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Mother's Day in Kansas City

Celebrate mom with these special Mother's Day events in Kansas City!

Selfies Are All About You, Your Vacation Should Be Too.

Kansas City, KS offers an exciting mix of experiences that make it the picture perfect summer vacation destination. We've created a list of selfie hot-spots in Kansas City, KS to help you capture memories that will last a lifetime.

12 Not-to-Be-Missed Attractions for Your Spring & Summer in KC

The best attractions in Kansas City for a season of fun!

Kansas City Adventure Guide

Cool adventures await in Kansas City. Whether plunging from record breaking heights into a pool of water, ziplining through the woods, cracking codes to escape mystery rooms, learning to sky dive or riding extreme roller coasters, you’ll find adventures in KC for every daredevil enthusiast.

Ultimate Guide to KC’s Coolest Districts

Did you know that Forbes has listed downtown Kansas City as one of the best in the nation? Or that the Huffington Post voted KC among the top 10 cities for creatives and among the top 20 for most cultured? We truly do live in a unique and vibrant metropolis! Here is the ultimate guide to just a few of the eclectic adventures that await you in some of Kansas City’s coolest districts:

Best of May in Kansas City

Koalas are coming! Strawberries are begging to be picked. Roller coasters are ready to ride! Shows are setting the stage for a summer of fun! And Festival season is in full swing.

Strawberry Picking in Kansas City

Strawberry picking season typically begins in May in the Kansas City region. With our famously unpredictable weather, the definite start date varies from year to year, but you’re sure to enjoy a trip to one of these local patches. Call ahead or watch Facebook for picking announcements to enjoy the best berries of the season.

Secretly Educational Things to Do in Kansas City

Discover secretly educational outings in KC that are so much fun your children won't even realize they are learning!

Discovering Trains in Kansas City

Children young and old love trains. Screaming in the tunnels, listening to the rhythm of the tracks and waving at passersby are train ride memories that highlight childhood. Kansas City is home to several affordable train rides for families. This list of outdoor excursions is sure to delight your little engineers.

Kansas City's Summer Reading Programs

Books open new worlds to children. This summer encourage your child to cultivate a love of reading with these incentive programs from local libraries and businesses!

KC Spring and Summer Festival Guide

It's Festival Season in Kansas City! From trendy boutique shopping to old fashioned county fairs, ethnic festivals with delicious delicacies and local barbecue festivals... there is something for everyone!

Kansas City’s Farmers Market Guide

Kansas City is home to more than 30 farmers markets. They range from small markets selling exclusively organic produce to the City Market with more than 140 local vendors. You can purchase fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, homemade soaps, baked goods and even live animals. If you are new to the world of the farmers market, this simple guide will get you started!
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To Do This Week: Family Fun in Kansas City

Buy Tickets Now for LEGO KidsFest®

May 13-15: LEGO KidsFest brings all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one activity- and entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests.

KC Parent and Children’s Mercy Asthma Twitter Chat

May 11 at Noon: Join with KC Parent and fellow moms for a Twitter chat to learn from experts at Children’s Mercy about how to identify allergy and asthma symptoms, and how to combat the difficult spring season. Include @ChildrensMercy and #AsthmaKids in your tweets.

Mother's Day in Kansas City

May 7 & 8: Celebrate mom with special Mother's Day events in Kansas City!

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Go Bowling 400

May 7: See the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at night at Kansas Speedway!

Sheep Shearing Day at Missouri Town 1855

May 7: Artisans will demonstrate the entire process of making wool from the shearing of the flock and washing of the fleece to carding, spinning, dyeing and weaving. Handcrafted fiber pieces are available for purchase.

Rite of Spring

May 6-15: The spring program will feature four Kansas City premieres: Petal by Helen Pickett, Diving into the Lilacs by Yuri Possokhov, World Premiere by Viktor Plotnikov, and Rite of Spring by Adam Hougland.

2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250

May 6: See the tough trucks of NASCAR race at night at Kansas Speedway! Parking at Kansas Speedway is free, and fans can bring in a soft-sided cooler filled with their favorite food and beverage.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

May 6 - 8: A Midsummer Night's Dream, a comedy believed to have been written by William Shakespeare between 1590 and 1597, portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta.

Where the Wild Things Are at The Coterie

thru May 7: The audience transforms Max’s bedroom into a forest, wears masks to become Wild Things that befriend Max and helps “let the Wild Rumpus begin.”
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Selfies Are All About You, Your Vacation Should Be Too.

