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Liberty is a city located in Clay County, Missouri and is also considered a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. Its close proximity to KCMO means that the residents of Liberty can enjoy a local home-town feel, while also having access to the cultural and recreational advantages of a big city. The city of Liberty has the honor of being recognized in August 2011 as the 7th Best Place to Live in America by CNN/Money Magazine.

Connection to transportation outlets makes Liberty an excellent choice for businesses, shopping, and recreation. Several major employers reside in Liberty including the Hallmark distribution warehouse, Liberty Industrial Park, Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, and the Heartland Meadows light industrial park. Cultural and recreational venues include the Liberty Performing Arts Theater, Corbin Theater, the Liberty Community Center, and the Fountain Bluff Sports Complex. William Jewell College, founded in 1849, is a nationally recognized undergraduate liberal arts college and also hosts a myriad of cultural events such as music, performing arts, and theater. The Liberty Square offers an interesting assortment of retail shops including antique and gift stores. If this doesn’t suit your taste, simply hop on one of the major highway systems for quick access to Zona Rosa or The Legends outdoor malls.

Liberty was founded in 1822, 18 years after Lewis and Clark passed through what we now call Clay County. Liberty is the home to seven historic districts and over 240 preserved homes and buildings including the historic Liberty Jail Site, the Clay County Museum, and the Jesse James Bank Museum.

