2019-2020 Fall/Winter Lee's Summit Visitor's Guide

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Through the Looking Glass Sept 21-Oct 20 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (daily)

Enjoy an artistic display of nearly 800 pumpkins and other fall botanical favorites, arranged to tell the story of Alice and her topsy-turvy trip into Wonderland.


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Your ideal place to stay and play in the Kansas City area 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 arts and, of course, 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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Roadtrips allow you to savor those precious experiences that come from a family vacation. Lee’s Summit is your ideal roadtrip destination. In addition to nearby Kansas City attractions, Lee’s Summit itself boasts many top-rated family attractions, quaint shopping districts and an extensive food scene.


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TABLE OF >> CONTENTS THINGS TO DO | 6 Attractions | 6 Nearby Attractions | 12 Shopping | 14 Day Trip Itinerary| 16 Food + Drink | 18 Outdoors | 26 Arts + Culture | 30

SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS | 32 Fall Fun | 32 Holiday Hot Spots | 34

ACCOMMODATIONS | 37 Transportation | 37 Lodging | 38

MAPS | 40 Lee’s Summit | 40 Downtown Lee’s Summit | 42


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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

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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 through November 23. You’ll find a variety of locally grown produce, plants, baked goods, handmade crafts and other savory treats. >> 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

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Attractions | THINGS TO DO

The Exit Room at Paradise Park

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THINGS TO DO | Attractions 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

Frontier Justice

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 Street, in downtown Lee’s Summit. The museum houses a number of historic artifacts, such as 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

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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

Attractions | THINGS TO DO 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 year-round. The local destination is suitable for all ages, and features 15 acres of outdoor and indoor adventures. Paradise Park’s 17+ 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

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THINGS TO DO | Attractions 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 powellgardens.org for a full list of special events including the annual Festival of Lights: Luminosity open November 29-January 5. >> powellgardens.org – 816.697.2600

Stonehaus Winery

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. Mark your calendars for their annual Oktoberfest event happening on Saturday, October 12th from 12:00-8:00 p.m. >> stonehausfarms.com – 816.554.8800 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 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 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 10 • Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Attractions | THINGS TO DO 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 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 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 1,200-acre 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

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 | 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

1 Arrowhead Dr, Kansas City, MO 64129 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.

>> chiefs.com

Kansas City Zoo

6800 Zoo Dr, Kansas City, MO 64132 Take a journey around the world and experience diverse habitats, cultures and animals at the Kansas City Zoo. This 202-acre nature sanctuary promotes understanding, appreciation and conservation through its exhibits and exceptional education programs, while attracting visitors from around the world.

>> kansascityzoo.org

Main Event

4600 S Cochise Ct, Independence, MO 64055

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-the-art bowling, multilevel 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.

>> mainevent.com

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Kauffman Stadium 1 Royal Way, Kansas City, MO 64129

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 2020 season opens at Kauffman Stadium in March. Visit their website for a full schedule of home games.

>> mlb.com/royals

Faulkner’s Ranch

10600 Raytown Rd, Kansas City, MO 64134

Silverstein Eye Centers Arena 19100 E Valley View Pkwy, Independence, MO 64055 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.

>> faulknersranch.com

>> silversteineyecentersarena.com

Kansas City

Just 20 miles from downtown Kansas City! Your ideal place to stay in the Kansas City Area.

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THINGS TO DO | Shopping



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.

Summit Woods

DOWNTOWN LEE’S SUMMIT Downtown Lee’s Summit, a Great American Main Street and Missouri Great Neighborhood, 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

Mark your calendars!

Small Business Saturday is November 30 this year in downtown Lee’s Summit. You don’t want to miss it!

