Faces of Kansas City 2018

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PHOTOS ZACH BAUMAN, AMBER DAWKINS, BLISS PHOTOGRAPHY, WHITNEY BENSON

This region is a great place to live due in large part to the organizations, professionals and entrepreneurs that choose to do business here. From industry leaders to small-business owners making an impact, these are the Faces of Kansas City.

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Events

May 24 – May 26 all-day Kauffman Stadium
Friday through Sunday, Royals with be facing off with the New York Yankees at the Kauffman Stadium. Eat snacks, sing baseball songs, and maybe even get some free Royals gear.   Giveaways: Friday- Baseball cap giveaway Saturday- Jersey pull-over giveaway
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gillham Park Sprayground
Celebrate the season opening of the spraypark!  Bring your kids (& swimsuits!), a picnic blanket, and your sunscreen to spend some low-key, relaxing time in the sun. Hyde Park Neighborhood Association will provide some cold treats. Seven Swans Creperie, Cupcakin Bakery, and Cheesy Street food trucks will be nearby so that you can grab a delicious snack!
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Children's Mercy Park
Enjoy a fun day outside as you cheer on the Sporting Kansas City Soccer Team battling the Seattle Sounders FC team.
May 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm Union Station
The Kansas City Symphony’s 17th annual patriotic concert event is the largest FREE Memorial Day weekend festival in the Midwest! From a moving Symphony concert to the city’s grandest fireworks display, nothing celebrates our military and veterans quite like Bank of America Celebration at the Station. Make it an all-day family affair with pre-concert musical acts, food trucks, Bayer Family...
May 26 @ 8:00 pm – May 27 @ 1:00 am Kelly's Westport Inn
Join the streets of Westport for the 8th annual Westport Block Party. Enjoy a full outdoor bar along with a DJ/Band Hybrid featuring DJ Ashton Martin. Entry includes one beer and an event koozie. Pay $10 at the door or purchase your ticket in advance on Ebrite for quick entrance into the party in front of McCoy’s. Must be 21...