Liberty Area Insight

  • Julie Harman
    RE/MAX Revolution
    Kids ages 6 - 11 will put their engineering skills to work as they build motorized models, 3D figures and mosaics. This camp runs July 22 - 25 at the Community Center, 9:00 to 12:00 p.m. Campers will build awesome models based on different LEGO themes. Principles of STEM will be taught and all campers will bring home a mini-figure at the end of the camp. Build a fantasy world and protect it from enemies with custom contraptions made from LEGO bricks. Community Center members $130 and non-members $140. To the Galaxy and Beyond!!!
  • Julie Harman
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    Sip your way through downtown businesses as you sample 25 or more beers. Your ticket, $30 in advance, $40 day of, until sold out, entitles you to a sampling glass a tasting note map and snack stops. The fun starts at noon with sampling starting at 1:00 p.m. and going to 5:00 p.m. Bring your I.D., have fun and drink responsibly. Not a beer drinker? Browse all the stores on the Square while you wait or grab a bite to eat at one of the many resturants available.
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    Liberty, MO
    The Yummy Donut Palace is a new place to get donuts in Liberty, MO. Located on 291 Hwy, they feature a wide variety of donuts, boba tea, smoothies and coffee. If you want some tasty treats and some great customer service then be sure and visit the Yummy Donut Palace today.
  • Terry Prindle
    RE/MAX Heritage
    El Potro Mexican Café in Liberty, MO, is a popular dining spot known for its authentic Mexican cuisine and welcoming atmosphere. Located at 116 Stewart Court, it offers a wide range of dishes including customer favorites like shrimp tacos, chile verde burrito, and fajita quesadillas. The restaurant also features an extensive drink menu with various margaritas and tequilas. El Potro provides several dining options including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as takeout and dine-in services. It is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekends.
  • Terry Prindle
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Are you looking for some great seafood at a local restaurant? Then look no further than The Fish Market in Liberty, MO. At The Fish Market they serve a "Bahamiana" cuisine which they made up because they get their inspiration from both Southern Louisiana and the Bahamas. They source their catfish fresh from the Mississippi and their shrimp direct from the boats Southern Louisiana. They have also created a Seafood Fritter that is quickly becoming a guest favorite. Word is getting around that they have the coldest beer in town. So do yourself a favor and check out The Fish Market restaurant today.
  • Terry Prindle
    RE/MAX Heritage
    The Annual Liberty Farmer's Market will be open for business again starting Saturday, May 4th from 7 a.m. to noon and every Saturday after that thru October. Be sure and put it on your calendar to check out the locally grown produce and locally made crafts. Be sure to arrive early for the best selection and bring your own reusable bags to carry out what you purchase. By shopping at the Liberty Farmers Market, you're not only enjoying fresh, high-quality products, but also supporting local farmers and artisans which strengthens the local economy. The Farmer's Market is located on the square in historic downtown Liberty.
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    Liberty, MO
    Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Liberty, MO, brings the beloved flavors of Texas barbecue to the heart of the Midwest. Located in a bustling area, Dickey's is a go-to spot for locals and visitors alike who crave authentic, slow-smoked meats and homestyle sides. What sets Dickey's apart is not just the food, but also the warm and welcoming atmosphere. Whether you're dining in or ordering takeout, you'll be greeted with friendly smiles and attentive service, making every visit feel like a gathering among friends. Dickey's is located at 600 Rt 291 and is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., 7 days a week.
  • Terry Prindle
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Grab your friends and head over to the Northland Rolladium Skate Center (1020 Kent St) on Friday, April 19th for a Taylor Swift Album Release Party! This event will run from 7 to 10 p.m. and admission is $10 with free skate rentals. What a fun way to celebrate a Friday night for the whole family!
  • Julie Harman
    RE/MAX Revolution
    Liberty Parks and Rec are sponsoring Wellness Weekends on the first Saturday of the month at the Liberty Farmer's Market, held each Saturday on the Historic Liberty Square. Join them on May 4th for the frist one. There will be $5.00 tokens to the first 150 families to visit the Welcome Booth along with blood pressure checks and diabetes information provided by Liberty Hospital. From 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. there will be strawberry planting in the Little Sprout Area. Come for the activities and get free recipe cards along the way.
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    Want to increase your balance, reduce pain and improve your mental health? Liberty Parks and Rec is sponsoring a Walk With Ease (WWE) program that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified as arthritis-appropriate. Come learn techniques to build up and maintain a successful walking program. You will meet two times a week for an hour. Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 30 - June 6 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. There will be a lesson followed by a group walk that will increase each week. The deadline to register is April 26th, online or at the Liberty Community Center.
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    Liberty, MO
    Indulge your sweet tooth at Betty Rae's Ice Cream, a local favorite for handcrafted artisanal ice cream. Located in downtown Liberty, this charming ice cream parlor offers a rotating selection of creative flavors made with locally sourced ingredients. From classic favorites like chocolate and vanilla to unique creations like burnt honey and goat cheese, Betty Rae's has something for everyone. Treat yourself to a scoop or two of their creamy, delicious ice cream and savor every bite.
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    Liberty, MO
    The eclipse is coming, the eclipse is coming! Monday, April 8th the Kansas City area will experience a 89% totality at 1:55 p.m. as the moon passes in front of the sun. What better place to watch than at the Capital Federal Sports Complex just off 291? There will be plenty of parking and wide open skies for optimal viewing. Some Liberty stores are even selling Eclipse T-shirts. Be sure and bring your eclipse viewing glasses! The next total eclipse won't happen until 8-24-2044. Better not miss this one!
  • Terry Prindle
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Come out and enjoy the fun of the Big Bunny Trail Hunt which runs through Easter Sunday. The Bunny Trail Hunt is a fun and interactive family activity along a section of the trail at Westboro Canterbury Park. The bunnies are hidden along the Westboro Canterbury trail and its up to you to find them. Be sure and stop by the Liberty Community Center to get your activity sheet or print them off online at the libertymissouri.gov website. This is a self guided activity and the first 500 people to turn their activity sheet into the Community Center will receive a special prize. The Bunny Trail Hunt promises to be a fun activity for the entire family.
  • Terry Prindle
    RE/MAX Heritage
    St. Stephen will host a Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, 2024 from 9:00- 11:30 a.m. Age range is Infant through second grade. They will be featuring an Easter story, crafts, snacks, games, petting zoo and, of course, the Easter Egg Hunt. A special guest will appear as well. So be sure to bring the little ones out this Saturday for a hopping good time. The address for the church is 205 N Forest Ave in Liberty, MO.
  • Terry Prindle
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    Liberty, MO
    Buffalo Wild Wings just outside of Liberty, MO, is more than just a restaurant; it's an experience. From the delectable wings and diverse menu to the electrifying sports atmosphere and sense of community, it's a place where memories are made and traditions are born. So whether you're a die-hard sports fan, a wing connoisseur, or simply looking for a good time, Buffalo Wild Wings is the place to be.
  • Terry Prindle
    RE/MAX Heritage
    The Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary is a natural area located in Liberty, MO. It covers about 100 acres and offers various trails and habitats for visitors to explore. The sanctuary is named after Martha Lafite Thompson, who was a local conservationist and environmentalist. The sanctuary features woodlands, wetlands, prairies, and streams, providing a diverse range of ecosystems for plants and wildlife. Visitors can enjoy hiking, birdwatching, and nature photography in this tranquil environment. The sanctuary is located at 407 N La Frentz Road and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day of the week.
  • Julie Harman
    RE/MAX Revolution
    Do you love chocolate, and who doesn't? Historic Downtown Liberty is hosting a First Thursday Chocolate Walk on April 4th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. You'll get your chocolate fix with both edible treats and non-edible chocolate items. Tickets are $15 to satisfy your Sweet Tooth Thursday cravings.
  • Julie Harman
    RE/MAX Revolution
    Hop on down to the Westboro/Canterbury Park to the bunny trail for the 2024 Big Bunny Trail Hunt! March 22nd through March 31st bunnies will be hidden along the trail.. There will be activity sheets at the trailhead, the Liberty Community Center or you can download it online to start your hunt. After you've found each bunny and completed the activity sheet you can turn in the sheet at the Welcome Desk at the Liberty Community Center for a sweet spring treat.

