No April Fool’s here, there are plenty of fun and exciting events going on around the Kansas City area this weekend. Start exploring by checking out this featured list, brought to you courtesy of Dani Beyer Real Estate.
Kansas City Events April 1 – 3
Friday, April 1
Starts at 5 p.m.
FREE to Attend
The food trucks will be out in full force this Friday for First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District downtown. In the parking lot of the Kansas City Star, you’ll find all kinds of great eats from local chefs and area restaurants including El Tenedor KC, Cajun Cabin, Crave of KC Food Truck, Wilma’s,Simply Frosted, Bochi Truck, The Waffler Truck, Pip’s Burgers KC and Deco Catering Street Eats. Also, don’t miss the beer garden from Ollie’s Local. In the coming months, the Star will be rotating lots of new trucks in and out of the parking lot on First Fridays, so you’ll have an opportunity to try more new mobile food concepts than ever.
Saturday, April 2
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
General Tickets Starting at $15
VIP Tickets Starting at $40
Kegs ‘N Eggs! Kansas City’s only Adult Easter Egg Hunt and Craft Beer Festival returns to the Kansas City Renaissance Festival grounds this Saturday afternoon. Thousands of eggs spread across the festival grounds contain tickets to be redeemed for prizes and some particularly lucky eggs will be filled with cash. During the hunt there will also be craft beer tastings from local and regional breweries for you to sip and enjoy while listening to music from a live band. So come out for a few beers, scavenge for hidden eggs, and partake in this one-of-a-kind Adult Easter Egg Hunt!
Kansas City Renaissance Festival
633 N 130th Street
Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Sunday, April 3
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Travel to India with a celebration of Indian art, culture, music, dance, fashion and food this Sunday at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Collect a “passport” when you arrive, and have it stamped along the way as you enjoy dance performances, live music, colorful traditional and and much more. Taste delicious Indian-inspired cuisine in Rozelle Court and participate in hands on art activities. Purchase Indian specialties such as samosas, Hyderbadi Chicken Biryani, lentil cutlets, chai and coconut cardamom cookies. Local artists will also be demonstrating traditional henna designs using markers for you to watch and try a temporary tattoo. So bring the whole family to this free event and cultural celebration.
Sunday, April 3
Game Starts at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket Prices Vary
The 2016 World Series Champions Kansas City Royals are back in action at Kauffman Stadium as they face off against the Mets for Opening Day at the K this Sunday evening. So come out to support the hometown team for the Royals home opener! The KC Tailgaters will be celebrating in style, so stop by to join the party. Plenty of food, beer and fun will be had by all. And if you don’t have tickets to the game, but want to enjoy the atmosphere of being there, you’ll be able to watch the game on two TVs at the tailgate.
Friday, April 1 – Sunday, April 3
Friday: 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2:30 p.m.
Ticket Prices Vary
Shen Yun is in Kansas City this weekend performing at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. This all-new show with live orchestra celebrates through music and dance as Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty and tremendous energy leave audiences uplifted and inspired. A Shen Yun performance features the worlds foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops to create one spectacular performance.
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway Blvd,
Kansas City, MO 64108
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