Summer in KC officially begins with Memorial Day Weekend, ushering a season of big, annual blowouts with Celebration at the Station.
Lovers of craft beer, live music and local flair cheer the arrival of Boulevardia each year, an urban street festival that returns every Father’s Day weekend.
Star-crossed lovers, a vengeful prince or a Venetian trader, the Bard’s timeless stories come to life at the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, a showcase of Kansas City’s appreciation for the arts.
KC PrideFest is a weekend festival that celebrates inclusion, diversity and pride with live music and performances from local and national headliners, all at Berkley Riverfront Park.
Kansas City’s diverse cultures unite at the Ethnic Enrichment Festival, a weekend extravaganza that includes food, dancing and music representing dozens of countries.
Held in Overland Park, Jazz in the Woods is the Midwest’s largest free music festival, featuring a variety of music over two days, including traditional jazz, blues and ragtime.
Not to mention all of the Fourth of July fun that takes place each year.