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KCK Farmers Market

06/02/15 to 10/14/15

Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:

The KCK Farmers' Market operates TWO locations in Wyandotte County. Markets open the first week of June and remain open through mid-October.

 

Tuesdays

2220 Central Ave., 66102
7:30 am-sellout

 

Wednesdays

6th and Barnett, 66101
7:30am-sellout


Free Summer Movie Series at Phoenix Theatres Legends 14

06/02/15 to 08/07/15
Legends 14 Theatre
1841 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Free Events

Beat the boredom this summer with free movies at Phoenix Theatres Legends 14. There will be a rated G and PG movie at 10:00 am every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday all summer long. All ages and groups welcome, and special kiddie meals will be available! Doors open at 9:00 am. 

DATESPG Rates MoviesG Rates Movies
June 2 - 4EpicWallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit
June 9 - 11Mr. Peabody & ShermanRamona & Beezus
June 16 - 18Penguins of MadagascarChicken Run
June 23 - 25Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedRio
June 30 - July 2Puss in BootsRio 2
July 7 - 9The CroodsDr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who
July 14 - 16How To Train Your Dragon 2Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
July 21 - 23Ice Age 4: Continental DriftEveryone's Hero
July 28 - 30TurboMr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium
August 4 - 6Night at the Museum: Secret of the TombSpace Chimps

Lakeside Speedway: Weekly Racing Series + Fireworks Display

07/03/15 to 07/04/15
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Gates open at 5 p.m., hot laps start at 6:45 and racing begins at 7:30 p.m. Adults grandstand tickets are $12, kids ages 7-12 are $6 and children ages 6 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Military personnel, students and seniors over 62 get in for $10 with proper i.d. Stay late for post-race fireworks.

Fireworks Display at Boulevard Drive-In Theatre

07/04/15 to 07/05/15
Boulevard Drive-In Theatre & Swap N' Shop
1051 Merriam Lane, Kansas City, KS 66103 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events

Fireworks and films make for a spectacular 4th of July. Gates open at 7:00 pm and fireworks start at 9:10 pm. Then stay for a for a double feature under the stars! Inside Out (PG) - estimated start time of 10:20 pm. Jurassic World (PG-13) - estimated start time of 11:55 pm.

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

07/10/15 to 07/10/15
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

Live music will begin at 6:30 pm with Blackbird Sunday. A local barbecue will serve delicious barbecue (sold separately) and wine will be sold by the bottle. $5 cover charge. Gates open at 6:00 pm. 


A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band

07/14/15 to 07/14/15
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Concerts

With two sets by Dave Matthews. All ages.  6pm doors, 7pm show. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com.

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

07/17/15 to 07/19/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1.800-237-3889

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

07/17/15 to 07/17/15
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to Neil Porras on Friday, July 17h at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Strawberry Hill Museum & Neighborhood Rummage Sale

07/18/15 to 07/18/15
Strawberry Hill Ethnic Museum & Cultural Center
720 North 4th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Free Events

Share your stuff and discover new treasures at the Strawberry Hill Museum & Neighborhood Rummage Sale. For vendor information and more, please call 913-371-3264.

The Boys of Zummer Tour with Fall Out Boy and Wiz Kalifa

07/21/15 to 07/21/15
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Concerts

with special guests Hoodie Allen and DJ Drama. All ages. 6pm doors, 7pm show.Tickets available at ticketmaster.com.

Van Halen

07/22/15 to 07/22/15
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Concerts

with The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. All ages. 6:30 pm doors, 7:30 pm show. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com.

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

07/24/15 to 07/24/15
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to Not Rocket Science on Friday, July 24th at 6:00pm.  Cover Charge $5.00

Tim McGraw: Shotgun Rider Tour 2015

07/24/15 to 07/24/15
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Concerts

With Billy Currington and Chase Bryant. All ages. 6pm doors, 7pm show. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com.

96.5 The Buzz Presents Buzz Beach Ball 2015

07/25/15 to 07/25/15
Sporting Park
One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Concerts

Acts include: Alt-J, Awolnation, Taking Back Sunday, Glass Animals, Milky Chance, Andrew McMahon and the Wilderness, Misterwives & MORE!

The Bubble Run: Kansas City, KS

07/25/15 to 07/25/15
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events

Super Simple.
Clad in white t-shirts, Participants run, walk, dance and play across 3 miles of absolute fun! Waves start every 3-5 minutes. Then, at each kilometer, participants will run through the Foam Bogs where there is enough colored foam to cover you from head to toe!
Each of the four Foam Bogs along the course are represented by different colored foam.
There are a few simple rules.
Rule 1:All levels of runners, walkers, twirlers, dancers and strollers are welcome to the Bubble Run™.
Rule 2: Wear white. That way, your appearance at the finish will be even more pronounced.
Rule 3: Enjoy being a kid again.

