816 Day features Scavenger Hunt Bingo + 5 Downtown news stories

Make plans to celebrate 816 Day now through Monday, 8/16.

816 Day: How about some Downtown B-I-N-G-O?

So, how will you celebrate 816 Day this year? 816 Day is the annual, city-proclaimed celebration of Kansas City culture, featuring live entertainment, branded events, and fun activities. On this day, community connectivity is strengthened by local businesses and resident pride.

WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR?

Celebrate 816 Day now through Monday, Aug. 16 with a friendly game of Scavenger Hunt Bingo. Discover new destinations and revisit old stomping grounds around Downtown Kansas City and along the KC Streetcar route. Complete your Bingo card by snapping a QR Code or picking up a sticker at select Downtown businesses, restaurants, artworks, landmarks, and the KC Streetcar. 

To enter the Scavenger Hunt Bingo prize pool, simply turn in your card at the Art in the Loop KC Streetcar music performance featuring Jessica Ayala and Arquesta del SolSoul  from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., Monday, 8/16 at the City Market where prizes will be raffled.

You must be present to win. Prizes include $50 and $100 gift cards to Downtown businesses and a gift certificate for one night at Loews KC Hotel with dinner for two (2) at The Stilwell restaurant. 

Bingo cards can be downloaded here or picked up at participating businesses. Riding the KC Streetcar is a great way to visit most of the shops and restaurants.  

Visit the Downtown Neighborhood Association website for more information www.dnakcmo.org/816-day.

816 Day Downtown Bingo is brought to you by the Downtown Neighborhood Association, KC Streetcar, Downtown Council, and the City Market. 

For questions, contact Jared Campbell with the Downtown Council at jared@downtownkc.org or Donna Mandelbaum with the KC Streetcar Authority at 816.627.2526 (office), 816.877.3219 (cell) or by email at dmandelbaum@kcstreetcar.org

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