This Month in KC: October

Check out the list of what’s going on in KC in October including concerts, fall festivals and haunted houses.

This Month in KC: October

by Bridget Jones, Social Media Manager


Oct. 1

Glass Animals at The Midland

Oct. 2

Of Monsters and Men at The Midland

Oct. 8

Tori Kelly at the Midland

Oct. 14

Chance the Rapper at the Midland

Oct. 20

Passion Pit at the Midland

Oct. 25

Misterwives at the Midland

Oct. 27

Small Pools at Madrid Theatre




Oct. 7-18

Wicked at Municipal Auditorium Music Hall

Oct. 13

KC Chat Series feat. Amy Poehler at Kauffman Center



Fall Festivities

All This Month

Johnson Farms Pumpkin Patch: open Mon-Fri 12-6, Sat-Sun 9-6

Oct. 1-4

Gladfest Fall Festival in Gladstone, MO

Oct. 1-4

American Royal World Series of Barbeque

Oct. 1-18

Renaissance Festival

Oct. 2

Oktoberfest Shawnee

Oct. 2-4

Kansas City Juggling Festival at Rockhurst High School

Oct. 3

American Royal Parade

Oct. 3

KC Japan Festival at Johnson County Community College

Oct. 3-4

Louisburg Cider Mill Ciderfest

Oct. 3-4

Applefest in Weston, MO

Oct. 9-11

Summit Art Festival in Lee’s Summit

Oct. 9-11

PumpkinFest at the Pony Express Museum in St. Joesph, MO

Oct. 10

Meyer Fest at St. Peter’s Church

 Oct. 18

Dogtoberfest at Kemper Outdoor Education Center in Fleming Park

Oct. 23-24

Great Midwest Balloon Festival 



Haunted Happenings

Fridays and Saturdays in October

Halloween Haunt at Worlds of Fun

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October

Haunted houses in the West Bottoms: Edge of Hell, The Beast, Chambers of Poe, Macabre Cinema

Oct. 23 – 24

Missouri Town Spirits of the Past



Local Art

Oct. 2

First Fridays art show at the Crossroads

Oct. 3

WaterFire along Brush Creek at the Plaza