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 historic Stiefel Theatre of the Performing Arts has something for everyone, with national and international performers including Robert Earl Keen (12/6) and Michael W. Smith (12/13). Nine more performances were just announced - see their website for more info! The Stiefel is also the showcase for the talented Salina Symphony, (12/14 & 15). The Salina Community Theatre presents "A Christmas Carol, The Musical" for the holiday season (Dec. 6 & 7). Looking for something truly unique? Then bring the kids to "Candy Canes and Airplanes" December 7, when Santa will fly-in for a special appearance.
Check out the excitement we have in store as Salina celebrates the holiday season! Downtown, enjoy the Holiday Open House activities Saturday, December 7 with great shopping and dining choices, Carriage Rides, special activites at the Smoky Hill Museum, Pop Arts at Salina Art Center, and ISIS Shrine Christams Fantasy.
From galleries to exhibitions to an ecclectic public art collection, Salina IS about art. Salina Art Center celebrates their Artist-in-Residence program with “6 Years In: The Warehouse” (through 12/22). The Art Center Cinema features cutting-edge films every evening. SculptureTour Salina's 2013 downtown exhibition of 26 pieces on loan from artists from across the country is a great addition. Choose YOUR favorite sculpture on a People's Choice Ballot available at the downtown crosswalks (voting closes 12/31). All ballots submitted through 12/31 will be entered into a drawing for an overnight getaway in Salina!
Rolling Hills Zoo has two experiences to offer - at the beautiful zoological park and the wildlife museum. and Santa will be there for cookies on December 8. The Yesteryear Museum is always a surprise for visitors, especially with their annual Drive-Thru Christmas Light Show on weekends, starting December 6. Need more ideas? We have them - on our online Calendar of Events!
Salina is a great place to shop too, 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!