Fairs & Festivals, Kansas City

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    The American Royal Parade

    by yooperprof Written Jan 26, 2004

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    Kansas City is proud of its Cowtown heritage - sort of. The American Royal is the annual Livestock Show and Conference that is held every year in the West Bottoms, next to where the stockyards used to be. Every year there is a parade to honor the American Royal - I believe it is traditionally held on the third weekend of October. It's fun to see horses and tractors and cowboys in the city!

    a tractor is a beautiful thing

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    Westport Art Fair

    by basstbn Written Sep 13, 2004

    Colorful event held each September features 150-200 booths containing the work of mostly local artists in a wide range of media. Includes live jazz and food vendors.

    Westport is one of the oldest neighborhoods of KC, and is located in midtown in the area of Westport Road and Broadway.

    Art for sale on Pennsylvania Ave. Paintings celebrate KC's jazz heritage
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    Celebrate KC - Memorial Day Celebration

    by Jewelslover Written May 31, 2005

    We went to a wonderful celebration at the Union Station downtown Kansas City. It was for the Memorial Day holiday. They had the Kansas City Symphony play a patriotic concert, then there were fireworks over Liberty Memorial afterwards. They announced that there were 24,000 people attending the event this year. This was a free performance.

    Check out my Kansas City Travelogues for more pictures of this event.

    Fireworks Over Liberty Memorial

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