Salina...a blend of 'big city' amenities and relaxed 'small city' charm, is the perfect place to Stay, Shop, Dine, See & Do this fall and holiday season! The Visit Salina staff will help you plan a great getaway, event, meeting, or day trip! Take a quick look at what we have to offer in our Visit Salina Guide! (See below for a great opportunity via our Guide survey!)
Salina really does have something for everyone! Make family memories in Salina! Rolling Hills Zoo has two experiences to offer their visitors - at the beautiful outdoor zoological park and the indoor wildlife museum. Young and old will love the Salina Symphony presentation of "Disney in Concert - Tale As Old As Time) (1/25). The very entertaining Harlem Globetrotters take the floor at the Bicentennial Center (2/1).
Looking for more extreme fun? Tickets are on sale for the "Toughest Monster Truck Tour on Dirt" Show at the Bicentennial Center, February 6 & 7. Gridiron action more your thing? Register to play in the Hangar Bowl, an Adult Indoor Flag Football Tournament at Sharp Performance (2/20-22), and get your tickets NOW for the Salina Bombers home schedule at the Bicentennial Center, starting with pre-season action (2/22). Sharp Performance also has an Indoor Archery Shoot (2/28-3/1). The Salina Gun Show returns to the 4H Building (2/27-28).
Salina is well known for ALL the cultural opportunities and entertainment we have to offer! Take a look below at what we have in store, and for more information, go to salinaarts.com.
Coming soon to the historic Stiefel Theatre of the Performing Arts marquee: "Tribute to 80's and 90's Rock" featuring the bands Paramount and Rockgarden (2/7); Cantus in concert (2/8); David Sanborn (2/14) and Wynona and Friends: Stories & Song Tour (2/19). The best live theatre between Topeka and Denver can be discovered at Salina Community Theater, with weekend performance of "Barefoot in the Park" (1/9-25) and "Clybourne Park" (2/13-28). Salina Bicentennial Center presents The Very Best of Celtic Thunder (2/16).
Beyond performances, from galleries to exhibitions to an eclectic public art collection and great films, Salina IS about the arts. Salina Art Center is nationally acclaimed for their exhibitions and programming. The Art Center Cinema features cutting-edge films every evening. Public art is accessible across the community on thoroughfares and buildings, in parks and alleyways. The Yesteryear Museum is always a surprise for visitors who explore their agricultural related exhibits. Learn about this region at the Smoky Hill Museum now proudly featuring the exhibit "Dust, Depression and the New Deal: Life in the 1930's", along with their permanent exhibit celebrating the settling of this region.
Salina Downtown has much to offer for quirky shopping and eclectic dining, and SculptureTour Salina which features 26 sculptures on loan from across the U.S. - well worth the trip to the heart of our community! In fact, all of Salina is a great place to shop, and getting better all the time! In addition to downtown, you can enjoy shopping the anchor stores and national brands found at Central Mall and across town, or more of the eclectic specialty shops throughout the community.
Most getaways are only as good as the food...and our restaurants are the reason Salina was named "Best Midwest Food Town 2010" by Midwest Living magazine. From ethnic cuisines to locally grown, and down home barbecue to Midwestern fare and breweries, Salina will satisfy your tastes. As you plan your visit, be sure to check out Salina's many accommodations, all ready to welcome you! Need more ideas? We have them - on the Visit Salina online Calendar of Events!
Visit Salina would like to know more about our visitors. Take a few moments to participate in our Visitor Profile Survey, and be entered for a chance at a $500 Visa Gift Card. Check out our Visit Salina Guide, and then provide us some feedback about that publication for a second chance to win the $500 gift card. Winner of the gift card will be drawn from surveys collected through June 1, 2015.
Make plans Right now to Visit Salina! For more information, contact the Visit Salina office toll free at 1-877-725-4625 or email us. See you in Salina!