Wichita exudes friendliness and offers amenities, affordability, a welcoming spirit and a wide variety of unique options for meeting space, including inspiring and functional open-air venues that can accommodate groups of all sizes.
From picturesque farms and wineries to vibrant, urban spaces, Wichita has venue options that offer outdoor space for groups of many sizes. Plan your next event in the heart of the country, get outside and enjoy some fresh air!
A few ideas to get you started:
- A variety of meeting spaces surrounded by nature can be found at Botanica Wichita’s 20-plus themed gardens.
- Chicken N Pickle is an entertainment complex and meeting venue featuring 10 pickleball courts (six indoor and four outdoor), two bocce ball courts, four shuffleboard courts and outdoor lawn games like Jenga and cornhole. Plus, ice-skating during winter months.
- Surrounded by acres of majestic trees and landscaped grounds, Eberly Farm has outdoor pavilions, an outdoor stage and more.
- Dramatic architecture and stunning river views serve as the backdrop for events at Exploration Place.
- Grace Hill Winery is a 10-acre vineyard offering a beautiful backdrop for small meetings.
- Jenny Dawn Cellars, a winery in downtown Wichita, crafts their own wines on-site and has a spacious patio for groups.
- Travel back in time and experience Wichita like it’s 1865 when you choose Old Cowtown Museum for your next outdoor event.
- Riverfront Stadium is on the west bank of the Arkansas River in downtown Wichita and has one of the best views of the city’s skyline.
- Find backdrops that include penguin, elephant, tiger and bear enclosures at Sedgwick County Zoo.
- Tanganyika Wildlife Park showcases beautiful landscapes and some of the world’s most rare and endangered animals.
- In the heart of downtown Wichita, you’ll find the iconic Union Station District Venue.
- Your attendees can enjoy local beers on tap, yard games and more at the indoor/outdoor venue WAVE.
Additionally, many Wichita restaurants offer unique outdoor patio spaces – perfect for offsite gatherings. Find ideas and take a look at our full list of facilities.