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Downtown Lee’s Summit

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THINGS TO DO | Itinerary


Lee’s Summit Only in Lee’s Summit for the day? Let us help maximize your time and point you in the direction of some of our must-see spots. Keep in mind, this is only a taste of everything Lee’s Summit has to offer. There is much more to see and do on your next extended trip! 9:30 a.m. • Local Morning Coffee Start your day off right with a cup of coffee from local coffee shop, Whistle Stop Coffee and Mercantile, located in the heart of historic downtown Lee’s Summit. Give yourself some time to take in the local business hustle and bustle as shops begin to open for the day. Listen for train whistles as freight trains and Amtrak travel through. Walk down 3rd Street to find local murals and the iconic Hartley Heart Fountain. Whistle Stop

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11:00 a.m. • Historical Stops Once you’ve explored downtown to your hearts content, fuel up and hit some of Lee’s Summit’s historical landmarks by car. Near downtown you’ll find two notable historic stops: The Lee’s Summit History Museum and Lee’s Summit Historical Cemetery. A little further out, you’ll find the Historic Longview Mansion. Once named the “World’s Most Beautiful Farm” this multi-acre estate built in 1914 was once home to Kansas City millionaire Robert A. Long. After an expansive renovation in 2018, this 104-year old mansion is now used for weddings and special events. It’s a must see! And while you’re in the Longview area, drive around the lake for some beautiful scenic views! ickory Pit

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12:00 p.m. • Lunch Break Located less than 20 miles from downtown Kansas City, Lee’s Summit shares KC’s love of barbecue. So, to test out Lee’s Summit barbecue, head to award winning, Summit Hickory Pit BBQ for lunch. Their bottled signature sauce makes a great souvenir to take home with you – find it in the SHP Trading Post on your way out!

If barbecue isn’t your thing, Main Slice offers great pizza and salad options, or for something lighter check out Tropical Smoothie Café in Summit Fair. 2:00 p.m. • Explore Outdoors Depending on the weather, you might want to spend some time in the afternoon outdoors. Lee’s Summit is home to several beautiful lake fronts – Longview Lake and Lake Jacomo are most accessible for taking in scenic views. Another relaxing outdoor option LStourism.com • 16

Itinerary | THINGS TO DO is Stonehaus Farms Vineyard and Winery. Sip wine and enjoy a peaceful atmosphere with beautiful views of the vineyards. If weather is not in your favor, consider catching a movie at B&B Theatres, or a game of bowling at Summit Lanes. Legacy Park

6:00 p.m. • Dinner Hot Spots Lee’s Summit brings a variety of dinner options so we promise you won’t go hungry! Pearl Tavern is a relatively new (and popular!) addition to the culinary scene offering a fresh oyster bar and other great seafood options. Smoke Brewing Co. brings two crowd pleasers together – beer and barbecue. Located in downtown Lee’s Summit, this tasty option is a good one if you want experience Lee’s Summit’s nightlife scene after dinner. Looking for something family friendly? Locals love Habanero’s Home of the Flying Pepper for Mexican fare, as well as La Fuente Mexican Restaurant. And Long-Bell Restaurant is a small pizza joint offering arcade games and a relaxed environment. Always a kid pleaser! >> Find this itinerary and more at LStourism.com.

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THINGS TO DO | Food + Drink


Summit Grill

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

FARFALLE BISTRO, THE 318 SE Green Street 816.207.6129 farfallebistro.com 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 OLIVE GARDEN 650 NW Blue Pkwy 816.347.9778 olivegarden.com

Food + Drink | THINGS TO DO ON THE BORDER 1800 NW Chipman Road 816.875.3603 ontheborder.com

SIDE POCKETS 224 NW Oldham Pkwy 816.524.2400 sidepocketsleessummit.com

TIFF N JAYS 700 NE Woods Chapel Road 816.373.4300 tiffnjays.com

PEARL TAVERN 1672 NW Chipman Road 816.347.1986 pearltavernkc.com

STUEY MCBREWS TAVERN & TABLES 321 SE Main Street 816.600.5560 stueymcbrews.com

UNK’S BURGERS 240 NW Oldham Pkwy 816.600.2277 unksburgersmo.com

PERKINS RESTAURANT & BAKERY 1001 SE Hamblen Road 816.525.0663 perkinsrestaurants.com

SUMMIT GRILL & BAR 4835 NE Lakewood Way 816.795.1299 summitgrillkc.com

RED LOBSTER 670 NW Blue Pkwy 816.347.0638 redlobster.com SHARKEEZ 17 SW 3rd Street 816.600.6104

