School is in full swing this year and that means stress levels are high. Sometimes you just need to let off some steam with a night on the town. That’s why we’ve put together a list of great places you can go to get a break from studying and get some discounted fun in Topeka’s downtown.

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The Celtic Fox

Celtic FoxGet some great food and possibly see some awesome bands at the Celtic Fox. They offer 10% off with a student ID, so you can enjoy music and food for less.

The Pennant

The PennantIf you’re wanting to get active while also staying in budget on your night out, this is the place for you. Every Thursday, The Pennant has Washburn Student Night. This means that there is dollar bowling, unlimited arcade time. There are also $4.00 Ichabods (rum, lemonade and blue curacao) and $2.00 scholar shots for the 21+ students.

NOTO Burrito

NOTO Burrito - BurritoThis delicious eatery offers 10% off with a valid student ID. Hop on over and see what they have in store!

Iron Rail

iron RailWhile Iron Rail Brewing doesn’t have any discounts specifically for students, they do have a happy hour every day from 3 to 6 p.m. During this time, you can get a dollar off all beer as well as reduced-price appetizers.


Hazel Hill

Single origin chocolate barsEvery evening needs to end with chocolate and if you say differently, I’m sorry to tell you that you’re wrong. Hazel Hill has you covered for this need with 10% off your purchase with a student ID.

BONUS! Topeka Civic Theatre

TCTOkay, it’s not technically downtown, but if dinner and a show sounds like fun, check out TCT, flash your student ID and you get 20% off mainstage productions.


If you're looking for a getaway from campus life, check out Topeka's downtown! You won't regret it!