Septembers Festivals in Kansas City

If you’re planning to visit the Midwest’s own City of Fountains this September, consider attending one of the annual festivals in the area. You’ll find exciting Kansas City events indoors and outdoors alike during the month of September. Check out the following for a taste of just a few of the celebrations you’ll find to end the summer and welcome the fall in Kansas City.

Kansas City Chalk & Walk Festival

This city takes street art to a whole new level at the annual Kansas City Chalk & Walk Festival. This multicultural celebration takes place September 8 – 9 at the Crown Center Square. You’ll see works by local amateur and student artists displayed on creative brick canvases created with colorful chalk. In addition to the artists there will be street performers, a special children’s area and workshops for all. Come out both days so you can see the artists’ finished works along the streets. Check the website for more details.

Greek Fest

When you want to enjoy exotic foods from far away nations, there are Kansas City events that fit the bill perfectly. Whether you live in the area or plan to visit the city, check out the annual Greek Fest at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Kansas City. This annual festival is celebrating its 51st year September 7 – 9, 2012. You’ll find authentic Greek foods to sample, delicious Greek pastries, live entertainment and an area of fun just for kids. Enjoy the dancing at the festival with groups just for kids, groups for teens and groups just for the adults. The festivities start at 6pm on Friday, September 7, 2012. Check out the website for times and more details.

Zona Rosa Arts Festival

If you enjoy viewing the works of local and nationally known artists, then the Zona Rosa Arts Festival is just the ticket. Located at the Zona Rosa in Kansas City, this annual artist’s festival takes place September 14 – 16. In addition to the outstanding artwork, you can enjoy live entertainment, food and theater performances. The kinds of artwork you’ll see here include paintings, wood sculptures, jewelry and more.

The month of September brings an end to summertime fun, but with warm enough weather to make attending festivals a blast. While you’re visiting this city taking in the architecture, fountains and local charm, consider attending one of the several festivals that make up the interesting and fun Kansas City events throughout the month.

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