WAFFLE HOUSE 1699 NE Douglas Street 816.246.5690 wafflehouse.com

TEXAS ROADHOUSE 740 NW Blue Parkway 816.246.3909 texasroadhouse.com

WALLY’S GRILL & DRAFTHOUSE 837 SW Lemans Lane 816.537.3451 wallysdrafthouse.com

THIRD STREET SOCIAL 123 SE 3rd Street 816.384.2123 thirdstreetsocial.com

WESTSIDE GRILL & BAR 221 SE Missouri 291 Hwy 816.524.2170


We’ve brought the finest in traditional Kansas City barbecue to Lee’s Summit! Enjoy Jack Stack Barbecue your way: Dine-In or Carryout ADDRESS 1840 NW Chipman Rd. Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

HOURS Mon - Thur: 11am - 10pm Fri - Sat: 11am - 10:30pm Sun: 11am - 9pm

CONTACT US 816.621.7427

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>> 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

EL RANCHERO 547 SE Melody Lane 816.525.3663 elrancheromexrestaurant.com

HABANERO’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT 1008 SE Blue Pkwy 816.554.1008 eatathabaneros.com HUHOT MONGOLIAN GRILL 632 NE, MO.291 816.246.2194 huhot.com

CHINA KING 305 NE Todd George Road 816.525.8868

JOSE PEPPER’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT 1667 NE Douglas Street 816.246.9555 josepeppers.com

COSTA VIDA MEXICAN GRILL 115 MO.291 816.525.8432 costavida.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

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LUCKY WOK 3536 SW Market Street 816.623.3353 luckywokmo.com MALI THAI BISTRO 579 SE Melody Lane 816.944.4119

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MASTER WOK 3757 SW Raintree Drive 816.623.9922 kcmasterwok.com MASTER WOK XPRESS 1100 NE Douglas Street 816.368.1229 kcmasterwok.com MINT ASIAN CAFE AND SUSHI 1209 NE Rice Road 816.554.0678 mintsushikc.com PANDA CAFE 927 NE Woods Chapel Road 816.524.5577 PANDA EXPRESS 1684 NW Chipman Road 816.246.9809 pandaexpress.com 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 SIKI JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE & SUSHI BAR 601 NW Blue Pkwy 816.525.4877 sikikc.com THAI SPICE 1192 NE Douglas Street 816.347.9859 thaispicemk.com TIKKA TWIST 697 NW Blue Pkwy 816.272.5282 tikkatwist.com

Food + Drink | THINGS TO DO 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 HENRY’S ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES TEA ROOM 401 SE Douglas Street 816.524.0057 henrysantiques.com EGG AND I, THE 410 SE Missouri 291 Hwy 816.347.1573 theeggandirestaurants.com FIG TREE CAFE & BAKERY, THE 817 NE Rice Road 816.347.0442 figtreecafels.com NEIGHBORHOOD CAFE 104 SE 3rd Street 816.524.4545 neighborhoodcafe.com

>> FAST CASUAL/ DELI CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL 1716 NW Chipman Road 816.246.0505 chipotle.com CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL 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

GOODCENTS DELI FRESH SUBS 809 NE Lakewood Blvd 816.478.4883 goodcentssubs.com NOODLES & COMPANY 659 NW Blue Pkwy 816.246.8400 noodles.com

JERSEY MIKE’S SUBS 940 NW Blue Pkwy 816.524.5470 jerseymikes.com

PANERA BREAD 1686 NW Chipman Road 816.246.0021 panerabread.com

JIMMY JOHN’S 426 SE, M-291 Hwy 816.524.1306 jimmyjohns.com

PANERA BREAD 1305 NE Douglas Street 816.524.4500 panerabread.com

JIMMY JOHN’S 695 NW Blue Pkwy 816.347.0186 jimmyjohns.com

PEPPERJAX GRILL 1720 NW Chipman Road 816.994.2112 pepperjaxgrill.com

JIMMY JOHN’S 3680 NE Akin Drive, #142 816.347.1997 jimmyjohns.com

SCHLOTZSKY’S/CINNABON 190 NE Tudor Road 816.5544574 schlotzskys.com

LONGBOARDS WRAPS AND BOWLS 506 SE Missouri 291 Hwy A 816.875.6192

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MCALISTER’S DELI 910.C NW Blue Pkwy 816.524.3354 mcalistersdeli.com GOODCENTS DELI FRESH SUBS 705 SE Melody Lane 816.524.6677 goodcentssubs.com GOODCENTS DELI FRESH SUBS 1321 NE Douglas Street 816.246.5166 goodcentssubs.com

TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE 910B NW Blue Pkwy 816.246.2900 tropicalsmoothiecafe.com

>> BARBECUE DICKEY’S BARBECUE PIT 1736 NW Chipman Road 816.554.7427 dickeys.com FIORELLA’S JACK STACK BARBECUE 1840 NW Chipman Road 816.621.7427 jackstackbbq.com

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THINGS TO DO | Food + Drink JAZZY B’S DINER 1803-B, NE Colbern Road 816.272.0654 jazzybsdiner.com

PAPA MURPHY’S 443 SW Ward Road 816.524.2744 order.papamurphys.com

SMOKE BREWING CO. 209 SE Main Street 816.525.2337

PAPA MURPHY’S 1745 E Langsford Road 816.524.4848 order.papamurphys.com

SUMMIT HICKORY PIT BBQ 1012 SE Blue Pkwy 816.246.4434

PAPA MURPHY’S 3751 SW Raintree Drive 816.623.5985 order.papamurphys.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

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

LONG-BELL RESTAURANT 3385 SW Fascination Drive 816.599.2234 eatbeerdrinkpizza.com

PIZZA STREET 527 SE Melody Lane 816.246.1088 pizzastreetbuffet.com

MAIN SLICE 235 SE Main Street 816.600.5184 mainslice.com

SARPINO’S PIZZERIA 506 SE M 291 Hwy 816.554.4884 gosarpinos.com

MARCO’S PIZZA 303 NE Todd George Pkwy 816.554.0406 marcos.com

SPIN! PIZZA 1808 NW Chipman Road 816.246.7746 spinpizza.com

MINSKY’S PIZZA 1251 NE Rice Road 816.524.3112 minskys.com

WALDO PIZZA 1543 NE Douglas Street 816.875.2121 waldopizzals.com

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>> BAKERIES COOKIE JAR BAKERY 120 SW 3rd Street 816.347.9147 cookiejarbakery.ls.com CUPCAKE A LA MODE 880 NW Blue Parkway #G 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

Food + Drink | THINGS TO DO FREEZING MOO 699 NW Blue Pkwy 816.600.6138 freezingmoo.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

>> COFFEE AHADU COFFEE 1531 NE Douglas Street 816.260.4349

WHISTLE STOP COFFEE & MERCANTILE 227 SE Main Street 816.525.4545 whistlestopcoffee.com

GUSTO! COFFEE 3390 SW Fascination Drive 816.767.1100 gustocoffeeshop.com LOTTIE, THE 9502 Lake Lotawana Road facebook.com/ thelottiecoffee/ LOVE COFFEE 813 SW Lemans Lane 816.537.3500 lovecoffeels.com

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Summit Ice

>> LEE’S SUMMIT PARKS + RECREATION With four lakes, an extensive parks system, golf courses and an assortment of other recreational facilities, Lee’s Summit provides a vast collection of activities to plan your next outdoor adventure. 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, group exercise 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 local and national concerts under the stars and provides a venue for local theater and children’s productions. 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, group fitness and cycle studios, an indoor walking track and a childcare area. GAMBER COMMUNITY CENTER Gamber Community Center offers outdoor amenities such as a back patio, gazebo, and outdoor fitness equipment. In addition, patrons can take part in bocce ball and croquet outside, or ping pong and billiard tables inside. No reservations or fees required. For a small fee, utilize the cardio and weight rooms and enjoy 25 aerobics classes each week. The facility is also available to be rented for weddings, baby showers, meeting and parties. 26 • Lee’s Summit, Missouri

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THINGS TO DO | Outdoors 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 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.

