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Kearney, Missouri is located in Clay County about 15 minutes north of Kansas City and has a population of 8,381. Each September, the city hosts an annual festival celebrating its distinction as the birthplace of outlaw Jesse James. The James farm with the original house and Jesse James’s burial site are a popular tourist attraction. The Kearney School District serves about 3,500 families in Kearney and northern Clay County.

Kearney Area Insight

  • Terry Prindle
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    Kearney, MO
    The Kearney Fun Farm is open again for another season of fun and the Fun Farm family invites you to spend the perfect fall day out on the farm. There's something for everyone from their 30 attractions and endless photo ops to the delicious food, beer, and wine. Plus don't forget all the yummy desserts. The Fun Farm is open from Wednesday-Mondays thru October 31st and is located at 650 N. Jefferson St.
  • Terry Prindle
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    Be sure and bring your furry friends out to celebrate Barks and Brews in Kearney, MO this Saturday, August 13th, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. There will be live music, food trucks, drinks, fun contests, and much more. The event is sponsored by the Paisley Paws Charitable Veterinary Foundation and a portion of the evening sales will benefit the foundation. Check out this event at 400 S Jefferson St. in Kearney.
  • Debbie Holt
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    What says Americana more than fireworks? Kearney MO celebrates Independence Day on the 3rd of July every year. Festivities are located out at Jesse James Park north of town on 33 Hwy. Gates are opened early so come and reserve your place to park, bring your own tent and picnic supplies. Inside the amphitheater grounds, there will be blow-up games for kids, and the music on the stage which will start at 7:00 p.m. is Kansas City's own, Tate Stevens. The fireworks display will start at about 9:15 p.m.and you will have a first-row seat to enjoy the show.
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    Kearney, MO
    Be sure and come out to the Kearney Crossroads Community Church this Saturday, April 16th, at 1:00 p.m., for the Easter Egg-Stravaganza. There will be outdoor fun for all ages, including egg hunts, face painting, snacks, and loads of family fun. The church is located at 2855 Edgar Petty Road in Kearney.
  • Malia Turner
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    Kearney, MO
    The 1st annual Tulip Festival is coming to the Fun Farm in Kearney. There will be over 300,000 tulips of 26 varieties that spans 8.5 acres. There will also be 30+ farm attractions. The tentative dates for this festival are April 1- May 8. Ticket prices will be $15.95 online and $24.95 at the gate. What a great opportunity for a photo op!
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    Kearney, MO
    The First United Methodist Church of Kearney is hosting the Jingle Jam Light Show this Sunday, December 5th at 6:00 p.m. The light show is an event that the whole family can experience together. Activities include singing songs, playing crazy games, and listening to the Christmas Story told in a way that will engage all ages. There is also a cookie party after the show so you don't want to miss this fun family outing.
  • Terry Prindle
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    The City of Kearney will be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Event on Saturday, November 13th, from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Mack Porter Park. Residents can bring paint, old batteries, lawn chemicals, and household cleaners to be picked up for safe disposal. Mack Porter Park is located at 1001 N. MO. HWY 33 in Kearney,
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    Kearney, MO
    Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site is part of Watkins Mill State Park. Tours of the 19th-century woolen mill and Watkins home are given daily. This is the only 19th-century American woolen mill with its original machinery intact. This beautiful site features a visitor's center, a lake, camping and picnic sites, a swim beach, hiking/biking trails, and much more. The site is located seven miles east of Interstate 35 on Route 92, then one mile north on Route RA.
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    Kearney, MO
    Be sure and check out the 10th annual Oktoberfest this Saturday, October 2nd from 7:00 a.m-10:00 p.m. in Kearney. Activities include live music, local vendors, kid's carnival, games, and more! All proceeds of the event will go to three local charities, the Kearney Food Pantry, Fulfillment House, and the Kearney Enrichment Council.
  • Terry Prindle
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    Kearney, MO
    Are you ready for some fun fall festivities? The Fun Farm begins its fall season in Kearney this Friday. Be sure and visit this family-friendly venue that is open from September 17th - October 31st. With duck races, barnyard critters, a cow train, hayrides, and much, much more this is a great way to get the kids outside and enjoying some fresh air! They open at 9:00 a.m. every day except Tuesday when they are closed. What a great place to make some new memories!
  • Terry Prindle
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    Good luck to the Kearney Bulldogs as they open their 21-22 football season tonight. The Bulldogs travel to Fort Osage to play the Indians tonight at 7:00 p.m. Go Bulldogs!
  • Debbie Holt
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    Kearney, MO
    With the Labor Day holiday coming, it is exciting to have Kearney's Labor Day Races back! The Optimist Club of Kearney has been conducting the races for over 50 plus years on Labor Day starting at 10:00 a.m. The festivities are on Washington Street right in front of city hall. There are all types of fun races for kiddos to participate in. Tricycle, bicycle, sack races, three-legged races, and of course the hilarious egg toss. Even adults are let in on all the fun! If you don't have a child to bring, come on out to watch and cheer the kids on. Guaranteed it will be a highlight of your holiday weekend.
  • Terry Prindle
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    Jesse James Birthplace is located in Kearney, MO on 21216 James Farm Road. Open year-round, this museum is home to the world's largest collection of James family artifacts. The museum is open Monday-Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 12:00-4:00 p.m. Come check out this interesting part of history.
  • Tami Gittings-Hayes
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    Kearney, MO
    The city of Kearney reopened Lion's Memorial Park at 9:30 a.m. on June 18th. The park is located at 340 S. Jefferson in Kearney. The city, the Parks and Recreation Department, the Kearney Enrichment Council, and the Department of Natural Resources all worked together to bring this treasure back to life. The park has new playground equipment, restrooms, seating, and a picnic shelter. The crowning jewel is the new splash pad for kids of all ages to enjoy!
  • Jacqui Shoemaker
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    There are so many reasons to make Kearney, MO your home. When my family and I moved here 10 years ago, there were several things we considered when looking for a place to live. Were the schools good, how big was the community, were there things to do, did it have outdoor activities, was it close to major roadways, was it close to the airport, etc? Kearney had checked off all of our boxes. The school system is one of the best in the state. The community is not huge by any means, but it isn't small either. The town itself offers walking/biking trails, a skate park, an amphitheater that hosts outdoor concerts throughout the summer, a nearby state park, and the birthplace of Jesse James! Kearney is located right off of I-35, and a hop, skip, and jump away from I-29, making work commutes or play activities a breeze. It is also 30 minutes from an International Airport, making travel plans an easy commute also.
  • Michelle Harrington
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    Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch is located in Kearney, Missouri, and is open September 14 - October 31, 2019. Available for booking birthday parties, corporate outings, weddings, and a variety of other events upon inquiry. Bring your family by to have some fall fun! They also hold events throughout the year like Movie Night, Strawberry Patches, Sunflower Patches, and more.

