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Who doesn’t love springtime? The weather starts to warm up, plants and outdoor greenery come back to life, baseball season begins — honestly, we could go and on about how wonderful springtime is. There’s so much to look forward to, especially when you live in a city as great as Kansas City!

When the weather gets warmer, things in Kansas City really start to heat up. With local sports teams, concert venues, and such an active downtown area, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during the spring. Keep reading to learn about some upcoming spring events in Kansas City!

Concerts

What’s one of the perks to living in Kansas City? Awesome concert venues that are constantly hosting incredible artists, especially during the spring. With venues like the Sprint Center, Kauffman Stadium and Starlight Theatre to name a few, there’s always a musical event taking place in Kansas City. Below are some upcoming spring concerts:

  • Justin Timberlake – March 21, Sprint Center
  • Weezer/Pixies – March 26, Sprint Center
  • Steve Martin and Martin Short – March 31, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
  • Chris Tomlin – April 18, Sprint Center
  • New Kids On The Block – May 7, Sprint Center
  • Metallica – June 3, Sprint Center
  • Ozzy Osbourne – June 28, Sprint Center
  • Carlos Santana – July 11, Sprint Center
  • Matchbox Twenty – July 12, Sprint Center

Sporting Events

Everyone knows that Kansas City loves its sports. With teams like the Chiefs, Royals, and Sporting Kansas City to name a few, there’s a professional team for everyone to support whether you’re a football, soccer or baseball fan. Below are some exciting sporting events you can attend this spring.

Basketball

Did you know that Kansas City has hosted the Annual NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship for what will be the 74th time? Nearly 40,000 will pack Municipal Auditorium March 20-26 for the championship. It’s a perfect way to kick off the spring season!

Speaking of college basketball, we’re also home to the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Midwest Regional March 29 and 31st at the Sprint Center! If you’ve never been to one of these games, you’re missing out; the Sprint Center is turned into a basketball fan’s dream and the competition is fierce.

PBR

Looking for an action-packed sporting event that’ll keep the entire family entertained? Professional Bull Riders comes to the Sprint Center March 23-24 for the Unleash The Beast Series for the 17th year in a row. If you’ve never attended a PBR event, you’ll definitely want to experience one!

Royals Opening Day

Duffy, Lopez and Merrifield are gearing up for Opening Day on March 28 at Kauffman Stadium! There’s nothing like Opening Day to get you riled up for the spring season. Nothing screams springtime like chanting “Let’s Go Royals” at Kauffman Stadium!

Soccer

Sporting Kansas City just kicked off their 2019 season. There are plenty of home games to attend this spring, perfect for a family outing! Children’s Mercy Park is the place to be on game day; you get to enjoy the beautiful, fresh spring air and the warmer temperatures while cheering on our local major league soccer team.

Festivals/Misc. Events

Whether you’re a fan of comic books, parades or exciting outdoor festivals and events, our city has you covered. Take a look at the following upcoming festivals/events:

  • Planet Comicon 2019 – March 29-31, KC Convention & Entertainment Facilities
  • Disney on Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party – April 4-7, Sprint Center
  • Kansas City Filmfest – April 10-14, Cinemark Palace At The Plaza
  • 10th Annual KC Nanobrew Festival – May 18, Richard L. Berkley Riverfront Park

 

Whether you’re a sports fan, love attending concerts, or enjoy the beautiful outdoors, springtime in Kansas City is sure to be a great season!

Booking chauffeured transportation through Overland makes every spring event even better. When you book special event transportation or group transportation through Overland, you’re free from the worry of finding parking, driving in and getting stuck in heavy traffic, and walking outside to find your car in the event of inclement weather (hello April showers). You’ll also never have to worry about being charged surge pricing, something rideshares often do for special events like concerts and festivals.

If you’re interested in booking chauffeured transportation through Overland, call (913) 381-3504 or send us a message. We look forward to making this spring an unforgettable season!