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


These Wichita date 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 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!

Thank you to our friends at Redrock Canyon Grill for sponsoring this Date Guide!

Make Redrock Canyon Grill your next date night spot.  The outdoor fireplace and cozy atmosphere set the tone for a memorable evening.  Located in Bradley Fair, the dinner menu features American classics with a southwest flair, made from scratch.  Pair the Wood-Fired Rotisserie Chicken or North Coast Salmon with a hand-crafted cocktail.  Finish your meal with the Something Chocolate dessert or a glass of wine from the extensive wine menu. 

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Dates for Aviation Lovers

Dates for Adrenaline Junkies

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:

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