Things to do in Downtown Wichita

Kansas’ largest city is also its cultural epicenter, with countless things to see and experience. Maybe your idea of a great day involves exploring the brick-lined avenues of Old Wichita, or enjoying a performance at the Orpheum Theatre. Or maybe you’d like to treat your family to a ballgame at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Whatever you’re in the mood to do, we guarantee you won’t be bored here.

Located in the heart of downtown Wichita, the 316 Hotel puts the best of the Doo-Dah within your reach. We’ve listed some of our favorite attractions for you below. Best of all: we provide a free shuttle to and from all of them!

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The Orpheum Theatre

Distance from hotel: 0.9 miles
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Don’t miss a visit to the iconic Orpheum Theatre! With over 90 years of history, it’s one of Wichita’s most treasured landmarks, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Events range from film screenings and concerts to comedy shows.

Old Town Wichita

Distance from hotel: 1.2 miles
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Discover the perfect combination of historic charm and modern style in this vibrant neighborhood, which offers everything from terrific shopping and dining to art galleries and luxury apartment buildings. Check out Roxy’s Downtown while you’re here!

Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center

Distance from hotel: 1.4 miles
Exterior at 316 Hotel, Wichita, USA

With nearly 200,000 square feet of venue space and capacity for 2,195 in its concert hall, Century II is Wichita’s premier destination for large-scale exhibitions and performances. It’s home to the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, among others.

INTRUST Bank Arena

Distance from hotel: 1.4 miles
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This 15,000-capacity arena hosts everything from hockey games to wrestling matches and even bull riding tournaments, as well as concerts. It’ll also be home to some of the first and second round games of the 2018 men’s NCAA basketball tournament. 

Lawrence-Dumont Stadium

Distance from hotel: 2.0 miles
Exterior at 316 Hotel, Wichita, USA

Catch a Wichita Wingnuts baseball game (and soak in amazing downtown views) at this 6,400-person stadium, which has been in use since 1935. 

Wichita State University

Distance from hotel: 3.5 miles
Exterior at 316 Hotel, Wichita, USA

Stroll the 330-acre main campus of this state university, which includes the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art – as well as Eck stadium, where the Shockers play their home games.

316 Hotel

Exterior at 316 Hotel, Wichita, USA

1011 N Topeka Street, Wichita, KS 67214, USA