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Gladstone, Missouri is located in Clay County and has a population of 25,410. The students of Gladstone are served by the award winning North Kansas City School District. The North Kansas City School District is known for its neighborhood schools and sense of community. The North Kansas City School District has earned the state’s prestigious “Distinction in Performance” award for high achievement several years and is fully accredited by the state of Missouri. The district was the first school system in Missouri to meet the North Central Association’s Commission on Accreditation rigorous district wide quality standards. The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places is located in Gladstone. The farm sits on 22 acres and is one of the oldest continuously lived in homes in Clay County. It features original barns, outbuildings and a historic cemetery and offers visitors fascinating exhibits on farming and life on the frontier.

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  • Christine Lies
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    Gladstone, MO
    Headrush Roasters is a great coffee house. Very well located. Friendly people and great customer service!
  • Christine Lies
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    Gladstone, MO
    Headrush Roasters offers great tasting coffee, great customer service, friendly people, and a warm and comfortable atmosphere. There is just something special about a locally owned coffee house. If coffee is not your thing try some of their delicious teas or nibble on some of their treats. Oh, one more thing...they have a drive thru!
  • The HyVee store in Gladstone is one of my favorite grocery stores in the area. The vegetables are always fresh, they have a deli and meat counter with fabulous selections. The employees are cheerful and always willing to help me locate that one special item that I am missing. Another great feature of this HyVee is the gas pumps in the front parking lot. I can get groceries and fill up my gas tank all in one stop.
  • Ask Shannon Stumpenhaus a question about Gladstone.
    Gladstone, MO
    Working in Gladstone or should I say this part of Missouri, one thing is for sure, in the winter season there will be snow. As the weather people predict another snow storm, I headed to our local Walmart to pick up a few things. Our Walmart here in Gladstone, has all my needs and more. To top it off the service of this store is amazing. The staff is always happy help. They make shopping fun even when the store is backed with people stocking up for the snow and bad weather. However, it is comforting to know that if I forget something, this Walmart is open 24 hours.
  • Jason & Cristie Sharpsteen
    RE/MAX Revolution
    Enjoy a bit of history and have your picture taken with Santa on December 13th, 12:00 - 3:00 pm. Experience this house that was built in 1831 out of a single-room log cabin. View exhibits inside. There are several acres of beautiful preserved farmland for you to enjoy or take the trail to the historic Big Shoal Cemetery and look for wildlife along the way. There is an heirloom garden, apple orchard and a pumpkin patch.
  • Ricki McIntire
    RE/MAX Innovations
    Gladstone offers one of the neatest traditions around. If you have a new baby or have lost a loved one, your donation allows a tree to be planted in one of Gladstone's beautiful parks. Trees are professionally planted in the spring and maintained by the city park and recreation crews. Gladstone has some of the prettiest parks in Kansas City. What a beautiful way to pay tribute to loved ones and to be enjoyed for decades.
  • Suzanne Steenkamp
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    Gladfest Fall Festival is a local tradition in Gladstone. The Festival for 2014 is on October 3-4. The Festival offers jam-packed entertainment such as a carnival, 2 stages with live music and various other stage performances. Visitors can also enjoy camel rides, arts/crafts booths, a parade, and even a dog show competition. Gladfest offers entertainment for the whole family!
  • Vinnie Vaccaro & Trish Herzog
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    Shoal Creek Golf Course hosts an event that helps those that may not have an opportunity to have the best Christmas. Area residents sign up and play in the annual Gladstone Chamber/ Arvest Bank Golf Tournament. A portion of the proceeds go to the Northland Christmas Store, an organization helping needy families provide Christmas to those they love. So, play some golf, help someone less fortunate and feel good about Christmas. Go to the Gladstone Chamber website and fill out a form to sponsor or play. Don't forget he's making his list right now and checking it twice.
  • Vinnie Vaccaro & Trish Herzog
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  • Lin Van Meter
    RE/MAX Innovations
    After what must be at least 20 years, it's awesome to see progress as buildings raise from the ground in the South end of the old Antioch Mall. Although Sears and Burlington have remained constant there, new stores will soon be added to the mix. New building, I suppose, is the beginning of the senior living promised there. Some said it would never happen but it's great seeing progress. The entrance boasts where new signage will go. Stay tuned for what happens next!
  • Lin Van Meter
    RE/MAX Innovations
  • Ricki McIntire
    RE/MAX Innovations
    Grab your lawn chairs and blankets! Gladstone's Linden Square is located on the west side of Gladstone City Hall. A synthetic Ice Rink in the winter months becomes the place to be for relaxing and enjoy all genres of music in the summer. Weekend schedules are available online. This year, Gladstone starts their series off with a spectacular tribute to our military with their Armed Services Concert. Memorial Day weekend will prove full of celebration and reflection in the heart of Gladstone. Later Saturday evening, one of the Midwest’s most popular bands, the Krazy Kats will perform their yesteryear rock-n-roll and keep the weekend hopping. Take advantage of this beautiful venue this summer. My family and I make it a weekly outing. Its free, its local entertainment, and its community togetherness. Thank you Gladstone!
  • Lin Van Meter
    RE/MAX Innovations
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    Gladstone, MO
    Springtime in Kansas City is always a favorite, even more so this year after the winter we have had. Already Bradford Pears with their white flowers line streets everywhere. Forsythia's yellow blooms brighten even cloudy days. Red Buds, a Midwest popular, are just starting to show their glory, too. My peonies, have burst through the hard ground and the tulips are budding. The rain and snow yesterday beat my beautiful magnolia tree already blooming, but I see new buds still hanging on.

