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The Ararat Shrine

  Looking for a unique venue in KCMO? The Ararat Club is perfect for parties, business conventions, meetings and special events of all types. With an on-site event coordinator, you can easily make your dream event happen whether it’s a wedding, picnic, seminar or training program. From coordinating cocktail service to full course seated dinners…

Your El Salvadorian Cuisine Options

  KCMO is famous for BBQ and southwestern flavors, but there are two delectable choices if you want something a little different. Salvadorian cuisine is fresh, spicy and deliciously homemade. In Kansas City, you have two options: El Salvadoreño and Restaurante Salvadoreno El Pulgarcito. El Salvadoreño features home cooking and is especially well known for…

ShrimpFest + BINGO

  What do two seemingly unrelated items have in common? Shrimp and Bingo are a surprisingly winning combination, especially when it’s at the 28th annual ShrimpFest and Bingo Festival! Located at the Lenexa Rotary Club, tickets are just $25 for adults, $10 for kids 6 – 12, and free for those five and under. All…

Thomas Hart Benton Historic Home

  Visit the estate and art studio site of Thomas Hart Benton, Missouri’s most famed artist of the 20th century. Known for creating realistic American scenery, showcasing “culture on canvas” led to Benton’s work being featured at the Missouri State Capitol. Born in Neosho in 1889 to a Congressman and a descendent of the state’s…

Most Romantic Restaurants in KCMO

  Really make an impression this Valentine’s Day by booking one of the most romantic of hot spots in the city. Le Fou Frog is a surprisingly unpretentious pick (even with that name!) where you’ll find the traditional French onion soup with port wine, veal stock, and a topping of gruyere and parmesan cheeses. You…

Independence Temple Tour

  Dubbed a national historic landmark, the Independence Temple in KCMO is one of the few former LDS temples that allows guided tours for visitors of any faith. Both a place of worship and education, it’s “dedicated to the pursuit of peace” and is a striking figure in the nearby Independence, Missouri skyline. No longer…

Valentine’s Day in Kansas City

  KCMO is full of romantic options for Valentine’s Day, like the Sunset Date Night package at Zip KC! On V-Day, you’ll both be literally swept off your feet with 9 zip lines totaling 5,800 feet going 55 mph. With a short, romantic hike to get to the first platform, it’s a heart-pounding option for…

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Tour

  Self-guided tours of the beautiful Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception are available when mass and events aren’t taking place. This Catholic Church was founded in 1833 when a French missionary named Father Benedict Roux came to KCMO intent on forming a parish. By 1835, a log cabin was built at 11th and Broadway dubbed…

Oolapalooza, the Young Living Experience

  On February 3 – 4, join the Oolapalooza event where you’re encouraged to “unlock your best self.” Young Living’s two-day event gives attendees everything they need to nurture the “7 F’s of Oola” in your own life, leading to a less stressful experience and more happiness. The warm, sit-down environment gives you the chance…

KCMO’s Only Spanish Restaurant

  It’s surprising that such a foodie-centric town has only one Spanish restaurant (with two locations), but when the tapas and sangria are this good, all you need is one! La Bodega is known for their impeccable tapas and wine menus, open for lunch, happy hour, dinner—and brunch! The “Spanish Eggs Benedict Project” includes a…