We’re ready for a long weekend! Whether it’s a city-wide festival or low-key outing, there are lots of Labor Day events in Kansas City to enjoy as a family.
Kansas City Zoo’s Ocean Aquarium Opens
DeSoto Days Festival
Live music, a parade and carnival highlight the weekend at DeSoto Days Festival. The carnival runs Thursday through Saturday and is cash only. The parade starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2.
Kansas City Irish Fest
Kansas City Royals
You’ll have plenty of chances to take in a game at the K as the Royals have a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox, September 1-3.
Santa Cali Gon Days
The Kansas City Renaissance Festival began its journey in September of 1977 as a benefit for the Kansas City Art Institute. Since then, the Kansas City Renaissance Festival has grown to be one of the largest Renaissance Festivals in the United States, with an annual attendance of 200,000. Opening Day is September 2 (open Labor Day Monday). Get tickets.
Kansas City Women’s Soccer Game
Family Friendly Hiking
Explore a New Park
The long weekend is a great chance to explore a new park! Our parks guide gives your all the best spots and the essential info like where the bathrooms are!