Streets Alive!

The streets of Downtown Lee's Summit will be alive during the Downtown Days festival. In addition to live music, there will be an 810 Sports Zone, White Tiger Discovery Exhibit, petting zoo, fashion show, contests and a variety of other activities. With plenty of attractions, Downtown Days is fun for everyone!



The Sports Zone, sponsored by Sports Radio 810, is a must-see for sports enthusiasts! Compete against one another in the Sports Trivia Contest or have your favorite sports items autographed by local sports celebrities. Kids also will be able to visit with local mascots throughout the weekend. Below is the schedule of appearances.

2-4 p.m.: Missouri Comets Indoor Soccer and Calvin the Canine
4-6 p.m.: FC Kansas City Blues Women's Soccer
6-8 p.m.: Kansas City Storm Women's Pro Football
8-9 p.m.: Jon Beck, USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame

10 a.m.-noon: Kansas City T-Bones Baseball and Sizzle 
Noon-2 p.m.: Jaime Bluma, Kansas City Royals Alum; Alphonso Hodge, Kansas City Chiefs Alum; and the X-Factor, Kansas City Super Fan
2-4 p.m.: "Tiger Time" with Andy Lock and Jay Wilson, Mizzou Alumni
4-6 p.m.: Nick Garcia, Kansas City Wizards Soccer Alum
7-9 p.m.: Kansas City Roller Warriors

11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Haley Kinnison, Lee's Summit North Alum and Emily Garcia, Lee's Summit West Alumni
Noon-1 p.m.: Blue, Sporting Kansas City's Mascot
1-2 p.m.: Mac, Misouri Mavericks' Mascot
1-3 p.m.: Dave Pszenyczny and John Scott-Dickson, Missouri Mavericks; and Sin Bin Joe


Check out the American Garage Bike Show, sponsored by American Garage Bar & Grill, beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 7, on SW Main Street. Prizes will be awarded for Best Bike, Best Vintage Bike, Best Bagger, Best Custom and Best Ladies' Bike. Judging begins at 6 p.m., and awards will be presented at 8 p.m.

There is a $15 entry fee to have your motorcycle in the show. (There is no cost to view the bikes.) Participants should enter at SW Main at 4th Street and check in at the American Garage tent, located by the Summertime Stage at 3rd and SW Main Street. Contact Skye at 816-525-1121 for more information. 

Enjoy live music by The American Garage Band at 5:30 p.m. on the Summertime Stage, followed by Cover Me Badd at 8:30 p.m. 


With a new carnival company this year, Downtown Days will offer even more rides and games for all ages. Open all hours of the festival, the carnival is located on Third Street, east of Douglas, and Green Street. Wrist bands will be available for $20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.


A variety of contests will be taking place on the Summertime Stage throughout the weekend. Check back soon for more details.


Don't miss Fashion in the Streets, taking place at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 7. This fashion show will showcase clothing and accessories from local Downtown Lee's Summit businesses. Fashion in the Streets takes place on Third Street, west of the railroad tracks.


Located on Douglas Street, north of Third, Kids Street features games, face painting, shaved ice, martial arts demonstrations, kids activities and more. 


Enjoy a free petting zoo featuring a miniature donkey, goats, pot-bellied pigs, sheep, a horse and calves. The petting zoo is provided by Sunset Trails Stables and will be located at the corner of Fourth and Douglas streets throughout the weekend. 


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New this year is the White Tiger Discovery Exhibit, which is a super-charged educational and entertaining exhibit for children and adults alike. The “Royal White Tiger Discovery” program is a specially designed exhibit and conservation education program whose goal is to promote and excite people to the many conservation issues involving the last five remaining species of tigers in the wild. This program exhibit features:
* Several beautiful Royal White Tigers together
* More than 8 tons of specialized support equipment, 4,200 square feet of display exhibit and 2,400 square feet of animal habitat
* Special tropical jungle sound effects
* Enhanced fog, chilled misting systems and atmosphere controlled exhibit environment
* Animal keepers on hand to answer questions from the public and perform daily shows
* Various tiger feedings throughout the day
* “Tiger Talk” presentations every 45 minutes

For a small fee, guests can view the white tigers. The tiger exhibit will be located just off Kids Street, which is on Douglas Street north of Third.