Getaway to Kansas City, Missouri

Discover vibrant Kansas City in a summer weekend filled with opportunities like the Boulevardia urban festival, Kansas City Royals sporting events, new dining experiences, craft breweries and expansive shopping destinations.

By Em Blackstone

Jun 2024

Royals stadium in Kansas City, Missouri
Photo by Emily J. DavisCheer on the Kansas City Royals during your visit.

Start with a Street Fest

Mark your calendars for June 14th and 15th and experience the ultimate two-day urban street festival taking over Crown Center and Washington Square Park. Boulevardia will have everything you need from events to entertainment, and plenty of food and drinks in between. It is one of the largest showcases of music and culture with almost 70 musicians, a makers market and other special experiences. 

Cheer for the Kansas City Royals

Calling all baseball fans! Join thousands of fans cheering on the two-time World Series champions in their upcoming season. Experience the thrill of the game while soaking in the warm summer heat at Kauffman Stadium. Indulge your taste buds with all the stadium classics like steaming pizza, crispy nachos, peanuts and hot dogs. Secure your spot in the stands by getting your tickets now.

Experience New KC Eats

Kura Revolving Sushi Bar (200 W 47th St , Kansas City) is an innovative food service restaurant that has recently launched in Kansas City. Customers can watch their food arrive on a conveyor belt. Green Dirt on Oak (1601 Oak St, Kansas City) is the place to go for farm-to-table excellence. Enjoy farm fresh food that comes straight from their Green Dirt Farm and other local farms. 

Tour Kansas City's Breweries

Boulevard Brewery (2501 Southwest Boulevard Kansas City) has fun-filled events like trivia nights, bingo nights and other events. Or opt to tour a smaller spot, like KC Bier Company (310 W. 79th St, Kansas City), perfect for when you have a taste for the rich flavors of authentic German-style bier, or are craving something new. Come for events like Friday film night and live music nights. 

Shop ‘til You Drop

The Country Club Plaza (4706 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City) is an iconic Kansas City destination that spans 15 blocks and is home to a blend of over 70 stores, more than 45 of which are locally owned. Or head to The City Market (20 E 5th St #201, Kansas City), home to a farmers market composed of indoor and outdoor stands full of local produce, baked goods and crafts.