KANSAS CITY WEEKEND EVENTS | June 23, 24 & 25


You will not be able to decide what to do this weekend!  I am sure you could spend all weekend at the Maker Faire, but be sure to check out these other activities!  

FAVORITES FOR TOP BILLING:

June 23rd & 24th @ Sunset
National World War I Museum & Memorial
June 24th & 25th, Sunset

June 24th & 25th @ 11:00 AM

The penguins only get to march on certain days.  With the cooler weather, get out and see them this weekend!  A rare site for a penguin march in June!
Included with Admission to the Zoo.  Purchase tickets on the Zoo website.   

Big Slick KC
Lots of ways to participate in the Big Slick experience!    

That’s right!  Big Slick is back in town!  The annual event was founded in 2010 by Rob Riggle and Jason Sudeikis with a poker tournament to raise money for Children’s Mercy and has grown to include a whole weekend of activities and a slew of celebrities traveling to Kansas City for the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend.

Big Slick Celebrity Softball Game
June 23rd @ 5:30
Admission is included with tickets for the Royals game at 7:15.  Arrive early!
Tickets still available. Purchase here

Big Slick Block Party and Red Carpet
June 24th, Starts at 8:30 AM, Celebrities walk red carpet @ 9:45 AM, Prairiefire
See the celebrities arrive before their bowling tournament at Pinstripes.

Celebrity Bowl @10:30 (Tickets Sold Out)
After Party @ 3:00 PM
Live music by DJ Fox “Slacker, bowling, bocce, dinner and drinks!
For every Big Slick specialty drink, $2 is donated to Children’s Mercy Hospital
Event is FREE and open to the public.  
RSVP @  (913) 681-2255

June 24 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM & June 25 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Union Station

Creators UNITE!  You never know what you will find at the Maker Faire, from electronics to textiles to all kinds of art.  Come out and meet makers, crafters, inventors, hackers, scientists and artist.  Get inspired!  

This year features a Concert, a Couture Fashion Show and a Car Show.

Purchase Tickets on the Maker Faire KC website.   
Single Day Tickets $16 for Adults and $13 for Children, Children 2 & under FREE
Weekend Tickets $25 for Adults and $20 for Children, Children 2 & under FREE
Family of 4 Discounts are available

June 24, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
Get your fireworks fix early!

6:00 PM - Kid friendly activities, inflatables & food trucks
7:00 PM - Glowsticks, giveaways and entertainment 
8:00 PM - Program with salute to veterans and guest speaker, General Robert Dees
Dark - FIREWORKS!

Just for Her 
June 23 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 24th @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, 25th @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Overland Park Convention Center

Over 350 exhibitors with a focus on shopping, beauty, wellness, food and more.
Tickets available online for $5 or at the door for $8.  Children 12 & under FREE   


FOOD, BREWS, WINE & SPIRITS

June 24th @ 2:00 PM, Berkley Riverfront Park

This is the 8th Annual KC Nanobrew Festival, and the only festival dedicated solely to local home brewing!  The event features over 200 home brewed beers, food vendors, local breweries, games and music.  Enjoy cool brews while watching the Mighty MO roll by.
Tickets can be purchased in advance online for $35.   Check out the event Facebook page for event information!  

Urbana Rosé All Day Tour
June 25th @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kansas City Power & Light District 

Enjoy five Rosé blends from five different P&L locations during Urbana.  
Tickets are $25 and are available for purchase online.   Check out all Urbana KC events on their FB Page.  

June 24th @ 6:00 - 9:00, Jowler Creek Winery, Platte City
Live Music by Nathaniel Graybill of Mojo Saint

Gather around the fire pit, enjoying the garden and vines at Jowler Creek Winery while enjoying the live band.  
Admission is FREE.


MUSIC & THEATER

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
June 23 @ 8:00 PM, Doors open at 7:00 PM, The Crossroads
Purchase tickets online.  Tickets start at $27 for General Admission, $35 for Bleacher seats, $76.50 for VIP with free parking, VIP entrance and Front Row Viewing Area.
Lawn chairs and blankets are not allowed.

The Elders
June 24th @ 7:00, Linden Square, Gladstone

Bring a blanket and picnic to enjoy while laughing at Comedian/Magician Augie G and taking in the Celtic sounds of The Elders.
Admission is FREE.

Blue October
June 25th @ 8:00, Voodoo Lounge at Harrah’s
General Admission Tickets $35, plus tax and fees
Purchase at Ticketmaster.

June 13th - July 2, Tuesdays - Sundays @ 7:30 PM, Southmoreland Park

The Shakespeare Festival continues this weekend.  Enjoy a classic with the family.  Gates open at 6:00 each evening.  Seating is open with areas for blanket and lawn chair seating.  Chair rental is available for $10/chair.  Food and drink are available from Anousone’s Mobile Cousine in the park.
Admission is FREE.

5th Annual Kansas City Dance Festival
June 24th @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, The Folly Theater
Tickets are available online, $45 - $50, VIP at $100. 


Sports

With the Big Slick Tournament, you never know who you might see at the ballpark this weekend!

Kansas City Royals
June 23th vs. Blue Jays @ 7:15 PM, 24th vs. Blue Jays @ 1:15 PM, 25th vs. Blue Jays @ 1:15 PM

Friday night tickets include admission to the Big Slick Celebrity Softball Game at 5:30.
Purchase tickets online.    


AIR SHOW

The Jesse James Outlaw Airshow    
June 24th & 25th, Gates open at 10:30, Airshow Starts @ 12:30, 13106 Rhodes Road, Excelsior Springs, MO  
Purchase Tickets in advance online for $12
Tickets at the Gate $15, Children 10 and under are FREE


FESTIVALS

June 23rd - 25th
Downtown Excelsior Springs

June 24th, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, City Market Park, Kansas City

June 23rd @ 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM, 24th @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


COMMUNITY YOGA

June 24th @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Embassy Suites by Hilton Kansas City International Airport

Nelson-Atkins Community Yoga
June 25th @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Leave a comment telling me how you will spend your weekend!  You know where you will find me, camera in hand at a lovely local wedding venue.  This weekend....The Weston Red Barn.

XOXO - Tami

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