    Happy Hopping!
  • Terry Prindle
    RE/MAX Heritage
    For a delightful breakfast or brunch experience, look no further than Ginger Sue's in Liberty, MO. This cozy eatery is renowned for its mouthwatering pancakes, fluffy omelets, and indulgent cinnamon rolls. With its welcoming ambiance and friendly service, Ginger Sue's is the ideal spot to start your day off right.
  • Terry Prindle
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Conrad's Restaurant & Alehouse is a local favorite known for its inviting atmosphere and delicious comfort food. Whether you're craving a juicy burger, savory steak, or hearty pasta dish, Conrad's menu has something for everyone. Pair your meal with one of their craft beers or signature cocktails for the perfect dining experience.
  • Amber Circo
    RE/MAX Elite Realtors
    Hammerhand Coffee, situated in downtown Liberty, is surrounded by a variety of dining, boutiques, and entertainment options. I suggest trying the vanilla cinnamon latte or any of their homemade pastries, such as the poptarts – they're delicious. The staff is exceptionally friendly and accommodating. If you're in the area, it's definitely worth a visit! The best part is that it's only minutes from the highway, so it's not only convenient but easy to get to too! The charming downtown area is one of the main attractions that make Liberty a desirable location for many! Check it out if you're ever in the area!
  • Julie Harman
    RE/MAX Revolution
    Did you know that Liberty Parks and Rec offers group swim lessons even in the winter? Learning to swim is a life skill that all ages should develop. Lessons are available either on Monday and Wednesdays, Tuesday and Thursdays or on Saturdays. 6 month to 2 1/2 years start out in Aqua Tot then advance to Parent & Tot until age 5. Novice, advanced Novice, Intermediate and Developmental Stroke, (which is skill based) apply to all ages after that. This is a safe and fun environment to develop swimming competency, confidence and endurance.

    For more info see the Liberty Parks and Rec or the Liberty Community Center websites.
  • Julie Harman
    RE/MAX Revolution
    If Santa brought you a new puppy for Christmas or you have an old dog that you want to teach new tricks, Liberty Community Center has the answer. Rosemarie Von Fintel will be teaching dog obedience classes based on the Canine Good Citizen Program from the American Kennel Club. There are beginner and advanced classes that work on everyday life skills such as house breaking, problem solving, excessive barking and more. Rosemarie has more than 20 years of training dogs and will show you proven techniques to benefit both you and your pet.

    Upcoming Dates: Feb. 21 - March 27
    April 10 - May 15
    May 29 - June 3

    You can register for these classes on the Liberty Community Center website.
  • Julie Harman
    RE/MAX Revolution
    Keep those kiddos from getting bored over the Christmas break and give them some exercise, too. Just swimming, movies, games and gym sports at this fun-filled week at the Liberty Community Center. Ages 5 - 11. Grades K-5. Register each day. $35 per day for members, $39 per day for non-members. You will need to pack their lunch and bring their swimsuits and towels. What a great way to spend the holiday!
  • Julie Harman
    RE/MAX Revolution
    December 3rd, Liberty Community Chorus, and the StoneLion Puppet Theatre will be performing together for a Holiday Concert for the public. This family-friendly event will present "Brother Heinrich's Christmas" and "Twas the Night Before Christmas". The fun starts at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the door. Christmas carols and puppets? What could be a better combo?

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