What's up KC? Here's what's on the map for your Labor Day weekend

Posted at 11:49 AM, Aug 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-31 12:50:04-04

Kansas City it’s time to get your weekend plans together!


Lenexa Public Market Grand Opening
The Lenexa Public Market is opening its doors for the first time on Friday. The Public Market will feature a variety of local food and other merchants. They officially open at 6a.m., but the ribbon cutting and celebration starts at 10a.m.

Kansas City Irish Fest 2017
Celebrate Celtic Pride this weekend in Kansas City! More than 30 bands will perform at the Kansas City Irish Fest through Sunday. There will also be heritage workshops and displays, an Irish breakfast and Whiskey tastings and more!

2017 American Royal World Series of Barbecue
The American Royal World Series of Barbecue is back with even more events and activities than last year. Get excited for live music, delicious barbecue, beer and kid’s activities.

Don’t forget to end your weekend checking out Casey Donahew on Behind The Spotlight! Airs Sunday night at 11 PM on 38 The Spot!

Interactive map:

If our weekly picks don't strike your fancy, here's our interactive map of some other hotspots around the city.

Click on the pin icon for each of the locations to learn about what type of events to expect, links for info, tickets and more -- Check it out!

Tweet with the hashtag #EnjoyKC to share what you're doing around town!

Links to other resources:

For more of the buzz around the city, here are links to other local fun-trackers and event calendars so you can get the most out of your city.


Are we missing something? Would you like to suggest an event to be featured here?

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