2019 SPRING + SUMMER VISITORS GUIDE
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Hometown Partner of the Kansas City Royals Just a baseball toss away from Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals, Lee’s Summit is also home to over 100 annual community and cultural events. Our historic downtown district offers one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants that are sure to put a smile on your face. 2 • Lee’s Summit, Missouri
Looking for something fun and exciting to make memories that last a lifetime? The opportunity lies closer than you might think. In Lee’s Summit, you’ll find charming boutiques and restaurants, the rhythm of music and the arts and, of course, the curiosity of the history buried in the bricks downtown. With so much to discover, we invite you to create your own adventure and experience the attractions and enthusiasm that make Lee’s Summit such a vibrant place to be.
Yours Truly, Lee’s Summit Visitors Council 220 SE Main Street | Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 | 816.524.2424 | LStourism.com
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TABLE OF >> CONTENTS THINGS TO DO | 6 Attractions | 6 Nearby Attractions | 12 Shopping | 14 What’s Trending | 15 Food + Drink | 16 Outdoors | 26 Arts + Culture | 30
SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS | 32 Unique Festivals | 32 Summer Bucket List | 35
ACCOMMODATIONS | 36 Lodging | 36 Transportation | 38
MAP | 40 Lee’s Summit | 40 Downtown Lee’s Summit | 42
EVENTS CALENDAR | 44
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THINGS TO DO | Attractions
ATTRACTIONS With dozens of enticing attractions, not to mention special events, Lee’s Summit sure knows how to entertain. Whether you’re reconnecting with childhood friends or bringing your family for a new experience, you will find plenty to do in Lee’s Summit. B&B THEATRES Join B&B Lee’s Summit 16 or B&B New Longview 7 movie theatre for a state of the art movie going experience! Whether it’s reclining seats in every auditorium (excepting MX4D), B&B Grand Screen, MX4D Motion EDX 4D Cinema, or screenPLAY! auditorium meant for young children, they have options for everyone! All of this can be enhanced by selections from Food To Go extended menu or adult beverages at our Marquee Bar. MX4D and screenPLAY! only available at our Lee’s Summit 16 location on Douglas. >> bbtheatres.com – 816.554.3386 DOWNTOWN LEE’S SUMMIT FARMERS MARKET Taste the freshness of the farmers market, ranked #1 in Missouri by America’s Farmland Trust. Located at the corner of Second and Douglas streets, the market is open 7 a.m. to sell-out Wednesdays and Saturdays April through November. You’ll find a variety of locally grown produce, plants, baked goods, handmade crafts and other savory treats. Mark your calendars for April 6th, opening day of the 2019 Farmers Market season. >> downtownls.org/market – 816.246.6598 FRONTIER JUSTICE Frontier Justice is the Midwest’s premier firearms and shopping destination offering a full continuum related to fashion and firearms. This unique experience offers special events and classes, as well as products for the beginner to the most accomplished firearms enthusiast. The facility has a classroom, event space, simulator room, boutique and ranges. Visit their next generation range, offering the only 50-yard indoor lanes in Missouri. >> frontier-justice.com – 816.336.2600 LANDMARK2 SKATE CENTER For more than 44 years, Landmark2 Skate Center has offered a friendly, safe and fun environment for skaters of all ages and skill levels. Whether you prefer roller skating, roller blading, or just partying (book all parties online), there is always music playing and fun to be had. >> landmark2skate.com – 816.524.2000
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THINGS TO DO | Attractions LEE’S SUMMIT HISTORICAL CEMETERY The Lee’s Summit Historical Cemetery, in existence since 1867, currently sits on 20 acres and is the final resting place of early Lee’s Summit citizens and the Civil War guerrilla, Cole Younger. >> cityofls.net – 816.969.7403 LEE’S SUMMIT HISTORY MUSEUM The Historical Society of Lee’s Summit maintains a museum in the 1939 Post Office building at 220 SW Main St., in downtown Lee’s Summit. The museum houses a number of historic artifacts, maps and photos of early Lee’s Summit. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission to the museum is free. >> leessummithistory.net – 816.287.4477 LONE JACK BATTLEFIELD MUSEUM Over two sweltering August days in 1862, Union and Confederate forces clashed on this battleground. Today, the site features the only Civil War Museum in Jackson County. This National Cemetery is one of the few sites where the soldiers who perished there are buried on the spot where the battle raged. It houses a variety of battle artifacts, historical items, photos, documents and more. >> leessummithistory.net – 816.287.4477 LONGVIEW MANSION Built in 1914 by Kansas City millionaire lumberman Robert A. Long, the farm was the largest construction project of its kind in the United States. Long and his famed daughter and horsewoman, Loula Long Combs, once greeted royalty, movie stars, and business magnates at the mansion. Today, Longview Mansion is a premier estate for weddings and special events. Groups of 10 or more visiting Lee’s Summit are invited to arrange a unique luncheon or dinner, including a guided tour of the historic mansion. >> longviewmansion.com – 816.761.6669
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MISSOURI TOWN 1855 Step back in time and take in the sights and sounds of Missouri in the 1800s. This one-time farming community extends over 30 sloping acres. It is a living history museum, offering more than 25 original structures with furnishings and equipment, in addition to hosts and tour guides in period attire, authentic field and garden crops, and rare breeds of livestock found in the mid-19th century. Missouri Town is located on the east side of Lake Jacomo in Fleming Park. >> makeyourdayhere.com – 816.229.8980
PARADISE PARK Paradise Park has created an ideal family environment to enjoy yearround. The local destination is suitable for all ages, and features 15 acres of outdoor and indoor adventures. Paradise Park’s attractions include escape rooms, mini-golf, go-karts, multiple laser tag arenas, rock climbing, batting cages, Paradise Café, a foam factory and an arcade filled with the latest games. The “Discovery Play Center” is focused on entertaining families with kids ages 7 and under. It features nearly 30 indoor and outdoor spaces offering children’s activities integrated with an educational twist. The park is an ideal space for events throughout the year, annually hosting numerous fall events, banquets, family reunions, summer concerts, birthday parties and more. >> paradise-park.com – 816.246.5224
