The Summer Hot List

Your Guide to Summer presented by Dairy Queen
Summer Hot List
Photo credit Audacy Kansas City
Event Information:
Monday, September 5, 2022
8:00 AM-10:00 PM CT
Around Kansas City from Memorial Day through Labor Day

Get out and Enjoy the Best Summer Ever!

It's The Summer Hot List! Enjoy the Best Summer Ever by checking some of these off your list and enjoying everything from live music to family fun!

- Visit stingrays, polar bears, kangaroos, tigers, penguins, and giraffes at the Kansas City Zoo.
- Miller Lite Hot Country Nights on the KC Live! in the Power & Light District
- Wine Walk for Wildlife
- Sunset Music Fest at Town Center
- Kansas City Pride Parade & Festival
- Monster Jam at Arrowhead Stadium
- Machine Gun Kelly Concert at T-Mobile Center
- See a Royals Game
- Spend a day at Worlds of Fun  and make waves at Oceans of Fun 
- Spend the weekend at Country Stampede
- Explore Big Backyards at Powell Gardens
Explore one of Kansas City’s best parks
- Rent a pedal boat at Shawnee Mission Lake
- Stargaze at Powell Observatory
- Shop City Market
- Check out Boulevard Brewing Co
- Check out a performance at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
- Watch a race at Kansas Speedway
Union Station
- Visit Legoland and Sea Life
- See a OneRepulic at Starlight Theatre
- Celebrate African American baseball history at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
- Eat some Kansas City BBQ!
- Head to Berkley Riverfront Park on Independence Day for KC RiverFest
- Take a bike ride on Longview Lake Trail:
- Take a FREE tour of the Roasterie and learn about coffee.
- Rent a pedal boat at Shawnee Mission Lake
- Visit the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures
- Participate in hands-on history at the National World War I Museum and Memorial and get a spectacular view of the city atop Liberty Memorial
- Watch a Sporting Kansas City and KC Current Games
- Check out Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park
- The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City