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Kansas City’s Lawn Party 2022

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Sunday, July 17, 2022
4-8 p.m.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park and Theis Park, Between Oak and Rockhill on Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd.
(Cleaver II Blvd. will be closed  from 2-9 p.m.; details below)

Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month at KC’s biggest lawn party! This fun-filled evening of live music, food trucks, art activities and lawn games stretches from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to Brush Creek. Discover Enjoy art activities, live music, and games throughout the Lawn Party. Pack your own picnic or grab dinner from an on-site food truck! Rain or shine; no grills, no stakes, no tenting.

We want to see your pictures! Use #KCBigPicnic and #KCParks #WhereKCPlays and we’ll share our favorites on our social media.

#KCLawnParty Highlights

  • Musical performances by the Salvation Choir, Starlight STARS and Back Alley Brass Band
  • Plein Air “Quick Paint” Contest
  • Recreation stations featuring badminton, lawn games by KC Crew
  • Giant Bubbles in Theis Park

ROAD CLOSURE:Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. from Oak Street to Rockhill Road will be closed for the Lawn Party from 2-9 p.m.
DETOUR: From the East-south on Rockhill Road to Dr. MLK Blvd. to Oak Street; from the West-south on Oak Street to Dr. MLK Blvd. to Rockhill Road

To find more about RideKC bus service to the event and plan a trip, visit https://t.co/UaCfjmTPem. Main MAX and Troost MAX offer service on Sunday, July 17.


July 17, 2022
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Theis Park


Nelson Atkins Museum of Art