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Upcoming Events

Downtown Days | June 3 - 5

Night Flight 5K Annual Run | June 10

FREE Bluegrass Jamboree | June 11

Legacy Park Amphitheater

Tour de Lakes | June 25

Legacy Blast | July 1


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Downtown Days

June 3 - 5 | Downtown Lee's Summit

Start your summer with the FREE Downtown Days Festival Friday through Sunday, June 3, 4 and 5 in Downtown Lee's Summit. Festivities include live entertainment, carnival rides, festival food and so much more.

Festival Hours

June 3: Noon - 10 p.m.

June 4: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

June 5: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (carnival open until 5 p.m.)

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National Trails Day

June 4

Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation invites people of all ages to participate in National Trails Day by heading out to the Rock Island Trail. From 9 a.m. to noon, live music, food vendors, special prizes and giveaways will be at participating trailheads including Hartman Park. Participants are encouraged to check in at multiple trailheads using a QR code for chances to win different prizes. For more information, call 816.969.1500.


Grits & Glamour

June 17 | 7 p.m.

Legacy Park Amphitheater

Head out to Legacy Park Amphitheater and watch the dynamic duo, Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis, take on Lee's Summit in the Grits and Glamour tour!

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Tour de Lakes

June 25 | 7 a.m.

Longview Community Center

Take part in the 20th anniversary of the Tour de Lakes bike ride! Riders can choose from four routes around five different lakes.


Summit Waves

Summit Waves is open! Here are a few FAQs:

Can I buy single-visit tickets at the door? No. Single-visit tickets must be purchased online

How can I renew my season pass? Season passes are renewed online.

How do I purchase a new season pass? New season passes must be purchased in person at Summit Waves, Longview Community Center or Lovell Community Center. A key fob pass will be issued at the time of purchase.

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Lee's Summit Medical Center Recognizes Great Save

Those involved in saving the life of Xavier Scruggs, a Summit Christian Academy student who went into cardiac arrest during soccer practice, were reunited at City Hall earlier this month.

Gathered together were his teammates who administered CPR, the dispatcher who calmly guided CPR efforts, and paramedics and physicians who administered vital medical care.

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Construction News 

Arnold Hall Parking Lot

Have you seen the Arnold Hall parking lot reconstruction? The parking lot was completely torn out and the new surface is being constructed using PaveDrain, a permeable articulating concrete block that improves how stormwater reacts to the surface. Upon completion, the public parking lot located on Third Street in downtown Lee's Summit will consist of 49 parking spaces.

Second Street Road Closure

Driving into downtown Lee's Summit? Southwest Second Street between Southwest Noel and Southwest Lakeview will be closed to thru traffic between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., until June 20, weather permitting. The closure is required for a water line replacement. 


Now Hiring | Facility Maintenance Worker I

If you love the downtown district and working outside, this position is for you! Facilities maintenance workers perform a variety of tasks including maintenance on city fountains, painting projects, and litter and debris pickup.

Apply Today

New Police Recruits

Six police recruits were recently sworn in. Pictured from left to right: Alexis Kleinowski, Nicole Maendele, Jacob Santen, Gerard Tiedemann, Brandon Breedlove and Hunter Peterson


New Exhibits at the Lee's Summit History Museum 

W. Ferrell Shuck Journal Room

Bound copies of the Lee's Summit Journal dating back to the late 1800s can be found in the W. Ferrell Shuck Journal Room named after W. Ferrell Shuck, the Lee’s Summit Journal publisher from 1965 to 2000. The public can view the room by appointment only. 


Artists and Musicians – Musical Families of Lee’s Summit

A rotating exhibit at the History Museum features musical families of Lee's Summit, including jazz musicians Pat and Mike Metheny, the Browning Family and Matt Lewis. Matt Lewis, an Elvis impersonator and musician, debuted his first Elvis performance in a talent show at Pleasant Lea Middle School when he was 12 years old. 

Museum Hours

Thursday and Friday | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Saturday | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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