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. 

Holiday Happenings in Kansas City, Kansas

Saturday's and Sunday's until January 15th, 2023 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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Festive Shopping, Dining & Entertainment at The Legends

The Legends and Village Westis the Midwest region’s favorite shopping destination. Featuring shopping, dining and entertainment options that you won’t find anywhere else in the area, Village West draws visitors from all over the United States each year. We've gathered some of our favorite stores to help you make the most of your holiday shopping adventure.  Nearby Village West shopping highlights include Russell Stover Candies, Target, JC Penney and Plaza at the Speedway, a shopping center that includes retail and restaurants.  See a complete list of shopping here…

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Day of the Dead Celebration Must-Do Experiences

Days of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and by people of Mexican ancestry all over the world, including the United States and especially in Kansas City, Kansas! The holiday is celebrated by building private altars termed “Ofrendas”, honoring the dead with “Calaveras” (skulls), Aztec marigolds, delicious food, and beverages that the deceased enjoyed, and leaving these gifts at their gravesites and altars…

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The Most Photo-Worthy Fall Scenes in Kansas City, Kan.

Let’s be honest, we all love to experience those memories that make us look back and think, “I was so in the moment I forgot to take any photos!” There’s also something satisfying (maybe some of us are more willing to admit it than others) about snapping the perfect fall photo, complete with warm tones, leaves, pumpkins, and maybe even a glass of red wine. So if you are in search of that one seasonal backdrop, here are a few spots in Kansas City, Kan.that will seamlessly flow with your fall aesthetic…

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Guide by Cell Audio Tour

Exploring just got easier! Our free Guide by Cell Audio Tour is the perfect way to get out and discover new attractions in Kansas City, KS. Whether you are a history buff or looking for an afternoon activity for your family, the Guide by Cell program allows you to tour Kansas City, Kansas at your…

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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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