16 Fun Things to do in Kansas City in February

Last updated on January 28th, 2023 at 11:36 am.

Ready for the ultimate list of fun things to do in Kansas City in February?

Yes it’s cold outside, but February doesn’t have to be another month of hibernation! Kansas Citians are lucky to have so many different outdoor and indoor options available in 2023 to shake off that cabin fever and stay busy.

Winter is the perfect time to visit shops, restaurants, and museums when most people are stuck at home and hiding from the weather. February, especially, offers many unique opportunities that you do not want to miss.

Make February Unforgettable in Kansas City

Fun things to do in Kansas City in February

Pick from Valentine’s events, concerts, family fun, sporting events, and even skiing, ice skating, or snowboarding as your ticket to get out of the house and see the city.

So whether you are a local or planning a visit to Kansas City, don’t think that you have to wait until Spring to have fun!

Bookmarking this post guarantees that you won’t miss a minute of the action this month.

Fantasatic Things to do in Kansas City in February of 2023

We’ve dug deep to find the best events, outdoor activities, artistic performances and art walks for February 2023.

We’ve included great events happening in Kansas City, Missouri for families, couples, and groups of friends.

1. First Weekends at urban mining | Feb 2-5, 2023

antique store

Open the first Friday weekend each month, Urban Mining is a vintage market. The market features authentic vintage furniture, art, decor, lighting, antiques, traditional and mid-century, industrial era and maker-crafted treasures.

On Sunday all remaining inventory is 10% off all day long.

Hours: Thurs 5-8pm | Fri 11am-7pm | Sat 10am-6pm | Sun 2-5pm

Address: 3111 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64109

2. First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District | Feb 3, 2023

No First Friday is the same thanks to an eclectic mix of art galleries, boutiques, food trucks, and more. First Fridays in Crossroads is one of the best free things to do in Kansas City every month for art lovers! This late-night event offers something for everyone in one of Downtown’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

Feb 3rd, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Location: Crossroads Art District, Downtown Kansas City, MO

3. Sensatia, Cirque Cabaret | Feb 3-4, 2023

Quixotic, Sensatia

Prepare to be transported to an interactive multimedia performance blending spectacular acrobatics, state-of-the-art visuals, live music, perfumery, and delicious desserts for our VIP guests to arouse each of the five senses: taste, touch, sight, scent, and sound. Brought to life by Kansas City-born and internationally renowned Quixotic, Sensatia promises a truly unique multi-sensory experience.

Location: Quixotic Theater; 2450 Grand Boulevard, Suite 301, Kansas City, MO 64108

4. Valentines Day at TerraVox Winery- Couples Taste & Tours | Feb 4, 2023

Valentine Cabaret

Enjoy a private couples’ taste and tour offering rare native wines, local charcuterie, and Christopher Elbow chocolates at the TerraVox Winery.

Location: TerraVox Winery (Appointment Only) 19310 NW Farley Hampton Rd #3, Kansas City, MO

5. First Weekends in the West Bottoms (Feb 4-6)

The February theme for First Weekend in West Bottoms is “Bubbles in the Bottoms”. Once home to Kansas City’s stockyards, West Bottoms now offers a wide assortment of antique and vintage stores that are open the first weekend of every month.

In addition to the shopping, the district offers street entertainers, escape games, food trucks, coffee shops,and tastings at a winery and a distillery to round out this uniquely Kansas City experience.

February 4th 9:00am – Sun February 6th 5:00pm

Location: 12th Street Bridge Entertainment District, West Bottoms, Kansas City, MO

6. Soulmate Soiree | Feb 11, 2023

Soulmate Soiree

Candy, Flowers, Wine, Heart-shaped notes, and Food. Soulmate Soiree (Valentine’s Day) is a holiday that’s observed as a day to celebrate love. Indulge into an elegant evening filled with Hors d’Oeuvres, Dancing, Entertainment, and much more.

Location: Fresh Factory KC; 7260 Northwest 86th Place Kansas City, MO 64153

7. Cheer on the Super Bowl at Granfalloon | Feb 12, 2023

Super Bowl LVII is the final game of the 2022 season and the culmination of last year’s NFL playoffs. The game is scheduled to be played on February 12, 2023, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Kickoff is slated for 5:30 p.m. CST.

It’s looking good that we will see the Chiefs this year. Keep up the momentum Mahomes!

One of the best places to watch the game is always at The Granfalloon restaurant and sports bar on the Country Club Plaza. They boast that there’s no bad seat in the house and that every chair views a TV. 

Location: 608 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112

8. Art & Wine at the Mansion (An Overnight Event) | Feb 14, 2023

Wine about Winter

TerraVox will be pairing their wines with the Kansas City Art Institute’s current display of artwork at the historic Oak Street Mansion. Enjoy a welcome glass of TerraVox’s famous PetNat wine as you mingle by the fire and enjoy the delicious spread created by a local chef.

Next, a tour of the art in the Mansion, where TerraVox Sommeliers will pair the artwork with their wines, and the artists themselves will explain their pieces. Finish the food part of the evening with a delicious dessert from Chef Neller.

