FEATURED EVENTS | Kids Out and About Kansas City

FEATURED EVENTS

Great Lenexa BBQ Battle at Sar Ko Par Trails Park

The 40th annual Kansas State Barbecue Championship will be smokin’ hot and ready to go! This two-day contest kicks off Friday night with private team parties ($5 admission). The band Fast Times will be rockin’ on the stage and we’ll have kids activities both days. Judging takes place Saturday (free admission). Contestants do NOT provide food samples.
Dates: 
06/24/2022
06/25/2022
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Location:

Sar Ko Par Trails Park - Lenexa, KS
87th Street Parkway & Lackman Road
Lenexa, KS, 66215
United States

Phone:

913-477-7500

Waterfest 2022

Known as the largest festival of the year, Waterfest fills downtown Excelsior Springs with thousands of guests in a two-day celebration of the city’s mineral water heritage. Waterfest is a free event with more than 90 vendor booths filling Broadway avenue from end-to-end, surrounding two main stages with live bands, a beer garden, a Waterfest parade with celebrity grand marshals, a classic car, hot rod and truck show, kids’ activities and so much more.
Dates: 
06/24/2022
06/25/2022
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Location:

Downtown Excelsior Springs, Missouri
201 E. Broadway
Excelsior Springs, MO, 64024
United States

Phone:

816-630-6161

Fortopia at Powell Gardens

Fortopia, a playful outdoor exhibition comprised of awe-inspiring forts, invites explorers of all ages to discover Powell Gardens. This vibrant addition to summer in Kansas City encourages outdoor discovery and taps into the nostalgia of childhood fort building.
Dates: 
06/24/2022
06/25/2022
06/26/2022
Hours vary--please see website
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Organization:

Powell Gardens

Location:

1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50
Kingsville, MO, 64061
United States

Phone:

816-697-2600

Art Course 2022 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Art Course at the Nelson-Atkins is an artist-designed, mini golf experience located in the exquisite Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park. Each hole on this nine-hole course presents a creative interpretation of a work of art in the museum’s collection. Tee times are required for all players and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Dates: 
06/24/2022
06/25/2022
06/26/2022
Regular museum hours
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Location:

4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO, 64111
United States

Phone:

816.751.1278