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Kansas City’s Great Balloon and Puppet Glow

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Saturday, August 19, 2023
4 p.m. Grounds Open
National WWI Museum and Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive
FREE to the public.

The National WWI Museum and Memorial and StoneLion Puppet Theatre, in partnership with Cumulus Radio, bring you the brightest event in your summer line-up! Join us for a radiant summer evening at Kansas City’s Great Balloon and Puppet Glow.

Beginning at 4 p.m. the public is invited to gather on the Museum and Memorial grounds with friends and family to listen to live music, grab a bite to eat from dozens of local food trucks and picnic.

As the sun sets, the night sky will shine bright with magnificent and vibrant displays you will have to see to believe. On the North Lawn, rows of tethered hot air balloons will fire up their burners to create a canvas of color against the Kansas City skyline. On the south side of the Museum and Memorial, illuminated puppets, aerialists and glow performers will take you on a magnificent journey “around the world in 80 days.”


August 19
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The National World War I Museum and Memorial


National World War I Museum and Memorial
2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, 64108
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