Today is International Women’s Day — here’s how to celebrate in Kansas City

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Today is International Women’s Day, a century-old holiday dedicated to women’s rights celebrated every year on March 8.

Here’s how to celebrate the day in Kansas City, paying tribute to all the awesome women in your life today as well as throughout Women’s History Month.


On March 8th, women can enjoy 10 percent off Italian eats for lunch and dinner at downtown’s Tavernonna.

International Women’s Day Bar Takeover

Head over to Mission Taco Joint to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. Three standout women in the KC beverage industry will be mixing up awesome cocktails to pair with delicious tacos.

Who will be there? Jill Cockson of Swordfish Tom’s, Katy Wade of Fox and Pearl, and Jenn Tosatto of Mission Taco Joint East Crossroads.

They will be donating a dollar from every special cocktail from 2-4 p.m. to the Women’s Foundation.

Patio Party at Ca Va

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Patio season is here, with temperatures in the sixties this weekend.

Celebrate International Women’s Day by sipping some champagne at Ca Va.

Ca Va is kicking off their Patio Party series with Mass St. Fish House of Lawrence for a night of seafood and bubbles. Reserve your spot today for $60. The price of admission includes dinner and two glasses of sparkling wine.

Wine and Girl Scout Cookie Pairing Event

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Support young girls this year for International Women’s Day and enjoy delicious wines from Amigoni Urban Winery on March 8. The event is $15 per person online or at the door.

Sip & Paint at Chicken N Pickle

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Make your own Farmhouse Chicks with your favorite chick on March 8th at Chicken N Pickle. Tickets are $30 and include all supplies and your first glass of wine. Reserve your spot here before they sell out.


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Celebrate International Women’s day with Kansas City Women in Technology. On March 9th at Crema they will showcase inspirational women in tech. Register for free here.

Raven’s Nest Winemaker Dinner Series at Corvino

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Appreciate women in the food and beverage industry for Women’s History Month. Join Corvino on March 11th for their March Raven’s Nest Winemaker Series dinner, featuring Ashley Trout of Brook & Bull, Walla Walla, Washington. Ashley Trout is an incredible woman in the wine world and was named 40 Under 40 by Wine Enthusiast. Enjoy dinner and wine pairings for $124 per person. Reserve your spot today.

International Women’s Day Appreciation Open Mic at KU

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On March 16th, head to KU for an Open Mic Night in honor of International Women’s Day. Hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity, International Support Services at KU and Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies. The event is free and catered. Want to perform? Sign up by emailing

Women’s History Month Dinner: A Tribute To The Women That Inspire Us

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Five Kansas City chefs are coming together on March 30 to host a fundraiser dinner that celebrates the women in their lives who ignited their culinary spark. The 5-course fundraiser dinner will be hosted by Chef Shanita Bryant at Urban Cafe KC for $75. The money raised will go to The Prospect, a non-profit providing quality culinary training for low income individuals who are hungry to learn. Reserve your spot here.

Everyday is a good day to celebrate the success of women, but March is the perfect time to pay homage to the tremendous accomplishments of women in Kansas City.

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