POWELL GARDENS, KANSAS CITY’S BOTANICAL GARDEN Just 15 miles east of Lee’s Summit, Powell Gardens encompasses breathtaking vistas, lakes and windswept meadows, and features seven themed gardens. The 12-acre Heartland Harvest Garden is the nation’s largest edible landscape and includes more than 2,000 types of food plants, with tasting stations, demonstrations and guest chef dinners in its contemporary Missouri Barn. Visit Powell Gardens this summer for their annual Festival of Butterflies happening July 27-August 11, 2019. >> powellgardens.org – 816.697.2600 STONEHAUS FARMS VINEYARD AND WINERY Stonehaus Farms features award-winning wines in a peaceful atmosphere, with panoramic views of the beautiful vineyards. The Garden Room is an excellent choice for events up to 48 people. The Fest Hall, a larger event facility with seating for up to 225. It is the perfect place for weddings, receptions and corporate events. The winery’s deli offers various custom summer sausage, cheeses and crackers. >> stonehausfarms.com – 816.554.8800
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THINGS TO DO | Attractions SKY ZONE Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. They’re the inventors of fun fitness and the makers of trampolines as far as the eye can see. Enter a jumper and exit a warrior with the new elements at Sky Zone. Now featuring state of the art Ninja Warrior course, free wall climb, Warped Wall, Sky Joust and Sky Ladder. Combine one of the greatest workouts ever with awesome, healthy fun. Birthday parties and private rentals are also available. >> skyzone.com – 816.457.0068
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SUMMIT LANES Whether you bowl strikes, spares or the occasional gutter ball, you’re bound to have a ball. Summit Lanes has been family owned and operated for over 50 years, offering a variety of activities and family fun. >> summitlanes.com – 816.524.3322 SUMMIT WAVES Summit Waves is Lee’s Summit’s family water park. Whether you’re seven or seventy, treat yourself to hours of water fun including two great water slides, the Action River, children’s water playground, diving boards, and more. Summit Waves also hosts several special events such as Bahama Bash Teen Nights and Family Fun Nights, and is available for private rentals. >> summitwaves.net – 816.969.1545 THE COOKING STATION The Cooking Station offers a hands-on cooking experience in Lee’s Summit, Missouri and invites the entire Kansas City Metro Area to get involved. They have so much fun to offer at The Cooking Station with kids classes, parties, camps and much more. Get your budding Bobby Flays and Rachel Rays in the kitchen to chop, sauté, and bake. With no mess for you to clean up – it’s a win-win! >> thecookingstation.com – 816.434.5077 A THYME FOR EVERYTHING At A Thyme For Everything they strive to provide instructional cooking classes in order to meet the needs of all levels of cooks. Offering adult and kids classes, they keep class sizes small so you will have an intimate experience with their exceptional chefs. All classes provide demonstrations of how to prepare each dish, along with tastings of each and full recipes to take home. All classes are now BYOB! Feel free to bring your own wine or beer with you to enjoy with your meal. They’ll provide the glasses and openers! >> athymeforeverything.com – 816.554.3755 10 • Lee’s Summit, Missouri
Attractions | THINGS TO DO THE EXIT ROOM The Exit Room is a boutique escape adventure in Downtown Lee’s Summit, and a piece of The Puzzle Parlour Franchise. Your team of adventurers will have 60 minutes to discover the secrets, solve the puzzles, and complete your adventure! Teamwork is a must and has never been this much fun. >> theexitroomkc.com – 816.434.5808 UNITY VILLAGE Unity Village is known for the iconic Unity Tower. Brides and meeting planners find the wide-open spaces, Mediterranean architecture, and stunning fountains to be the perfect backdrop for events. The 1,200acre property also features a “green” hotel, par-36 golf course, bookstore/coffee shop, and a nature trail that’s part of the Great Missouri Birding Trail. >> unityvillage.org – 816.251.3511
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THINGS TO DO | Nearby Attractions
Located less than 20 miles from downtown Kansas City, Lee’s Summit is just a hop, skip and a jump from many top-rated area attractions. We offer easy access to the Royals, Chiefs, Kansas City Zoo, Starlight Theatre and all major Kansas City metro highways.
Arrowhead Stadium Make a visit to the home of the Kansas City Chiefs. Ninety-minute guided tours of the press box, Scout Investments Club Level, locker room, field, and the Chiefs Hall of Honor are offered Friday and Saturdays year-round. In addition to hosting Chiefs games, Arrowhead hosts a number of concerts and other events throughout the year.
Kansas City Zoo Take a journey around the world and experience diverse habitats, cultures and animals at the Kansas City Zoo. This 202acre nature sanctuary promotes understanding, appreciation and conservation through its exhibits and exceptional education programs, while attracting visitors from around the world.
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Main Event When you want to let your fun out with family and friends, Main Event is the best and easiest place to head for fun. With state-of-theart bowling, multi-level laser tag, and over 100 games, topped with handcrafted food and a full bar under one roof, Main Event is the ultimate destination for fun.
Kauffman Stadium Kauffman Stadium is home to the Kansas City Royals and is just a stone’s throw away from Lee’s Summit. Head on out to the ballpark to see the Hall of Fame, visit the team store for some gear and witness major league fun watching the boys in blue. The 2019 season will open at Kauffman Stadium on March 28. Visit their website for a full schedule of home games.
Faulkner’s Ranch Silverstein Eye Centers Arena The Silverstein Eye Centers Arena is a 5,800seat multi-purpose arena in Independence, Missouri. It currently hosts the home games of the Kansas City Mavericks in the ECHL and the Kansas City Comets of the Major Arena Soccer League. Whether it’s a hockey game, soccer game, concert or ice skating outing, there’s no better place for sports, entertainment and recreation than Silverstein Eye Centers Arena!
Find food, entertainment and interactive fun all in one place at Faulkner’s Ranch. Faulkner’s Ranch is a 25-acre property that features a banquet barn, picnic pavilion, wild western playground, petting farm and more! From corporate meetings to a Pony Party for a child’s birthday party, it’s the perfect place to host any event.
Just 20 miles from downtown Kansas City! Your ideal place to stay in the Kansas City Area.
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Love to shop? You won’t be disappointed. Lee’s Summit is a dream for the most passionate shopper. Whether you’re into one-of-a-kind finds at local shops or name brands at national retailers, you’ll find it in Lee’s Summit without the traffic and hectic crowds. Basics? Of course! Trends? We have them! Unique finds? Come and get ‘em!
