Exploring and Enjoying all that is Kansas City
In Kansas City, we enjoy many “u-pick farms” across the metro area where you may pick blueberries, strawberries, apples, peaches, fresh vegetables and more. Summer is the season for delicious u-pick produce!
The three day weekend is a great excuse for more fun! These special events and attractions make our top picks for the holiday weekend:
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!
Snap some back-to-school pix at one of the city’s art walls, then enjoy a family outing with lunch and a visit to a local attraction.
Popcorn! This all-American snack is so popular we consume approximately 17 billion quarts every year. This is our favorite Kansas City popcorn.
Disney's Broadway musical Newsies hits the stage this summer in Kansas City through a collaboration between The Coterie and White Theatre at The J. This first-time partnership produced a spectacular, charming, and crowd-pleasing production that brought the audience to their feet from the very start of the cast bows.
Take your kids on a FREE and unforgettable adventure giving them beautiful bird's eye views of the city from the top of City Hall.
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 - 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.
Celebrate National Blueberry Month with a trip to a local berry patch to pick blueberries fresh from the bush. Or enjoy delectable blueberry treats at local restaurants!
Discover Kansas City's free museum with a focus on geology. See real dinosaur fossils, touch rocks and minerals, and learn about our local history on a scientific field-trip.
It's officially summer and that means it's officially time for a light-hearted, fun-filled.... and this year.. slightly spooky show courtesy of The Coterie Theatre! If you loved telling stories around the campfire, or huddling under sheets spinning spooky yarns with flashlights at summer camp, you'll love this summer's production, "Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium The Musical."
From food-lovers to engineers, ceramicists to scientists, gamers to teachers, Maker Faire Kansas City is sure to entice everyone. This family-friendly festival of innovation, creativity, and play welcomes Makers who pursue their innovative ideas and work to bring them to life.
Kick off summer fun at Kansas City's attractions... with fabulous gardens, live concerts, great shows, living history, and more - there is something for everyone!
Summer in Kansas City is overflowing with fun! KC Parent has prepared all the information you need to plan the best summer ever... right at your fingertips: