Peter Pan and Wendy – May 2nd – May 23rd – J.M. Barrie’s classic Peter Pan is reimagined for a new generation of theatergoers as a bright, charming, and empowering play for all ages.
American Royal Youth Rodeo – May 2nd – May 3rd – The 2023 American Royal Youth Rodeo welcomes top student athletes from the Midwest! There will be a total of two matinee performances with student athletes competing in traditional rodeo events from bareback riding to barrel racing to the ever favorite, mutton bustin’!
American Royal Pro Rodeo – May 4th – May 6th – More than just the rodeo, this event also features live music, shopping, and more!
Brookside Art Annual – May 5th – May 7th – The 37th annual, right in the heart of Brookside, and one of the best art festivals around!
Fresh Fridays are returning to the City Market starting May 5. This summertime series has something for everyone — featuring food, drinks, and live music. Hours are 5-10 p.m. and the monthly event will run through Sept. 1.
Lenexa Art Fair – May 13th – The Lenexa Art Fair is the perfect outing for art enthusiasts and jazz lovers. This one-day, outdoor, juried art fair features about 50 fine artists from the region, live jazz throughout the day, children’s art activities, food trucks and wine, craft beer and fine spirits tastings.
Miami County Spring Farm Tour – May 13th – 15th – Enjoy visiting more than a dozen scenic and unique farms!
Inspire! A Gordon Parks Student Photography Exhibition – May 18th – Celebrate the students in completing their semester long photography project about the school’s namesake, and enjoy live music and festivities!
Kansas City Monarchs Opening Day – May 19th – Join the Kansas City Monarchs Baseball team on May 19th and celebrate 20 years of professional baseball in KCK!
Outdoor Concert Series (Lenexa) – Starts May 21st – Watch some laid back, local artists perform in an Outdoor Concert Series starting May 21st and recurring weekly!
Jammin’ on the Green: Vine Street Rumble Jazz Orchestra – May 24th – Jammin’ on the Green is a free concert series, featuring the same lively music that put KC on the map of places to be!
Fourth Friday Art Walk (Lee’s Summit) – May 26th – Featuring artists and showcases inside Downtown Lee’s Summit businesses, this monthly event runs through August.