Ruby Montoya
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Ruby Montoya

Ruby serves as Content Coordinator for Visit Kansas City Kansas. She originates from Southwest Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas with a BA in Latin American Studies. Ruby has worked in production, media, marketing and non-profit throughout the years and brings a multitude of experience to her role. You can find Ruby at concerts, making films around town or trying new spots on the #KCKTacoTrail.

You can contact Ruby Montoya at Ruby@visitkansascityks.com. 

Memorial Sites You Can Visit in Kansas City, Kansas

What a better way to honor our veterans, military service persons and fallen heroes than to take a tour of all the great veteran and war memorials in Kansas City, KS and Wyandotte County? Whether or not you have friends or family in the service, have served yourself, are an avid history buff, or just appreciate what it means to be an American, there is always value in taking the time to pay tribute to the sacrifices that were made for our country…

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5 Must Visit Patios in Kansas City, Kansas

When the sun is shining and the birds are chirping,there's no better way to spend an afternoon or evening enjoying a meal and beverage with great views in Kansas City, Kan.  With more people seeking outdoor dining and social distancing options, we've put together a list of some of the coolest patios in KCK to help you navigate the patio scene.  Whether you're looking for a breath of fresh air, a meal with a view, or a place to hang with friends and family, check out these hidden gems in KCK.  …

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Parade of Hearts located in Kansas City, Kansas

The Parade of Hearts is coming to Kansas City, Kansas! The mission of the Parade of Hearts is to unite our city and region through a public art experience placed around the Kansas City Metro. This project embraces Kansas City's place as "Heart of America" and will energize the local economy and boost tourism to the locations of these beautiful hearts! Here are where you can find these hearts in KCK…

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Holiday Happenings in Kansas City, Kansas

Saturday's and Sunday's until January 9th, 2022 Tours at 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM & 3PM. Make Reservations HERE. Strawberry Hill Museum 720 North 4th Street Kansas City, KS 66101 913-371-3264 Beginning November 6th, the Olde World Christmas opens at Strawberry Hill Museum. Victorian-era decorations…

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Birria Tacos in Kansas City, Kansas

Every year, during the months of September and October, the U.S. celebrates Hispanic heritage, culture, and history. National Hispanic Heritage Month reminds us how much strength we draw from our immigrant roots as a nation and how much we value our immigrants as a nation of immigrants.Congress started Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 then it was broadened in 1988 to a month-long celebration. The date was chosen because it coincides with national independence days in several Latin American countries: Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Mexico on Sept. 16, Chile on Sept. 18 and Belize on Sept. 21…

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Festivals and fun happenings in Kansas City, Kansas

As summer winds down and everyone gets back into the groove of routines, there are some exciting festivals and events that are going on around Kansas City, Kan. From long-running festivals like the Kansas City Renaissance Festival to the exciting new Tacos and Tequila event at Legends Field, there's…

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How to have a fun and festive Fourth in KCK

After a long year of social distancing and small gatherings, everyone seems ready to spend the Fourth of July weekend celebrating the new found independence from the pandemic. We've got a list of family fun, fireworks and food to help you celebrate America's birthday. Here's 5 firework displays in or near Kansas City, Kan. that'll be blast…

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Celebrate the Great Outdoors in Kansas City, Kansas

Spending time outdoors is sureto reduce stress, brighten your mood and promote happiness. June is National Great Outdoors Month and what better way to celebrate than to plan a trip to spend some time in nature. We've put together a list of outdoor attractions in Kansas City, Kansas that will give you a boost of fresh air.   …

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