Kansas City was recognized by Travel + Leisure as one of the Top 10 Cities for Sports-Crazed Fans.
Kansas City Royals
Experience Major League action at Kauffman Stadium, home of the 2015 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals. “The K” opened April 10, 1973 and is recognized throughout baseball as one of the game’s most beautiful ballparks.
Legends of the Game: Eight Kansas City Greats
KC Rivals: the Yankees and the Cardinals
Kansas City Chiefs (KC Chiefs)
Home to the Kansas City Chiefs of the AFC West Division, Arrowhead Stadium is a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment destination that will serve as the setting for future generations. The renovated stadium celebrates the rich history of the Kansas City Chiefs and builds upon the best game day experience in professional sports.
KC Rivals: the Raiders and the Broncos
Sporting KC- Sporting KC
Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer play at the city’s newest sports venue; Children’s Mercy Park.
Sporting KC, the area’s professional soccer team, was one of the founding members of the MLS (under the name the Kansas City Wiz). The team has won the MLS Cup twice.
Kansas Speedway (Kansas Speedway)
Kansas Speedway hosts NASCAR’s premier series, the Sprint Cup Series twice a year along with the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. In 2013, GRAND-AM Road Racing is expected to start competing at Kansas Speedway on a newly added infield road course. One of the region’s largest tracks.
The Missouri Mavericks are an ice hockey team in the Central Hockey League. They play in Independence, Missouri, located near Kansas City, Missouri, at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.
The Comets are proud members of the Major Arena Soccer League playing at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.
The T-Bones play in the Northern League, the best-attended and oldest of the independent minor leagues; such major league luminaries as J.D. Drew and Kevin Millar got their start in the Northern League. Since their inception in 2003, the T-Bones have seen over 1.5 million fans from all around the Kansas City metro.
KC Marathon-KC Marathon
Selected for TripAdvisor’s 50 US Road Races to Attempt in Your Lifetime. It gives runners a tour of the city’s most beautiful landmarks and cool neighborhoods, including the World War I Memorial, the Country Club Plaza, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Waldo, Westport, 18th & Vine and more. Fireworks to kick off the race and a huge after party with live music, free food and local beer! The Marathon qualifies participants for the Boston Marathon.