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Kansas City Labor Day Events

With everything going on in KC Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, you'll need the extra day to fit in the fresh-air festivals, thrilling sports match-ups and great exhibits. Start planning your Kansas City getaway.

Featured: Top Events

Below is a list of our top Labor Day Weekend events. There are many more events taking place across the KC. Check out our full list of Labor Day Weekend events: concertsfestivals, free events, music & dance, special events, sports and theatre.

17 total results returned.

Add "Harmonies of the Homefront" to My Event Calendar

"Harmonies of the Homefront"

Dates: Apr. 5-Oct. 27 | Location: Crown Center Area | Venue: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, 100 W 26th St., Kansas City, MO 64108

"World War I All-Stars: Sports & the Inter-Allied Games"

Explore how the music of the Great War era acted as a unifying force by supporting patriotic engagement with the war effort at home and rallying the troops abroad. Experience the era through musical artifacts including sheet music covers, lyrics, re...

Type: Exhibits,Top Events

Add "Fred Harvey: The Man, the Brand, and the American West" to My Event Calendar

"Fred Harvey: The Man, the Brand, and the American West"

Dates: May 7, 2013-Jan. 4, 2014 | Location: Crown Center Area | Venue: National Archives at Kansas City, 400 W Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108

"Fred Harvey: The Man, the Brand, and the American West"

The exhibit traces the development of Fred Harvey's food service partnership with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad—an endeavor that branded Fred Harvey eating houses and hotels as a company with uncompromising standards, excellent food, a...

Admission: FREE
Type: Exhibits,Free Events,Top Events

Add "Alien Worlds and Androids" to My Event Calendar

"Alien Worlds and Androids"

Dates: May 24-Sept. 8 | Location: Crown Center Area | Venue: Union Station Kansas City, 30 W Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108

"Alien Worlds and Androids"

Through the use of robots, telescopes, space probes and high-tech laboratories, scientists have been studying the possibilities of life existing beyond Earth. In this interactive exhibition, you will join scientists in their search for alien life wi...

Admission: $13.50 adults; $11.50 children
Type: Exhibits,Top Events

Add "Real Pirates - A National Geographic Exhibition" to My Event Calendar

"Real Pirates - A National Geographic Exhibition"

Dates: Jun. 22-Jan. 4 | Location: Crown Center Area... | Venue: Union Station Kansas City, 30 W Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108

"Real Pirates - A National Geographic Exhibition"

FINAL WEEKS- SEE IT BEFORE IT SAILS! Visit Real Pirates - an exhibition from National Geographic - and enjoy a high-seas adventure. Come aboard the Whydah and get a glimpse into daily life on a real pirate ship that sailed the seas in the 18th cent...

Admission: $18.95 adults; $14.50 children (3-12)
Type: Exhibits,Top Events

Add "The Tallest Tree in the Forest" to My Event Calendar

"The Tallest Tree in the Forest"

Dates: Aug. 30-Sep. 28 | Location: Downtown Area | Venue: Copaken Stage, 1 H&R Block Way, Kansas City, MO 64105

"The Tallest Tree in the Forest"

As an internationally-renowned vocalist and star of stage and screen, Paul Robeson was one of the best known African American artists in the world in the early 20th century. Through his singing and acting talent, he became enormously popular and wea...

Type: Theatre,Top Events

Add "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music" to My Event Calendar

"American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music"

Dates: Aug. 3-Oct. 27 | Location: Downtown Area | Venue: American Jazz Museum, 1616 E 18th St., Kansas City, MO 64108

"American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music"

"American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music" is based on an exhibition of the same name developed by the Experience Music Project with scholars from the University of Washington and tells the fascinating story of that impact. With beautifully des...

Admission: FREE
Type: Exhibits,Top Events

Add Dine Downtown - Summer Restaurant Week to My Event Calendar

Dine Downtown - Summer Restaurant Week

Dates: Aug. 23-Sept. 2 | Location: Downtown Area | Venue: Kansas City Power & Light District, 13th & Walnut Sts., Kansas City, MO 64106

Enjoy $10-$15 lunch menus and $25-$30 dinner menus from a variety of restaurants in the Kansas City Power & Light District! Plus, with each Restaurant Week visit, receive a FREE $5 gift card at lunch or a $10 gift card at dinner, valid at the partic...

Admission: $10-$15 lunch, $25-$30 dinner
Type: Special Events,Top Events

Add 98.9 The Rock Presents Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Tour - Volbeat, HIM, All That Remains and Airbourne to My Event Calendar

98.9 The Rock Presents Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Tour - Volbeat, HIM, All That Remains and Airbourne

Dates: Fri., Aug. 30 | Location: Downtown Area... | Venue: The Midland by AMC, 1228 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64105

If there was ever any question about rock 'n' roll being alive and well, the answer has arrived in the form of Monster Energy's Rock Allegiance Tour.?? The late summer trek will feature four game-changing rock bands from four different countries, wi...

