With summer just around the corner outdoor events are popping up all over town! As the days get longer, take advantage of everything Kansas City has to offer with this weekend’s list of events and activities, courtesy of Dani Beyer Real Estate.
Kansas City Events June 4 – 7
Sunset Music Fest
Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18, 24
Catch a great free concert every Thursday evening in June at Town Center Plaza as part of Sunset Music Fest; an all-ages concert series featuring a variety of different musical acts. The concerts take place in the East drive, next to Bravo’s patio, and guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs. Enjoy food, drinks and other family friendly activities, with sales benefitting the Kansas City Chapter of JDRF, a global organization that works to fund type 1 diabetes research. Don’t miss a hometown-singing favorite, David Cook, this Thursday, June 4th!
Town Center Plaza, 5000 W 119th St.,
Leawood, KS 66209
Downtown Days…Streets Alive!
June 5-7, 2015.
Hours: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, June 5;
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 6;
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7
Kick off summer at this annual family friendly festival in the heart of downtown Lee’s Summit for live entertainment, a carnival, BBQ competition, activities and more. The Downtown Days…Streets Alive! Festival has been hosted in downtown Lee’s Summit for 20 years, and is sure to be a weekend full of fun for all ages.
Lee’s Summit, MO
4th Annual Kansas City Parrot Fest
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Kansas City Live! is bringing the beach closer to home with this free event for the fourth year in a row this Saturday. Partygoers will enjoy a day full of games, giveaways, contests, concerts and tropical drinks. All ages are welcome! While this is a free event, it’s recommended for guests to arrive early, as space is limited. There will be parking for the event for $2 at the KC Live and Main Street Parking Garages.
Power and Light District
Kansas City, MO
Crossroads Summer Block Party
Friday, June 5, 2015
6 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Head out to the Crossroads Arts District of downtown Kansas City this Friday evening for the Crossroads Summer Block Party. Hosted as a kick off to First Fridays events for 2015, the event will feature live music from some of the best bands in town, art, drinks and a fun, neighborhood block party atmosphere. So, grab your friends, your favorite brew and see what makes the Kansas City arts district unique.
W 19th & Wyandotte,
Kansas City, MO
Nature Connects 2: An ALL-NEW LEGO Sculpture Exhibit
May 2 – September 7, 2015
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
$10/adults, $9/seniors, $4/children ages 5-12
Enjoy fun for the whole family at this summer’s new exhibit at Powell Gardens. The exhibit features 27 LEGO sculptures that are inspired by nature and made from more than 300,000 LEGO bricks. The sculptures range from 6 inches to 6 feet, and represent a variety of creatures and nature scenes. Plus, you can get discounted admission when you donate any used LEGO bricks at any of The Giving Brick’s collection sites this summer. Take your donation to any of these locations to receive a buy-one, get-one free coupon.
1609 NW U.S. Highway 50,
Kingsville, Missouri 64061
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