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Celebrating Grandparents

Celebrating Grandparents

Creative ideas to celebrate grandparents.
August by the Numbers

August by the Numbers

Fun facts and trivia about KC history.
July by the Numbers

July by the Numbers

Fun facts & trivia for the month of July in KC.
Father's Day in Kansas City

Father's Day in Kansas City

Celebrate Dad at these great local attractions in Kansas City over Father's Day Weekend!
Dads Are Dandy!

Dads Are Dandy!

Researchers have studied much on the importance of mothers to their children, but only within the last century has much ground been made in discovering the unique role a father plays in healthy child development. "Fatherhood turns out to be a complex and unique phenomenon with huge consequences for the emotional and intellectual growth of children," cites Psychology Today.
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KC's Labor Day Weekend Fun Guide

KC's Labor Day Weekend Fun Guide

The three day weekend is a great excuse for more fun! These special events and attractions make our top picks for the holiday weekend.
Kansas City's Fall Festival Guide

Kansas City's Fall Festival Guide

Autumn means Fall Festivals in Kansas City! From apples to pumpkins, crafts to carnivals, ethnic festivals, and much much more... celebrate everything autumn at a local fair.
Apple Picking in Kansas City

Apple Picking in Kansas City

It's apple picking season! Each of the u-pick Apple Farms on our list is a locally owned family operation designed to provide the best in healthy produce and a great family outing. So, grab the camera and the cooler and take the kids on a trip they won’t forget!
Tips for the Festival of Butterflies at Powell Gardens

Tips for the Festival of Butterflies at Powell Gardens

August means Powell Gardens' Festival of Butterflies! This year, the festival celebrates their 20th Anniversary with more butterflies and moths than ever before.
Best of August in Kansas City

Best of August in Kansas City

It's time to bid a fond farewell to Summer, make plans for Back To School, and enjoy many wonderful family outings in KC! Don't miss these our Top Picks for August in Kansas City!
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Upcoming Holiday Events

  • Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival

    2016.09.02

    The 44th Annual Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival in Independence Missouri commemorates the origin of the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon trails...

  • Meet President Truman on Labor Day

    2016.09.05

    Mr. Truman, as portrayed by re-enactor Niel Johnson, will be on hand from 10:30 - 2:00 pm to greet visitors.  

  • Zombie Attack is Back

    2016.09.16

    Paradise Park has been taken over by zombies, and we need your help! The adventure will begin as you take on the role as a soldier. We have found a...

  • Kansas City Boo! Book Signing & Family Fun Afternoon

    2016.09.24

    Join us at the Wornall House on September 24 for a spooky good time! We’ll be joined by Traci Angel, author of Kansas City Boo!, who...

  • Pumpkin Patch for DeLaSalle

    2016.10.08

    FREE FAMILY FUN featuring pumpkins, pony rides, face painting, moon bounce, kid-friendly music and food. Presented by DeLaSalle Charter High...

  • Fireworks & Fall Festival

    2016.10.08

    Fall Festival and Fireworks - come enjoy a picnic style dinner, children's carnival games, and a fireworks display to top off the evening....

  • Dino O'Dell's Not-So-Scary Halloween Show

    2016.10.14

    Children’s songwriter Dino O’Dell sings and tells stories of space aliens, monsters under the bed, and swimming in peanut butter. Put on your...

  • Middle School Teen Night (sponsored by Lee's Summit CARES)

    2016.10.14

    It’s a fright night at Paradise Park filled with thrills and chills! Zombies have invaded and your mission is to destroy them all. For only $15...

  • Halloween at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center

    2016.10.21

    Join the fun for another Spooktacular Halloween. Carve pumpkins while wearing your favorite Halloween costume, compete in the costume contest and...

  • Trunk or Treat With the Overland Park Police

    2016.10.22

    Get in the Halloween spirit in a safe and secure environment.  Come join us for yummy candy, a cake walk with prizes, large bounce houses, and...

  • Pumpkins on Parade

    2016.10.22

    You’ll feel fall in the air as you stroll along trails aglow with hundreds of carved, lighted pumpkins at Cave Springs Park. There will be lots...

  • Halloween Campout

    2016.10.22

    [Share via email] Bring the family camping and enjoy the park’s Halloween campout. Activities will include the spookiest campsite...

  • Family Timber Challenge Obstacle Course Race/Family Fun Run

    2016.10.23

    Welcome to the Fall Family fun run event at the KC Timber Challenge course or FTC for short. The Fall Family Timber Challenge (FTC) is 2 miles...

  • Family SciFest

    2016.10.26

    Children of all ages and families welcome! FREE Hot Dog Dinner, Cool Science Labs, and Carnival Games. When: Oct. 26 from 6:30-8:30pm Where: Blue...

  • Trunk or Treat!

    2016.10.29

    Join Gashland EPC for our annual Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 29th from 5-7:00 pm! Families will encounter mysteries to solve, play...

  • BOO-TASTIC FUN! at Crown Center

    2016.10.29

    Get ready for Halloween with some BOO-TASTIC FUN at Crown Center. Have your photo taken with the Wicked Queen from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and...

  • Hall-O-Cupcakin

    2016.10.29

    Cupcakin Bakery will be celebrating their 2nd anniversary with spooktacular treats and events all day! Join us for cookie decorating, Halloween...

  • Family Fun Night

    2016.10.29

    C.W. Parker Carousel Museum Family Fun Night A hot dog combo meal includes dinner and unlimited rides on the carousel Carnival games, face...

  • Arrival of the Mayor's Christmas Tree

    2016.11.03

    The first sign of the holiday season arrives at Crown Center, the culmination of a journey from Oregon. The 100-foot-tall tree arrives at 9 a.m. on...

  • Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

    2016.11.08

    Based on the animated television special “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and the stage production directed and conceived by...


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