Category Archives: Activities in Kansas City

Symphony Classic Series

  Watch Ax play Mozart and Strauss’ Merry Pranks June 2 – 4, hosted by the Kansas City Symphony. With Emanuel Ax on the piano, the Helzberg Hall comes to life at this beloved annual event. Enjoy Piano Concerto No. 19 and 16 along with R. Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, which was performed at…

Boulevardia Festival

Just in time for Father’s Day, the massive Boulevardia in historic West Bottom is the perfect place to take the special dad in your life. Sponsored by Boulevard Brewing Co., the two-day festival includes plenty of craft beer samples. Enjoy location and national musical performances including Local Natives, Katy Guillen & the Girls, George Clinton…

Visit The Scout

  Most KCMO residents and frequent visitors are familiar with The Scout statue, but few know the history. The well-known statue was created by Cyrus E. Dallin and has become a landmark in the city. At over 10 feet tall, it depicts a Sioux Native American surveying the land on horseback. The idea for the…

Visit Belvoir Winery

  The city’s historic events center is available for all your special events, from weddings to conferences or family reunions. Ongoing public events are also popular, like the murder mystery dinners where you get a full dinner, two drinks and one bloody good show! Tickets are $52, and the bar is open throughout the event….

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day Breakfast

  On March 30th at 7:30 a.m., bring your little ones to the Absolutely Incredible Kid Day Breakfast! Hosted by Camp Fire and featuring 150 community leaders, it’s a chance to celebrate the children of KCMO. The breakfast includes a silent auction as well as an awards ceremony to honor youth leaders in the area….

St. Paddy’s Day KCMO-Style

  This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday, which means the green-centric parties are going to be bigger and better than ever. The annual Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade is always popular, starting at 11 a.m. at Linwood and Broadway, then heading to 43rd along Broadway. The after party is full of…

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…

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…