Best Family Friendly Sporting Events in Kansas City

Kansas City has a sports team for pretty much every sport that America loves. Take the time this summer to experience a game or two.

The pitchers are limbering up their arms and throwing out some of the season’s first fast balls. Baseball, the great American past time, is gearing up for an action packed season. Fastballs, curves balls, spit balls and the now iconic GOOOOOAAAAALLLL, Kansas City has a venue for all of it, so take your family out to the ball game. Whether baseball or soccer, fun will be had by everyone in your clan.

Kansas City Royals
Location: One Royal Way
Kansas City , MO 64129
Contact Information:
816-921-800 or toll free 800-6ROYALS

Kauffman Stadium, or ‘The K’ is the official home of the Kansas City Royals baseball club of the American League. ‘The K’ is considered one of the games most beautiful ballparks and is one of the best examples of modernist stadium design.

The Royals will be hosting Friday fireworks every Friday evening following games. Family Funday Sunday will be held every Sunday following games.

The Family Funday will include:
*Face painters
*Balloon Artists
*Live entertainment
*Sprint Fun Run (the kids may run the bases)

An all day pass will be priced at $10 for unlimited activities in the outfield experience.
*Carousel
*Sluggerr’s mini golf, batting challenge and pitching mound
*U.S. Toy Little K

Sporting Kansas City MLS
Location:
One Sporting Way
Kansas City , KS 66111
Contact information:
888-4KC-GOAL

On June 9th of this year Sporting Kansas City will be opening their new state-of-the-art LIVESTRONG sporting park. They will be playing the Chicago Fire at 9pm for the first game in this new stadium. The new stadium will be one of the best in North America, combining attributes from European and South American soccer stadiums with all of the amenities that North American fans expect.

The field will be natural grass and a canopy will cover every seating section. The MLS season runs until October 22nd of this year and they will be playing D.C. United for their final game away.

With so many children learning to play the game of soccer, what better way to show your support than to show them a professional game? This stadium and team should be at the top of your list of things to do this summer.

Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Club
Location:
1800 Village West Pkwy
Kansas City , KS 66111
Contact information:
913-328-5623

The Kansas City T-Bones are a minor league baseball club right here in Kansas City . See the players before they become stars and experience the most basic American tradition of farm club baseball.

The Kansas City T-Bones were awarded the Field of the Year in 2009 and were the Northern League Champions in 2008. Season open Try-Outs are set for May 1st of this year. The T-Bones have a ‘Lil Chops Kids Club that offers:

*20% off at the Meat market and the Team Store.
*Bag of goodies and an official game day program
*7 free general admission/berm tickets Mon-Wed with the purchase of 1 adult ticket.
*Free inflatable tickets
*Chance to throw out a first pitch
*Invite to ‘Lil Chops members only events.

Support the local minor league players and see a game this summer with your family. Hot dogs, soda and baseball: can’t get better than that.