This is the BEST weekend in Kansas City– 10 awesome events you won’t want to miss

1. The Big Slick

What’s not to love about 50+ celebrities coming to the KC area in order to fundraise for Children’s Mercy Hospital? Catch your favorite celebs playing at Kauffman, walking the red carpet at Prairiefire, and putting on a comedy show at the Sprint Center. Learn more

Photo courtesy of The Big Slick KC Facebook

2. Jazzoo

Another event that gives back is Jazzoo, the Kansas City Zoo’s largest fundraiser all year. The dress code if formal wear and comfy shoes. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to explore the zoo, grab a snack from the food vendors, sip wine, and watch themed performers. Learn more

Jazzoo

Photo courtesy of Jazzoo at the Kansas City Zoo Facebook

3. Old Shawnee Days

A 53 year tradition still going strong. Head down to Shawnee Days to play Rolle Bolle, eat a turkey leg, ride carnival rides, and listen to music. Learn more

Old Shawnee Days KC

4. The West 18th Street Fashion Show

If you are into fashion, you will love this! This free outdoor event will feature a 100-foot runway, 15+ designers, and vibrant wearable art. The event’s theme this year is “Summer Adorned.” Learn more

West 18th Street Fashion Show 2019 KC

Photo courtesy of West 18th Street Fashion Show Facebook

5. TinyFest Midwest 2019

A huge festival in honor of tiny things. Come to Louisburg Cider Mill to tour tiny houses, van conversions, gypsy wagons and more! You can also enjoy a variety of speakers, food trucks, and music at this event. Learn more

TinyFest Midwest 2019

Photo courtesy of TinyFest Midwest 2019 Facebook

6. First Fridays

First Friday means a big celebration in the Crossroads. Explore downtown checking out KC makers, food trucks, street performers, music, and more! Learn more

Guitar Girl

7. Annie at Theatre in the Park

The beloved musical of the curly haired orphan Annie is taking the stage at the Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park. The perfect event for a night out with the whole family. Learn more

Photo courtesy of Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park Facebook

8. Harry Potter Day at the K

Muggles and Wizards-in-training welcome! Cheer on the Royals as they face the Chicago White Socks, then stick around. After the game a special viewing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will play on CrownVision for the audience to enjoy from their seats. Learn more

Kauffman Stadium

Photo courtesy of Kansas City Royals Facebook

9. Coors Light Block Party

Join Mix 93.3 and Dillon Francis for an epic night of drinking, dancing, and awesome music all located in the KC Live! Block of Power & Light. Learn more

KC Live! Block Party

Photo courtesy of Power & Light Facebook

10. Travis Marvin at Kanza Hall

Good news for Travis Marvin fans! If you are hoping to catch this Kansas born country singer as he is touring, you are likely to run into him at one of the events listed above. He will be making appearances at Kauffman Stadium, Old Shawnee Days, and Kanza Hall this weekend. Learn more

Travis Marvin

Photo courtesy of Travis Marvin Facebook

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