KC will host the 2023 NFL draft, and we are one of 10 U.S. cities being considered to host games during the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
KC’s American Association of Professional Baseball league team, The Monarchs, has a new look. The team name, logo and branding pay tribute to KC's Negro Leagues baseball team. In partnership with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the American Association league the team is bringing a little slice of KC history back to life.
KC’s love for competition doesn’t end there. You’ll also find NASCAR racing, minor league hockey, and multiple NCAA Big 12 and SEC college conference teams within two hours of the metro. Esports your thing? Check out KC’s premier league, The Pioneers. Make your plans with help from the KC Sports Commission.
home of a global ‘Best New Hotel’
Travel + Leisure, April 2021
a most surprising city in the U.S.
AFAR, August 2020
Home to two of America's 100 best wine restaurants
Wine Enthusiast Magazine, June 2019
Where you can get one of the hottest IPAs in America right now
Thrillist, July 2019