Category Archives: Entertainment

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

  Nestled in nearby Overland Park, this popular family-friendly attraction features birds of prey, farm animals, butterfly gardens, and winding nature trails suitable for all ages. There’s also a Kanza Native American display as well as a full-scale, traditional country schoolhouse to explore. You’ll find a well-stocked fishing pond, pony rides and plenty of playgrounds,…

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…

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…

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…

Chinese New Year in KCMO

  With rich communities celebrating the Lunar New Year, you have options for ringing in the Year of the Rooster! The Chinese New Year Celebration, hosted by the Kansas City Chinese American Association, is January 28 and features incredible performances with more than 200 artists and performers. An eastern-western fusion festival and gala with entertainment…

Boulevard Tapped Tour

  Known for breweries, no trip to KCMO is complete without a “tapped tour.” Recurring every Sunday through July 30th, the brew-fueled tour stretches from 1 – 5 p.m. and kicks off at Country Club Plaza Area. Hop on board the Barley Bus, and get an insider’s peek into the craft beer scene. You’ll be…

First Fridays Crossroad Arts District

  Every first Friday through April 7th, head to the downtown area and the Crown Center area at 5 p.m. for a festival where thousands of attendees flock to the sidewalks to enjoy the biggest, most popular gathering in KCMO. Galleries, studios and arts organizations host a special monthly night with live entertainment, visiting artists…

NYE in KCMO!

  Whether you want swanky or laid back, quirky or traditional, there’s a New Year’s Eve party for everyone in KCMO. NYE Live! has been the biggest party in town for years, where there are 10 bars and dance floors, options for all-inclusive food and beverages, party favors, DJs, confetti cannons and more. Located in…

Canes, Cocoa and a Claus!

  Want to hunt for candy canes with Santa Claus? At the annual Canes, Cocoa and a Claus event at the Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site in nearby Fairway, families head out on the hunt December 11 from 6 – 8 p.m. Bring a flashlight and little ones 10 years and younger. Parents must…