What’s Going on in Kansas City This Weekend?

Looking for things to do in Kansas City this weekend? Check out our blog for the latest event listings and recommendations!

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Upcoming Events

This weekend, enjoy live music at the Sprint Center, catch a film at the Tivoli Theatre, or exploring one of Kansas City’s many museums.Whether you’re a visitor or a local, there’s sure to be something for you to do this weekend in Kansas City!

Friday, May 17

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Kansas City? Here are some great events happening around town:

-For the foodies, the KC Food Truck Festival is happening all weekend long! With over 30 food trucks to choose from, there will definitely be something to please everyone’s taste buds.
-Still feeling the need to get your shopping fix after last week’s tax-free holiday? Head over to the Park Place Shopping Centre for their sidewalk sale! You’ll find great deals on clothing, shoes, and more from your favorite stores.
-If you’re looking for a fun way to get outside and get some exercise this weekend, join in on the 5K Paws for a Cause race! The race benefits the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City, and you can even bring your furry friend along to run with you.

Saturday, May 18

Looking for something fun to do this Saturday? Here are some great events happening around Kansas City:

-If you’re a fan of country music, head to the Kansas City Livestock Show and Rodeo for a day of live music, rodeo events, and more.
-For something a little less rowdy, check out the Blue Springs Farmer’s Market for fresh produce, artisan goods, and more.
-And finally, if you’re in the mood for some laughs, catch a show at the Kick Comedy Club.

Sunday, May 19

It’s time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather! Here are some fun events happening in Kansas City this Sunday.

-The KC Scottish Highland Games and Celtic Festival is a family-friendly event with Celtic music, food, games, and dancing.
-The Roasterie will be hosting a free concert in their Air Roasted Coffee Garden. Enjoy live music from a local band while sipping on your favorite coffee drink.
– Kansas City Zoo is celebrating ZOOday with free admission for all! animal encounters, keeper talks, and more.

Ongoing Events

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out some of the ongoing events in Kansas City. The Kansas City Renaissance Festival is in full swing, with 16 stages of continuous entertainment, over 100 artisan shops, and plenty of food and drink. Or if you’re in the mood for something more low-key, the American Jazz Museum is always a good time. Whatever you’re in the mood for, you’re sure to find something to do in Kansas City this weekend.

Friday, May 17

Get your tickets now for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! The show starts at 7:30 pm at the Lyric Theater, 1216 E. 19th Street.

Saturday, May 18

Saturday, May 18
Explore the world of orchids at the Orchid Festival 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Powell Gardens, 1609 NW U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Missouri. Learn about the care and propagation of these beautiful flowers with experts from Powell Gardens and Kansas City Orchid Society. Free with grounds admission ($13 for adults, $9 for seniors 60+, $7 for children 6-18 and free for members and children 5 and younger).

Sunday, May 19

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out our list of ongoing events happening in Kansas City!

-The Kansas City Renaissance Festival is back for another year of fun! Enjoy live entertainment, tasty food, and unique shops. The festival runs through May 19th.
-The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition of Italian Renaissance art. The exhibit runs through June 9th.
-Looking for a fun family activity? The Legoland Discovery Center is open all weekend!

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