Registration is simple:

  1. Click on the purple “register and play” button at the top of this page.
  2. Fill out the form as a single participant or as part of a team (4 or more) with family or friends if you wish. And we strongly encourage creative team names that we invite you share on the BUBBLE RUN™ Facebook page.
  3. Show up ready to have the frothiest day of your life!

FAIR WARNING: The BUBBLE RUN™ is limited in space in each city. We anticipate each location to fill before event day so best get your registration together quickly!

For more information on sponsorship, expo space or goodie bags, contact Endurance Sports Marketing Group:
Denise@EnduranceSportsMarketing.com or Craig@EnduranceSportsMarketing.com or by calling (303) 926-1017.


Christmas in July at Wyandotte County Lake

07/25/15 to 07/25/15
Wyandotte County Lake and Park
91st & Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events, Free Events, Festivals

The inaugural Christmas in July event will take place on Saturday, July 25th at Wyandotte County Lake from 4 pm to 10:30 pm. There will be activities for the children, a DJ and plenty of food. Famous Dave’s will be on site serving and Cabela’s will have various displays. The highlight of the event will be the parade of decorated pontoon boats beginning at 8:15. This event is free to the public. For questions please call 913-573-8327.

Vans Warped Tour 2015 presented by Journeys

07/30/15 to 07/30/15
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Concerts

Rock out at one of the summer's most anticipated concerts! All ages. Doors at 11am. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com For more information: http://vanswarpedtour.com/

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

07/31/15 to 08/02/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1.800-237-3889

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

08/07/15 to 08/07/15
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to the John Joiner Band on Friday, August 7th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

08/14/15 to 08/14/15
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to Boomerz KC on Friday,August 14th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Boy Scout & Cub Scout Days at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark

08/15/15 to 08/16/15
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark
9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly

Scouts gather on these special days for a great day together at the park at significant savings!

Package Includes:

o    Special group rates for groups of 15 or more, only $21.99*, SAVE $21!

o    Promo code discount for groups less than 15, only $25.99*, Save $17!

o    One free chaperone admission for every 15 paid admissions.

o    A FREE Scout Day patch for everyone in your group.

o    Add a meal option for only $8.99*.

SchlitterRegatta (Saturday, August 15 only)
Build a model boat at the park with provided materials. Race your boat in the river after park closing for a chance to win great prizes! Contact your group sales representative for your chance to participate in the SchlitterRegatta. Group sales: 
913.312.3091


Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

08/21/15 to 08/23/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1-800-237-3889.

Girl Scout Days at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark

08/22/15 to 08/23/15
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark
9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112 (map)

Type:

Girl Scouts gather on these special days for a great day together at the park at significant savings!

Package Includes:

o    Special group rate for groups of 15 or more, of only $21.99*, SAVE $21!

o    Promo code discount for groups less than 15, of only $25.99*, SAVE $17!

o    One free chaperone admission for every 15 paid admissions.

o    A FREE Scout Day patch for everyone in your group.

o    Add a meal option for only $8.99*.

SchlitterRegatta (Saturday, August 22 only)
Build a model boat at the park with provided materials. Race your boat in the river after park closing for a chance to win great prizes! Contact your group sales representative for your chance to participate in the SchlitterRegatta. Group sales: 
913.312.3091


WIPEOUT RUN

08/29/15 to 08/29/15
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Crash, smash, and splash your way through a 5K course with larger-than-life obstacles and elements inspired by the hit TV show Wipeout! Take on the infamous Big Balls, Sweeper, Wrecking Balls, and Happy Endings! Hilarious thrills and magnificent spills await!

This is an untimed event open to anyone 18 and up.

- See more at: http://wipeoutrun.com/kansascity/#sthash.QvO6EAjn.dpuf

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

09/04/15 to 09/05/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1-800-237-3889.

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

09/11/15 to 09/13/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1-800-237-3889.

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

09/11/15 to 09/11/15
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to the John Joiner Band on Friday, September 11th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Dierks Bentley: 2015 Sounds of Summer Tour

09/12/15 to 09/12/15
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Concerts

With Kip Moore, Maddie & Tae, And Canaan Smith. All ages. 6pm doors, 7pm show. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com

TedXWyandotte Event

09/15/15 to 06/13/15
Kansas City Kansas Community College Conference Center
7250 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS (map)

Type:  Special Events

The 2015 TedxWyandotte event will feature approximately six presenters speaking on the theme of “Breaking Through: Confronting the barriers that divide us and challenging ourselves to move beyond them.” General admission is $20. KCKCC students can attend for free with student identification.

