Shop local with 2nd saturday
Support local merchants, and save money on Saturday, December 14
The 2nd Saturday shopping event occurs the second Saturday of every month and is a great way to support local businesses in Downtown, Old Town, Delano and the Douglas Design District. Plus you save money while doing it! For $5 you can purchase either a re-usable 2nd Saturday shopping tote or the NEW wallet loyalty card & keychain tag to receive discounts at any participating merchants. Check out website monthly to see where you can save! view all >
KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY conceptualizes CITY OWNED CATALYST SITES
K-State illustrates nine visionary urban site plans that build upon the long-range urban framework proposed in the Wichita Downtown Master Plan, Project Downtown.
Through a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and support from local design firms, the WDDC was able to sponsor an urban design studio class from Kansas State University for the Spring Semester 2013. view all >
A new mixed-use development project for Project Downtown’s Catalyst Site One on the west bank of the Arkansas River.
Recently approved by the Wichita City Council, the new development, River Vista, will be a 154-unit apartment project with a 20,000 SF two-story commercial building located on McLean Boulevard. Along with this development, the City has committed to make improvements to the river front and adjacent Delano Park. view all >
The LUX is now leasing!
MODERN. DOWNTOWN. LIVING.
The leasing has begun! The LUX is currently leasing spaces available for move in immediately.
The LUX is the redevelopment of the Kansas Gas & Electric Building on First and Market Street. The project will be a mixed-use development offering office, residential and luxury terraces overlooking the City's skyline. view all >
2012 Downtown Economic Report
Growth in markets such as residential, hospitality, commercial and retail are strengthening the city's center. A thriving Downtown is key to our city's and region's success, and our Downtown continues to grow.
The Wichita Downtown Development Corporation is pleased to provide this first report of Downtown Economic Data. This document is designed to be a resource for those who own, develop, market, or invest in real estate. The WDDC will continue to refine and develop the content of this document on an annual basis. view all >
Garvey Center owner, Builders, Inc., will be constructing 36 new modern apartments in Downtown
Corner 365 is a brand new development project in Downtown at First and Waco just North of the Garvey Center. This new residential project will have 36 one and two bedroom units. Construction is moving along quickly and is set to be completed by the end of 2013. Pre leasing is set to begin soon. view all >
KANSAS LEADERSHIP CENTER AT BLOCK ONE IS COMPLETE
Construction of the Kansas Leadership Center and Kansas Health Foundation Conference Center at Block One is now complete
Construction on the new 36,000-square-foot LEED-certified Kansas Leadership Center and Kansas Health Foundation Conference Center is now complete. KLC headquarters is now officially at 325 E. Douglas. The completion of this project marks the first new building along the core of Douglas in 38 years. Check out the KLC video under "Media" tab to learn more about the design of the new building. view all >
VALUE PLACE APARTMENTS
Currently under construction, the new VALUE PLACE APARTMENTS will offer flexible living choices
The new $10 Million VALUE PLACE APARTMENTS, located at 411 W. Maple, will deliver flexible living choices with all bills paid, short leases, furnished or unfurnished one, two or three bedroom new apartments on the West bank of Arkansas River and adjacent to the Wichita Ice Center. view all >
2013 Downtown Development Guide
Find all the information you need about doing business in Downtown Wichita, including economic programs, Downtown statistics, and current markets.
This guide includes information on Residential, Hotel, Retail and Office Development, Attractions & Conventions statistics as well as Q-Line information. An updated list of Downtown Projects Under Construction, Downtown Projects Completed and Helpful Contacts is also included. view all >
2012 Project Downtown Annual Report
Project Downtown: The Master Plan for Wichita continues to serve as an effective instrument in guiding strategic public investment and cultivating private development.
Growth in key markets such as residential and hospitality are serving as catalysts in related markets as retail and service industries. In 2011, over $60 million in projects were completed and over $94 million in projects were commenced. We are pleased to report in 2012, this level of investment continued and increased. view all >
Friday is “The After Work Party” 5-8 PM
69¢ Tacos (5-8)
$2 Margaritas (5-8)
Live music (5-8)
This winter we are adding some heat and spice into Friday nights. Back by demand is Viva Havana. Latin dance party featuring salsa dance instructor, Rachel Chinn.
