2021 Fall Events
Fall Parade of Homes | September 18th – October 3rd, 2021
Kansas City, MO
Stop by and see us in Hoot Owl Ridge! Our model home is open daily from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm and admission is free! You can download the parade of homes app here.
Harvest Days | September 23rd – October 3rd, 2021
Powell Gardens | Lee’s Summit, MO
This fall, Powell Gardens presents Harvest Days: Gather in the Gardens. Outdoor “living rooms” will be created all over the Gardens where you can gather with your loved ones and enjoy the crisp autumn air, changing colors of the season, and the bounty of the Heartland Harvest Garden. Cozy up to a fire pit with a glass of wine, good food, and better conversation. Grab a hot apple cider and take a stroll through autumnal displays. Wander the quilt gardens, sample bites of our harvest, and enjoy the fall foliage as you settle in for shorter days and cooler weather.
Lee’s Summit Chamber Oktoberfest | September 24th-26th, 2021
Downtown Lee’s Summit
Welcome one and all to the season of sizzling bratwursts and sounds of oom-pah! Transport yourself to the heart of Munich with all the excitement of this wundervoll fall festival in downtown Lee's Summit. Grab your lederhosen and dirndl and join 70,000 festival-goers for an unforgettable weekend. Enjoy Kids Street, arts and crafts, German meals, beer and brat tents, the Biergarten, carnival, the Sportzelt, live entertainment, contests, a Rootbiergarten, homebrew tasting, German dancers, and much more. There's no cost to attend the festival.
45th Annual Fall Festival of Arts, Crafts & Music | October 2nd-3rd, 2021
Missouri Town 1855, 8010 East Park Road | Lee’s Summit, MO
Explore the sights and sounds of the harvest season! Historic interpreters, artisans, musicians, and crafters will bring to life the hard work and celebration that took place as the crops came in. Hitch a ride on a wagon, see sorghum being made, play a 19th-century game, and make memories to last a lifetime!
Pottery Pub | October 11th, 2021
The Goat Brewing Co | Lee’s Summit, MO
Join Goat Brewing Co for an evening of fun! Design your very own ceramic masterpiece in this DIY workshop. The ticket price includes your choice of pottery, glazing materials, brief instruction on brushing application, and a complimentary beer. No experience is necessary. Come as you are! Great for the kids, date night, girls’ night or just hanging with the crew! Get ready to Sip n Glaze!
Boozy Hot Cocoa & Cashmere Ladies Night | October 14th, 2021
The Historic Browning | Lee’s Summit, MO
It’s time for a ladies night out! Gather up your friends and enjoy our gourmet boozy hot cocoa bar, fall-inspired treats and snuggle up with blankets on our deck. Our boozy pumpkin pie hot cocoa will be sure to keep the laughs going all night.
Parkville Microbrew Fest | October 16th, 2021
English Landing Park | Parkville, MO
Parkville Microbrew Fest, held in beautiful English Landing Park along the Missouri River, offers the best-handcrafted ales, live music, beer-related merchandise, and great food! Participants receive a commemorative tasting glass and beer sampling from over 75 breweries. Each brewery will have its own booth to serve some of the best beer in the country.
27th Annual Dogtober Fest | October 17th, 2021
Kemper Outdoor Education Center | Blue Springs, MO
This dog-friendly event will be held from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Kemper Outdoor Education Center in Blue Springs, MO. Admission is free with donations of dry or canned dog food for our Dog Food Drive to benefit area animal shelters. Contests and games include bobbing for biscuits, sack races, roll-over races, biscuit eating, musical frisbees, biscuit toss, costume contest, dog/owner look-a-likes, biggest and smallest dog. Booths include Adopt-A-Pet, breed clubs, rescues, pet resorts, doggie daycare, trainers, service dogs, groomers, dog bakeries, veterinarians, fencing, and a wide array of dog-related products and services.
Fall Harvest Holiday Art & Craft Show | November 5th-6th, 2021
The Pavilion at John Knox Villiage | Lee’s Summit, MO
Enjoy the talents of over 90 artists of handmade art and crafts. Come for the day and enjoy an environment that is family-friendly with items for every budget. Let the holiday music lift your spirits and indulge in a variety of tasty food and beverages. Admission is FREE so bring family and friends.
Whiskey Expo | November 6th, 2021
Harrah’s Kansas City Casino & Hotel | Kansas City, MO
Plan on meeting master distillers, master blenders, brand managers, and many other industry professionals who want to share their knowledge as you taste whiskeys throughout the evening. Discover what local distilleries have to offer as well as share drams from all over the world with other enthusiasts. Study the differences between small-batch, blended, single malt, wheated, peated, bourbon, and rye. Learn about mixology and hand-crafted cocktails. There will also be seminars with limited seating where attendees can get a deeper education on what is involved when crafting whiskey.
Donut Fest Kansas City | November 7th, 2021
1200 Main Street | Grandview, MO
Love Donuts? Who doesn't? Enjoy beer? Us too — so join us for the sweetest event in your town! Donut Fest curates our favorite donuts and guests can simply enjoy a Sunday Funday while sampling donuts, enjoying beer, coffee, and more with a fun-filled tasty event! We need your help to name your city's Favorite Donut too. Sponsors include Food + Travel. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Hospitality Fund.
Cocoa & Cookies | November 19th, 2021
The Historic Browning Guest House | Lee’s Summit, MO
Gather the family together and make it a magical holiday night out. Start your tree-lighting experience at The Historic Browning Guest House. Enjoy their holiday event and then walk just two blocks to the Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Festival. The price of admission includes a hot cocoa bar (boozy add-ins for adults-only), cookies, signature homemade Browning donuts, and a letter to Santa station for the littles.
Trip the Light Fantastic Bike Ride | November 21st, 2021
Christmas in the Park | 3901 SW Longview Park Drive | Lee’s Summit, MO
This MAGICAL 4.5 MILE BIKE RIDE through the hundreds of lighted, animated displays that comprise Jackson County's Christmas In The Park begins at the Frank White, Jr Ballpark and ends in front of Gusto! Coffee Shop in New Longview. (Please note that the 4.5-mile ride, is at times, dark and hilly and may not be suitable for children under the age of 10.) LIGHTS AND HELMETS ARE REQUIRED!
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