 Speakers at this year’s event include:

Janice Burdine, “Negative Space Painting” – artist, educator, illustrator, print maker, author, community activist. She has been a lifelong educator, illustrator, print maker, author and community activist for positive change through education. She is a retired art teacher and school counselor. For the past six years, Janice has been under the mentorships of artists Frank Frazier and Ernani Silva.  http://www.burdineartbox.net/

 Vi Nhan Tran – “The Empathetic Power of Storytelling” – musician and playwright will talk about his family's life story coming to the U.S. from Vietnam and growing up in Garden City, Kan.

Annette LeZotte – “Sorting Out Race” – Kauffman Museum Director at Bethel College in Newton, Kan., will speak about the college’s exhibit "Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity and Stereotypes in Thrift Store Donations."

Hong Hong Hui – a professional Pipa musician (traditional Chinese plucked-string instrument). She first learned to play when she was in Hong Kong 22 years ago. The video is of Hong Hong premiering one of her own compositions that she wrote last year as a master's student at Northern Illinois University, https://youtu.be/wP3lqkVzUns.

Dre Tayler – Project Manager of Males to Men, which sets out to provide a platform for youth to step on and shine like stars. Males to Men will address low self-esteem, lack of self-awareness, juvenile delinquency, adolescent fatherhood, violence, health deterioration, drugs, HIV/AIDS, economics and more. www.malestomen.com/.

Shannon Oleen – “The Millennial Divide.” She will be discussing how to build a personal brand and differentiate yourself and how to excel in a world with four to five generations in the workplace.  shannonoleen.com/speaking/.

To register, visit www.tedxwyandotte.org and select the “Register” tab. 


DJ Dash 5K

09/18/15 to 09/18/15
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Registration 5pm. Race 7pm. All ages. 

THE DJ DASH is today’s hottest Electronic Dance Music run featuring one main-stage D.J. and a 5K course lined with their music. That's right, the D.J.'s set is playing LIVE while you DASH through this electric course along to their music. Get those endorphins flowing and your friends together for today’s ONLY electric dance dash and after party dance fest. You know, the kind where you dance so hard you HAVE to wonder what kind of calories you burned!

Love dance/music festivals? Love running? This RUN is for YOU!

We always suggest the three D’s for our runs: Disco, Dash & Dance! That’s right, we encourage you to dress-up in your favorite DISCO attire, come out to DASH our course & DANCE the night away to a hot and LIVE DJ!

This race always starts at sunset and ends with a dance party. Who knows what surprises await you along THE DJ DASH!

THE DJ DASH

RUN.DANCE.LIVE

For more information: https://thedjdash.pulsemob.com/event/the-dj-dash-kansas-city/

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

09/18/15 to 09/18/15
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to Neil Porras on Friday, September 18th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

2015 Village West Wine Fest

09/19/15 to 09/19/15
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark
9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Festivals

Held on the grounds of the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, the Village West WineFest showcases over 200 wines and 100 beers from around the world; features food from Kansas City's best restaurants, bars, and caterers; and benefiting the community's most dedicated charities. General admission and VIP tickets available. For more ticket information and early-bird specials: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-village-west-winefest-tickets-15667726592

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

09/25/15 to 09/25/15
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to Boomerz KC on Friday, Septhember 25th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

10/02/15 to 10/04/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1-800-237-3889.

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Kansas Speedway

10/18/15
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Sports, Special Events, Family Friendly

Don't miss  the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Oct. 18, 2015 at Kansas Speedway!


Great Midwest Balloon Festival

10/23/15 to 10/24/15
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark
9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112 (map)

Type:  Festivals, Special Events, Entertainment/Nightlife, Family Friendly

Marvel in the sunrise Fly-In Balloon competitions and Friday & Saturday night Balloon Glows.  Get up close and personal with a tethered balloon ride.  All activities are weather permitting.  Visit website a complete schedule of events.

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

10/23/15 to 10/25/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1-800-237-3889.

Division I Men's Soccer College Cup at Sporting Park

12/11/15 to 12/13/15
Sporting Park
One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Sports, Special Events, Family Friendly

Don't miss a minute of the action when the Division I Men's Soccer College Cup comes to Sporting Park December 11-13, 2015 to battle for the championship.  See website for more details.