Dance in the Park

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Dance in the Park

September 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come celebrate the 22nd year of a Kansas City tradition, Dance in the Park, the magical dance concert under the stars in beautiful Roanoke Park! On Saturday, September 11th, at 6 pm, the evening will begin with youth dance performances by Ibsen Dance Theater, City in Motion Youth Dance Theater, and KC Metropolitan Dance Theater, followed by the Dance in the Park concert at 7 pm. A variety of dance styles will be featured including Modern, Native American, and Drumline to name a few! After a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, the 22nd Dance in the Park will have additional social distancing and safety protocols implemented to protect artists and audiences. Organizers encourage everyone to arrive early to get a good seat. Bring blankets, lawn chairs, a picnic, and your whole family (except the furry four-legged ones–sorry, no pets allowed). This year’s event falls on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and an additional recognition of service will be included in the program.

Location: Roanoke Park, 3600 Roanoke Road, Kansas City, MO 64111. The stage will be set up in the north corner of the park where Karnes Blvd and Roanoke Road intersect.

Admission: FREE! However, donations will be gratefully accepted so we can continue to provide this unique out- door dance concert year after year.

Schedule: 6 pm: Youth Dance Performance. 7 pm: Dance in the Park concert. Rain date: Sunday, September 8th, same times.

Participants: In addition to City in Motion Dance Theater and the City in Motion Youth Dance Theater, participating groups will include Owen/Cox Dance Theater, Wylliams/Henry Dance Theater, and more. Additional participants to be announced on our Facebook page!

Produced by: City in Motion Dance Theater in conjunction with Volker, Roanoke, Coleman Highlands, West Plaza and Valentine Neighborhood Associations. This project is supported in part by the City of Kansas City Missouri Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.

HOW YOU CAN HELP: To sign up as a volunteer, sponsor us, or to place an ad in the program, please email

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit our Facebook page at or our website


September 11, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Valentine Neighborhood Association

Promoting Our Neighborhood Through Advocacy, Safety Initiatives and Community Events.