Catch a magical live holiday performance, take the family on a Christmas lights tour or see the Wichita Thunder Hockey or Wichita State basketball teams in action. Along with visits from Santa, Wichita is offering lots of family-friendly activities and Christmas experiences this season. Here’s a list of things to do in December in the Heart of the Country.

Cast members are dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Holiday Special production by Music Theatre Wichita

Holiday Events

Cartoon dogs including Bluey grace the advertisement for the production of Bluey's Big Paly at Century II

Other Family Friendly Events

The Air Capital Hoopfest logo with wings and a basketball over a basketball court


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Markets & More

A poster with Christmas tree artwork advertises the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas concert coming to Hartman Arena in December 2022

Performing Arts

Clint Black and two women pose for an advertisement for his upcoming tour

Live Music & Comedy

Colors of blue, red and green create a kaleidoscope image to advertise for the Kaleidoscope exhibit at Wichita Art Museum

Arts & Culture

Natalie Wood and Santa Clause share a scene in the film Miracle on 34th Street

Film Screenings

Four women pose with cocktails in an advertisement for the 12 Drinks of Christmas event at Exploration Place

Adult-focused Events

For the latest list of events and experiences, check out the Visit Wichita calendar of events.