Guide to January :: What KC Moms Need to Know

It’s time to embrace winter and have some fun! Whether you’re headed indoors or bundling up and heading outside, this guide highlights the best of Kansas City in January.

Legoland Discovery Center race and build Get Creative at Legoland Discovery Center

Step into a world of creativity and fun at Legoland Discovery Center. This amusement park is especially made for children and the child-friendly attractions reflect just that! Go on the interactive Kingdom Quest ride or build whatever type of vehicle you can imagine at the Lego Racers: Build & Test attraction. You can even watch a show in the 4D cinema. No trip to Legoland Discovery Center is complete without seeing important landmarks made miniature at Miniland. Learn more.

Monster Jam Returns monster jam grave digger truck

This. Is. Monster Jam™!  The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Kansas City for an adrenaline-charged weekend at T-Mobile Center on January 14 – 16. Monster Jam®, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, features world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill. Tickets are now on sale.

Try a New Cuisine During Restaurant Week

KC Restaurant Week begins January 14, which includes multi-course meals at special prices at some of Kansas City’s best restaurants.

Find a New Sledding HillSledding Family

We can’t wait for a real snow in Kansas City! Grab those sleds and find the best sledding hill near you.

Jam with Dino O’Dell

Join Dino O’Dell for an adventure around the world on January 22! Whether he’s counting monsters, fixing spaceships or swimming in peanut butter, O’Dell’s interactive songs and amazing tall tales engage curiosity, inspire laughter and stir the imagination and are fun for all ages! Learn more about the MTC Kids Jam Series.

Indoor Play Guide in Kansas City

Stay Warm with Indoor Play

Whether it’s snowy or way too cold, there are plenty of opportunities to get the wiggles out in Kansas City, no matter what age kiddos you have!

Sarah grew up in Manhattan, Kansas (Go Cats!), she moved to Minnesota where she met her husband, Shea. Realizing how much she hated snow in May, she convinced him to move to Kansas City in 2010. Together they have lived in Midtown, Waldo, the Plaza, and now Overland Park. Sarah is mom to 10-year-old, Henry, 7-year-old Clark and 5-year-old Lucy. She has her master’s in urban administration and is passionate about making Kansas City a more equitable and supportive community. In between the crazy, she likes to drink coffee, run, hike, travel as much as possible, and experience all things Kansas City!


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