DOWNTOWN LEE’S SUMMIT Downtown Lee’s Summit, a Great American Main Street, boasts locally-owned specialty shops and an eclectic array of casual and fine dining on the historic bricks of the central business district. Downtown is a must for those looking for shopping, entertainment and historic character. From boutique clothing and accessories, to home furnishings and specialty items, you’re sure to find a new treasure. >> downtownls.org SUMMIT FAIR Summit Fair is an open-air lifestyle center anchored by Macy’s, JCPenney and Dick’s Sporting Goods, featuring children’s stores, men’s and women’s fashion, beauty salons, casual eateries, sit-down restaurants and specialty retailers. >> summitfairshopping.com SUMMITWOODS SummitWoods, a 750,000-square-foot power center, is one of the largest in the region. Shop national stores such as Lowe’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl’s, Best Buy and Target, or grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants. The synergy between Summit Fair and SummitWoods, divided by 50 Highway, creates a shopping destination offering something for everyone. >> summitwoodsshopping.com Summit Fair
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THINGS TO DO | Food + Drink
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Food + DRINK >> DOWNTOWN DRINKS + NIGHTLIFE Whether it’s ladies night out, happy hour or date night, Downtown Lee’s Summit’s bar scene has you covered. • American Garage Bar & Diner • Brick’s Pub & Grub • Do Drop Inn • Fringe Beerworks • Grains & Taps • Headquarters
• Konrad’s Kitchen & Tap House • Libations + Co. • Llywelyn’s Pub • Main Slice • Red Door Wine Store • Sharkeez
• Smoke Brewing Co. • Stuey McBrew’s • The Peanut • The W • The VFW • Third Street Social
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WHERE To Eat
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Lee’s Summit sets the table to satisfy any palate. From quaint coffee shops to mouthwatering barbecue and specialties, you won’t go hungry.
>> CASUAL DINING 54TH STREET GRILL & BAR 815 SE 3rd Street 816.524.5488 54thstreetgrill.com AMERICAN GARAGE 1 SE 4th Street 816.944.4005 APPLEBEE’S NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL & BAR 1501 NE Douglas Street 816.246.6188 applebees.com
CANOE CLUB 27905 County Hwy 8.S 816.578.5700 canoeclubkc.com
JOHNNY’S TAVERN 1660 SE Blue Pkwy 816.600.6833 johnnystavern.com
CHILI’S 1688 NW Chipman Road 816.347.1720 chilis.com
JUMPIN CATFISH RESTAURANT 834 SW Blue Pkwy 816.554.3474 jumpincatfish.com
DOC’S TAVERN 511 SE Melody Lane 816.272.5294 FRANKIE FARELANES 100 SE 3rd Street 816.272.5616 frankiefarelanes.com
BIG WHISKEY’S 860 NW Blue Pkwy 816.347.1881 bigwhiskeys.com
HEADQUARTERS 127 SE 3rd Street 816.434.5053 hqgotyour6.com
BRICKS PUB AND GRUB 18 SE 3rd Street 816.347.1746 bricksls.com
HOULIHAN’S 625 NW Murray Road 816.524.2572 houlihans.com
BUFFALO WILD WINGS 1806 NW Chipman Road 816.246.9453 buffalowildwings.com
IHOP 628 Northeast 291 Highway 816.525.6068 ihop.com
BULLSEYE SPORTS BAR 1169 NE Rice Road 816.600.2227
JOHNNY RAY’S DRIVE-IN 800 SW Blue Pkwy 816.524.1910
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KONRAD’S KITCHEN AND TAPHOUSE 302 SW Main Street 816.525.1871 konradskc.com LAKEWOOD LOCAL 811 NE Lakewood Blvd 816.381.7165 lakewoodlocalkc.com LLYWELYN’S PUB 301 SE Douglas Street 816.272.5083 llywelynspub.com LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE 1696 NW Chipman Road 816.525.4444 longhornsteakhouse.com NEIGHBORHOOD CAFE 104 SE 3rd Street 816.524.4545 neighborhoodcafe.com
Food + Drink | THINGS TO DO OLIVE GARDEN 650 NW Blue Pkwy 816.347.9778 olivegarden.com
SUMMIT GRILL & BAR 4835 NE Lakewood Way 816.795.1299 summitgrillkc.com
ON THE BORDER 1800 NW Chipman Road 816.875.3603 ontheborder.com
THE PEANUT 219 SE Main Street 816.524.9966 peanutkc.com
PEARL TAVERN 1672 NW Chipman Road 816.347.1986 pearltavernkc.com
THE WESTSIDE GRILL & BAR 221 SE Missouri 291 Hwy 816.524.2170
PEPPERJAX GRILL 1720 NW Chipman Road 816.994.2112 pepperjaxgrill.com
THIRD STREET SOCIAL 123 SE 3rd Street 816.384.2123 thirdstreetsocial.com
>> ETHNIC FOOD AIKOU CHINESE RESTAURANT 608 M-291 Hwy 816.347.9888 aikouchinese.com CHINA 88 541 SE Melody Lane 816.246.0088 china88mo.com CHINA DRAGON J CHINESE RESTAURANT 436 SW Ward Road 816.246.4642 chinadragonjmo.com CHINA KING 305 NE Todd George Road 816.525.8868
PERKINS RESTAURANT & BAKERY 1001 SE Hamblen Road 816.525.0663 perkinsrestaurants.com
TIFF N JAYS 700 NE Woods Chapel Road 816.373.4300 tiffnjays.com
RED LOBSTER 670 NW Blue Pkwy 816.347.0638 redlobster.com
UNK’S BURGERS 1520, 240 NW Oldham Pkwy 816.600.2277 unksburgersmo.com
SIDE POCKETS 224 NW Oldham Pkwy 816.524.2400 sidepocketsleessummit.com
WAFFLE HOUSE 1699 NE Douglas Street 816.246.5690 wafflehouse.com
EL RANCHERO 547 SE Melody Lane 816.525.3663
STUEY MCBREWS TAVERN & TABLES 321 SE Main Street 816.600.5560 stueymcbrews.com
WALLY’S GRILL & DRAFTHOUSE 837 SW Lemans Lane 816.537.3451 wallysdrafthouse.com
HABANERO’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT 1008 SE Blue Pkwy 816.554.1008 eatathabaneros.com
COSTA VIDA MEXICAN GRILL 115 MO.291 816.525.8432 costavida.com
Cockrell Mercantile Company Venture off the beaten path and travel a short way down Highway 50 to Kansas City’s most unique shopping experience. Browse through five stores containing high-end cookware and home décor including gourmet foods; kitchen gadgets; candles; Vera Bradley; baking items and Fiestaware. For more information, visit: cockrellmercantile.com 30003 East Old US 50 Highway, Lee’s Summit • 816.697.1923 • Mon-Sat 10-6 • Sun 12-5