    The Fun Farm is located at 650 N Jefferson St, Kearney, MO. Check out the website below for more information.
  • Michelle Harrington
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    The beautiful country setting at Prairie Field is breathtaking and is only minutes from Liberty and downtown Kansas City. There is also great access to all major highways and shopping. The subdivision currently has new homes priced between $425,000 to $560,000 with plenty of amazing finishes and all the extras to give it that wow factor. You can call this great community home!
  • Debbie Holt
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    The old firehouse, now the Firehouse Community Center, has been a resource for Kearney seniors and youth for the last few years. Senior Citizens have come to the Firehouse for all sorts of tech support. Many have learned how to use social media and how to purchase items online. Others have gathered for camaraderie by playing cards with others, working on genealogy, or even get their group exercise on.

    With the help of the community, the Kearney Enrichment Council was able to purchase a small passenger bus that can be used to transport seniors to social outings, doctor appointments, and general outings. The bus can also be used to transport youth involved in the Spark program from schools to the Firehouse and not have to pay for bus transportation. The bus is a great enhancement to services for seniors.
  • Matt Brown
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    Kearney, MO
    It's that time of the year, when you are on the walking trail in Jesse James Park, that you will see the trees decorated like Christmas trees. The City of Kearney has provided the trees and the electricity for businesses and patrons to decorate and make it their own. As you are walking you will see signs indicating the business that decorated the tree. The trees will be decorated until January 1st.
  • Matt Brown
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    For the first time, Kearney is having a lighted parade on December 12, 2020, starting at 6:00 p.m., Kearney will be having its first-ever lighted parade. Due to Covid, it will be a reverse parade, meaning the floats will stay put and the viewers can drive the parade route viewing all of the different floats. Washington Street will become one way. The parade will include Santa Clause and end with a fireworks celebration.
  • Jim Dollins
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Kearney has a great small-town feel with tons of amenities to offer. Great schools, parks, amphitheater, shopping, restaurants, and much more. Good highway access and close to the lake. A nice golf course too. Homes to accommodate just about everyone from first-time homebuyers to large upscale homes and maintenance provided villas/patio homes as well.
  • Matt Brown
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    Kearney, MO
    Kearney's newest coffee shop has just opened up alongside the Paisley Candle and Home Store. They offer coffee drinks and sweet treats. They're open from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Their new residence includes a patio to enjoy your drinks on beautiful days.
  • Kearney will be holding their 2020 spring trash pickup May 18-22. This will be held on your normal trash day for the week. Items must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. Many people have been setting out items the past few days so that others can drive by and take items that they want. No tires, yard waste, hazardous waste, rocks, brick, concrete, construction material larger than 4x4, roofing material, or railroad ties. Refrigerators must have refrigerant removed.
  • The City of Kearney Parks and Recreation Skate Park and Pickle Ball Court which opened in June 2017 provides a great opportunity to get out and be active. You’ll also find a four-mile jogging/walking trail that is accessible from the parking lot of the park/court. Located right next to Kearney High School on 19th Street, this is a great way to spend some time this summer in a wonderful community!
  • Brad Brown
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    In this current pandemic era, there are many reasons to live in the Kearney area! One of them being the multiple car parades that have blessed our town. The people sat in lawn chairs, or if it was a little cool, they sat in their vehicles across the many subdivisions on the parade route. The car group volunteers waved from their cars, while the families waved back. It is energizing and makes many feel very thankful. The Kearney High School will also have a parade for the Graduating Class of 2020. I imagine there will be many more parades in our future in this new world!!

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