How to Kansas City this Fall

For many, Fall is one of the best reasons to call the Midwest and Kansas City home. Get out and enjoy more of what local businesses have to offer with treats and treks to enjoy the spectacular Fall color this season!


KC RenFest – Something all KC residents know – the Kansas City Rennassaince Festival is one of the best in the country and is a longstanding fall tradition for many.


Sept. 2 through Oct. 15, 2017, Weekends Only (Plus Labor Day & Columbus Day). 10am-7pm Rain or Shine!

FREE PARKING – 913-721-2110


633 N 130th Street

Bonner Springs, KS 66012

The-Meaning-of-a-Life-by-Jesse-Vachon-2-6Louisburg Cider Mill – Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Hayrides, Cider Fest, Apple Cider Slushies, Apple Donuts, Corn Coral, Playground


Open year round, 7 days a week, 9am – 6pm

(Closed New Year’s, Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas Day.)


14730 K68 Highway
Louisburg, Kansas, USA 66053

(913) 837-5202

The-Meaning-of-a-Life-by-Jesse-Vachon-2-2Carolyn’s Country Cousins – Pumpkin Patch, Tractor Cars, Little Bud’s Railroad Train Rides, Pig Races, Corn Coral, Inflatable Bouncy Pumpkin, Scenic Hayrides, Petting Farm Barns, Country Carousel, Extensive Farm Playgrounds, Mining Camp.


Open 7 Days a Week
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
September 16th – October 31st


17607 N.E. 52nd Street
Liberty, MO 64068


Faulkner’s Ranch – Pumpkin Patch, Tractor Cars, Corn Cannon, Scenic Hayride, Petting Farm Barn, Field Maze, Pony Rides (requires funny money), Scarecrow-K, 20+ activities.

(816) 761-5055


10600 Raytown Road, Kansas City, MO 64134

Enchanted Forest: Independence

A fun and not-so-scary Halloween option for families or couples to see fairytale magic come to life along a short 2-minute candle-lit trail. Wagon rides can also be enjoyed by two lakes at the park.

Learn more about George Owens Nature Park here.

(816) 325-7370


Oct 20, 2017 to Oct 28, 2017
07:00 PM until 09:00 PM


George Owens Nature Park
1601 S. Speck Rd.
Independence, MO

Hoots and Howls – At the Kansas City Zoo. Pedal tractors, a hay bale maze, carousel and hayrides around the Zoo.


Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017, Weekends only



Kansas City Zoo
6800 Zoo Dr.
Kansas City, MO


Grinter’s Sunflower Farm – the best viewing times are usually late August through early September. Avoid weekends if you can to miss the ballooning people traffic that flocks to this selfie-mecca annually.


Everyday, Mid-August to Mid-September


24154 Stillwell Road
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
(785) 749-1325

Free admission. Pay a dollar a bloom for any sunflowers you take with you, on the honor system.


Brick or Treat – spend the day at Legoland near Kansas City’s Crown Center to enjoy MINILAND Takeover, Halloween build activities, the “Brick-Or-Treat” Zone, and have your kids wear their costumes to join the Brick-Or-Treat Scavenger Hunt!


Oct 21, 2017 to Oct 29, 2017, Weekends only


LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City
2475 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO


Kansas City’s Halloween Extravaganza – costumes, face painting, balloon artists, bounce houses, cookie design, costume contests, and trick or treating.


Sunday, October 22nd


Kansas City’s Union Station
30 W. Pershing
Kansas City, MO


The-Meaning-of-a-Life-by-Jesse-Vachon-1-11Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead – 250 animals and birds, flower and vegetable gardens, explore an Indian encampment, a one-room country schoolhouse and a turn-of-the-century main street. You can bottle-feed baby goats, help milk cows and ride in horse-drawn wagons through the woods.


Open 7 days a week through late Fall


13800 Switzer, Overland Park, KS 66221




Fall Color at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens – a 300-acre educational, recreational and cultural resource for Kansas City that comes into full color during the Fall and Spring seasons. 13 gardens, trails, 180 acres of prairie covered in native grasses and wildflowers, varied wildlife.


Open 7 days per week.

Oct. 1-April 9, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 10-Sept. 30, 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.


8909 W. 179 St.
Overland Park, KS 66013

Fees are as follows:

  • $3 for visitors 13 and older
  • $1 for visitors ages 6 to 12
  • Free for visitors 5 and under

Tuesdays are free!


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