>> 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. 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. 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 lighted show area, cross country course, carriage obstacle course and stalls for 115 horses. 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. 28 • Lee’s Summit, Missouri

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JANUARY 10-19 GOLF COURSES Fred Arbanas Golf Course 11100 View High Drive Kansas City, MO 64134 816.761.9445 >> jacksongov.org/golf

Lakewood Oaks Golf Club 651 NE Saint Andrews Circle Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 816.373.2505


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Shamrock Hills Golf Course 3161 S M-291 Highway Lee’s Summit, MO 64082 816.537.6556 >> shamrockhills.com

Teetering Rocks Golf Course 12040 E 86th Street Kansas City, MO 64138 816.356.1111 >> teeteringrocks.com

Unity Village 1901 NW Blue Parkway Unity Village, MO 64065 816.251.3533 >> unityvillage.org/golf-course

WinterStone Golf Course 17101 E Kentucky Road Independence, MO 64058 816.257.5755 >> winterstonegolf.com

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THINGS TO DO | Arts + Culture

Embrace the


Summit Art Festival

Lee’s Summit is a city that believes in the arts…all the arts. Embrace your creativity and enjoy an array of live performances, artist exhibits and so much more right here in Lee’s Summit. GOT ART GALLERY ON THIRD - HOME OF SUMMIT ART GOT Art Gallery on Third inspires, informs, instructs and actively promotes and sells high quality visual arts of notable local and regional artists. Art education classes are offered for all ages and abilities. The gallery provides internships & mentoring programs, monthly art exhibitions, artisan gifts, professional development workshops, social art classes, and reception & event space rental. >> summitart.org – 816.600.5932 LEE’S SUMMIT SYMPHONY Each year the Lee’s Summit Symphony Orchestra performs four sold out or nearly sold out concerts at The Pavilion. Conductors Russ Berlin and Kirt Mosier fulfill the organization’s mission to provide excellent musical experiences that enhance the quality of life for the community. Join us for our 2019-2020 concert season to experience the sound and discover the musical variety and talent that makes the LSSO one of the top-rated orchestras in the region. >> lssymphony.org – 816.401.5251

Lee’s Summit Symphony

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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

Arts + Culture | THINGS TO DO 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 readyto-paint items to create your own one-ofa-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 Summit Theatre Group is entering its eighth season providing our community with quality live theatre experiences through five musical and play productions as well as one student musical camp each season. Coming up this fall and winter is Doubt, A Parable social drama, Winter Wonderettes holiday dinner theatre, Ordinary Days musical drama. >> 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, team-building 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 Art Festival

October 11-13 (See page 33 for more information)

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FALL Fun Fall is when families gather together in anticipation of the holidays. It’s a time for hayrides, pumpkins, hugs and laughter. Come discover everything there is to see and do to celebrate fall in Lee’s Summit.


FALL FLING: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS September 21-October 20 • Powell Gardens Follow Alice down the rabbit hole and into the magical world of Wonderland where things are not always as they seem! Enjoy an artistic display of nearly 800 pumpkins and other fall botanical favorites, arranged to tell the story of Alice and her topsyturvy trip into Wonderland. Enjoy additional Garden activations, included with festival admission, on specific days. Open September 21-October 20 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. >> powellgardens.org/glow – 816.697.2600 OKTOBERFEST September 27-28 • Downtown Lee’s Summit Join more than 70,000 visitors for the 30th Anniversary Lee’s Summit Chamber’s Oktoberfest in historic Downtown Lee’s Summit held September 27-28. Enjoy two stages of live entertainment, a Biergarten, German meals, carnival, free children’s activities, handmade arts & crafts booths and more! This family-friendly festival has been a community favorite for 30 years! >> LSoktoberfest.com – 816.524.2424 FALL HARVEST DAYS September 27-October 27 • Paradise Park Fall Harvest Days at Paradise Park means a good old-fashioned tractor hay-ride.On Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 27-Oct. 27, guests can enjoy a relaxing ride throughout the park and hear funny stories, sing silly songs, play games and never stop laughing with family and friends. Sip on hot chocolate while toasting marshmallows on the crackling campfire. >> paradise-park.com – 816.246.5224 FAULKNER’S PUMPKIN RANCH October • Faulkner’s Ranch Join Faulkner’s Ranch as they swing their gates wide open for this huge pumpkin patch season open daily during the month of October. The ranch provides plenty of great opportunities for fall photos and family fun with over 25 interactive activities to choose from. Hop on a wagon ride, visit the friendly barnyard animals, meander through a field maze and more! >> faulknersranch.com – 816.761.5055

