Blue Springs, Missouri, located nineteen miles east of downtown Kansas City, has a population of 52,575. Blue Springs has abundant recreation opportunities with 22 city parks, including Flemming Park which is home to Blue Springs Lake and Lake Jacomo. The school districts of Blue Springs, Lee’s Summit, and Grain Valley all serve the city of Blue Springs. The Blue Springs School District which serves most of the residents, has received a perfect score on the Annual Performance Report for twelve years in a row. The Blue Springs School District is one of only seven school districts in this state to have that many consecutive years of Distinction.
Downtown Blue Springs is gearing up for its annual Fall Fun Fest that occurs every fall. The streets of downtown will be bustling with activity in early September as dozens of local businesses, charities, and event organizers line the streets with booths, where they provide free information, products for sale, and much more! There is also a carnival for the children to enjoy and the aroma of some of the most amazing festival food fills the air. Come out and enjoy this amazing community outdoor event before the inevitable chill of fall sets in! The Historic Downtown District of Blue Springs makes for a wonderful setting for you to enjoy time with your family and friends and there is something for everyone of all ages to enjoy. Make sure you don't miss it!