Roundup of Labor Day events in Kansas City 2014

Kansas City Renaissance Festival 2013

The festival’s theme for Labor Day Weekend is Pirate’s Ale Fest. Join in the Tattoo Competition, the Best Beard Competition, and Pirate Games and Contests, along with all the other Renaissance fun.

We’ve put together a full list of events going on throughout the Kansas City area during Labor Day Weekend 2014.  From the Kansas City Renaissance Festival to Irish Fest to Santa-Cali-Gon Days there’s something for everybody this long holiday weekend.

So if you are looking for Fun Things To Do During Labor Day Weekend, start your journey here!

 

Kansas City Irish Fest

Kansas City Irish FestivalAug. 29-31, 2014
Crown Center
Friday 5-11 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Go to the Kansas City Irish Fest website for more information.
One of the largest Irish festivals in the nation with 39 Celtic bands on seven stages, 20 heritage and genealogy workshops, exhibits and a children’s area.

42nd Annual Santa-Cali-Gon Days

Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 2014
Historic Independence Square
Independence, Mo.
Go to Santa-Cali-Gon Days website for more information.
A celebration of Independence’s history as the starting point of Santa Fe, California and Oregon Trails, Santa-Cali-Gon Days features dozens of vendors and food booths, a carnival, live music and contests.

Pops in the Park

The Kansas City Symphony’s free open-air concert featuring familiar classics. Enjoy the Instrument Petting Zoo and pre-show concert by the Youth Symphony of Kansas City.Sept. 1, 2014
7 p.m.
(Parking opens at 4:30 p.m./Gates open at 5 p.m.)
The Theatre in the Park at Shawnee Mission Park
7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, KS
Go to Kansas City Symphony website for more information. 
The Kansas City Symphony’s free open-air concert featuring familiar classics. Enjoy the Instrument Petting Zoo and pre-show concert by the Youth Symphony of Kansas City.

For a full list of family-friendly and fun things to do in Kansas City during Labor Day Weekend 2014 click on our calendar of events.

 

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Kansas City Renaissance FestivalAug. 30-Sept. 1 (Weekends through October 13)
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
633 N. 130th St.
Bonner Springs, KS
Go to the Kansas City Renaissance Festival website for more information. 
The festival’s theme for Labor Day Weekend is Pirate’s Ale Fest. Join in the Tattoo Competition, the Best Beard Competition, and Pirate Games and Contests, along with all the other Renaissance fun.

Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo

Sporting_Kansas_CityAug. 29
7 p.m.
Sporting Park
Kansas City, KS
Go to Sporting Kansas City’s website for more information. 
Join the 2013 MLS Champion Sporting Kansas City as they face the Houston Dynamo at Sporting Park. Click HERE to purchase tickets

Kansas City Royals

royalsAug. 29-31 Royals vs. Cleveland Indians
Sept. 1 Royals vs. Texas Rangers
Various start times
Kauffman Stadium
Go to the Kansas City Royals website for more information.
Labor Day Weekend with the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium features great baseball, summer fireworks and giveaway promotions. Click HERE to purchase tickets.

Kansas City T-Bones vs. St. Paul Saints

Kansas City T-BonesAug. 29-Sept. 1
Various start times
Community America Ballpark
Kansas City, KS
Go to the Kansas City T-Bones website for more information. 
Join the T-Bones for a four-game series against the St. Paul Saints and enjoy fireworks, skydiving exhibitions, ticket specials and other promotions.

Starlight Theatre

Starlight TheatreAug. 29 – Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry
Aug. 30 – Alabama
7 p.m.
Swope Park
Kansas City, MO
Go to Starlight Theatre’s website for more information. 
Spend an evening under the stars in one of the most unique and intimate concert venues in the country.

The Discovery of King Tut

King TutAug. 29 & 30 – 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Aug. 31 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sept. 1 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Union Station
30 W. Pershing Road
Go to Union Station’s website for more information. 
Catch this amazing recreation of King Tut’s tomb the moment it was discovered before it leaves Kansas City Sept. 7.

Kansas City Museum Concert Series

Kansas City Museum at Corinthian HallFeaturing 
Cuarteto Coyoacan
August 29
7 p.m.
Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall
3218 Gladstone Blvd.
Kansas City, MO
Go to the Kansas City Museum’s website for more information.
Enjoy a free concert of Mexican folkloric styles by Kansas City quartet, Cuarteto Coyoacan, at one of the city’s most historic and unique venues.

Kemper Block Party: Sweet Summer

Kemper_calendarAug. 30
7 p.m.
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
4420 Warwick Blvd.
Go to the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s website for more information.
A free summer block party inspired Wayne Thiebaud’s iconic Cakes & Pies featuring sugary treats, an outdoor film, and more.

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