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Fall Fun | SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS WITCHES’ EVE October 6 • Downtown Lee’s Summit Enjoy a late night shopping event from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 6, in downtown Lee’s Summit with lots of cackles and “boos!” This ladies-only shopping event is a blast and all witches are welcome. Don your best witch costume and shop dozens of great boutiques that will be open late with spooky treats, “boos” and lots of great deals. >> downtownls.org – 816.246.6598 SUMMIT ART FESTIVAL October 11-13 • Downtown Lee’s Summit This annual outdoor, three-day, high-quality fine art event is held October 11-13 in downtown Lee’s Summit. Visitors enjoy art, music, food trucks and fun for the whole family including 100+ juried artists, the LSR7 Student Art Pavilion, the StuckOnArt live art competition, and local musicians performing throughout the weekend. Free admission and free public parking nearby. >> summitartfest.org – 816.805.0114 BOOS, BARKS & BADGES HALLOWEEN PARADE October 26 • Downtown Lee’s Summit Children, families and dogs are invited to wear their costumes and join in the parade from City Hall Plaza to Howard Station Park. A costume contest will be held before the parade at City Hall Plaza. After the parade, kids can trick-or-treat at participating downtown businesses and check out specialized vehicles from Lee’s Summit Police and Fire departments. >> downtownls.org – 816.246.6598

Visit Unity Village 816.554.7779 239 SE Main St Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 www.BudgetBlinds.com

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The Magic Tree

Hot Spots The magic of the holidays awakens the child in all of us. Our community is decked out for a season of charming holiday events, exciting the imagination and kindling the fires of the holidays in our hearts. ANNUAL HOLLY FESTIVAL November 10 • Bernard Campbell Middle School Multiple events all under one roof. Do some holiday shopping and purchase handmade crafts, gifts, household items and merchandise from various vendors and local small businesses. Then, get your health in check at the Lee’s Summit Chamber’s annual health fair and receive free screenings. Proceeds benefit the Lee’s Summit D.A.R.E. program. Admission is free. >> lscares.org MAYOR’S TREE LIGHTING November 22 • Howard Station Park Join Lee’s Summit Mayor Bill Baird as he lights up downtown for the holidays. Along with thousands of twinkling lights, enjoy free hot drinks and cookies, choir performances, a visit from Santa and much more to get you in the holiday spirit. Many local shops and restaurants are open late, so hit the town for some holiday shopping and dinner downtown. >> downtownls.org CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK November 27-December 31 • Longview Lake Campground Often referred to as one of Kansas City’s best lighting displays, Jackson County’s free drive-through display at Longview Lake features more than 300,000 lights and 175 animated holiday scenes. While there is no charge to view the display, donations for local charities are accepted on-site. >> makeyourdayhere.com CHRISTMAS IN THE SKY November 27 • Longview Lake Beach Jackson County Parks + Rec and 99.7 The Point kick off your holiday season, and the opening of Christmas in the Park, with Christmas in the Sky. This magical evening showcases holiday entertainment and an amazing fireworks display, synchronized to your favorite holiday music and simulcast on 99.7 The Point. >> makeyourdayhere.com 34 • Lee’s Summit, Missouri


