With fall in full swing there are plenty of great seasonal activities going on around the Kansas City area. Head out to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather and check one out from our feature list below, brought to you by Dani Beyer Real Estate.
Kansas City Events October 15 – 18
Thursday, October 15
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Head out to the Nelson-Atkins Museum this Thursday night for their monthly Third Thursday event. All just for adults, each month features a new theme with live music, free programs, art activities and more that showcase the talents of local artists, communities and businesses. The event is designed for college-age to 45, but all adults are welcome. This Third Thursday’s theme is a Night Circus. There will be jugglers and acro-balance acts, photo ops and live music from local band La Guerre. The event is free, but food and beverages will be available for purchase.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak St.,
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Saturday, October 17
Session 1: 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Session 2: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
One of the season’s best brew festivals is sure to be the fall edition of the KC Brew Fest going on this Saturday at Union Station. After experiencing overwhelming success in the spring, the event is back and will feature pours and samplings of KC’s best breweries, as well as craft breweries from around the country. To accommodate the large number of attendees, admission will be split into two sessions; noon to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Ticket price includes tastings from over 50 breweries and 100 beers, while food trucks will be on site selling food separately. Tickets are available online in advance for both sessions.
Union Station Kansas City Inc.
30 W Pershing Rd,
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Saturday, October 17
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Come to the Old Red Bridge in Minor Park this Saturday for “Lock & Roll” Locktober, presented by KC Parks. The fun starts with a ribbon cutting for the new Minor Park Trail Connector. Bike, walk or skate down the 1-mile length of trail with friends and family, then head over to the Old Red Bridge for a complimentary bottled water or Red Bridge Beer. Don’t forget to bring your love locks! A station will be available for kids to decorate their locks before adding them to the ever-growing collection on the bridge. Whether you’re locking your love for a family member, special someone or favorite pet, your lock is welcome on the beautiful Old Red Bridge.
Kansas City, MO Parks and Recreation
4600 E 63rd St Trfy,
Kansas City, Missouri 64130
Saturday, October 17
Starts at 12 p.m.
Another great Oktoberfest event is going on this Saturday at Prairiefire. Bring the whole family for a fun day filled with a variety of activities for everyone. The event features the extremely talented Professional Villafane Pumpkin Carvers, live music, a bier garden, delicious food specials, a petting zoo, face painting, balloon artists and a pie eating contest and more. Enjoy the lovely fall weather and pick the perfect pumpkin to purchase and take home with you. The event and activities are free to enjoy, pumpkins, food and other items will be available for purchase.
October 17 – 18
Saturday & Sunday 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Seniors ages 60+: $10
Children ages 5-12 : $5
Children ages 4 and under: FREE
Check out Powell Gardens this weekend for the annual GLOW Jack-O-Lantern Festival. A spellbinding Halloween experience at Powell Gardens, it’s sure to awe audiences of all ages. More than 700 hand-carved Jack-O-Lanterns will light a flickering path through the Gardens with vignettes exploring this year’s theme, “Nature’s Nightmares.” Along with the Jack-O-Lantern Trail, visitors can also enjoy costumed characters, hayrides, pumpkin painting, free crafts, and a cave with live insects. A fun event for the whole family you won’t want to miss! Save on tickets by purchasing in advance online. Some activities, such as the hayrides and pumpkin painting, cost an additional fee. There will also be tasty treats and drinks for sale, such as warm hot cocoa.
1609 NW US Highway 50,
Kingsville, United States 64061