Festival of Butterflies, July 31-Aug. 2 and Aug. 7-9, Powell Gardens.

Heart of America Hot Dog Festival, Aug. 1, Negro Leagues Baseball

Paint the Night Street Fair, Aug. 1, Park Place.

Atchison County Fair, Aug. 4-8, Atchison.

BBQ & Fly-In on the River, Aug. 14-15, Excelsior Springs.

Sly’s Rock the Block, Aug. 15, Union Station.

Ethnic Enrichment Festival, Aug. 21-23, Swope Park.

Parkville Days, Aug. 21-23, English Landing Park.

BaconFest, Aug. 22, Ameristar.

Buffalo Bill Days, Aug. 22-23, Leavenworth.

Chippendales, Aug. 22, Ameristar.

KC Aviation Expo & Airshow, Aug. 22-23, Charles B. Wheeler Airport.

Tiblow Days, Aug. 27-29, Downtown Bonner Springs.

Roots Festival, Aug. 28-29, Paola Park Square.

Jazz in the Roses, Aug. 30, Loose Park Rose Garden.

Kansas City Irish Fest, Sept. 4-6, Crown Center.

Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival, Sept. 4-7, Independence Square.

Kansas City Renaissance Festival, Sept. 5-Oct. 18, Bonner Springs.


“The Addams Family,” July 16-Sept. 20, New Theatre Restaurant.

“Forbidden Broadway,” July 16-Aug. 30, Chestnut Fine Arts Center.

“Mary Poppins,” July 24-Aug. 1, Starlight Theatre.

“Equus,” July 31-Aug. 15, Barn Players.

“Seussical,” Aug. 7-9, Gladstone Theatre in the Park.

“Wouldn’t It be Loverly?” Aug. 13-30, Musical Theatre Heritage.

“Bye Bye Birdie,” Aug. 20-22, Paradise Park.

“A Prairie Home Companion,” Aug. 22, Starlight Theatre.

Disney on Ice, “Frozen,” Aug. 26-31, Sprint Center.

“The Oldest Boy,” Aug. 26-Sept. 20, Unicorn Theatre.

“A Murder Foretold,” Sept. 4-Oct. 24, Mystery Train.


Hypnotist Thom Kaz, Aug. 15, VooDoo.

Kevin Hart, Aug. 22, Sprint Center.



“Tides & Trade Winds,” Aug. 7-Sept. 25, Buttonwood Art



Wichita Grand Opera, “Turandot,” Aug. 30, Yardley Hall.



Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race, Aug. 8, Snow Creek Ski Area.

Rivalry Run, Aug. 15, Power & Light District.

Kansas City Chiefs exhibitions vs. Seattle, Aug. 21, vs. Tennessee, Aug. 28,

United States Modified Touring Series plus USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods & Grand Nationals, Aug. 21, Lakeside Speedway.

Wipeout Run, Aug. 29, Kansas Speedway.

Heartland Heat Triathlon, Sept. 5, Tiffany Hills Park.


Clint Black, Aug. 7, Ameristar.

Dave Koz, Aug. 7, Music Hall.

Fireworks, Aug. 7, Jackpot Music Hall.

Shania Twain, Aug. 7, Sprint Center.

Charli XCX and Bleachers with Børns, Aug. 8, Starlight Theatre.

Chase Rice with Brian Davis, Aug. 8, Kearney Amphitheater.

10 Years with Nonpoint and the Family Ruin, Aug. 11, Granada.

Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla, Aug. 11, Starlight Theatre.

Trevor Hall, Aug. 11, Riot Room.

Idina Menzel, Aug. 12, Starlight Theatre.

Jerrod Niemann, Aug. 13, Kansas City Live

My Morning Jacket with Hippo Campus, Aug. 13, Starlight Theatre.

Paul Thorn, Aug. 14-16, Knuckleheads.

Rodrigo y Gabriela, Aug. 14, Uptown.

Boz Scaggs with Booker T., Aug. 15, Uptown.

KMFDM with Chant and Inertia, Aug. 16, Granada.

Jimmie Vaughan and the Tilt-A-Whirl Band with Lou Ann Barton, Aug. 17, Knuckleheads.

Buzz Under the Stars featuring Sublime with Rome, Rebelution, Pepper and Mickey Avalon, Aug. 19, KC Live

Fifth Harmony with Common Kings, Natalie La Rose and Bea Miller, Aug. 20,

Logan Mize, Aug. 20, Kansas City Live

Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire, Aug. 21, Starlight Theatre.

Foo Fighters with Royal Blood, Aug. 21, Sprint Center.

Lady Antebellum, Aug. 21, Cricket Wireless Amphitheater.

Danielle Nicole, Aug. 22, Knuckleheads.

Levee Town with Billy Ebeling & the Late for Dinner Band, Aug. 22, Kearney Amphitheater.

Spirit of KC Fest featuring Samantha Fish, the Rainmakers and more, Aug. 22, Crossroads KC.

Incubus & Deftones with Death From Above 1979 and the Bots, Aug. 23, Starlight Theatre.

Hot Country Nights TBA, Aug. 27, Kansas City Live

The Psychedelic Furs with the Church, Aug. 27, CrossroadsKC.

Slightly Stoopid, Aug. 28, Crossroads KC.

Little Big Town with David Nail and Ashley Monroe, Aug. 29, Starlight

Parmalee with State Line Drive, Aug. 29, Kearney

Boston with Blue Oyster Cult and Shooting Star, Aug. 30, Starlight

Gwar with Butcher Babies and Battlecross, Aug. 30, Granada.

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