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!
The historic Stiefel Theatre of the Performing Arts presents exciting performances including Martina McBride (5/8), The Indigo Girls (6/1) and Three Dog Night (7/11)! The best live theatre between Topeka and Denver can be discovered at Salina Community Theater, with "Harvey" running through April 19 and "Kiss Me Kate" opening June 13. 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. 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 is an exhibition of sculptures on loan from artists from across the country. The 2014 exhibit will be revealed on Saturday, May 17, complete with an "Unwrap Party" on Campbell Plaza, 11am-2pm downtown. Join us for great entertainment on the stage, tour the new exhibit, vote for your favorite and enter to win prizes! Plan NOW for THE midwest arts event of the year - Smoky Hill River Festival - June 12-15! Salina has more music, poetry and performances across the community. For more information, go to salinaarts.com.
Rolling Hills Zoo has two experiences to offer their visitors - at the beautiful outdoor zoological park and the indoor wildlife museum. Rolling Hills Zoo presents "Reptiles: The Beautiful and The Deadly", enjoying it's only Kansas exhibition, opening April 19. The Yesteryear Museum is always a surprise for visitors! The Smoky Hill Museum is proudly featuring "Dust, Depression and the New Deal: Life in the 1930's" as their newest exhibit. 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!