    Hopeful that snow is a thing of the past for several months to come and the brown sadness of earth is being replaced by beautiful shades of green and multiple colors in the flowers as NEW LIFE starts once more.
  • Ricki McIntire
    RE/MAX Innovations
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    Gladstone, MO
    This spring and summer, make a commitment to support your local farmers and vendors while eating healthier. Gladstone's Farmers Market is getting bigger every year, offering fresh grown produce, eggs, flowers, plants, baked goods, and crafts. Pick up some fresh veggies, homemade jams and jellies, and crunchy pickles. More and more items are available every year as the number of vendors increases. Open on Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings, the market is located at the intersection of 72 Street and N Prospect. Choose fresh! Choose local! And make it a lifestyle!
  • Ricki McIntire
    RE/MAX Innovations
    What a great place to spend time with your family and friends! Grab the kids and lawn chairs in the spring and summer on a Friday and Saturday night and head to LInden Square.for free concerts. Located right behind Gladstone City Hall, this is one of the nicest family oriented venues you can visit. An ice rink in the winter, and a grassy knoll in the summer, your family will enjoy being out in the fresh air where the kids can romp. A small stage corners the square and is home to many local groups on summer evenings. Pick a spot in the courtyard to pitch your lawn chairs and sit back to enjoy the music. Vending is available and offers your traditional hamburgers, dogs and soft drinks. So, go online and find the season schedule and pick your nights, mark your calendars, and enjoy some free time in the heart of Gladstone.
  • Suzanne Steenkamp
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  • Brenda Shores
    RE/MAX Results
    Gladstone is a community that sponsors many community events. Gladfest is a local tradition that is held in the fall with carnival rides, live music on the new stage, booths of local food and crafts and more. It is an event for all ages and a wonderful way to get out and enjoy the community.
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    Gladstone, MO
    Gladstone is a great community and place to live in the Kansas City Northland. Every year in early October, they open their streets near city hall for Gladfest, with lots ofrides, games, bands, food and fun!
  • JC Sanders
    RE/MAX Innovations
    Gladfest (Friday evening, October 4th thru Sunday afternoon, October 6th) is a wonderful fall festival with something for everyone! Don't miss the Parade on Saturday morning as well as daily entertainment from Center Stage! A carnival will be open all three days for kids of all ages. The Carnival will offer an "All You Can Ride" wristband special on Sunday afternoon from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Marketplace tents will be located south of City Hall and will offer valuable contacts with local businesses and civic organizations. Larger commercial vendors and the best in food and beverages will be found along 70th Street and N. Holmes.
  • Ricki McIntire
    RE/MAX Innovations
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    Gladstone, MO
    Whether you are a 300 bowler (turkey) or a novice at the game, Gladstone Bowl offers a clean, well organized establishment for bowlers of all levels. Well maintained lanes and a friendly staff make this a fun place to take the kids for open bowling and they boast some of the best league play in the whole state. We recently had a birthday party gathering at this bowling alley and the kids loved it! Bumper guards were put up so none of the kids got discouraged by gutter balls. We often frequent the grill at the bowling alley for a quick lunch of some of the best burgers, fries and wings in town! And don"t miss out on Taco Tuesday. The service is fast and your food is delivered to the counter with a smile. So, grab the family, step into some shoes, find your ball, and go for the pins! You won't strike out!