Admission: $38 - $52.50
Type: Concerts,Top Events

Add Ariana Grande to My Event Calendar

Ariana Grande

Dates: Sat., Aug. 31 | Location: Downtown Area... | Venue: The Midland by AMC, 1228 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64105

Ariana Grande

Music has always been Ariana Grande's first love. In fact, long before millions of fans fell in love with the singer and actress as Cat Valentine on the hit Nickelodeon show Victorious, she began professionally pursuing her musical career at on...

Admission: $25.00 - $32.50
Type: Concerts,Top Events

Add National Geographic Live  Wildlife Photojournalist Paul Nicklen to My Event Calendar

National Geographic Live Wildlife Photojournalist Paul Nicklen

Dates: Tue., March 18 | Location: Downtown Area | Venue: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108

National Geographic Live Paul Nicklen

As a passionate advocate for polar and marine biodiversity, Paul Nicklen has spent most of his adult life working in the Arctic and Antarctica. A photojournalist exploring Earth's most remote and extreme environments, he faces incredible hardships a...

Type: Special Events,Top Events

Add Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners to My Event Calendar

Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners

Dates: Sept. 2-5 | Location: East | Venue: Kauffman Stadium, One Royal Way, Kansas City, MO 64129

Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners

The Kansas City Royals will celebrate their 40th anniversary season at Kauffman Stadium in 2013. Kauffman has always been one of the crown jewel ballparks of Major League Baseball. Having hosted 70,638,469 fans since 1973, "The K", with its signatur...

Admission: $12-$61
Type: Sports,Top Events

Add "Nature Connects: LEGO® Brick Sculptures" to My Event Calendar

"Nature Connects: LEGO® Brick Sculptures"

Dates: Jun. 1-Sep. 29 | Location: East | Venue: Powell Gardens, 1609 NW Hwy. 50, Kingsville, MO 64061

Walk by an 8-foot tall hummingbird, admire a 7-foot rose, go nose-to-nose with a 5-foot butterfly and watch an oversized LEGO koi leap from the pools of the Island Garden. Inspired by nature and built from nearly half-a-million LEGO pieces, this sum...

Admission: $10/adults, $9/seniors, $4/children ages 5-12
Type: Exhibits,Top Events

Add "That's The Idea! Patents and Inventions from the Kansas City Museum Collection" to My Event Calendar

"That's The Idea! Patents and Inventions from the Kansas City Museum Collection"

Dates: Jun. 1-Sept. 8 | Location: East | Venue: Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64123

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Learn about Kansas City's contribution to the world of technology, from hay balers and Teflon coated frying pans to one of the world's first experiential film events. ...

Type: Exhibits,Top Events

Add Kansas City Symphony presents "Pops in the Park" to My Event Calendar

Kansas City Symphony presents "Pops in the Park"

Dates: Mon., Sep. 2 | Location: Southwest | Venue: Shawnee Mission Park, 7710 Renner Rd., Shawnee, KS 66219

Kansas City Symphony presents "Pops in the Park"

The Kansas City Symphony's FREE Labor Day concert at The Theatre in the Park at Shawnee Mission Park celebrates the holiday with familiar classics. Bring your family and friends, plus blankets, lawn chairs and a picinic dinner. The parking lot opens...

Admission: FREE
Type: Concerts,Free Events,Music & Dance,Top Events

Add Sporting Kansas City vs. Colorado Rapids to My Event Calendar

Sporting Kansas City vs. Colorado Rapids

Dates: Sat., Aug. 31 | Location: West | Venue: Sporting Park, 1600 Village West Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66111

Sporting Kansas City vs. Seattle Sounders FC

Sporting Kansas City's 2013 season marks the club's 18th year in Major League Soccer. Kansas City was introduced as one of the 10 charter members of MLS on June 6, 1995....

Admission: $15-$125
Type: Sports,Top Events

Add Kansas City Renaissance Festival to My Event Calendar

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Dates: Aug. 31-Oct. 14; Weekends Only | Location: West | Venue: Kansas City Renaissance Festival, 628 N 126th St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

The Kansas City Renaissance Festival offers a day like no other to eager visitors from across the Midwest. About 180,000 fans come to see the 16th century village each year where guests are invited to be a part of history whether it is learning a da...

Admission: $19.95 adults, $10.95 children.
Type: Festivals,Top Events

Add Kansas City T-Bones vs. Gary SouthShore RailCats
 to My Event Calendar

Kansas City T-Bones vs. Gary SouthShore RailCats

Dates: Aug. 27-30 | Location: West | Venue: CommunityAmerica Ballpark, 1800 Village West Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66111

FUN...WELL DONE. That's the Kansas City T-Bones! The 2008 Northern League Champion T-Bones are one of the newest sensations in Kansas City, with beautiful CommunityAmerica Ballpark located in the Village West area of Kansas City, KS. With a scal...

Admission: $6-$16
Type: Sports,Top Events

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