Holiday Events

Holiday Events
  • Beaded Christmas Ornament Class
    November 6, 2021 / 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Mid-America All Indian Museum
    Get a jump start on your Holiday decorating or gift giving with this beaded ornament. $35.00 All supplies and a visit to the museum included.
  • Clay Christmas Ornament Class
    November 13, 2021 / 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Mid-America All Indian Museum
    Learn to make clay ornaments in the shape of a tipi, a feather or another shape. $35.00 (members $25.00). All supplies included.
  • Santa Brick Stitch Earring Class
    November 20, 2021 / 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Mid-America All Indian Museum
    Make a pair of beaded Santa earrings to wear or give as a gift. This is an intermediate class, some beading experience is necessary. $35-all supplies and a visit to the museum included.
  • Winter Art Mania
    November 26, 2021 / 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Wichita Art Museum
    Get your game on and start your holiday season with us! We welcome kids of all ages to enjoy the fun and excitement of an ar(t)cade. This annual event takes on a new twist with two action-packed days of free admission plus gallery games, artmaking, live performances, art-looking, and many more surprises. The Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center joins us Saturday for live performances that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit! What’s WAM thankful for? Our visitors! Winter Art Mania is sponsored by IMA.
  • Senior Wednesday: Holly, Jolly Holiday
    December 1, 2021 / 11:00am-4:00pm
    Wichita Art Museum

    ​11 am to 4 pm | Museum Store offers discounted shopping

    11 am to 2 pm | The Muse Cafe serves up special discounts

    11:30 am to 1:30 pm | Live holiday music from B-Side in the S. Jim and Darla Farha Great Hall

    Join us for a Holly, Jolly, HoliDAY at WAM just for seniors! Get into that holiday spirit with free admission and entry into a free drawing to win prizes from participating Senior Wednesday organizations. Senior Wednesday offers lifelong learning opportunities for active adults 55+.

  • Victorian Christmas
    December 3-4, 2021 / 6:00pm-9:00pm
    Old Cowtown Museum
    When the weather outside is frightful, Cowtown’s lamp-lit, carol-filled streets will warm you up! There’s something magical about bundling up, stepping into the cold, and enjoying a warm cup of hot chocolate with family and friends. See what's cooking at the farm, and enjoy a Victorian town ready for Christmas. Regular admission prices apply.$9/adults, $8/seniors (ages 62+), $7/youth (ages 12-17), $6/kids (ages 5-11), kids 4 and under FREE! Cowtown Members get in FREE!
  • Indian ART Market
    December 4, 2021 / 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Mid-America All Indian Museum
    Buy art from local native artists this holiday season! Visit MAAIM's Bring the Bosins Home exhibit. Free admission to the Art Market.
  • Breakfast With Santa
    December 4, 2021 / 9:00am-11:00am
    Old Cowtown Museum
    Join Santa for breakfast at Old Cowtown! Kids will make some fun Christmas crafts and enjoy lively holiday music. Plus, they’ll enjoy a reading of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.”
  • Friends of the Wichita Art Museum Holiday Open House
    December 5, 2021 / 2:00pm-4:00pm
    Wichita Art Museum

    ​Celebrate the season with the Friends of the Wichita Art Museum! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be here, so kids may share their holiday wish lists. Visitors will be able to get up close to one of Santa's reindeer from Fulton Farms. The Glitter Elf will share stories, plus there will be craft activities, cookies, punch, and the Spice Merchant will bring their ever-popular hot spiced tea. Dancers of all ages from Kelcy's Dance Studio will entertain. If you're in the mood to sing, join in with the Andover High School Singers as they delight visitors with a mix of old and current holiday favorites. 

  • Holiday Film Unclassic: Elf
    December 9, 2021 / 6:00pm-9:00pm
    Wichita Art Museum

    6 pm | Doors open + cash bar

    7 pm | Interactive film screening

    Buddy is back! WAM Contemporaries are again offering an interactive screening of the hit comedy Elf. Will Ferrell is at his comedic best as the misfit elf Buddy, searching the streets of New York City for his roots. Come for the hip holiday hullabaloo—this means spreading Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear!

    Capacity limited to 150, and advance tickets are required. Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets are $15 for WAM members, $25 for the general public.

  • Victorian Christmas
    December 10-11, 2021 / 6:00pm-9:00pm
    Old Cowtown Museum
    When the weather outside is frightful, Cowtown’s lamp-lit, carol-filled streets will warm you up! There’s something magical about bundling up, stepping into the cold, and enjoying a warm cup of hot chocolate with family and friends. See what's cooking at the farm, and enjoy a Victorian town ready for Christmas. Regular admission prices apply.$9/adults, $8/seniors (ages 62+), $7/youth (ages 12-17), $6/kids (ages 5-11), kids 4 and under FREE! Cowtown Members get in FREE!

  • Breakfast With Santa
    December 11, 2021 / 9:00am-11:00am
    Old Cowtown Museum
    Join Santa for breakfast at Old Cowtown! Kids will make some fun Christmas crafts and enjoy lively holiday music. Plus, they’ll enjoy a reading of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.”
  • Winter Art Mania
    December 26, 2021 / 1:00pm-4:00pm
    Wichita Art Museum

    ​Gnome Place like Home for the Holidays! Bring all your gnomies, big and small, to enjoy this one-day extravaganza of artmaking and all things gnome-tastic. Make your own gnome and take it on a trip through the magic of the Wichita Art Museum. Free admission. 

Holiday Gifts
Golf Wichita Gift Cards
Give the gift of golf this holiday season. It's a great way to get exercise, remain socially distant and be outdoors. Gift cards cover group and private lessons, so it's a great time to get someone started in the game! It is easy to purchase a gift card anytime, anywhere. Visit our web store to send the golfer in your family the perfect golf gift.

Park & Rec Gift Certificates
Not sure what to get that special someone in your life for the holidays? Consider a Park & Recreation gift certificate! Whether it’s getting fit, finding a new hobby or signing up for youth sports, Park & Recreation has activities for all ages and abilities. Gift certificates are good for any Park & Recreation program found on our wichita.gov/Evolve website and concessions at Riverside Tennis Center, OJ Watson Park and South Lakes! Know someone who wants to get active next year? This is a great way to get that someone started. Visit our website to purchase a gift certificate today!