An ongoing series, we’re highlighting some of the most important events, exhibits and can’t-miss activities each month of the year. 

March in Kansas City means basketball, Irish-themed celebrations and women's appreciation month, among many other marquee events. 

Basketball, Basketball, Basketball

One Month, Four Tournaments

March Basketball

Kansas City rolls out the red carpet every March, hosting more college basketball games than anywhere else in the country. In 2017, the total comes to 62 teams and 57 games in just 16 days

March 2-5, 8-11, 15-21, 23, 25

Auto Madness

Kansas City Auto Show

Cars restored and tricked out, classic and cool speed into Kansas City for a collector automobile auction not to be missed, all in the heart of Downtown at the Kansas City Convention Center. 

Bartle Hall, March 8-12

Sleeping Beauty

Kansas City Ballet: Dance a Story

The Kansas City Ballet brings the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty to wondrous life through creative movement, music and a costume show perfect for families.

Plaza Library, Friday, March 10, 6:30 p.m.

St. Patty's Day Festivities

St. Patrick's Day in KC

Celebrate Irish heritage and St. Patrick's Day in Kansas City, one of the biggest parties in the entire city. Get caught up with all the fun events this month.

Snake Saturday, Saturday, March 11; St. Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17

Soccer Returns

Sporting Kansas City vs. FC Dallas

KC's soccer club returns to action for another season filled with fast-paced thrills and heart-pounding action. 

Children's Mercy Park, Saturday, March 11, 8 p.m.

Women's Appreciation Month

Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists

Visit the Kansas City Public Library for a special discussion with Booklist editor Donna Seaman, author of a new book that discusses the rediscovering of seven American women artists.

Central Library, Thursday, March 16, 6:30 p.m.

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