SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) In honor of Memorial Day on Monday, several events are planned to honor military men and women who have died in service. Some city offices and services will be closed.
▪️ Memorial Day Flag Posting
Time: 9 a.m.– 12 p.m.
Location: Old Mission Mortuary & Wichita Park Cemetery, 3424 E 21st St N
Place flags on military markers at this location and at White Chapel Cemetery.
▪️ Memorial Day Weekend at Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Time: May 25-27, 9 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Location: Tanganyika Wildlife Park, 1000 S Hawkins Ln, Goddard
25% off admission to all military personnel and their immediate family, plus veterans during memorial day weekend (Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27). Come out for a fun adventure and discover what makes us wildly different.
▪️ Memorial Day Weekend at the Zoo
Time: May 25-27, 8 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Location: Rolling Hills Zoo, 625 N Hedville Rd, Salina
As part of their 20th Anniversary Celebration, EVERYONE gets 20% OFF ADMISSION on Monday, May 27th. Zoo-side Entrance will be open starting on Friday, May 24th. Plus, with the kick off of MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND, Summer Hours will begin Saturday, May 25th.
▪️ Living History Memorial Day Weekend
Time: May 25-27, 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Location: Fort Larned National Historic Site, 1767 KS HWY 156, Larned
The regular activities will be available such as the post blacksmith and the rifle and artillery firing demonstrations. There will also be 19th century dance lessons, games in the Post School for the kids, the story of Hancock’s War, as well as carriage rides.
▪️ Memorial Day Concert at Botanica
Time: May 27, 3 p.m.
Location: Botanica, 701 Amidon St.
Celebrate this Memorial Day on Botanica's terrace with the Delano Wind Ensemble, 135th Infantry Division Army Corps Band, McConnell Air Force Base Honor Guard and Windwagon Smith (General admission applies).
▪️ Memorial Sunday Weekend Shenanigans
Time: May 26-27, 9 p.m.– 1:30 a.m.
Location: Fever Night Life, 116 N Mead
▪️ Memorial Day Celebration & Golf Tournament
Time: May 27, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Rolling Hills Country Club, 223 S Westlink
Childcare provided for tournament at the pool from 8:30 am until you are finished playing. Children must be toilet trained and older. $10 per child/includes lunch. Reservations Required and can be made online or by calling the office.
▪️ Memorial Day Zumba in Blue
Time: May 27, 10:30 a.m.– 12 p.m.
Location: McAdams Recreation Center, 1329 E 13th St N
Start your Memorial Day with a Fun Fitness Party. There is no fee to attend but donations will be accepted for the ICT Wear Blue Non-Profit.
▪️ City Hall
▪️ Neighborhood Resource Centers
▪️ Wichita Public Library locations
▪️ Park & Recreation Centers
▪️ Great Plains Nature Center
▪️ Old Cowtown Museum
▪️ Mid-America All-Indian Center
▪️ Century II administrative offices
▪️ Wichita TIX administrative offices
▪️ Transit administrative offices