Oktoberfest(s), First Friday, Troostapalooza + more happening in Downtown


Kansas City Bier Company presents KC Oktoberfest on Friday and Saturday at Crown Center.

What’s shakin’ in Downtown KC: 10.6-10.9

Boo in the Bottoms… West Bottoms to be precise – this weekend

Countdown to Halloween @ Science City – all month long

First Friday showcases the KC arts scene @ Crossroads – Friday

Gumbo Festival – music, drinks, vendors, competition @ 2000 Vine – Sunday

KC Oktoberfest, presented by KC Bier @ Crown Center – Friday & Saturday

Karol G – StripLove Tour arrives @ T-Mobile Center – Friday

Kelsea Ballerini – HEARTFIRST tour to light up The Midland – Sunday

Inspired by the famed Spanish novel Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is the story of one’s refusal to give up an impossible dream. A collaboration with Ensemble Ibérica, Man of La Mancha runs through Oct. 23 at Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center.

Man of La Mancha begins its inspirational quest – now @ Crown Center

MAYA: The Exhibition @ Union Station – limited engagement

Oktobetfest Live! featuring wiener dog races @ KC Live! – Saturday

Symphony to present Strauss’ Alpine Symphony – Friday thru Sunday

Troostapalooza: food, music, vendors & more – Saturday

Troost Market Collective presents the free 5th Annual Troostapalooza festival on Saturday.

+ Live music nightly in the Big Town +

Black Box + The Blue Room + Green Lady Lounge + KC Live! Block

KnuckleheadsLemonade Park + Mutual Musicians Foundation

Nighthawk + The Phoenix + Record BarThe ShipThe Truman

Halloween season is under way at haunted houses throughout the West Bottoms, including The Edge of Hell, which has been scaring residents and visitors since 1975.