What's up KC? Here's what's on the map for your May 5 weekend

Posted at 12:45 PM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 13:45:31-04

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


Happy 1st Birthday, KC Streetcar!

The KC Streetcar is turning one year old! Celebrate under the big tent outside Union Station with Mayor Sly James on Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.! There will be tons of activities like music, games, and of course, birthday cake!

Largest Lightsaber Battle World Record Attempt

Grab your lightsaber and head down to Berkley Riverfront Park on Saturday night for a chance to be a part of the Largest Lightsaber Battle World Record Attempt! The event also kicks off Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month and all proceeds will benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital.

Garth Brooks performs in Kansas City

Garth Brooks is returning to Kansas City after 10 years for his world tour with Trisha Yearwood! He performs May 5 – 13. It will be the last Missouri and Kansas appearance on the tour, so be sure to get tickets!

Don’t forget to end your weekend checking out singer, Bukeka Style 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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