HERE WE COME

Kansas City has always found ways to keep moving forward because our momentum just won’t quit. There’s a irresistible, locally-inspired energy you can feel in every neighborhood and around every corner. With every new experience and person you meet, you’ll find more to love about the New Midwest.

This is #HOWWEDOKC

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Summer in KC

SUMMER IN KC

From the hottest late-night cocktail spots to a favorite Midwestern water park, here’s your guide to cool summertime fun in Kansas City. Feel the local vibes at a festival, get your thrills on a roller coaster at Worlds of Fun, relax on local patios and find countless opportunities for family time with the kids.

Fun for Free in KC

FUN FOR FREE

Even if you’re on a budget, Kansas City is an easy getaway with plenty of options for a no-cost great time. Plus, check out deals from KC Savings for even more ways to explore the city and have an unforgettable summer trip.

How KC Does Culture

ART, HISTORY AND MORE

Kansas City is home to both local and national museums, perfect for a dose of culture on a hot summer day. There’s something for every interest, like the National WWI Museum and Memorial, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum or The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. You’ll also find local galleries and murals throughout the city.

How KC Does Al Fresco

SUMMER PATIO HANGOUTS

Nothing elevates morning coffee, late lunches or nighttime cocktails like a patio, and Kansas City is proud to have plenty of them across the city. Discover all our best rooftop bars and al fresco dining options—plus a craft brewery journey with the KC Tap Tour—for perfect summer days and nights.

How KC Does Outdoors

IT'S IN OUR NATURE

Hike your way to a tumbling waterfall. Bike down urban trails that feel miles away from it all. Stroll through fields of wildflowers or gardens filled with blooms. You’ll find plenty of pretty places in and around Kansas City to get some quality time outside.

How KC Does Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

The summer season is filled with festivals, professional sports and other events in Kansas City. Plan your trip around these local happenings and celebrate the season with art, music, food and so much more.

How KC Does KC

KC UNITED

The New Midwest was forged by passionate locals making a mark on our city. Check out our attraction and destination partners who are constantly elevating the visitor experience in Kansas City.