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  • Celebrations

    Kansas City knows how to throw a party. So much, in fact, that the Urban Institute of America recently ranked KC third among the country’s top 50 cities for its astonishing number of events and festivals, many of which occur during the fall season. From Labor Day until Halloween, this party-loving city will host more than 50 marquee events and festivals—ranging from harvest celebrations and food festivals to Civil War commemorations and barbecue contests. Fill your calendar with these unique happenings and make a weekend of it.

    Irish Fest

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    Commemorate Kansas City's proud Celtic heritage with three days of world-class entertainment, food and drink, shopping, interactive workshops, kids activities and more.

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    Festivals

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    From Labor Day until Halloween, this party-loving city will host more than 50 marquee events and festivals—ranging from harvest celebrations and food festivals.

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    The American Royal

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    It spans more than two and a half months, includes more than 40 activities encompassing everything from debutante balls to barrel racing. Even those who think they know the American Royal may not know everything about this classic Kansas City icon.

     

  • Trendsetters

    Casual, upscale, vintage or urban--KC has shops to fit any taste. Midwest Living said it best: in Kansas City, "the shopping is as diverse as the people." Find fashion's favorite labels at well-known shopping districts like the Country Club Plaza and Zona Rosa.

    For something different, shop local at the independent boutiques in Brookside and the Crossroads Arts District. Or conduct retail therapy across the state line at Legends Outlets KC and Park Place. Antique or accessory; contemporary or cutting edge—Kansas City serves up shopping with style.

    Personalized Shopping Guide

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    Whether you covet the latest trends or wear your KC pride on your sleeve, there is something for you.

    What KC loves about the Plaza

    What are you shopping for in KC? The Country Club Plaza is Kansas City's premier retail, dining and entertainment destination

     

  • Memory Makers

    Don't be surprised when the exciting memories you make here follow you home. Named the most affordable destination in America by Travel + Leisure, Kansas City knows how to entertain the whole family.

    Go wild with awesome animal experiences like the Kansas City Zoo and SEA LIFE aquarium. Get hands-on with interactive exhibits at the College Basketball Experience. Whatever your trip entails, KC will leave an impression from the moment you arrive until long after you leave.

    National WWI Museum

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    Designated as the official WWI museum by Congress, this non-profit, state-of-the-art facility honors those who served in the “Great War,” which marks its centennial in 2014, through detailed, comprehensive exhibits examining every facet of this historic global conflict.

    VIDEO: What KC loves about Crown Center

    Find out what these #KC kids love about their visits to Crown Center!

     

  • Game Changers

    Sports have always been a foundation of Kansas City’s culture, and the city offers some of the best and most exciting venues to tantalize any sports enthusiast year-round.

    In fact, Travel + Leisure magazine recently ranked KC no. 6 on its list of American cities with Sports-Crazed Citizens. See for yourself … Cheer on the “boys in blue” at The K. Get hands-on with interactive exhibits at the College Basketball Experience. Experience game day at Sporting Park or tailgating at Arrowhead. Whatever your trip entails, KC will leave you cheering.

    Boys of Summer

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    Catch a game at Kauffman Stadium, one of the finest ballparks in America and home of the Kansas City Royals.

    What KC loves about the Royals

    Take a look at what #KC loves about Kauffman Stadium and their hometown team!

     

  • Date Ideas

    There’s no such thing as a hopeless romantic in Kansas City. Take a horse-drawn carriage through the Country Club Plaza. Relax in splendor at one of KC’s charming bed & breakfasts. Or recharge with the menu of recuperative services at The Elms Resort & Spa.

    A night at the theater is a perfect addition to any couples getaway. Experience the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, then settle in for some quiet conversation at one of our intimate restaurants, like Majestic Steakhouse, Starker’s Reserve or Tannin Wine Bar. So go ahead, put life in time-out and relax with the one you love. We'll take care of the rest.

    Food for Thought

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    KC is so much more than just barbecue. In fact, Saveur recently called KC “America’s next great culinary destination.” Meet celebrity chefs, enjoy local creations like chicken spiedini or try one of our many farm-to-table eateries. Here's what's hot.

    10 Culinary Adventures

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    On any given day, there is an enchanting experience in which to indulge around the city. Whether it is an underground supper or dinner in a field, if you live to eat or drink, this list is for you.

    Dining by District

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    The dining scene in KC embodies the city’s many cultural influences, ranging from indigenous cuisines and home-style cooking, to a wide range of fusion foods. With a number of unique and distinctive neighborhoods, diners can take a culinary trip around KC.

     

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