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Parkville, Missouri is located on the Missouri River in Platte County and has a population of 5,554 residents. The city is known for its historic downtown with antique shops and art galleries. English Landing Park, set on the banks of the Missouri River is a popular area for recreation for residents. The city is home to Park University with an enrollment of 1,600 students locally along with 40 satellite locations in 21 states The popular Tom Watson designed National Golf Club of Kansas City sites on the north edge of the city.

Parkville Area Insight

  • Marty Perrea
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    Check out this video from Off The Beaten Path KC that showcases downtown Parkville!
  • Kelly Fricker
    RE/MAX Revolution
    It's dinner time. Your family is starving. You don't want to cook. Well....if you live in Parkville, you're in luck! There are so many options for eating out or take out! In this insight, I am going to focus just on the eating establishments available in downtown Parkville. Not only is our downtown picturesque and quaint, but the businesses are all locally owned and operated, for an added bonus. Starting at the top of Main Street, Cafe Des Amis is a fabulous french dining establishment that has been around for a long time. It sits above "Hairs to You" and offers a variety of options for all taste buds. Don't be put off by the french-ness. There is something for everyone and their dining room provides a good opportunity for your kids to practice their table manners. Just down the hill is a more casual Italian option: Frank's. While it has a small footprint, it puts out lots of crowd-pleasing Italian favorites that can be eaten in or carried out. Further down the hill from Frank's is the new River Park Eatery. This is a very kid-friendly space, with its large dining area, lots of TVs, and a welcoming bar and menu that covers the gamut of American cuisine. Lastly, on the east side of Main Street sits Stone Canyon Pizza. This is some of the best pizza in town. They also serve a large variety of sandwiches, soups and entrees. Next time you feel your stomach rumbling, give one of these restaurants a try!
  • Marty Perrea
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    Check out this video from The Industrious Co. Media, that showcases Parkville!
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    Parkville, MO
    My husband and I were introduced to Wines By Jennifer by one of our good friends and we instantly fell in love. Downtown Parkville is such a fun place to visit but after discovering Wines By Jennifer, we are up there every month. They have new tastings every month from wines from all around the world. The owners travel the world to bring back some of the best wines for you to taste and discover. They also have a wine club you can join that has many perks! Trust me, if you like wine, Wines By Jennifer will not disappoint.
  • If you have never been to Parkville, you need to go check it out! It’s a cute little town with a breathtaking downtown. Tonight, November 30th, they will be celebrating their 25th annual Christmas on the River! Check out the link below for detailed information.
  • Lovely West
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    If any of you haven't experience Parkville, you should check it out. It is a quaint little town with friendly people, great local shops, and a great community feel. Parkville will be celebrating its 25th anniversary of Christmas on the River on November 30th, 2018 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. This is a wonderful family event that is sure to create some great memories. There will be plenty of activities to enjoy including the following: photos with Santa, live holiday entertainment on the main stage, hayrides, Dickens Carolers, decorating sugar cookies, a fireworks show, shopping, and a 1000 voice choir. Free shuttle service will be provided from designated areas in town.
  • Kelly Fricker
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    Well....the weather for Small Business Saturday couldn't have been better (60 degrees and sunny) and the crowds in downtown Parkville were great! Main Street Parkville Association really does a fabulous job of planning and executing events that help improve our community as a whole.

    Speaking of MSPA, this is the organization that puts on Christmas on the River every year. And what a great event it is! Along with a festive atmosphere, food options galore, and strolling carolers, the event is capped off with a 1,000-voice children's choir and fireworks finale! And it's all free to the public! Wow! So.....how does MSPA fund this event? In addition to many fabulous sponsors, MSPA also puts on its annual Gallery of Trees fundraiser.

