Whether you are new or native to Kansas City, you are in for a treat. We are about to embark upon our favorite time of year, the Fall season. Yes, the weather is perfect, the leaves start to change and best of all, the city has a whole different energy. Check out our “don’t miss” list below and discover something new about Kansas City.
Food Truck Friday
September 4, 2015 at 8pm
18th McGee, KC Star lot
After you peruse through the Crossroads for First Fridays, hit the Food Truck Friday boasting some of KC’s best food on four wheels.
Labor Day Weekend at Crown Center
Get your Irish on and enjoy the weekend outdoor festival complete with real Irish bands. More at kcirishfest.com.
La Fonda Allstars
September 5, 2015 at 9pm
A night of hip swinging Afro- Cuban jazz. Pianist Mark Lowrey collaborates with Afro-Latin band Making Moves.
September 7, 2015
LAST day for Nature Connects 2 Lego sculpture. Get there before the Lego sculptures leave.
September 10, 2015 at 8pm
The Louisiana-based accordionist, one of the few zydeco artist and a KC favorite.
September 11-13, 2015
Berkley Riverfront Park
Over 100 artist will send you to your groove, camping approved beside the Missouri River. More at dancefestopia.com.
Westport Art Fair
September 11-13, 2015
Exclusively Kansas City area artists. Support local art!
Prairie Village Jazz Fest
September 12, 2015 at 2:30pm
Harmon Park in Prairie Village
Kansas City favorites Lonnie and Ronnie McFadden perform with the KC Jazz Orchestra at 9:15 pm. Free to $5. Bring your picnic and chairs.
Third Thursday at the Nelson
September 17, 2015
Nelson Art Gallery
Music, drinks, and interactive displays. It’s a thing and you have to check it out!
KC Beer Fest
September 19, 2015
Kansas City Power & Light District
Over 200 handpicked craft beers to taste. Benefits Big Brothers and Sisters. More at kc-beerfest.com
Under a Harvest Moon
September 20, 2015
Calling all foodies to farm-to-table dinner prepared by Novel Chef Ryan Brazeal. Amazing food in a beautiful setting. More at powellgardens.org/harvestmoon
The Miracle Worker
September 22, 2015 – October 25, 2015
Coterie Theatre at Crown Center
Four-time Tony award-winning play based on Helen Keller’s life. Tickets $11-$15
Plaza Art Fair
September 25-27, 2015
Country Club Plaza
A KC tradition for 84 years! The Ink Stage showcases 23 sets of musicians with hundreds of national and local artist. The best food on the plaza too!
September 26, 2015
Historic Hotel Phillips, Downtown KC
Enjoy Brazilian jazz at this beautiful historic hotel. FREE
Jazz in the Roses at Loose Park
September 30th, 2015 from 4:30-6:30pm
Loose Park Rose Garden
FREE. Bring your blanket and enjoy! More at kcparks.org.