KC Trip Ideas for Millennials


 

Good times with good friends await in Kansas City. Whether you're in the front row at a live show, bar-hopping in the Power & Light District or tailgating before the big game, there's no end to the unique experiences in the City of Fountains. 

Plan the perfect visit with these trip ideas, articles and more.


KC’s Live Music Scene

Between small, close-up shows and huge, sold-out concerts, there’s always a live music performance to be seen in KC that, years later, you’ll be telling people, “I was there.”

Enjoy the Outdoors with Great Patios in KC

Whether you’re taking in a stellar view, soaking in the sun’s rays or cheering on your favorite team with hundreds of other fans outdoors, there’s a Kansas City patio seat with your name on it.

Romantic Spots in KC

Named one of America’s Most Romantic Cities and one of America’s Best Cities for Singles, it’s clear that here in the City of Fountains, love flourishes. 

The Ultimate Kansas City Girls Weekend

Kansas City has everything girls need to have fun, so pack your bags and gather your closest girlfriends—it’s time for a getaway. 

Take the Plunge: Dive Bars in Kansas City

Raise a glass for Kansas City’s dive bars: establishments as eclectic as they are beloved, each one with a story to tell and a drink to serve.

Reviving Retro: KC’s Arcade Bars

KC's joystick joints serve up more than nostalgia thanks to expansive local brews on tap and food far greater than the greasy slice of pizza you used to get in between sessions of “Galaga.”

Also Sprach Zarathustra

Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center
Michael Stern, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano
 
MAHLER “Adagio” from Symphony No. 10
JONATHAN LESHNOFF Piano Concerto (Kansas City Symphony commission, world premiere, underwritten by the Miller Nichols Charitable Foundation)
R. STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra
 

The Chainsmokers

Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers have announced their massive “WORLD WAR JOY” North American headline arena tour for fall. Multi-platinum band 5 Seconds of Summer, who is featured on The Chainsmokers’ latest single “Who Do You Love,” will be joining all dates along with rising pop star Lennon Stella. The 41-city tour will stop at Sprint Center on Friday, Nov. 15.

Also Sprach Zarathustra

Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center
Michael Stern, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano
 
MAHLER “Adagio” from Symphony No. 10
JONATHAN LESHNOFF Piano Concerto (Kansas City Symphony commission, world premiere, underwritten by the Miller Nichols Charitable Foundation)
R. STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra
 

Handel’s Messiah

Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center
Julian Wachner, guest conductor
Kansas City Symphony Chorus, Charles Bruffy, chorus director
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Melissa Attebury, mezzo-soprano
Oliver Mercer, tenor
Alexander Dobson, bass-baritone
 

Handel’s Messiah

Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center
Julian Wachner, guest conductor
Kansas City Symphony Chorus, Charles Bruffy, chorus director
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Melissa Attebury, mezzo-soprano
Oliver Mercer, tenor
Alexander Dobsonbass-baritone
 

Also Sprach Zarathustra

Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center
Michael Stern, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano
 
MAHLER “Adagio” from Symphony No. 10
JONATHAN LESHNOFF Piano Concerto (Kansas City Symphony commission, world premiere, underwritten by the Miller Nichols Charitable Foundation)
R. STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra
 

All Star Holidays

Silent Night? Swinging Night! In an evening that’s sure to fire up a cold December night, come join us at the Kauffman for a star-studded event unlike anything else you’ll hear! We’re bringing you Kansas City’s biggest jazz stars to play your seasonal favorites. One night only - a lifetime of memories!

TubaChristmas 2019

Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center
 
Make a joyful noise! All area tuba and euphonium players are invited to join the festivities, and all are welcome to enjoy this FREE lunch-hour concert. Advance registration and a fee are required to perform. Janet M. Stallmeyer and Donald L. Flora generously underwrite TubaChristmas. For tickets, visit kcsymphony.org starting Tuesday, October 1.