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Wichita Falls, Texas
Wichita Falls, Texas
1002 Fifth Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 761-6820

Attractions in Wichita Falls

Items to pack for your trip to Wichita Falls: sun hat, suit and tie, swimsuit, and skateboard. That may seem like a disparate batch of items, but if you plan to take advantage of the best attractions in Wichita Falls, you’ll need them all. They’ll see you through your trips to all the museums, art galleries, parks, and theaters that make Wichita Falls such a fun place to visit. Read on for a few suggestions of these and more venues to check out during your stay.

Backdoor Theatre
Since launching in 1971, Backdoor Theatre has built a reputation for putting on some of the best productions in the state. Shows run on weekends on either the Main Stage or the Dinner Stage and include everything from comedies and dramas to musicals and concerts. Improv Night, held about once a month, is a particular fan favorite.
501 Indiana Avenue
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 322-5000

Castaway Cove
The Wichita Falls water park offers an oasis from the summer heat with slides, kid pool, lazy river, and wave pool. Start up a game of sand volleyball on the park court or head to the Lagoon, where you can play water basketball and volleyball. There are also cabanas for rent, a garden picnic site, and a Tropical Bar next to the activity pool for Mom and Dad to relax with a grown up beverage.
1000 Central Freeway E
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 322-5500

Crashworks STEAM Studio and Makerspace
Looking for fun for the whole family? Visit the Crashworks STEAM Studio and Makerspace, where kids can create, learn, and grow through a multitude of hands-on, interactive activities. Check the studio’s calendar to see a list of upcoming events and workshops.
724 Indiana Avenue
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 642-3778

Jenny to Jet Exhibit
If you’re a fan of historical aviation, check out the Jenny to Jet Exhibit at the Wichita Falls Regional Airport. Discover the history of Call Field, a World War I U.S. Army Air Corps training camp, through displays of uniforms, equipment, and multimedia displays. You’ll also find the first U.S. military training plane and a modern jet that is a current training plane for the armed forces. 
4000 Armstrong Drive
Wichita Falls, TX

Kell House Museum
One of the oldest and most historic homes in Wichita Falls is today a museum that displays not only original items of the Kell Family, but also the distinctive 1909 architecture of local builders. Guided tours are available every day but Wednesday, when the museum is closed.
900 Bluff Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 723-2712

Kemp Center for the Arts
As the home of The Arts Council and the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra, the Kemp Center is the heart of arts and culture in Wichita Falls. Five indoor galleries and an outdoor space host rotating exhibits and can also be rented for weddings, meetings, and receptions. The Center is also the place to catch annual events like the Arts Alive! Home and Garden Festival and Cowboy True, plus kids’ camps and adult classes in art instruction.
1300 Lamar Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 767-2787

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Go for a splash in a sprawling lake; hike scenic trails; and fish for catfish, crappie, and bass from a pier. These are just a few of the adventures that await at Lake Arrowhead State Park, a natural oasis situated just south of Wichita Falls. Hike and ride horseback on five miles of trails that weave throughout about 300 acres, explore Lake Arrowhead by boat, and play through a disc golf course. Then stay under the stars at the campsites, some of which come with electricity or water.
229 Park Road 63
Wichita Falls, TX 76310
(940) 528-2211

Lucy Park
This 178-acre park on the Wichita River is home to the River Bend Nature Center, one of the city’s most popular outdoor spots. Other park attractions include a swimming pool, sports courts, picnic tables and grills, and a disc golf course. Visit Lucy Park to make the one-mile trek to The Falls, the man-made waterfall that replaced the original, now-lost Wichita Falls.
100 Sunset Drive
Wichita Falls, TX 76302
(940) 761-7490

Maniac’s Mansion
Classic arcade games and a cereal bar. You’ll find this unusual combination at Maniac’s Mansion, a vintage arcade with nostalgia-inducing games and plenty of cereals, as well as a collection of sodas, games, and collectibles that you can admire. The arcade even hosts fighting tournaments and other gaming events at its location in downtown Wichita Falls, which you can find out more about on its Facebook page. 
710 8th Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Museum of North Texas History
Native Americans and the oil and gas community are each major facets of this region’s history, and two of the permanent exhibits at this museum deal with their impact on North Texas. Other permanent exhibits include the collection of military items of a local resident; classic cowboy hats, ranching gear, and the remains of an old post office in Heritage Hall; and antique medical equipment. 
720 Indiana Avenue
Wichita Falls, TX 76307
(940) 322-7628

P’s Crazy Car Museum
Admire more than 40 vintage cars, trucks, tractors, and other vehicles as you witness the evolution of automobiles across different eras at this classic car museum in Wichita Falls. Autos on display include a late 1930’s race car and a 1941 Lincoln Zephyr. Like what you see? All vehicles are available for purchase, giving you the chance to go home with an authentic piece of automotive history.
1602 Midwestern Parkway
Wichita Falls, TX 76302
(940) 205-4937

Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum
Celebrating all things from the wild world of pro wrestling, the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum features memorabilia from Texas legends like Paul Boesch and the Von Erichs, plus items from several decades of national stars. Catch special appearances, induction ceremonies, live wrestling matches, and other special events here. Open six days a week (closed Mondays). 
712 8th Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(800) 799-6732

River Bend Nature Center
Nature lovers need look no further than River Bend Nature Center, Wichita Falls’ outstanding home for creatures that walk, crawl, swim, and fly. From the amphibians and arachnids in the learning center and butterflies in the conservatory and Peyton’s Place to foxes, raccoons, and opossums in the 17 acres of wetlands, it’s like a mini-zoo with a tiny admission price.
2200 3rd Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 767-0843

Sculpture Garden
Check out the works of artists from across the country at the Wichita Falls Sculpture Garden. This open-air gallery features eight permanent pieces and up to 10 additional sculptures that are rotated annually.
1300 Lamar Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 767-2787

Wee-Chi-Tah Off Road Trail
Known as the best off-road urban biking trail in Texas, the Wee-Chi-Tah Off Road Trail twists, turns, and descends through 13 miles of breathtaking scenery near downtown Wichita Falls. With routes for riders of all ability levels, the trail has something for everyone.
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Wee-Chi-Tah Wine Trail
Cabernets, merlots, sangioveses, viogniers. Not only are these popular varieties of wine made right here in Texas, but it’s exactly what you can taste as you follow the Wee-Chi-Tah Wine Trail. Made up of three wineries (Hook & Ladder Wine & Coffee Co., 6th Street Winery, and Horseshoe Bend Cellars Vineyard & Winery), the trail offers a great way to taste the best of North Texas wine and food.
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre
Many a young dancer has gone on from this ballet company to become a professional, thanks to the skilled instructors that have made it a well-known name in dance since opening in 1963. The theater puts on several free programs during the year, and its annual production of The Nutcracker is a holiday staple for most residents.
1501 Midwestern Parkway #116
Wichita Falls, TX 76302
(940) 733-3325

Wichita Falls Brewing Company
If you love craft beer, don’t miss a visit to Wichita Falls’ own craft brewery. Order a refreshing blonde ale or a hop-forward double IPA and find a spot in the upscale downtown taproom. Along with its own offerings, the brewery pours a tantalizing range of other craft beers and ciders from other breweries, giving you plenty to taste and enjoy.
701 Indiana Avenue
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 264-4677

Wichita Falls Farmers Market
Shop for the freshest locally grown produce and savor homemade cookies and other goodies when you stop by the Wichita Falls Farmers Market. Open every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday until early in the afternoon, the farmers market boasts more than 20 vendors, each selling things you didn’t know you needed. The farmers market also hosts special events throughout the year, including the Watermelon Fest in late July and the Fall Wine Fest in September.
713 Ohio Avenue
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 322-4525

Wichita Falls MPEC
MPEC (Multi-Purpose Events Center) is the place to catch many of the best Wichita Falls events, from sports to concerts to conventions. The Center is actually a complex made up of five venues: J.S. Bridwell Agricultural Center, Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall, Kay Yeager Coliseum, Memorial Auditorium, and Festival Park.
1000 5th Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 716-5500

Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU
Focusing on art from the North Texas and Southern Oklahoma region, WFMA is an elegant venue on the campus of Midwestern State overlooking Sikes Lake. Of the more than 3,000 pieces, most are paper lithographs, etchings, mezzotints, drawings, watercolors, and pastels by American artists of the last half-century. Admission is free and all or part of the facility is available for rent.
2 Eureka Circle
Wichita Falls, TX
(940) 397-8900

Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra
This professional orchestra presents five concerts during the year, with the season beginning around October and concluding the last weekend in April. Tickets are available as single admission, a “flex membership” good for any two or three concerts, a Conductor or Pops Series package, or a full season package. 
1300 Lamar Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 723-6202

Wichita Falls Vineyards & Winery
Whites, blushes, roses, and reds are all on the menu at Wichita Falls Vineyards. Try the signature wine, the award-winning Wichita Red, a blend of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sangiovese. The tasting room and gift shop are open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
3399 "B" Peterson Road South
Iowa Park, TX 76367
(940) 855-2093

Wichita Theatre Performing Arts Center
With more than a century’s worth of experience providing theater arts to the people of Wichita Falls, the Wichita Theatre is the city’s answer to Broadway. In addition to its four or five annual showcase productions, the theater offers many kids’ programs and camps, like Kidz on Stage for ages 8-12, and Encore Theatre 4 Kidz for children younger than 18.
925 Indiana Avenue
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 723-9037

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Wichita Falls, Texas
Wichita Falls, Texas
1002 Fifth Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
(940) 761-6820

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