July - the heart of summer. Festivals, fireworks, great shows, fresh fruit, long days at the pool, and more. Our top picks for July in Kansas City are here.
Fireworks, parades, festivals, picnics and music! Kansas City celebrates Independence Day with a bang! Read carefully... our guide includes both events with and without fireworks.
July 15 is Cow Appreciation Day—celebrate with a dairy-themed tour. Kansas City kids can learn about dairy cows, farming, milk, cheese making, eggs and delicious dairy products at these local attractions.
National Donut Day is celebrated annually on the first Friday in June. The tradition started in 1917, when Salvation Army female volunteers served fresh donuts to WWI soldiers after their service in France. In 1938, the Chicago Salvation Army established the day to raise funds during the Great Depression. Today, the day is still celebrated with donuts, and many donut shops offer special deals and discounts in honor of the day.
It's Summer in Kansas City and that means Festivals! Whether you fancy a good old fashioned county fair, or an ethnic festival with delicious delicacies, or something a bit more out of the ordinary... there is something for everyone!