To assist with public safety, please remain diligent in adhering to safe practices outlined by the CDC like wearing a face covering and social distancing when out in the community and stay home if you feel ill. We recommend confirming details and verifying requirements and/or safety procedures for guests before visiting a local shop, attraction, eatery or other business. 

Even though Wichita is fortunate to have more than 200 days of sunshine annually, the weather can be somewhat spontaneous. Thankfully, our amazing city is full of fun things to do no matter the weather!

We’ve created this list of the top things to do on rainy days and during winter’s cold temperatures.


Attractions & Museums

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Performing Arts & Theaters

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  • Choose from a variety of classes and workshops at Mark Arts, including ceramics, culinary, dance, digital arts, drawing, jewelry/metalsmithing, painting and more
  • Classes vary from glass blowing and fusing to photography and photo editing at CityArts
  • See hand-blown glass sculptures being created at Infinity Art Glass and book an appointment for a demonstration or tour
  • View hand-blown art glass being created and find unique artworks in the gift gallery at Karg Art Glass
  • Hone your wood sign-making skills with classes or take-home kits from Board & Brush
  • Paint the Towne has everything you need for a fun guided painting experience. They also have to-go kits that you can take home to create your own masterpiece

Ice Skating at Wichita Ice Center

Sports & Entertainment

Visit our webpage on indoor family fun for more ideas. When you’re building your itinerary, make time to grab brunch from one of Wichita’s more than 1,200 eateries or swing by one of Wichita’s breweries, taprooms and wineries.