Downtown Lee’s Summit

SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS | Holiday Hot Spots FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS November 29-January 5 | 4-10 p.m. • Powell Gardens The Powell Gardens Festival of Lights offers a unique holiday experience in the Kansas City area. A lighting exhibition, artfully curated by the Powell Gardens Horticulture staff, the Festival of Lights includes botanically-themed lighting displays that begin at the garden entrance and stretch along a mile-long walking path through six of the seven themed gardens. Enjoy free children’s activities each day from 4-8 p.m. including an ornament station to take the magic home with you! >> powellgardens.org/lights PHOTOS WITH SANTA November 30, December 7, 14, 21 • Downtown Lee’s Summit Santa’s taken some time off from the North Pole to share candy canes and holiday cheer in Lee’s Summit. Bring your kiddos to get their photos taken with Santa while you knock a few items off your holiday shopping list in downtown Lee’s Summit. >> downtownls.org LEE’S SUMMIT MAGIC TREE Thanksgiving-January 5 • I-470 and View High Drive Lee’s Summit Magic Tree is a celebratory landmark at I-470 and View High Drive for residents and neighbors to enjoy during the holiday season. Each year, the lighting offers sentiments of hope, goodness, peace and love as visitors take time to provide handwritten notes of thanks and take advantage of the majestic photography setting. It’s truly a magical experience! >> lsmagictree.com A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION AT MISSOURI TOWN 1855 December 7 • Missouri Town 1855 Warm hearth fires, simple but delicious food, period appropriate music and piping hot cider are but a few of the many treats awaiting our guests. Drop by the Blacksmith’s shop as he handcrafts some last minute items. A special appearance by Belsnickel will thrill the children as they are rewarded with either candy or a lump of coal. The simple beauty of candlelit rooms and a roaring fire transport us back to a simpler time. >> makeyourdayhere.com DOWNTOWN LEE’S SUMMIT FARMERS MARKET HOLIDAY MART December 14 • Lee’s Summit Elementary School Gym The Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market vendors have been working hard to prepare gifts and goodies for the indoor Holiday Mart. Stop by from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. and cross a few things off your holiday shopping list! >> downtownls.org LEE’S SUMMIT SYMPHONY “HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR” December 21 • The Pavilion at John Knox Village The Lee’s Summit Symphony presents “Holiday Spectacular.” Experience the sounds of the holiday season performed by outstanding musicians from Lee’s Summit and the surrounding area. >> lssymphony.org 36 • Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Transportation | ACCOMMODATIONS



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

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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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MAP | Lee’s Summit


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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

21 The Cooking Station 22 Unity Village 23 Wine & Design Kansas City

18 Summit Lanes

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


20 Summit Woods Crossing Shopping Center


A Americas Best Value Inn & Suites


19 Summit Waves Aquatic Park

K Unity Hotel & Conference Center

>> CAMPING & RV PARKS Jacomo Campground


M Longview Campground

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Hospital Downtown District Chamber of Commerce Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street Office Amtrak Station Lee’s Summit Border


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 and awardwinning Missouri Great Neighborhood, 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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Amtrak Station

Historic Downtown Lee’s Summit | MAP 1

>> SHOPPING + ATTRACTIONS 1 220 Dance Central

19 Five Petals Floral

2 @Jolly’s 3 A Thyme for Everything 4 All A’Bloom

20 GOT Art Gallery 21 Grains & Taps

5 All Veterans Memorial 6 Arcade Alley 7 Bike America 8 Blue Heron Design 9 Budget Blinds

24 History Museum 25 Icehouse Auction 26 Just Frame It 27 KC Collective Boutique

10 Cameron’s Home Furnishings

28 KD’s Books 29 Ki Chi Healing Arts

11 The Cigar Room 12 Daily Shake

30 LS Social Services Thrift Store

13 Dean’s Trophies 14 Elle & Em Boutique

31 Libations & Company 32 Licata’s Flowers

15 Embers Candle Bar

33 The Living Stone 34 Local Foundery

16 The Exit Room 17 The Eye Station 18 Farmers Market 1

22 Harmon Floor Coverings 23 Henry’s Antiques and Collectibles

36 Maria Estelle Brows + Skin 37 Midwest Vacuums 38 One Stop Decorating 39 Owen Lumber 40 Razzberry Wimzy 41 Red Door Wine Store 42 Red Racks Thrift Store 43 Anchora Bella Boutique (coming fall 2019) 44 Sound Bytes KC 45 The Sports Scene 46 Summit Sports 47 Very Violet Boutique 48 Wedding Expressions by Geri 49 Xpressions Boutique

