Plaza Art Fair

Best Special Events in Kansas City

No matter how or what you choose to celebrate, Kansas City's special events are can't-miss experiences.

Favorite Family Festival

Kansas City Irish Fest

Winner: Kansas City Irish Fest

Runners Up: Kansas City Renaissance Festival, Ethnic Enrichment Festival

Favorite Music Festival

Boulevardia in Kansas City

Winner: Boulevardia

Runners Up: Middle of the Map Festival, Buzz Beach Ball

Favorite Beer Festival

KC Oktoberfest

Winner: KC Oktoberfest at Crown Center

Runners Up: Boulevardia, KC Beer Fest

Favorite Art Festival

Winner: Plaza Art Fair

Runners Up: First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District, Brookside Art Annual

Thousands of votes were cast to help decide the winners of the 2019 Visitors’ Choice Awards, where visitors selected their favorites in Food & Drink, Arts & Entertainment, Attractions, Sports & Recreation, Special Events, Shopping, Accommodations, and Overall Best of Kansas City.