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THINGS TO DO | Food + Drink HUHOT MONGOLIAN GRILL 632 NE, MO.291 816.246.2194 huhot.com JOSE PEPPER’S 1667 NE Douglas Street 816.246.9555 josepeppers.com LA FUENTE MEXICAN RESTAURANT 1255 NE Douglas Street 816.524.4666 orderlafuente.com LA FUENTE MEXICAN RESTAURANT 899 SW Lemans Lane 816.623.9494 orderlafuente.com LA FUENTE MEXICAN RESTAURANT 917 NE Woods Chapel Road 816.524.2722 orderlafuente.com
MINT ASIAN CAFE AND SUSHI 1209 NE Rice Road 816.554.0678 mintsushikc.com
THE PANDA CAFE 927 NE Woods Chapel Road 816.524.5577
PHO LA LA 9578, 44A NE Sycamore St. 816.744.0209 pho.la.la.business.site SABOR LATINO MEALS 607 NE Woods Chapel Road 816.272.0497 ordersaborlatino.com SAHARA MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE 705 SE Melody Lane 816.944.4025 saharakc.com
TOKYO GRILL HIBACHI AND SUSHI 1626 SE Blue Pkwy 816.524.0188 leessummit.tokyogrill. menufy.com YOUNG’S CHINESE RESTAURANT 601 NE Woods Chapel Road 816.524.8188 youngschineseleessummit.com
>> BRUNCH GINGER SUE’S 20 NE Sycamore Street 816.246.7707 gingersues.com
MALI THAI BISTRO 579 SE Melody Lane 816.944.4119
SIKI JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE & SUSHI BAR 601 NW Blue Pkwy 816.525.4877 sikikc.com
HENRY’S ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES TEA ROOM 401 SE Douglas Street 816.524.0057 henrysantiques.com
MASTER WOK 3757 SW Raintree Drive 816.623.9922 kcmasterwok.com
TED’S CAFE ESCONDIDO 636 Northeast 291 Highway 816.524.8337 tedscafe.com
THE EGG AND I 410 SE Missouri 291 Hwy 816.347.1573 theeggandirestaurants.com
MASTER WOK XPRESS 1100 NE Douglas Street 816.368.1229 kcmasterwok.com
THAI SPICE 1192 NE Douglas Street 816.347.9859 thaispicemk.com
THE FARFALLE BISTRO 318 SE Green Street 816.207.6129 farfallebistro.com
SUMMIT HICKORY PIT BBQ
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Food + Drink | THINGS TO DO THE FIG TREE CAFE & BAKERY 817 NE Rice Road 816.347.0442 figtreecafels.com
MCALISTER’S DELI 910.C NW Blue Pkwy 816.524.3354 mcalistersdeli.com
>> FAST CASUAL/ DELI
MR. GOODCENTS SUBS & PASTA 705 SE Melody Lane 816.524.6677 goodcentssubs.com
CHIPOTLE 1716 NW Chipman Road 816.246.0505 chipotle.com CHIPOTLE 900 NE Columbus Street, Unit A 816.246.0407 chipotle.com FAZOLI’S RESTAURANT 498 SE, MO.291 816.246.8742 fazolis.com JASON’S DELI 1690 NW Chipman Road 816.246.6400 jasonsdeli.com JERSEY MIKE’S SUBS 940 NW Blue Pkwy 816.524.5470 jerseymikes.com JIMMY JOHN’S 426 SE, M-291 Hwy 816.524.1306 jimmyjohns.com JIMMY JOHN’S 695 NW Blue Pkwy 816.347.0186 jimmyjohns.com JIMMY JOHN’S 3680 NE Akin Drive, #142 816.347.1997 jimmyjohns.com LONGBOARDS WRAPS AND BOWLS 506 SE Missouri 291 Hwy A 816.875.6192
FIORELLA’S JACK STACK BARBECUE 1840 NW Chipman Road 816.621.7427 jackstackbbq.com JAZZY B’S DINER 1803-B, NE Colbern Road 816.272.0654 jazzybsdiner.com
MR. GOODCENTS SUBS & PASTA 1321 NE Douglas Street 816.246.5166 goodcentssubs.com
SMOKE BREWING CO. 209 SE Main Street 816.525.2337
MR. GOODCENTS SUBS & PASTA 809 NE Lakewood Blvd 816.478.4883 goodcentssubs.com
SUMMIT HICKORY PIT BBQ 1012 SE Blue Pkwy 816.246.4434
NOODLES & COMPANY 659 NW Blue Pkwy 816.246.8400 noodles.com PANERA 1686 NW Chipman Road 816.246.0021 panerabread.com PANERA 1305 NE Douglas Street 816.524.4500 panerabread.com SUBWAY 8 Lee’s Summit Locations Visit website for listing: order.subway.com TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE 910B NW Blue Pkwy 816.246.2900 tropicalsmoothiecafe.com
THE FILLING STATION BBQ RESTAURANT 333 SE Douglas Street 816.347.0794 fillingstationbbq.com
>> PIZZA CASEY’S PIZZA 1800 E Langsford Road 816.524.7908 caseys.com DOMINO’S PIZZA 795 NE Rice Road 816.525.2244 dominos.com FUN HOUSE PIZZA 405 NW Blue Pkwy 816.525.2898 funhousepizza.com
LONG-BELL RESTAURANT 3385 SW Fascination Drive 816.599.2234 eatbeerdrinkpizza.com
DICKEY’S BARBECUE PIT 1736 NW Chipman Road 816.554.7427 dickeys.com
MAIN SLICE 235 SE Main Street 816.600.5184 mainslice.com
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THINGS TO DO | Food + Drink MARCO’S PIZZA 303 NE Todd George Pkwy 816.554.0406 marcos.com
PIZZA STREET 527 SE Melody Lane 816.246.1088 pizzastreetbuffet.com
MINSKY’S PIZZA 1251 NE Rice Road 816.524.3112 minskys.com
SARPINO’S PIZZERIA 506 SE M 291 Hwy 816.554.4884 gosarpinos.com
PAPA MURPHY’S 443 SW Ward Road 816.524.2744 order.papamurphys.com PAPA MURPHY’S 1745 E Langsford Road 816.524.4848 order.papamurphys.com PAPA MURPHY’S 3751 SW Raintree Drive 816.623.5985 order.papamurphys.com PINSA PIZZERIA & KITCHEN 1694 NW Chipman Road 816.600.6053 pinsakitchen.com PIZZA HUT 1103 SW Oldham Pkwy 816.525.2062 pizzahut.com PIZZA HUT 1225 NE Rice Road, Unit A 816.246.8740 pizzahut.com PIZZA HUT 3739 SW Hollywood Drive 816.623.3580 pizzahut.com PIZZA SHOPPE 3504 SW Market Street 816.537.7111
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SPIN! NEAPOLITAN PIZZA 1808 NW Chipman Road 816.246.7746 spinpizza.com WALDO PIZZA 1543 NE Douglas Street 816.875.2121 waldopizzals.com
>> BAKERIES COOKIE JAR BAKERY 120 SW 3rd Street 816.347.9147 cookiejarbakery.ls.com CUPCAKE A LA MODE 318 SE Douglas Street 816.287.1621 cupcakealamode.com LAMAR’S DONUTS 705 SE Melody Lane G 816.524.5515 lamars.com LAMAR’S DONUTS 3801 SW M 291 Hwy 816.537.9851 lamars.com NOTHING BUNDT CAKES 910 NW Blue Pkwy 816.525.9000 nothingbundtcakes.com
>> ICE CREAM ANDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD 598 MO.291 816.524.5554 eatandys.com CULVER’S 1701 NE Douglas Street 816.524.9200 culvers.com CUSTARD’S LAST STAND 308 MO.291 816.347.9922 custardslaststand.com DAIRY QUEEN 400 SE Douglas Street 816.524.7470 dairyqueen.com FREDDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD & STEAKBURGERS 194 NW Oldham Pkwy 816.525.2277 freddysusa.com MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY & THE GREAT AMERICAN COOKIE 705 SE Melody Lane, Suite J 816.554.2620 marbleslab.com MENCHIE’S FROZEN YOGURT 1802 NW Chipman Road 816.347.1909 menchies.com POPPY’S ICE CREAM & COFFEE HOUSE 307 SE Douglas Street 816.246.4141 poppysicecream.com
