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July Calendar of Fun

July Calendar of Fun

Celebrate July's forgotten holidays with family fun!

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

July, fittingly, is National Ice Cream Month, so we decided to celebrate with a roundup of five fabulous local ice cream shops.

Best of July in Kansas City: 2014

Best of July in Kansas City: 2014

Fabulous Fireworks, farm fresh foods, summer nights under the stars enjoying live performances.... we LOVE July in Kansas City!

Kansas City's Independence Day Guide: 2014

Kansas City's Independence Day Guide: 2014

Fireworks, parades, festivals, picnics and music! Kansas City celebrates Independence Day with a bang!

Celebrating Father’s Day in Kansas City with Dad’s Favorites

Celebrating Father’s Day in Kansas City with Dad’s Favorites

Let Dad know just how much he’s loved with a day of family fun creating great memories doing something he enjoys with the people he loves most.

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Water Fun with Little Ones

Water Fun with Little Ones

“Mommy, look what I can do!!!!” Sam yelled with excitement from the kiddie pool. His eyelashes dripped little droplets of pool water down onto his face. As he looked up I could see the whites of his eyes were already getting pink from the chlorine, but he didn’t seem the least bit phased. A deep breath in and my moppy-headed four year old thrust his head back under the water, eyes open (“Because it’s more fun, Mom!”), blowing bubbles and paddling with all his might.

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

July, fittingly, is National Ice Cream Month, so we decided to celebrate with a roundup of five fabulous local ice cream shops.

My Child, Good Ol' What's His Name?

My Child, Good Ol' What's His Name?

Growing up, I was called a lot of names... but it’s not what you may think. I wasn’t picked on or called anything derogatory. I just wasn’t always called my own name by- gulp- my own mom. A lot of times, she would run down the list of my siblings’ names before she finally got to my own name (all with the intention of calling for me). And when you are one of four kids, that takes a while.

Kansas City's U-Pick Farm Guide

Kansas City's U-Pick Farm Guide

In Kansas City, we enjoy many “u-pick farms” across the metro area. Please note, some farms from previous years are no longer in business or no longer offer u-pick. This list will get you started!

25 Favorite Ways to Enjoy a Kansas City Summer

25 Favorite Ways to Enjoy a Kansas City Summer

Signs of Summer in Kansas City... the best ways to enjoy Kansas City summer fun!

Upcoming Holiday Events

Celebrate America at Worlds of Fun

2014.07.05

Worlds of Fun lights up the sky with a huge fireworks show on Friday, July 4 PLUS every Saturday in July including July 5!! Fireworks begin...

Pumpkins on Parade

2014.10.18

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...

Lenexa's Enchanted Forest

Lenexa's Enchanted Forest

2014.10.23

Lenexa’s Enchanted Forest has something to delight even the smallest Halloween revelers. For one night in October, the park is transformed into...

Spirits from the Past

2014.10.24

As darkness envelops Missouri Town, the village comes alive with goblins, ghosts and other spooky creatures.  Visitors will encounter a variety...

Boo at the Zoo

2014.10.25

Mark your calendars for Boo at the Zoo on Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26. We have treats to go along with our tricks. From 9:30 a.m....