Posts Tagged ‘Crown Center’

Indoor Fun in Kansas City

Posted January 02, 2018 8:47pm by Jane

Feeling stir crazy yet? We are! That’s why we’re giving you a list of some great indoor places to go so the kids can get their energy out in this bitter KC weather:

iFly Kansas City: Want to experience the thrill of skydiving? Check out iFly Kansas City in Overland Park. There are some restrictions on who can fly, but they say they can safely take kids as young as 3 years old. 

If you’d like the kids to stay a little closer to the ground, check out indoor trampoline parks UrbanAir Overland Park and SkyZone in Shawnee.

Something for everyone: If you have a variety of kids and ages, Paradise Park in Lee’s Summit is a great place to go, with areas for older and younger kids to enjoy. And Crown Center and Union Station/Science City always have tons of fun things going on, plus lots of room to run around!

Skate it Out: Ice skating is another great way to get out that extra energy. And KC has some great indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks. Looking for roller skating, check out Skate City, Winnwood Skate Center, River Roll, B&D Skate Center, Landmark2Skate Center and Northland Rolladium Skate Center.

Photo courtesy of UrbanAir Overland Park. 

Christmas at Union Station 2017

Posted December 12, 2017 8:41am by Jane

There are so many ways to celebrate the holiday season in KC, and Union Station, not to mention Crown Center and the surrounding area, have some magical ways to celebrate:

Union Station has a full assortment of holiday fun events for you and the kids to check out, including:

If you’d like to explore a little beyond Union Station, some fun holiday festivities include:

  • Crown Center, with it’s magnificent mayor’s tree, ice skating, Santa’s visits and Santa’s Gingerbread Station exhibit, A Charlie Brown Christmas at The Coterie, LEGOLAND has enough to keep you busy for an entire day! Plus, just like Union Station, there are tons of areas to run around and expend some energy.
  • If holiday lights are your thing, check out Downtown Dazzle,complete with trolley rides and various downtown lighting displays to excite all ages!

Happy holidays!

Image courtesy of Union Station.

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Christmas Lights in KC 2017

Posted December 03, 2017 4:38pm by Jane

It may not be cold yet in KC, but it’s still fun to sit in a cozy car with your family to see Christmas lights around KC! Know of a good display near you? Make sure to add to the list in the “Comments” section so all of our KC Kids Fun friends can enjoy!

Kansas City-Area Christmas Light Displays

For a great list of metro area (on the Kansas side) residential displays, don’t miss Keith’s list at KansasTravel.org!

One last thought on Christmas lights: If the kids can’t sit in the car, check out the Holidays at Union Station – lots of space to run around and various activities to keep little ones busy all month long!

Image courtesy of Jackson County Parks & Rec’s Christmas in the Park.