Instruction starts at 9:00pm.
$5 cover charge after 10:00pm.
When Barbie (our Heroine) and G.I. Joe Joe are dropped into the town of Derbysville, they believes it is to wait for Christmas Eve when Santa will stop by to pick them up and deliver them to a good little girl and boy for the Holidays. Unfortunately, they are informed by Ken, Mailbu Barbie, and Chatty Cathy that they have been left there for good by the evil Mr. Potter (our Villain) who has been making Misfit Toys to ruin Christmas. Now they must figure out how to stop Mr. Potter and C.O.B.R.A. toys from making any more unwanted toys and save Christmas for the children of the world. But, WAIT! Could there be a traitor in their midst? See some of your favorite childhood toys come to life for an evening of laughter and good cheer!
Then following intermission, enjoy some of your favorite Christmas hits from the yesterday and today!
Provided by PIG IN PIG OUT BARBEQUE
Menu includes Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket, Smoked Turkey, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, & Green Beans.
Salad and Bread are also provided.
Our hilarious Christmas show, featuring songs and skits from the holiday season!
Starring Kyle Vespestad, Angela Geer, Christi Moore, and Monte Wheeler, and featuring Rich, Ron, John, and Steve, the Cabaret Oldtown Band.
Dinner & Show Tickets: $37.00 per person
Show Only Tickets: $22.00 per person
(No Discounts Available with the Christmas Show)
We know you never need a reason to shop, but we’re giving you a big one! Every 2nd Saturday of the month you are invited to flex your local power shopping muscle in the shops along Douglas.
If that’s not enough, when you shop 2nd Saturday you SAVE MONEY. Simply purchase a re-usable 2nd Saturday shopping bag (available at all participants) for $5 and receive discounts at any of the 2nd Saturday merchants in Delano, Old Town, Downtown & Douglas Design District. Each and every month on the 2nd Saturday just present your 2nd Saturday shopping bag and save money. (Specials and discounts vary by participant and by month.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Wichita State men's basketball team will play a game at INTRUST Bank Arena. The Shockers will face the Tennessee Volunteers, Sat., Dec. 14 at 1 p.m., Central on ESPN2. The Shockers have enjoyed success in their previous three appearances at INTRUST Bank Arena, defeating The University of Tulsa in 2010, The University of Alabama-Birmingham in 2011 and Southern Miss in 2012. Tennessee defeated the Shockers, 69-60, a year ago in Knoxville, Tenn., in a WSU season that would end with an appearance in the Final Four, its first since 1965.
Reserved Ticket Pricing: $28 Orchestra, $23 Lower Balcony, $18 Upper Balcony
The show begins with the early years of Ed Sullivan and includes classic Beatle favorites such as She Loves You, Twist and Shout, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and many others. American English captures the very essence of John, Paul, George and Ringo!
Next, you’ll take a trip with American English as they recreate the psychedelic era of The Beatles. Every musical and visual detail is magically shaped in a colorful journey back in time. You’ll witness incredible versions of selections from Sgt. Pepper and Magical Mystery Tour. All the songs are performed completely live without any tapes or backing tracks.
And in the end, you’ll be transformed to a spectacular musical excursion of the final years of The Beatles partnership. Relive the years of The White Album, Let It Be, and Abbey Road. Moving renditions of songs such as Hey Jude, Something, and Let It Be, are sure to complete the tribute to The Beatles!
tickets: $40, $32, $20, $16, $12.50
Save Yourself: Free Software & Money Saving Sites
Give your budget a break with free software and learn how you can save money on purchases with helpful websites. This free video conference requires no registration.
Saturday, Dec. 14, 4-5:30 p.m.
Warren Theatre Old Town - free holiday movie "It's a Wonderful Life"
Free carriage rides from noon - 4pm