Then retire to your luxury room at the Oak Street Mansion! Each ticket includes a double-occupancy room at Oak Street Mansion, all food, drinks, and events for two. Check-in starts at 4pm and Check-out is at 10am.

Location: Oak Street Mansion; 4343 Oak St, Kansas City, MO

9. Impress Your Valentine With KC Ballet’s “Cinderella” | Feb 17-26, 2023

It’s no secret that the Kauffman Center inspires a very romantic scene, but seeing “Cinderella” at this dazzling venue will guarantee a romantic date night. KC Ballet and KC Symphony team up to bring an unbeatable combination of dance and music. This show is the world premiere of the choreography of Devon Carney.

Location: 1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108

10. National Geographic Live Presents Wild Cats of India | Feb 21, 2023

4. National Geographic Live Presents Wild Cats of India | Feb 21, 2023

Meet photographer and filmmaker Sandesh Kadur who is on a mission to highlight India’s lesser-known felines in order to protect their future. Discover the tiny, grumpy-faced Pallas’s cat, the fishing cat that jumps into water to catch its prey, and the ancient, elusive clouded leopard. Through Kadur’s captivating images and video, you’ll get a unique and up-close look at a world of wild cats.

Location: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts; 1601 Broadway Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64108

11. Join the Biggest Mardi Gras Party in Town at Power & Light | Feb 21, 2023

Mardi Gras at KC Live!

It’s an instant party at the 14th annual Mardi Gras celebration at Kansas City Live! in the Power & Light District from 7 to 10 p.m. Entertainment includes street performers, crawfish eating contests, live music and more. The festivities continue at The Dubliner, Johnny’s Tavern, PBR Big Sky, Shark Bar and more. 

Age 21+ only. Doors Open: 6:00 PM

All-inclusive ticket (Drinks, entertainment) $TBA

Location: 13 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106

12. 2023 KC Brew Fest | Feb 25, 2023

KC Brew Fest beer taster

In a city famous for its excellent craft beer, KC Brew Fest is a huge annual event. Admission is pricey at $50 for general admission (1-4pm or 5-8pm) and $65 for early admission, but your ticket covers beer samples.

Enjoying a good beer isn’t one of the unique things to do in Kansas City, but when you have over 45 breweries present it is one of the best things to do! There will also be plenty of food trucks to keep you from sampling on an empty stomach. In addition, you can enjoy the historic Union Station, a Kansas City must-see all its own.

Location: Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, MO 64108

13. Skiing, Snowboarding and Tubing at Snow Creek – Ongoing all month (weather permitting)

Snow Creek Mountain in Missouri

You don’t have to drive to the Rockies to hit the slopes! Kansas City’s own ski mountain is located less than 30 minutes north of town near Weston, MO.

Snow Creek is a hidden gem for athletic-minded people looking for a great way to take advantage of the winter weather. Cold temperatures but no snow in the forecast? No worries – Snow Creek makes its own fresh powder!

Snow Creek has12 trails: 30% beginner, 60% intermediate, 10% expert (including terrain park). It has 5 Lifts including 2 Triple Chairlifts, 1 Double Chairlift, 1 Conveyor Carpet, and 1 Rope Tow. It has 2 Terrain Parks: Rattle Snake (expert) and Gunslinger Progression Park (beginner/intermediate).

Adult one-day lift tickets start at $53. Season passes are available. 

Location: Snow Creek is located 40 miles North of Kansas City, Missouri.

Address: 1 Snow Creek Drive, Weston, MO 64098

14. Outdoor Ice Skating – Ongoing all month

Outdoor ice skating in Kansas City

There are a lot of places to go ice skating around Kansas City, but the outdoor rinks at Zona Rosa and Crown Center provide the best experiences.

Bring the kids to burn off some energy during the day or just your partner for a nostalgic winter evening together before grabbing dinner at one of the many restaurants that are located close to either rink. 

The Rink at Zona Rosa

 $15 includes adult skate rental

Monday-Thursday 3pm-9pm, Friday 3pm-10pm, Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 11am-9pm

Crown Center Ice Terrace

$12 includes adult skate rental

Sunday 10am-9pm, Monday-Thursday 11am-9pm, Friday 11am-10pm, Saturday 10am-10pm

15. Watch the Puck Fly at a Maverick Hockey Game – (check the schedule)

February may be the shortest month of the year, but the Mavericks will see the most action with 12 games scheduled in just 4 weeks. Catch a game at the Cable Dahmer Arena in Independence and cheer on Kansas City’s professional hockey team.  

Tickets start at $12

Location: 19100 E Valley View Pkwy Independence, MO 64055

16. Kansas City: Scavenger Hunt 

Find hidden gems on an exciting Kansas City Scavenger experience through the city. Start in the Plaza’s and it’s Spanish architecture, sculptures, and other cool cultural locations while solving challenges and unraveling clues with your team as you walk the riverwalk area. This is a smartphone scavenger hunt, so you can pick the perfect day for the adventure!

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Still wondering what to do in February? Check out our list of top things to do in Missouri in February! Where will your next trip or excursion be in Missouri?

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