  • Ricki McIntire
    RE/MAX Innovations
    Recent preservation efforts have been amazing as the community and city of Gladstone have jumped in to restore and maintain this historic cemetery located on Pleasant Valley Rd on the north side of the Carriage Hill Subdivision. This old cemetery was part of the Atkins family farm and the first person buried there was an Atkins. Tombstones have been leveled and stabilized after time and a tornado did damage to the area. The wrought iron fencing and gates that protect the perimeter of the site that were once covered with overgrown brush and weeds now stand sentry to those buried there. For years individuals maintained the property to their best ability. After these men became older and unable to take the care like they had previously, they asked for help.. The city of Gladstone took over and through organizational efforts have restored this beautiful piece of ground and its beautiful markers dating back to the early-mid 1800s. As you stand by the many markers and read inscriptions, you will be amazed at how quickly time will pass. It is very intriguing and much worth the time. Stop by. There is a parking lot on the west side of the cemetery and it is well worth stopping and strolling through history.
  • Ricki McIntire
    RE/MAX Innovations
    I remember when Happy Rock Park consisted of just a few ball fields and a parking lot. I played many softball games season after season in this park. Over the years, Gladstone engaged its innovative spirit and created one of the nicest recreational parks in the Kansas City area. Beautifully manicured and well-lit ball fields complete with dug outs and spectator stands. Well groomed soccer fields, multiple tennis courts, and basketball make this facility a favorite for sports enthusiasts. Walking and fitness trails around the park lead you through some beautiful pathways and showcase spectacular trees and wildlife. Batting cages are available if you need to work on your swing. Shelter houses can be rented for family gatherings and several playgrounds will keep the kids entertained for hours. This used to be my playground. I miss playing softball but love taking the kids by and letting them work off some energy. It is a beautiful complex full of wide open greenways, skies full of sunshine, and shady resting spots Some of my best memories as a young adult were created at this park. Share it with your family and friends. It truly is one of the nicest outdoor gathering places you will find.
  • Vinnie Vaccaro & Trish Herzog
    RE/MAX 1st Choice
    Gladstone's annual Bluesfest provides one of the major one-two punches that Kansas City is known for, Blues and BarBQ. This event, held every June in this bedroom community of Gladstone, is about 15 miles north of the Metro Area. It hosts some of the hottest Blues groups and musicians in the entire city. Surveys have shown that guests from as far away as Canada have enjoyed a cold beer under a starlit night, sitting in their lawn chair and chilling out to the mellow sounds that drift out of Oak Grove Park. It really doesn't get any better than this yearly 2-day event. We've been there for many years helping...we know!
  • Dean Rosenburg
    RE/MAX Innovations
    When I pass Penguin Park on Vivion Road a smile slips across my face. My girls loved going there. Since 1957 the park has entertained our kids and it's all "parent friendly pricing" - FREE. The park sits on 3.42 acres and there is a walking trail and a lake.

    The Penquin is still there but the slide inside has been removed. If you have not spent a day with your kids or grandkids, you have cheated yourself. Don't plan on doing anything after the park visit. Everyone in the back seat will be asleep before you get out of the parking lot.

    No video game has the same action as Penguin Park. Take along a Band-Aid or two. You never know when you might get the urge to join in the fun.
  • Jason & Cristie Sharpsteen
    RE/MAX Revolution

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