. 31 at 6:00pm

Live Performance Theatre

Shop

Downtown Wichita has the unique shops and boutiques to purchase one-of-a-kind gifts for loved ones, friends, and family members. With a large number of independently owned and operated merchants, you'll find antique treasures, handcrafted jewelry and clothing, original artwork, and much more.

Home Decor & Art

Antiques

Women's Boutiques & Jewelry Stores

Fitness & Outdoors

Find a full listing of Downtown shops by visiting the Downtown Wichita interactive map

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DINE

Celebrate the holidays with delectable eats and drinks in Downtown Wichita!

A diverse offering of over 50 restaurants makes Downtown the premier place to dine with friends, family, and colleagues this holiday season. Whether you are craving the feel of a laid back cafe, upscale chic dining or a crowded sports bar, Downtown Wichita has the atmosphere and restaurant for you. Fresh baked goods, homemade confections, plus a variety of unique cafes, delis and restaurants tempt the taste buds with a wonderful selection of delectable foods and treats.

PARK

Hassle free parking and transportation in Downtown Wichita make the holiday season easy.

Park in Downtown at centrally located surface parking lots, covered garages, or on-street parking spaces, for shopping, events, and more! Find all available parking by visiting www.parkdowntown.org and specific event venue parking below. Once parked, the free Q-Line trolley will transport visitors to shops, restaurants, and museums throughout Downtown. The Q-Line shuttle runs Monday through Thursday from 6pm - 10pm, and on Friday and Saturday from 6pm - Midnight. In addition, the trolley runs an extended museum route on Saturday afternoon from noon - 6pm. For more information on the Q-Line shuttle visit www.parkdowntown.org.

Enjoy the holidays in Downtown Wichita!