816 Day is the annual, city-proclaimed celebration of Kansas City culture, featuring live entertainment, branded events, and fun activities. On this day, community connectedness is strengthened by local business and resident pride.
Traditional Music Society: Soundz of Samba: Take a musical excursion that will engulf you in the biggest parade in the entire world – Carnival of Rio de Janeiro! Bass drums, bells, shakers, snares, and whistles all recreate the national rhythm and dance of Brazil—Samba.
Circus Scorpius: A dynamic display of breathtaking physical acrobatics.
Underground Homies: Artists Steddy P (born and raised in KC) and GIPSON (a 5 year transplant) that focuses on being “Made in KC” as people.
LET’S CELEBRATE 816 DAY STARTING FIRST FRIDAY!
Celebrate 816 Day between August 4 – 16, 2023 with a friendly game of Scavenger Hunt Bingo. Discover new destinations and revisit old stomping grounds around downtown Kansas City and along the KC Streetcar route. Complete your Bingo card by snapping a QR Code at a downtown artwork, landmark and on board the KC Streetcar, or picking up a sticker at the select downtown businesses, coffee shops, and restaurants. *Please help support our local businesses by purchasing an item to get an 816 Day Bingo sticker.