Thursdays at Exploration Place just got more awesome! Mark your calendars for weekly Food Truck Thursday events this summer. Chow down with Wichita’s finest food trucks, grab a drink from the bar, jam out to live music, play games, and more all while you enjoy our scenic view of the Keeper of the Plains. Plus, bring the whole family to check out our exhibits.

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Time: 5:30 – 9 p.m.


July 22
Teacher Appreciation Night – Teachers get in FREE with school I.D. Not a teacher or a member? Use the Sunflower Summer app to score free admission.
Food Trucks: Noble House / Marineros Tacos y Mas / Mrs. Cole’s Tropical Sno Dealership
Music: Grant and Pauly / Vinyl Ritchie

July 29
ICTeeth / Smile Safari / Evergy Night
Food Trucks: U-Hungry / Mrs. Cole’s Tropical Sno Dealership
Groove 42

Aug. 5
Textron Night
Special Event: Monster Fish Tales with Dr. Zeb Hogan
Food Trucks:
The Bomb BBQ / Hot-2-Trot Hotdogs / Noble House / Mrs. Cole’s Tropical Sno Dealership
Llew and Val / Llew Brown Band

Aug. 12
Food Trucks: Primos Food Truck / Big Granny’s / Mrs. Cole’s Tropical Sno Dealership
Annie Up

Access to food trucks/music:
Includes access to live music, and food trucks. Event ends with the Ring of Fire lighting at the Keeper of the Plains. Food and drinks sold separately. Some seating will be provided, but lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged.

Exhibit admission
Guests: $5 for adults, $3 for children
Includes all exhibits. Dome Theater tickets sold separately.

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*Applies to families of Kansas students ages pre-K through 12th grade.
– Includes admission to all exhibits and dome shows
– Food and drink are sold separately
– Guests who do not have a Kansas student ages pre-K through12th grade or who have already visited Exploration Place through the Sunflower Summer program will be charged $5 per adult and $3 per child to view the exhibits.