The ULTIMATE List of Wichita Date Night Ideas | 100 Local Things To Do


These Wichita date night ideas are more than just a list of Wichita restaurants and movie theaters – our comprehensive guide offers 100+ ideas for every budget.

Think you’ve run out of Wichita date night ideas? Think again! Just click on the categories below for Wichita date night suggestions for every kind of couple, girls night out or family adventure!

Dates for Aviation Lovers

Dates for Adventurous Couples

Dates for Animal Lovers

Dates for Art Enthusiasts

Dates for Bookworms

Dates for DIY Couples

  • Get a sitter, some cold drinks, and tackle a DIY home project you’ve been putting off (maybe paint your master bedroom or stain the deck?)
  • Spruce up your landscaping
  • Make “state string art” outlining your state and using a heart for the city where you live, got married, etc.
  • Plant a vegetable garden in the spring/summer and can your veggies for winter
  • Take an upholstery class and give your old furniture a fresh look
  • Attend a free DIY workshop at Home Depot
  • Enroll in a fun, homework-free WSU Community Education DIY class

Dates for Foodies

Stay-At-Home Date Ideas

  • Pitch a tent and have your own backyard camp-out
  • Put the kids to bed and cook fancy dinner just for the two of you
  • Have a picnic by the fireplace
  • Play video games
  • Plan an 80s/90s movie marathon
  • Create a dessert buffet and skip dinner altogether
  • Outside-In Dinner & A Movie :: Grab your favorite takeout and a rental from Redbox 
  • Have a TED Talk Marathon   

Date Ideas for History Buffs

Check off all the museums & attractions on our Wichita (& more!) History Bucket List:

Dates for Nature Nuts

Dates for Penny Pinchers

Dates for Science Geeks

Overnights & Weekends

Book a night or two at one of these Wichita favorites:



Check out our posts on day trips from Wichita for more mini-getaway ideas:

Uniquely Wichita


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Wichita Mom's Content Director, Erin owns Elite Media Ink, a marketing + PR agency in Wichita. She spends her days helping local businesses and non-profits navigate the ever-changing waters of marketing & social media. A mother of 2, married to her college sweetheart, Erin's hobbies include bribing herself to exercise, traveling with (and without) her family, and trying to remember where she hid the chocolate.