There are so many free and cheap things to do in Kansas City, it was hard to decide what to include on this list. But I figure I can always add more later, so do check back. If you’re not doing this already, you can subscribe to Kansas City on the Cheap’s daily emails (just one a […]
There are a lot of free and cheap activities for kids in Kansas City, not just over the summer, but year round. I’ll keep adding to the list as I find new ones, so make sure to check back often. If you know of any that I missed, please lease a comment below. If you’re not […]
On the first Saturday of every month, Home Depot has a FREE craft workshop for kids ages 5-12. The kids’workshops provide a mixture of skill-building, creativity, and safety for future DIYers. The kids also get to keep what they build. The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to Noon. Click here to register your child. In the Kansas City area, there […]
On Saturday, October 14, 2017, the Shoal Creek Living History Museum is holding a Harvest Festival. Admission is $5. Kids 5 and under are FREE. This event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., includes historical games, 19th century re-enactors, skits, demonstrations, music, face painting, kettle corn, pony rides, pumpkins for sale, horse-drawn wagon […]
If you’re looking for deals on concert tickets, sporting events, movies, kids’ activities, golf, theater, or other forms of entertainment, you can often get steep discounts from Groupon. I sometimes find it a bit difficult to sort through all of the Groupon deals to find what I’m looking for, so I thought I’d try to make […]
America’s Best Idea — our national parks — is even better when admission is free! Mark your calendar now for entrance fee-free dates for the coming year. On these dates, FREE entrance is available to 133 National Parks across the country that normally charge a fee. During the fee-free days, the parks waive entrance fees, commercial tour fees and […]
On the first Sunday of every month, StoneLion Puppet Theatre puts on a puppet show at Westport-Roanoke Community Center. Admission is FREE. The show starts at 2 p.m. There will be a different show each month.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center offers a discount when you buy your tickets online in advance. The discounted price starts at $14.50 plus tax for adults or children, with the exact price determined by the time you reserve. Kids 2 and younger are free. Here are other ways to save at LEGOLAND Discovery Center: Buy a combo ticket to […]
Want to learn about how U.S. money is made? The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum is free to visit every day, with exhibits, a self-guided tour and more exhibits every day for those who want to learn more about the U.S. currency. Visitors can explore the exhibits using audio and iPad self-guided […]
On most Saturdays, Lakeshore Learning in Merriam, Kansas, has FREE craft activities for kids ages 3 and up. This event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There’s no reservation required. Lakeshore Learning is at Merriam Town Center (5670 Antioch Road).