Kansas City, KS offers an exciting mix of experiences that make it the picture perfect summer vacation destination. We've created a list of selfie hot-spots in Kansas City, KS to help you capture memories that will last a lifetime.

Your Mega Fun List of 50 Ways to Savor Summer in Kansas City

Make the most of your summer in Kansas City with these favorite local experiences.

12 Not-to-Be-Missed Attractions for Your Spring & Summer in KC

The best attractions in Kansas City for a season of fun!

Unique Locally-Made Kansas City Sports Souvenirs for the Whole Family

If you are a diehard Kansas City sports fan, you know you can pick up some great souvenirs at the K, Arrowhead or Children’s Mercy Park. But if you are looking for a unique KC sports souvenir from a locally-owned company, here are some ideas for the whole family!

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We asked our readers: “You have out-of-town visitors in the spring or summer...what ‪‎Kansas City‬ hot spots are on your must-see list?”‬‬‬‬
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KC Parent and Children’s Mercy Asthma Twitter Chat: May 11 at Noon

Join with KC Parent and fellow moms for a Twitter chat to learn from experts at Children’s Mercy on Wednesday, May 11 at noon about how to identify allergy and asthma symptoms, and how to combat the difficult spring season. Include @ChildrensMercy and #AsthmaKids in your tweets.

Mother's Day in Kansas City

Celebrate mom with these special Mother's Day events in Kansas City!

Selfies Are All About You, Your Vacation Should Be Too.

Kansas City, KS offers an exciting mix of experiences that make it the picture perfect summer vacation destination. We've created a list of selfie hot-spots in Kansas City, KS to help you capture memories that will last a lifetime.

25 Ways to make the Most of Summer in Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Lee's Summit is begging to be explored this summer!

25 Ways to Make the Most of Summer in Kansas City, Kansas

Fun attractions and things to see in KCK!
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25 Ways to make the Most of Summer in Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Lee's Summit is begging to be explored this summer!

25 Ways to Make the Most of Summer in Kansas City, Kansas

Fun attractions and things to see in KCK!

Kid AND Parent Approved Restaurants in KC

Kansas City has a wealth of great restaurants, and we also have many places that cater specifically to families. For those of you seeking out a place to take the kids that both they and the adults will enjoy, here are some local restaurants to sample while visiting our fair city.

Take a Kansas City Wine Tour

The popularity of locally harvested wines expands every year, and both Kansas and Missouri are home to dozens of vineyards and wineries. Many of these wineries are within an hour’s drive of Kansas City, making them a great day trip for tasting the best of the local harvest.

Extraordinary Accommodations

Looking for unique overnight adventures for you and your family? Whether you are out-of-town visitors or residents of the Kansas City area, you will find numerous opportunities for exciting getaways right here in our city. Check out some of these places to stay for a night or all weekend!
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Kid AND Parent Approved Restaurants in KC

Kansas City has a wealth of great restaurants, and we also have many places that cater specifically to families. For those of you seeking out a place to take the kids that both they and the adults will enjoy, here are some local restaurants to sample while visiting our fair city.

Take a Kansas City Wine Tour

The popularity of locally harvested wines expands every year, and both Kansas and Missouri are home to dozens of vineyards and wineries. Many of these wineries are within an hour’s drive of Kansas City, making them a great day trip for tasting the best of the local harvest.

Agritourism in the Greater Kansas City Area

Among the many reasons visitors and residents appreciate Kansas City is the outstanding agritourism industry. The list of gardens, farms and locally supported farm-to-table eateries seems endless. Here are a few notable stops for the agritourist in the KC area.
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Party Planning

5 Simple Tips for Birthday Bash Success

Whether you’re planning a princess tea party or a superhero birthday bash, the secret to organizing a party your child will treasure is to keep your little one’s interests at the forefront.

Celebrate the Sweet Things in Life

Day-to-day life is filled with one activity after another, from work meetings and school functions to play dates and sporting events. Schedules are busy, to-do lists are long and life starts flying by all too quickly.

Great Gifts Kids Can Give

Whether it’s your first foray into the world of school friend gift-giving or your 10th, the task can feel daunting. It’s hard enough to pick out the perfect present for your own kids, let alone one with whom you’re not very familiar.

Super Sleepovers!

Special occasions like birthdays are the perfect excuse to have a sleepover. A few games, light party favors—and the kids will be in one room all night, so no need to panic, right? Right??? Wrong! Well to be fair, you should never panic. Sleepovers can be awesome if they are planned effectively. Remember these helpful hints and you’ll be fine.

Plan the Perfect Party!

Fun themes for your child's next party.
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