With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, there are tons of fun and festive events going on around the Kansas City area this weekend. We’ve got a great list of ideas featured here on the blog, brought to you courtesy of Dani Beyer Real Estate, so head out and explore all the great activities happening near you.

Kansas City Events March 11 – 13


Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament

March 11 & 12
Semifinal Games Friday at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Championship Game Saturday at 5 p.m.
Ticket Prices Vary

If you’re a fan of college hoops, then this is the weekend for you in Kansas City as the Big 12 Men‚Äôs Basketball Championship is¬†once again taking over the Sprint Center. A tradition that will be¬†staying in Kansas City¬†through 2020,¬†this year’s tournament¬†marks the seventh consecutive year the event has been held at the Sprint Center. Will last year’s reigning champ,¬†Iowa State claim the title again, or is it someone else’s turn to be champion?


Sprint Center
1407 Grand Blvd., 

Kansas City, MO 64105

Tom’s Town Distillery Tour

March 11 & 12
Tours Friday at Saturday at 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m and 5:30 p.m.
Tours $10 per person

New distillery and bar, Tom’s Town, is celebrating the Men’s Basketball Big 12 Championship by offering five distillery tours a day this Friday and Saturday. Tours last approximately 30 minutes and include an in-depth look at the¬†distillation process as well as a brief overview of Kansas City during Boss Tom¬í’s rule. Tours will fill up fast, so reservations are highly recommended. You can¬†reserve your spot here.¬†If you can’t make it this weekend, tours¬†are also offered every day Tom’s Town is¬†open.¬†


Tom’s Town Distilling Company
1701 Main St., 

Kansas City, MO 64108

Mecum Auction

March 11 & 12
Friday & Saturday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
1 Day Ticket: $30 per person
2 Day Event Pass: $40 per person
Children 12 and younger: Free

If you didn’t get your car fix at the Auto Show last weekend, then head back to Bartle Hall this Friday and Saturday for the Mecum Car Auction. The Mecum Auction Company¬†is the world leader in collector cars, vintage and antique motorcycles, and Road Art sales, and hosts¬†auctions all across¬†the United States. The company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 29 years, and now offers¬†more than 20,000 lots per year. But you don’t have to be a buyer to appreciate all the great cars the auction has to offer.


Kansas City Convention Center
301 W. 13th St., 

Kansas City, MO 64105

Snake Saturday Parade

Saturday, March 12
Parade Starts at 11 a.m.

Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit this weekend at the Snake Saturday Parade and Festival. Snake Saturday Parade brings up to 100,000 people to historic, downtown North Kansas City on the Saturday before St. Patrick‚Äôs Day, making it the largest Irish parade and festival in the area. Snake Saturday begins on Friday evening with the opening of the carnival area and the Annual Charity Cook-off.¬† The event continues on Saturday with the addition of food vendors, a free children‚Äôs area, children‚Äôs stage and, of course, the parade. So, come, be a part of a Northland tradition!¬†The parade begins at 14th¬†and Swift, turning right on Armour Road, then takes another right on Howell and continues¬†to 18th¬†street.


Downtown North Kansas City
320 Armour Road, 

North Kansas City, MO 64116

From festive parades to big action sports, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this weekend. Continue to check back for weekly events updates here on the blog, and in the meantime, you can find more fun event information here.

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