Chocolate for breakfast! Savor exquisite handmade chocolates at Ceros. Shop 'til you drop at one or all eight shopping districts. Eat a light lunch on the patio at Newport Grill or The Monarch. Save room for dessert! Treat yourself to some TLC in a spa treatment at Healing Waters. Examine American art at the Wichita Art Museum or contemporary art at the Ulrich Museum of Art. Sit back and relax with dinner and wine at Larkspur.
Stroll on down by the lakeside and enjoy an array of shopping at Bradley Fair at Wilson Estates. The open plaza includes local restaurants, more than 53 stores for shopping and nearby parking. Keep an eye out for jazz concerts during the summer, community events and horse-drawn carriages during the holiday seasons.
Art galleries and art museums open their doors to the community offering the best art in Wichita for free on the last Friday of every month. Ride the Q-Line around downtown Wichita to visit nearly 30 gallery showcases, many of which offer free hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Several galleries incorporate artist demonstrations or live music.
Have a soda at Old Mill Tasty Shop the old-fashioned way. Made from a working, marble counter, try the soda with one of our popular sandwiches of peanut butter, banana and honey sandwich. If you love chocolate then make sure to have one of the delicious chocolate malts or go for our daily blue-plate special. This traditional Wichita store is open Monday through Saturday and is locally owned.
Dating back to the late 1800s, the Old Town District is composed of historic elements including the lampposts and brick streets and warehouses. The architecture of this area gives this Wichita area unique and historical character. Enjoy the old town feel while visiting one of the 100 local businesses in the district ranging from shops, clubs theaters, restaurants, galleries and museums.
Take a regular class, plan or corporate event or private party at Pinot's Palette where you can drink, paint artwork and just have some plain ole fun. Enjoy time with your girlfriends as you become inspired by local artists and leave with your own artwork masterpiece.