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>> COFFEE AHADU COFFEE 1531 NE Douglas Street 816.260.4349 GUSTO! COFFEE 3390 SW Fascination Drive 816.767.1100 gustocoffeeshop.com LOVE COFFEE 813 SW Lemans Lane 816.537.3500 lovecoffeels.com
WHISTLE STOP COFFEE & MERCANTILE 227 SE Main Street 816.525.4545 whistlestopcoffee.com
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POST COFFEE COMPANY 200 NE Chipman Road 816.287.0117 postcoffeecompany.com
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Splashpad at Miller J. Fields
>> LEE’S SUMMIT PARKS + RECREATION LEGACY PARK COMMUNITY CENTER Legacy Park Community Center accommodates all ages for all seasons. The center provides a gymnasium used for basketball, volleyball, pickleball and group fitness, as well as racquetball courts, an indoor aquatics area with a lap pool, leisure pool and hot tub, a personal training studio, free weights, circuit weights, cardio equipment, aerobics studio, an elevated walking track and a childcare area. LEGACY PARK Legacy Park covers 692 acres and includes 12 soccer fields, 16 baseball fields, eight softball fields and three football fields. The park also includes three shelters, Legacy Park Community Center, 18-hole disc golf course, amphitheater, inclusive playground, 4.7-mile trail and a fishing dock for the 22-acre lake. The lake can be used for nonmotorized boating, fishing and paddle boarding. Visit Legacy Park Community Center for free bicycle, canoe and stand-up paddleboard rentals. LEGACY PARK AMPHITHEATER Legacy Park Amphitheater features Movies-in-the-Park, local and national concerts under the stars, and provides a venue for local theater. The facility also is available to rent for weddings, corporate events and more. LONGVIEW COMMUNITY CENTER Longview Community Center accommodates all ages for all seasons. The center provides a gymnasium used for basketball, volleyball, pickleball and group fitness, as well as an 8 lane, 25 yard, lap pool with 2 diving boards, a hot tub, a personal training studio, free weights, circuit weights, cardio equipment, aerobics and cycle studios, an indoor walking track and a childcare area. GAMBER COMMUNITY CENTER On good weather days, step outside onto the back patio, find respite under the gazebo, or work out on the outdoor fitness equipment. In addition, patrons can take part in bocce ball, croquet, ping pong and billiard tables. No reservations or fees required. For a small fee, utilize the cardio and weight rooms and enjoy 25 aerobics classes each week. LEA McKEIGHAN PARK The renovated park is located on the north and south side of Chipman Road. The north side features an outdoor ice skating rink (Summit Ice) in the winter and three pickleball 26 • Lee’s Summit, Missouri
Outdoors | THINGS TO DO courts in the summer. In addition, the park includes a splashpad, low ropes course, skate park, four lighted sand volleyball courts, shelter, concession and restroom building and a .5-mile trail. The park to the south of Chipman features a .6-mile trail, Jungle Gym, Zip Line, open green space for passive or active recreation, shelter and restrooms. DOG PARKS Dogwood Park features a spray ground, a comfort station for the humans and 5 acres for canines to run around a .3-mile paved trail. Happy Tails Dog Park continues to be popular and includes a human playground just outside the enclosed area, a .3-mile paved trail, an agility area and comfort station. Lee’s Summit Parks & Rec
SPLASH PARK AT MILLER J. FIELDS Miller J. Fields Park boasts the popular Splashpad to cool down during the summer months with some water fun. The park also includes two large playgrounds, three ball diamonds, and two shelters. >> lsparks.net – 816.969.1550
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Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation Presents:
at Legacy Park Amphitheater
2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS FREE Events are in PINK May 17 — CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS
July 19 — JAMAICAN JAM
May 23 — KC VINE RUMBLE ORCHESTRA
July 30 — JUGGLER BRIAN WENDLING
June 4 — ANDROCLES & THE LION
August 2 — BLUES FEST
June 11 — KC RAPPER SAUCE
August 9 — GABRIEL SANCHEZ PRESENTS THE PRINCE EXPERIENCE with Material Girl, a Madonna tribute
June 14 — SUMMIT MUSIC FEST June 30 — ANIMALS AT THE AMP
August 24 — JULIAN VAUGHN
July 13 — WHAT’S NEXT FEST
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>> JACKSON COUNTY PARKS + RECREATION jacksongov.org/recreation – 816.503.4800
ARCHERY The Landahl Archery Range hosts several state and national tournaments and consists of scenic shooting trails nestled into the woods with abundant wildlife. A wheelchair accessible practice range also is available. BEACHES AND LAKES There’s no need to travel to the ocean to experience the fun of playing in the sand, building a sand castle or splashing around in the water. Longview Lake and Blue Springs Lake offer beach facilities for patrons looking for a unique recreational experience. Coming this summer to Longview Lake Beach: Rowdy Ribbits Water Park. Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, these unique Jackson County gems are staffed by highly trained lifeguards and offer a safe environment for visitors of all ages. Season passes, group rates (20 or more with 48 hour notice) and birthday party packages are available. For more information about Jackson County Parks + Rec beaches, please call 816.503.4878 or visit makeyourdayhere.com/beaches. CAMPGROUNDS Dating back to 1922, Jackson County has one of the oldest Parks departments in the U.S. Over the years, the park has expanded to 21,000 acres featuring 238 camp sites with campers from around the country. Sites are available on a first-come, firstserved basis with attendants at each site.
