Memorial Day weekend: Downtown news + entertainment rundown


Arnold Imaging has illustrated a mix of public gathering areas atop the existing Buck O’Neil Bridge structure.

5 to know: Downtown KC in the news

Buck O’Neil Bridge nears feasibility study for conversion to park

Sam Rodgers housing project to add 62 mixed income apartments

JE Dunn will renovate federal courthouse it built two decades ago

Cafe Ca Phe to open brick and mortar coffee shop in Columbus Park

KC Ballet executive director to retire at close of next season

Kansas City Ballet School dancers practice in the Michael and Ginger Frost Studio Theater in the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity.


The AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall will serve as the epicenter of Kansas City’s Memorial Day tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives while serving the country. The wall will be in place on the southeast lawn of the National WWI Museum and Memorial through Monday.

Celebrating Memorial Day weekend in Downtown

National WWI Museum & Memorial – focal point of holiday tributes

Celebration at the Station to lift hearts, patriotic spirits

KC Jazz Orchestra to cap a full weekend at the Blue Room

PAW Patrol Live! to light up the Music Hall

Tribute to Talking Heads set f0r Lemonade Park

Cowardly Lions to scare up some fun at KC Live! Block

The Midland to to celebrate sounds of Still Woozy

Tori Amos – Ocean to Ocean tour floats toward Music Hall

Manor Fest 4 in the West Bottoms this weekend

PLUS, live theater…

Song & Dance at MTH Theater

Fireworks traditionally conclude Celebration at the Station, which will unfold Sunday night at Union Station and over the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Photo by Mark McDonald.