Experience Gifts in Kansas City

Mix up your gift giving while not adding more toys to your house with these great experience gifts in Kansas City.

Monster Jam

This. Is. Monster Jam!  The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Kansas City for an adrenaline-charged weekend at T-Mobile Center on Jan. 14 to 15 featuring world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill. Get tickets!

Disney On Ice


Play Together

IFLY: Indoor Skydiving Experience (Overland Park)

Give the gift of flight with several different skydiving packages.,

Topgolf (Overland Park)

Redeemable on Topgolf game play, food and drinks, lifetime memberships, lessons and gear.

Main Event (Olathe and Northland)

Gift an afternoon at Main Event for bowling, laser tag, arcade fun and more.

Game Show Battle Rooms (Overland Park)

Face off against your loved ones in a unforgettable experience – a game show facilitated by game show hosts.

Craft Putt – Mini Golf + Bar (Overland Park)

Craft Putt is a locally owned mini golf bar and restaurant.The 9,000 sq ft space features a custom designed 10-hole indoor mini golf course that was designed by the owner to challenge those with competitive spirits but to also be enjoyed by the more casual putt putter.

BRKTHROUGH (Overland Park)

Plan a fun outing with a team of two to four. In each game room (35 to choose from), players will face “physical, mental and skills-based challenges” and try to score as many points as possible.

Cooking Classes

Taste Buds Kitchen (Leawood)

Give the gift of cooking class or camp for both adults and kids!

KC Culinary Center Classes (Overland Park)

Another option for couples, kids or family cooking experiences.

Young Chefs Academy (Lenexa)

Cooking classes for ages 4 and up.

Tickets to the Theater

New Theatre & Restaurant tickets (Overland Park)

Give the gift of dinner and a show – a fun multigenerational gift.

Tickets to Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (Kansas City, Mo.)

You can search their site for performances perfect for date night, the grandparents, the whole family or even the tiniest kiddos! Our recommendation: Symphony’s Wild Adventure in March – a partnership between the Kansas City Zoo and Kanas City Symphony.

A Date to the Salon

Hit up a salon in your area for tween and teen girls who would appreciate their first facial, nail services or even a blow out! Check out our best recommendations for mom and me pedicures all around the metro.

Sarah McGinnity
Sarah grew up in Manhattan, Kansas (Go Cats!), she moved to Minnesota where she met her husband, Shea. Realizing how much she hated snow in May, she convinced him to move to Kansas City in 2010. Together they have lived in Midtown, Waldo, the Plaza, and now Overland Park. Sarah is mom to 10-year-old, Henry, 7-year-old Clark and 5-year-old Lucy. She has her master’s in urban administration and is passionate about making Kansas City a more equitable and supportive community. In between the crazy, she likes to drink coffee, run, hike, travel as much as possible, and experience all things Kansas City!