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The Summer of Oz in Kansas City, KS

Explore Kansas City, KS with Wizard of Oz themed activities and specials all summer long.  Come skip down the Yellow Brick Road, spend the day with Dorothy at Farm Town USA, get your photo taken with The Summer of Oz life-size photo cutout, watch The Wizard of Oz live theatre production and more!  There's No Place Like #KansasCityKS!


Summer Of Oz Happenings


Legends Outlets Kansas City
1873 Village West Pkwy
913.788.3700 | legendsshopping.com
Skip down the Yellow Brick Road to shopping, dining, entertainment and family-fun.

Final Cut Steakhouse at Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
777 Hollywood Casino Blvd
913.288.9300 | hollywoodcasinokansas.com
See a replica of Dorothy's dress and ruby slippers on display.  Must be 21+ to enter.

MAY 28 - SEPTEMBER 3, 2018
Rosedale Development Association
913.677.5097 | rosedale.org
Redeem your "Over the Rainbow" punch card for a fun Oz prize after visiting five or more Rainbow Blvd businesses.  Download the punch card here.

JULY 1 - AUGUST 31, 2018
Wyandotte County Museum
630 N. 126 St. Bonner Springs, KS
913.573.5002 | wycomuseum.org
Come play in Dorothy's back yard, skip down the painted Yellow Brick Road and see beautiful planted poppies.  Free admission.

JULY 30-AUGUST 3, 2018
Cider Hill Family Orchard
3341 N. 139 St.
913.721.2507 | ciderhillfamilyorchard.com
Wizard of Oz Camp participants will partake in activities that revolve around Courage, Heart, Home and Brain, paint a Yellow Brick Road that will be a permanent fixture on the orchard grounds and take photos with Oz cutouts.

AUGUST 1-5, 2018
Kansas City Kansas Public Libraries
913.295.8250 | kckpl.org
Youth services will have a Wizard of Oz book display that week, Wizard of Oz movie showing at the Main Library at 1pm on August 4.  Enjoy a science activity or craft themed around the movie.

AUGUST 1-4, 2018
The Wizard of Oz at Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
816.559.3846 | wizardofozkc.com
Dorothy and Toto are back in Kansas for the biggest stage production ever of The wizard of Oz.  The show recreates the classic movie with all the great songs, costumes and unforgettable characters.

AUGUST 4-5, 2018
Strawberry Hill Museum & Cultural Center
720 N. 4 St.
913.371.3264 | strawberryhillmuseum.org
Visit the museum wearing your red shoes and get a free dessert and drink with your paid admission.  Museum admission: $10

AUGUST 2-5, 2018
National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame
630 Hall of Fame Dr., Bonner Springs, KS
913.721.1075 | aghalloffame.com
Spend the day with Dorothy when Oz Comes to Kansas!  Enjoy farm animals, Oz-mazing corn maze, photo ops, character appearances, train rides, displays of Wizard of Oz memorabilia, food, family-fun activities and more.

AUGUST 4, 2018
Grinter Place
1420 S. 78th St.
913.299.0373 | kshs.org/grinter_place
Munchkin Day at Grinter, children under 17 admitted free.  10am-5pm.  Join us at the Grinter Place State Historic Site for a fun-filled day of Oz-inspired family activities including an encounter with Moses Grinter, educational themed quests, photo opportunities and a walking trail to explore.  Admission:  $6 adults, $5 seniors.

Snap & Share

Join in on the fun and get your picture taken with our Summer of Oz life-size photo cutout as it travels around Kansas City, KS through the months of June - August 2018. Weekly prizes include tickets to local attractions and to the Wizard of Oz live show!


  • JUNE 5 - 11, 2018
    KCK Chamber, 727 Minnesota Ave., 913.371.3070
    Eisenhower Community Center, 2901 N. 72nd Street, 913.596.7050
  • JUNE 12 - 18, 2018
    Patricia Diane Kane Community Center, 3130 N. 122nd, 913.721.5193
    Wyandotte West Library, 1737 N. 82nd Street, 913.295.8250
  • JUNE 19 - 25, 2018
    Beatrice Lee Community Center, 1210 N. 10th Street, 913.551.0438
    Rosedale Association, 1401 Southwest Blvd, 913.677.5097
    Chateau Avalon Hotel & Spa, 701 Village West Parkway, 913.596.6000
  • JUNE 26 - JULY 2, 2018
    Cabela's, 10300 Cabela Drive, 913.328.0322
    National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th Street, Bonner Springs, 913.721.1075
  • JULY 3 - 9, 2018
    Dave & Buster's, 1843 Village West Parkway, 913.981.6815
    Kansas City Kansas Public Library Main Branch, 913.295.8250, 625 Minnesota Avenue
  • JULY 10 - 16, 2018
    Kansas City Kansas Public Library South Branch, 913.295.8250, 3104 Strong Avenue
    Turner Community Center, 831 South 55th Street, 913.287.2111
  • JULY 17 - 23, 2018
    Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City, 9400 State Avenue, 913.312.3110
  • JULY 24 - 30, 2018
    Wyandotte County Museum, 630 N. 126th Street, Bonner Springs, 913.573.5002
    Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City, 9400 State Avenue, 913.312.3110
  • AUGUST 2 - 5, 2018
    Wyandotte County Museum, 630 N. 126th Street, Bonner Springs, 913.573.5002
    National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th Street, Bonner Springs, 913.721.1075

    *Operation of hours vary at each location, please call to confirm hours before visiting


1. Snap a photo with the traveling Summer of Oz photo cutout

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3. Tag us: in order for us to find your photo make sure to tag us on Instagram at @VisitKansasCityKS and Twitter at @VisitKCK and use the hash tag #KansasCityKS

**Your photo tagged with our #KansasCityKS hashtag is your automatic entry into the drawing. Each photo tagged is an entry. You may submit multiple photos. One winner will be randomly selected every week from June through August, 2018.

Disclaimer: by tagging your photo using our #KansasCityKS hashtag you give Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. the permission to share your photo on our social media channels and print your photo/name if necessary in promoting the campaign.

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