Native Hooved Animal Enclosure at Fleming Park
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EQUESTRIAN PARK Located on the south end of Longview Lake, the Longview Equestrian Park is a multi-use area spread across 54 acres, perfect for riding, jumping and showing. The site hosts weekend saddle and carriage competitions and is equipped with a Lake Jacomo lighted show area, cross country course, carriage obstacle course and stalls for 115 horses.
MARINAS AND BOAT RENTAL Lake Jacomo, Blue Springs Lake and Longview Lake have full service marinas offering pontoon rentals and all of the gear you will need to make your day at the lake complete. Lake Jacomo Marina also offers fishing boats, paddle boats, kayaks and canoes. Call or go online at makeyourdayhere.com/marinas. Lake Jacomo – 816.795.8888 Blue Springs Lake – 816.795.1112 Longview Lake – 816.966.0131 RADIO-CONTROLLED AIRFIELDS For the radio-controlled airplane enthusiast, Jackson County has three radio-controlled airfields. Fleming Park features a paved airstrip, while Longview Lake Park and Blue River Parkway offer grass airstrips. All airfields are open to the public and supported by local flying clubs.
GOLF COURSES Fred Arbanas Golf Course
Teetering Rocks Golf Course
Lakewood Oaks Golf Club
Shamrock Hills Golf Course
WinterStone Golf Course
11100 View High Drive Kansas City, MO 64134 816.761.9445
651 NE Saint Andrews Circle Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 816.373.2505
3161 S M-291 Highway Lee’s Summit, MO 64082 816.537.6556
12040 E 86th Street Kansas City, MO 64138 816.356.1111
1901 NW Blue Parkway Unity Village, MO 64065 816.251.3533
17101 E Kentucky Road Independence, MO 64058 816.257.5755
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THINGS TO DO | Arts + Culture
Summit Art Festival
FOURTH FRIDAYS ART WALKS Stroll the streets of historic Downtown Lee’s Summit and enjoy local artists, music, theater and more on the fourth Friday of each month, April through August. Fourth Fridays Art Walks are free and open to the public. >> downtownLS.org – 816.246.6598 GOT ART GALLERY/SUMMIT ART Summit Art encourages and promotes the visual arts, art education and humanities throughout Lee’s Summit and surrounding communities. Summit Art also provides public art education through Got Art Gallery and strives to increase business and community participation in the arts through exhibits and public art. Got Art Gallery hosts artist exhibits, classes and birthday parties and serves as an event space in downtown Lee’s Summit. >> gotartgallery.org – 816.600.5932 LEE’S SUMMIT SYMPHONY Each year the Lee’s Summit Symphony performs five live concerts. Lee’s Summit is only one of 800 communities nationwide that boasts a community symphony. Under music director Russ Berlin and associate conductor, Kirt Mosier the symphony features more than 70 talented musicians with a passion for sharing their talents. Concert dates for the 2018-2019 season are October 13, December 15, March 23 and May 18. All performances are held at The Pavilion on the campus of John Knox Village. >> lssymphony.org – 816.401.5251 MCC–LONGVIEW CULTURAL ARTS CENTER The Cultural Arts Center provides Lee’s Summit and the Kansas City metropolitan area with quality arts programming, including concerts, professional and student art exhibits, theatre and music performances and more. The center also is the home of the Summit Theatre Group, The Coterie Theatre and the Kansas City Chapter of Sweet Adelines. >> mcckc.edu/longview – 816.604.2200 MUSIC IN THE PARK The Music in the Park concert series is held at 7:30 p.m. Fridays in Howard Station Park, from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a variety of genres at these free concerts. >> mcckc.edu/longview – 816.604.2200
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PINOT’S PALETTE The best night out in Lee’s Summit! From studio events and private parties to corporate team building, they can help you customize your paint party. From the apron to the corkscrew, everything you need to create your masterpiece will be waiting for you in the studio. Their talented staff will help you awaken your inner artist as you enjoy a laid back yet upscale atmosphere. >> pinotspalette.com/lees-summit – 816.744.3161 POTTER’S HAVEN ART STUDIO Come paint some pottery and express your own creativity. Choose from a variety of ready-to-paint items to create your own one-of-a-kind works of art that will be fired in the kiln and ready for pick-up at a later date. For those younger artists, Potter’s Haven also offers smaller pieces that can be painted with acrylic paints and taken home the same day. Walk-ins are always welcome! >> pottershavenartstudio.com – 816.525.9323 SUMMIT THEATRE GROUP Summit Theatre Group was founded in 2011 by a diverse group of Lee’s Summit citizens who joined together to bring live community theatre back to our city after a 10-year hiatus. After having completed several successful seasons, the group continues to provide unique and original theatre experiences to audiences and participants alike. >> summittheatre.org – 816.463.2654 WINE AND DESIGN KC Unleash your inner artist at Wine & Design where all you have to do is sign up, show up, sip and paint. The studio offers a variety of paintings to choose from and can accommodate private parties, teambuilding and other fun events. The design on wheels program will even come to your business or home to host a wine & design party. >> wineanddesign.com – 816.875.9707
Summit Theatre Group
Lee’s Summit Symphony
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SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS | Festivals
Flights of Fancy Kite Festival
Festivals DOWNTOWN DAYS The Downtown Days Festival is June 7-9, 2019, spanning six blocks in the historic and award-winning Downtown Lee’s Summit central business district. Live entertainment, food vendors, carnival, arts and culture and much more are all part of the festivities. >> LeesSummitDowntownDays.com In addition to Downtown Days, Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street hosts many events throughout the year, including the Downtown Bunny Hop, Emerald Isle Parade, Music in the Park, Fourth Fridays Art Walk, Boos, Barks & Badges Halloween Parade, Mayor’s Tree Lighting, and more. These events family-friendly events are sure to provide lasting memories. >> downtownLS.org – 816.246.6598 FLIGHTS OF FANCY KITE FESTIVAL The annual Flights of Fancy Kite Festival is known as the unofficial kick-off to spring. Kids of all ages will love this event on April 20, 2019 on the beautiful campus of MCC-Longview. Downtown Days While the mega kites provide the centerpiece of the festival, attendees also enjoy kite making, face painting, balloon artists, inflatables, kite races and a candy drop. >> kitefest.mcckc.edu
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Festivals | SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS LEGACY BLAST Legacy Blast celebrates America’s independence with a free fireworks extravaganza choreographed to music. This year’s event on July 3 (rainout date July 5) features food vendors, entertainers and inflatables on site before the fireworks. Bring the family and blankets for fun under the stars and a celebration of our freedom. >> LSparks.net – 816.986.1500 OKTOBERFEST The Lee’s Summit Chamber’s annual Oktoberfest festival is held each year during the last full weekend in September, in historic downtown Lee’s Summit. More than 70,000 people transport themselves to the heart of Munich at this fall festival which includes a carnival, Biergarten, Kids Street, arts and crafts booths, sports tent, two stages of continuous entertainment, contests, authentic German meals and more. Mark your calendar for September 27-28, 2019 (carnival remains open on Sunday). >> LSoktoberfest.com – 816.524.2424
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SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS | Unique Festivals SMOKIN’ ON THE SUMMIT SMOKIN’ on the Summit BBQ Competition is a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned competition held annually in Lee’s Summit. This year’s event will be July 19-20 at Unity Village. The event is a state championship qualifier with all teams competing for placement into the American Royal BBQ. Follow along on Facebook for the most upto-date announcements and details: facebook.com/smokinonthesummitbbq/.
