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4 Summer Activities in Downtown KCMO

Looking for something to do in Kansas City this summer? Look no further!

We love Downtown KCMO no matter what the season, but summertime is particularly wonderful. We also have things for you to do in spring, fall, and winter if you’re looking toward the future. Regardless of what you’re into, there’s guaranteed to be something for you to do in Kansas City!

KC Air Show

The Kansas City Air Show is an annual tradition that flies right over Apex! Each year the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (across the Broadway Bridge) hosts performers such as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Army Golden Knights, and the A-10 Demo Team for a high-flying adventure anyone will love. Don’t believe us? Check out videos from previous years’ shows on their YouTube channel, and follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates and information. The sky’s the limit for everything you’ll see and experience! Learn more and buy your tickets on their website. We’ll see you there!

KC Riverfest

Every year on July 4th the Berkley Riverfront is transforms into the premier Independence Day celebration in KCMO. Experience the best fireworks show around, not to mention two stages of music with performances all day, family-friendly activities like a scavenger hunt and cornhole tournament, and all your favorite Kansas City food trucks. Call up your friends and gather your family to celebrate American Independence the KCMO way! Get your tickets on their website and follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for any updates or to see what’s in store!

City Market Square

With the region’s largest Farmers Market, an eclectic mix of shops and boutiques, not to mention First Fridays and other events all summer long, City Market Square is the go-to summer spot. Dating back to 1857 the site has a rich history of commerce, trading, rallies, revivals, and even circuses. City Market may have changed over the years, but it still stands as one of the premiere time capsules of life on the American frontier in the mid-nineteenth century. Learn more about the market itself and find a full calendar of events on their website, and don’t forget to follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

Hot Country Nights

Another can’t-miss KCMO summer favorite, Miller Light Hot Country Nights is presented by Q104 and Midwest Ford. Head over to the Power & Light District every Thursday for live music, and all the best food and drink Kansas City has to offer. The shows themselves are free, but you have an option to upgrade to VIP for VIP Terrace, Blub 150, and The Level Up Deck. Check out their website to learn more and find out who’s playing this week, and keep up with everything going on in the Power & Light District via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube!

What are some of your favorite Kansas City summer activities? Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to let us know!

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