Looking for something to do in Kansas City this weekend? Check out our list of the best events happening around town! From live music to family-friendly activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
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Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our list of the top events happening in Kansas City!
1. First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District – Friday, August 4
Every first Friday of the month, the Crossroads Arts District comes alive with gallery openings, live music, and special events. This is a great way to explore the area’s vibrant arts scene!
2. Jazz in the Park – Saturday, August 5
Jazz in the Park is a free concert series that takes place every Saturday evening in June, July, and August. This Saturday’s lineup includes The Nace Brothers and The Greg Poe Quartet. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy some great live music!
3. Food Truck Frenzy – Sunday, August 6
Food Truck Frenzy is a family-friendly event that features over 30 food trucks serving up a variety of cuisines. There will also be live music, games, and activities for kids. This event takes place from 11am-4pm in Crown Center Square.
This Weekend’s Events
From live music to bar crawls and everything in between, there’s something for everyone this weekend in Kansas City! Check out our top picks for what’s happening around town.
-Smithville F many events happening in the historic downtown area, including live music and farmers markets.
-Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is open late with free admission and a variety of exhibitions to view.
Saturday is a great day to explore some of Kansas City’s art museums! The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art are both free and open to the public, so take advantage of that! In the afternoon, stop by the Liberty Memorial for a history lesson on World War I. The monument and accompanying museum are also free. If you’re looking for something more low-key, take a stroll through the Kauffman Gardens or relax at one of Kansas City’s many parks. In the evening, catch a movie at Screenland Armour or see a show at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre.
Looking for something to do this Sunday? Check out our list of events happening around town!
-The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will be open from 10am to 5pm, with free admission for all visitors.
-The Kansas City Zoo will be open from 9:30am to 4:30pm, with discounted admission for seniors (65+) and children (ages 3-11).
-The National World War I Museum and Memorial will be open from 12pm to 5pm, with free admission for all visitors.
-The American Jazz Museum will be open from 12pm to 6pm, with free admission for seniors (65+) and children (ages 3-12).
-The Kansas City Renaissance Festival will be open from 10am to 7pm, with discounted admission for seniors (60+) and children (ages 5-12).
Here are some great things to do this weekend in Kansas City!
-Check out the First Fridays art gallery crawl in the Crossroads Arts District.
-Take the kids to the Kidzone at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
-Order some delicious Kansas City-style barbecue at one of the city’s many barbecue restaurants.
-Spend an afternoon exploring the Kansas City Zoo.
-Catch a movie at the Alamo Drafthouse cinema.
-See a show at one of Kansas City’s many live music venues.