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Climb the ropes course at Lea McKeighan Park.
Cool down at the Miller J. Fields Splashpad.
Take a nature hike at Unity Village.
Catch a movie at B&B Theatres.
Visit the downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market.
Enjoy local barbecue at The Filling Station.
Race family or friends in go-karts at Paradise Park.
Take a painting class at Got Art Gallery or Pinot’s Palette.
Enjoy one of Lee’s Summit’s largest annual festivals, Downtown Days, June 7-9.
Make a splash with the whole family at Summit Waves water park.
Spend the afternoon wine tasting at Stonehaus Winery.
Get inspired during Fourth Fridays in downtown Lee’s Summit.
Enjoy a tea party at Henry’s Antiques and Tea Room.
Paddle board at Legacy Park.
Enjoy Friday night Music in the Park at William B. Howard Station Park.
Check out the Lee’s Summit Historical Society & Museum.
Take the kids for ice cream at Poppy’s Ice Cream Parlor.
Explore unique shops in downtown Lee’s Summit.
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ACCOMMODATIONS | Lodging
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AMERICAS BEST VALUE INN & SUITES (63 rooms) 1020 SE Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 816.554.7600 >> redlion.com
BEST WESTERN PLUS (72 rooms) 4825 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 816.795.6400 >> bestwestern.com
B & B ON MADISON (3 rooms) 200 SW Madison Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 816.246.6832 >> bandbonmadison.com
COMFORT INN (65 rooms) 963 SE Oldham Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081 816.524.8863 >> choicehotels.com
COMFORT INN & SUITES (76 rooms) 3701 NE Ralph Powell Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 816.554.6688 >> choicehotels.com
FAIRFIELD INN AND SUITES (54 rooms) 1301 NE Windsor Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086 816.524.7572 >> marriott.com
HAMPTON INN (109 rooms) 1751 NE Douglas Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086 816.347.8600 >> hamptoninn3.hilton.com
THE HISTORIC BROWNING INN (4 rooms) 202 SW 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 785.215.9717 >> thebrowningls.com
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES (90 rooms) 1201 NW Innovation Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086 816.600.2405 >> ihg.com
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SUPER 8 HOTEL (50 rooms) 607 SE Oldham Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081 816.524.8181 >> wyndhamhotels.com
UNITY HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER (50 rooms) 1901 NW Blue Parkway, Unity Village, MO 64065 816.251.3511 >> unityvillage.org
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ACCOMMODATIONS | Transportation
AMTRAK Amtrak serves Lee’s Summit daily. Ticket information and pricing are available by calling 1.800.USA.RAIL or online at amtrak.com. Tickets can be purchased at Union Station in Kansas City or once on board. Reservations are required. >> Amtrak.com – 816.872.7245
RENTAL CAR SERVICES Need a way to get from point A to point B while in town? Check out one of our rental car services. Budget: 308 NE M-291 Hwy >> budget.com – 816.554.9650
Kline Van Rental: 409 NW Blue Pkwy >> klinevan.com – 816.554.3344
Enterprise: 1025 SW Blue Pkwy >> enterprise.com – 816.246.8185
10/10 Taxi – 816.474.0100
Hertz: 905 E Langsford Rd >> hertz.com – 816.347.0997 LEE’S SUMMIT MUNICIPAL AIRPORT The Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport is currently owned and operated by the City of Lee’s Summit. It has two runways – one 5,501’ by 100’ and the other 4,000’ by 75’. The airport has 22 buildings and has many tie-down spots housing approximately 156 aircraft. Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport provides fast, friendly service and easy access to all destinations in the Kansas City area. The airport has improved its runways and hangar facilities to better accommodate business and corporate users. >> lsairport.net – 816.969.1800
>> NEED A RIDE? Contact RideKC or OATS Transit for bus service between downtown Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, as well as demand response trips within Lee’s Summit. 816.221.0660 ridekc.org 38 • Lee’s Summit, Missouri
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MAP | Lee’s Summit
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Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street Office
Lee’s Summit Border
1 B&B Theatres 16
10 Missouri Town 1855
2 B&B Theatres 7
11 Paradise Park
3 Fred Arbanas Golf Course
12 Pinot’s Palette
4 Frontier Justice
13 Powell Gardens
5 Landmark2 Skate Center
14 Shamrock Hills Golf Course
6 Lakewood Oaks Golf Course
15 Sky Zone Trampoline Park
7 Lee’s Summit Historical Cemetery
16 Stonehaus Farms Vineyard and Winery
8 Longview Mansion
17 Summit Fair Shopping Center
9 MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center A
18 Summit Lanes
A Americas Best Value Inn & Suites
G Hampton Inn
B B&B On Madison
H Holiday Inn Express & Suites
C Best Western Plus
The Historic Browning Inn
Super 8 Hotel
D Comfort Inn E Comfort Inn & Suites F Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
K Unity Hotel & Conference Center
>> CAMPING & RV PARKS Jacomo Campground
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M Longview Campground
19 Summit Waves Aquatic Park 20 Summit Woods Crossing Shopping Center 21 The Cooking Station 22 Unity Village 23 Wine & Design Kansas City
View detailed map of downtown Lee’s Summit on next page.