35 Luxxe Apparel

>> FOOD + DRINK 1 American Garage 2 Brick’s Pub and Grub

15 Poppy’s Ice Cream & Coffee House 16 Red Door Wine Store 17 Sharkeez 18 Shreddlicious

3 Cookie Jar Bakery 4 Dairy Queen Brazier 5 Filling Station BBQ 6 Frankie Farlanes

19 Smoke Brewing Company 20 Sonic Drive-In

7 Fringe Beerworks 8 Grains & Taps

21 Stuey McBrew’s 22 Third Street Social 23 VFW

9 Headquarters 10 Henry’s Tea Room 11 Konrad’s Kitchen and Tap House 12 Llywelyn’s Pub

24 The W 25 Whistle Stop Coffee & Mercantile

13 Main Slice Pies & Pints 14 Neighborhood Café


Downtown Lee’s Summit

Lee’s Summit Mural

Visit downtownls.org to stay up-to-date on all downtown events or follow along on social media.

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Cheers to 30 Years

Join more than 70,000 visitors for the 30th Anniversary Lee’s Summit Chamber’s Oktoberfest in historic Downtown Lee’s Summit held September 27-29. Enjoy two stages of live entertainment, a Biergarten, German meals, carnival, free children’s activities, handmade arts & crafts booths and more! This family-friendly festival has been a community favorite for 30 years!

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CALENDAR of Events


>> SEPTEMBER September 1 Goat Yoga Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com September 5 Wings 4 Water Bridge Space 816.366.8867 wings4waterkc.org September 12 Downtown Movie Night City Hall Plaza 816.246.6598 downtownls.org September 19 I Heart the 80’s Benefit Gala for Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street John Knox Village 816.246.6598 downtownls.org September 19 Curious George Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com September 27-29 Oktoberfest 2019 Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.524.2424 lsoktoberfest.com

September 27 Fall Harvest Days Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com

October 10 Downtown Movie Night City Hall Plaza 816.246.6598 downtownls.org

September 27 Fright Nights Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com

October 11-13 Summit Art Festival Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.805.0114 summitartfest.org

September 28 Family Frolic: Hedge Apple Days Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 powellgardens.org

October 12 Race for the Future 5K Run/ Walk and Kids Dash Lee’s Summit West 816.986.1015 https://www.lsedfoundation. com/race-for-the-future/

>> OCTOBER October 1-31 Faulkner’s Pumpkin Patch Faulkner’s Ranch 816.761.5055 faulknersranch.com October 3 Witches’ Eve Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org October 5 Harvest Fest Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market 816.246.6598 downtownls.org October 5 Chilifest Lee’s Summit Bridge Space 816.585.7027 https://bridgespace.us/ chilifest/

October 12 Stonehaus Oktoberfest Stonehaus Farms Winery 816.554.8800 stonehausfarms.com October 18 Lee’s Summit Quilters Guild Quilt Show Woods Chapel United Methodist Church 816.525.4083 http://lsqg.blogspot.com/ October 19 Family Frolic: Mad Scientist Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 powellgardens.org October 19 Haunted & Historic Spaces Tour Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org

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EVENTS CALENDAR October 26 Boos, Barks & Badges Halloween Parade Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org October 31 Halloween Fright Night Paradise Park 816.246.5224 paradise-park.com

>> NOVEMBER November 1-2 Mistletoe Madness Gamber Community Center 816.969.1580 November 1-2 Holiday Open House Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org

Fall Harvest Days

November 7 LSPR Veteran’s Day Luncheon Gamber Community Center 816.969.1580 lsparks.net November 10 Holly Festival Bernard Campbell Middle School 816.347.3248 lscares.org

November 14 LSPR Thanksgiving Feast Gamber Community Center 816.969.1580 lsparks.net


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February 7 LSPR Father Daughter Dinner/Dance Gamber Community Center 816.969.1580

November 30 Small Business Saturday Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org

February 8 The Chocolate Crawl for a Cause Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org

December 12 LSPR Annual Holiday Luncheon Gamber Community Center 816.969.1580 lsparks.net December 14 Family Frolic: Winter Wonderland Powell Gardens 816.697.2600 lsparks.net

>> JANUARY January 10-19 KC Restaurant Week at participating restaurants kcrestaurantweek.com January 31 LSPR Father Daughter Dinner/Dance Gamber Community Center 816.969.1580


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November 22 Mayor’s Tree Lighting Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org


>> MARCH March 14 Emerald Isle Parade Downtown Lee’s Summit 816.246.6598 downtownls.org


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