Salina...a blend of 'big city' amenities and relaxed 'small city' charm, is the Right place for you! Located in America's heartland at the crossroads of I-70 and I-135, Salina is right in the center of it all. Whether you are looking for a quick getaway, doing some shopping, taking in a concert, theatre performance or sports event, your reason is the Right reason to Visit Salina. The Chamber's Visit Salina staff will help you plan a great getaway, event, meeting, or day trip!
Entertainment abounds at great Salina venues! The good times keep coming at the Salina Bicentennial Center with Darius Rucker, backed by Eli Young Band and David Nail, all in concert Saturday, March 8. The historic Stiefel Theatre of the Performing Arts presents performances like David Sedaris (3/13), REO Speedwagon (3/14) and Marty Stuart (3/22). A "don't miss" family opportunity during spring break this year is "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" Symphonic Musical, presented by Salina Symphony, Kansas Wesleyan University and Salina Community Theatre on the Stiefel Theatre stage, March 29 (7:30pm) and March 30 (4:00pm). Join Belle, The Beast, Mrs. Potts and the cast of characters as they tell this enchanted story accompanied by a full orchestra. Tickets available at the Stiefel box office.
Even beyond performance, 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. "Alan Shields maze" is on exhibit through April 13. 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. SculptureTour Salina's 2013 downtown exhibition of 26 pieces on loan from artists from across the country is a great addition to that accessible art.
Rolling Hills Zoo has two experiences to offer their visitors - at the beautiful outdoor zoological park and the indoor wildlife museum. COMING SOON to Rolling Hills..."Reptiles: The Beautiful and The Deadly" opening April 19. The Yesteryear Museum is always a surprise for visitors! Need more ideas? We have them - on our online Calendar of Events!
Are sports what you are about? Then you need to take in Salina Bombers Indoor Football and Salina Sirens Roller Derby action at the Bicentennial Center. Salina has great golf at several courses as well.
Salina is a great place to shop, and getting better all the time! Whether you prefer to shop the anchor stores and national brands found at Central Mall and across town, or the more eclectic specialty shops Downtown and throughout the community, you'll find JUST the right thing in Salina! 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, Salina will satisfy your tastes. As you plan your visit, be sure to check out Salina's many accommodations, all ready to welcome you!
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!