    This year's event is Thursday, December 6 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at VIP event center in downtown Parkville. Your $50 ticket gets you admission, live and silent auctions, a cocktail reception and taste of Parkville. Raffles are also available for the many pre-decorated Christmas trees donated by local merchants and individuals. It's sure to be another fine event to add to your holiday outings and a great way to give back to this community we love so much!
  • Kelly Fricker
    RE/MAX Revolution
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    Parkville, MO
    One of the biggest selling features when my family chose Parkville to be our home 13 years ago was the bustling downtown with its "mom and pop" businesses. Right now, downtown Parkville is full of some great locally-owned shops offering all sorts of interesting products. This Saturday is "Small Business Saturday" nationwide. If you want to get a jump start on your Holiday shopping and pick up some really unique gifts, downtown Parkville won't disappoint. Main Street Parkville Association is offering a "passport" that will earn shoppers gift cards that are redeemable at downtown shops and restaurants. Click the link below for more details. Support your local shop owners and enjoy a day of shopping in our picturesque downtown!
  • Julie Maupin
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    Who doesn't love Stevie Nicks? Kim and The Gasmen will be performing Friday, November 16th beginning at 8:00 p.m. at the Frank James Saloon in Parkville. What an awesome event for just before the Thanksgiving bustle, travel and cooking! See you there:
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    Parkville, MO
    Get your VIP tickets today for Downtown Parkville, Friday Fun with Frosty. This family event will take place after Thanksgiving on Friday, December 30th beginning at 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 pm. Warm refreshments and dessert will be offered, as well as professional photo taken with Frosty himself. Mark your calendars today for after Black Friday shopping when all of your Christmas gifts are bought, come out and join in the festivities. Tickets are only $5 at the door per person, kids under two are free.
  • Julie Maupin
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    Get away from the busy, hustle and bustle of daily life and plan to visit the epic Parkville Nature Sanctuary. There's nothing like getting back to "neutral" while experiencing gorgeous and free scenery and fresh air. This five star rated park has something for all of us from Ghost Story Night to Butterfly Garden. Like them on Facebook to find out what's happening at our very own country within our city.

    See you soon at MO HWY 9 and 12 St. in Parkville MO. Phone: 816-741-7676.
  • Julie Maupin
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    The best part of summer for the Maupin kids is attending camp at Heartland Center. This awesome venue is located off 45 and 435 HWY. Heartland is a summer camp but also hosts year round retreats. Facilities include overnight and day camp for K-12. Camps are open now for 2019 and they book up fast!! I cannot recommend this more as my kids talk about it all year round. The kids and you will love it. There is something for everyone including but not limited to horse camps, zip-line adventure, to themed weekly adventure. Check Heartland Center out today!!!

    Located at 16965 NW Highway 45 in Kansas City, MO. Phone: 816-891-1078.
  • Kelly Fricker
    RE/MAX Revolution
    I have lived in Parkville for the past 12 years and have really enjoyed most of the development around and in our little town, particularly all of the gyms and yoga studios that are available. For me, having easy access to different exercise options is very important. I won't typically drive more than 10 minutes for this. I covered the outdoor options in a previous post. Here, I am going to list the options that are either within Parkville city limits or within 5 miles of downtown.

    Yoga Studios: Om Prana, Platte County Community Center South offers yoga classes, KC Yoga Center (formerly Zona Yoga). and InBliss Yoga.

    Gyms: Platte County Community Center South, Hitch Fit, Laz Fit, Orange Theory Fitness, and
    Cross Fit Northland.

    Specialty: Purre Barre, Rise and Shine Pilates and Wellness, and 9 Rounds.

