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Events and Festivals

2017 Summit Art Festival in Downtown Lee's SummitLee’s Summit takes pride in serving as a cultural destination for both locals and visitors alike. The festivals, carnivals and award-winning community events provide a variety of entertainment for the whole family.

Information regarding Special Event Permits can be found by visiting the Development Services Center. 


Downtown Days, Presented by Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street

Downtown Days is a family-friendly festival featuring carnival rides, live entertainment, arts and crafts, delicious food vendors, kids’ area, and much more!

Farmers Market, Presented by Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street

The Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market has been named the no. 1 Farmers Market in the state of Missouri by the America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest six years in a row. The Farmers Market has been in existence for more than 20 years and features goods from over 50 local farmers and producers.

Fourth Friday Art Walks, Presented by Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street

Fourth Friday Art Walks in Downtown Lee’s Summit happen on the fourth Friday of the month, April through August. Each Art Walk is packed with a variety of activities including artist receptions, artist showcases, Music in the Park at Howard Station Park, street theatre, Yoga in the Streets, and even some surprises!

Music in the Park, Presented by Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street

Enjoy free Friday night concerts featuring a variety of musical genres at Music in the Park at Howard Station Park in Downtown Lee’s Summit. This event starts Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day weekend.

ROCK THE AMP Summer Concert Series at Legacy Park Amphitheater

The lineup includes artists who have played in local, national and international venues; free movie events, concerts and more. The series is held May through October. View the current season.

Summit Art Festival

The Summit Art Festival is a free, three-day, outdoor, high-quality, fine art event in historic downtown Lee’s Summit. This weekend event is organized by Summit Art and features juried artist booths, Student’s Pavilion, vendors and live music throughout the weekend.

Oktoberfest Downtown Lee’s Summit, Presented by Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce

At Oktoberfest transport yourself to the heart of Munich with all the excitement of this wundervoll fall festival in downtown Lee’s Summit. Oktoberfest features Kids Street, arts and crafts fair, German meals, beer and brat tents, Biergartens, carnival, the Sportzelt, live entertainment, contests, a Rootbiergarten, home brew tasting, German dancers and much more.