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MAP | Historic Downtown Lee’s Summit
DOWNTOWN Lee’s Summit
Downtown Lee’s Summit, a Great American Main Street, boasts locally owned specialty shops and an eclectic array of casual and fine dining on the historic bricks of the central business district. Downtown is a must for those looking for shopping, entertainment and historic character. From boutique clothing and accessories, to home furnishings and specialty items, you’re sure to find a new treasure.
Free Public Parking
Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street Office
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Historic Downtown Lee’s Summit | MAP 1
>> SHOPPING + ATTRACTIONS 1 220 Dance Central
18 Five Petals Floral
2 @Jolly’s 3 A Thyme for Everything 4 All A’Bloom
19 GOT Art Gallery
5 All Veterans Memorial 6 Bike America
22 Henry’s Antiques and Collectibles
7 Blue Heron Design
23 History Museum 24 Icehouse Auction 25 Just Frame It
8 Budget Blinds 9 Cameron’s Home Furnishings
26 KC Collective Boutique 27 KD’s Books
10 The Cigar Room 11 Daily Shake
28 Ki Chi Healing Arts 29 LS Social Services Thrift Store 30 Libations & Company
12 Dean’s Trophies 13 Elle & Em Boutique 14 Embers Candle Bar
31 Licata’s Flowers 32 The Living Stone
15 The Exit Room 16 The Eye Station 17 Farmers Market 1
20 Grains & Taps 21 Harmon Floor Coverings
33 Luxxe Apparel
34 Maria Estelle Brows + Skin 35 Midwest Vacuums 36 One Stop Decorating 37 Owen Lumber 38 Razzberry Wimzy 39 Red Door Wine Store 40 Red Racks Thrift Store 41 LS Scrapbook Boutique/ This & That Custom Framing 42 Sound Bytes KC 43 The Sports Scene 44 Summit Sports 45 Very Violet Boutique 46 Wedding Expressions by Geri 47 Xpressions Boutique
>> FOOD + DRINK 1 American Garage 2 Brick’s Pub and Grub
15 Neighborhood Café 16 Poppy’s Ice Cream & Coffee House
3 Cookie Jar Bakery
17 Red Door Wine Store 18 Sharkeez
4 Dairy Queen Brazier 5 Do Drop Inn 6 Filling Station BBQ
19 Shreddlicious 20 Smoke Brewing Company
7 Frankie Farlanes 8 Fringe Beerworks
21 Sonic Drive-In 22 Stuey McBrew’s 23 Third Street Social
9 Grains & Taps 10 Headquarters 11 Henry’s Tea Room
24 The Peanut 25 VFW 26 The W
12 Konrad’s Kitchen and Tap House 13 Llywelyn’s Pub 14 Main Slice Pies & Pints
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27 Whistle Stop Coffee & Mercantile
Lee’s Summit Mural
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CALENDAR of Events >> APRIL April 5 Missouri Arbor Day & Tree Give Away Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 powellgardens.org April 5 Lenten Fish Fry St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church 816.246.6800 stmos.org April 6 Opening Day at the Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market 816.246.6598 downtownls.org April 6 Frida Style: Exhibition Premier Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 (ext 306) powellgardens.org April 7 Seasons for the Soul: Spring Ephemerals Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 powellgardens.org April 11 SAGES: Frida Kahlo’s Garden Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 powellgardens.org
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April 12 Lenten Fish Fry St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church 816.246.6800 stmos.org April 12 Bird Suncatcher Clay Class Potter’s Haven Art Studio 816.525.9323 pottershavenartstudio.com April 12 Middle School Teen Night Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com April 13 Social Media & Photographing Your Artwork Workshop Lee’s Summit City Hall 816.969.1032 bestofmissourihands.org April 19 Kid’s Night Potter’s Haven Art Studio 816.525.9323 pottershavenartstudio.com April 19 Laser Tag Tourney Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com April 20 Downtown Bunny Hop Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
April 20 Flights of Fancy Kite Festival MCC-Longview 816.604.2640 kitefest.mcckc.edu April 26 Fourth Fridays Art Walk Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org April 27 Best of Missouri Life Market Fair Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 powellgardens.org April 28 Goat Yoga 2019 Kickoff Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com
>> MAY May 10 Middle School Teen Night Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com May 11 Spring Celebration at the Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market 816.246.6598 downtownls.org May 11 Family Frolic: Backyard Bugging Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 powellgardens.org
EVENTS CALENDAR May 12 G.O.A.T. Yoga - Mother’s Day Event Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com May 17 Optimists Super Citizens Night Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com May 24 Fourth Fridays Art Walk Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org May 24 Gnome Clay Class Potters Haven Art Studio 816.525.9323 pottershavenartstudio.com
>> JUNE June 3 Coldwater’s Drive Out Hunger 2019 Golf Tournament Lakewood Oaks Golf Club 816.582.8723 coldwater.me June 7-9 Downtown Days Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org June 9 Father’s Day Week Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com June 12 Middle School Teen Night Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com
June 14 Middle School Teen Night Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com June 15 Daniel Tiger Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com June 20, 21 Family Frolic: Buzzed About Bees Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 powellgardens.org June 23 Goat Yoga Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com
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EVENTS CALENDAR June 28 Fourth Fridays Art Walk Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
July 10 Piccadilly Ticket Sales Kick Off The Historic Space at the Stanley 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
July 26 Fourth Fridays Art Walk Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
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July 3 Legacy Blast Legacy Park 816.969.1500 cityofls.net/parks
July 15-19 Sow What? Get Cooking in the Garden Summer Camp Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 (ext. 306) powellgardens.org
July 7 Goat Yoga Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com
July 20 Sidewalk Sale Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
July 8-12 Captain Plant-It Weeklong Summer Camp Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 (ext. 306) powellgardens.org
July 24 Christmas in July at the Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
August 8 Goat Yoga Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com
August 8 Downtown Movie Night City Hall Plaza 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
August 9 Middle School Teen Night Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com
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August 23 Fall Open House Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
September 27-28 Oktoberfest 2019 Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.524.2424 lsoktoberfest.com
August 23 Fourth Fridays Art Walk Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
September 28 Family Frolic: Hedge Apple Days Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 powellgardens.org
>> SEPTEMBER September 12 Downtown Movie Night City Hall Plaza 816.246.6598 downtownls.org September 19 Piccadilly Gala The Pavilion at John Knox Village 816.246.6598 downtownls.org
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