    I'm sure I have missed some and this doesn't include all of the options that are more than five miles away! No getting bored with your workout with this kind of accessibility!
  • Rob Waddle
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    Parkville, MO
    Ghost Stories Night is a great family event held at the Parkville Nature Sanctuary! Bring your family and friends on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 6:30-9:00 p.m., to walk the trails lined with jack-o-lanterns, listen to ghost stories, and enjoy s’mores by the campfire!. Tickets are $5, and support the Parkville Nature Sanctuary!
  • Rob Waddle
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    Join friends of the Parkville Nature Sanctuary at English Landing Park shelter on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. to carve pumpkins and lots of pumpkins! These jack-o-lanterns will light the trails for the Parkville Nature Sanctuary’s Ghost Stories Night fundraiser on Saturday, October 27. You don’t have to be a carving master to help with this fun activity! Bring your friends!
  • Marty Perrea
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    We have just a few short weeks left of the 2018 Parkville Farmer's Market season. The last day for the year will be Saturday, October 27th, 2018. Support local area farmers and shop for great fall produce like apples, pumpkins, gourds, baked goods and more! They also serve hot coffee and beverages in case the weather is cold.
  • Kelly Fricker
    RE/MAX Revolution
    Fall is the time when lots of folks want to get out for a nice drive to take in the changing leaves. Other folks look forward to the fall's bounty: the pumpkins, squash, and apples. Luckily, we live in an area within close proximity to all of this. Just outside of Parkville, west of Highway 435 on N Highway is Alldredge Orchards. They offer more than 20 varieties of apples that you can pick every weekend in September and October. There is also a pumpkin patch available this month. The kids will love the chickens and geese, as well as the play structures on site. The general store is open on the weekend and offers candy, apple butters, honey and bagged apples. If you're hungry, there is always a food truck available to fill your belly.
  • Kelly Fricker
    RE/MAX Revolution
    When my family and I moved to Parkville in 2006, the main attraction (besides the schools) was Downtown Parkville. With its unique shops, restaurants, walking trails and baseball fields, we felt we had found an oasis outside of the hustle and bustle of the surrounding communities. This was the case for a number of years. Then the financial crisis hit, and lots of those businesses closed up shop and Main Street suffered for years with lots of vacancies, businesses coming and going, etc.

    In the last couple of years, there has been a revival. We've seen businesses keep their doors open and new ones opening their doors. Today, a new restaurant, the River Park Pub & Eatery, is opening its doors at the old Power Plant building. This is one of those spaces that has been dying for a tenant! With a great patio and upstairs deck, this should be a is a no-brainer. I can't wait to try it out. Main Street also has a new boutique, "Sincerely, Ellis", that opened over the weekend. I plan to stop in and shop after lunch at River Park. Next time you are looking for something to do on a Saturday, stop by and check out our little town and visit the locally-owned businesses while you're at it!
  • Marty Perrea
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    Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 27th from 2:00-6:00 p.m. and head down to historic downtown Parkville for a safe and family-friendly "Trick or Treat" event. Visit participating retail stores and businesses dressed in costume. For more information visit their website.
  • Parkville is always alive with special events and activities such as cruise nights that are held throughout the summer. It is a must for the car enthusiast. Everything from vintage to muscle cars to the latest high-performance vehicles. With live music and food and of course unique shopping opportunities, you can also take a stroll along the river to top the evening off. Come and experience Parkville, you just might decide to stay.
  • Marty Perrea
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    Parkville, MO
    Visit Parkville Coffee next time you crave that cup of Joe and support a great local business! This small batch roastery serves up delicious coffee, tea and espresso drinks. They also serve a variety of house-made breakfast sandwiches, quiches, lunch sandwiches, salads and soups. In a hurry? Pre-order through their website and skip the line! They will have your order ready and waiting when you arrive. Check out their website for more information.
  • Lovely West
    RE/MAX Heritage
    If you have a dog or just love dogs, don’t miss this popular annual event for our favorite furry friends! The 13th Annual Paws in the Dog Walk Festival will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon at English Landing Park in beautiful Parkville on September 8th. Enjoy taking your dog for a walk, and check out the vendors, food court, and raffles for the event. This event is sponsored by Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter.
  • Ask a Local Expert a question about Parkville.
    Parkville, MO
    Parkville is a small town filled with history. Where steamboats once stopped and historic Park University, founded in 1875, is still educating students today. This picturesque town still has a lot to offer from fine and casual dining to unique shopping, and numerous outdoor activities happening throughout the year. Come and enjoy the excitement of Parkville Days and Christmas on the River. Under Park University there are caves that house many businesses including a distillery. The area features historic homes and many existing newer homes in up and coming neighborhoods. You just might find Parkville has the best of both worlds.
  • Marty Perrea
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    Parkville, MO
    Head to Downtown Parkville the weekend of August 17th-19th for it's annual Parkville Days festival! Enjoy shopping, live music, great food and carnival rides. It's fun for the whole family! For more information, visit their website.
  • Lara Golos
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    In nearby Zona Rosa, there are summer concerts on the square Thursdays-Saturdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. My family and I love making an evening of it and grabbing a little dinner and ice cream while listening to the music! You'll love it. For more info click on the link.

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