Garden Tour 2018 - June 10th 

23rd Annual Union Hill Garden Tour

Sunday June 10th 11am-3:00pm. The self-guided tour starts at 31st Street and Grand Avenue. Walk through over 20 residential and community gardens. Free parking is available in the KCPT lots at 31st St and Grand Ave. and garage parking will be available adjacent to the new Café Europa and Underdog Wine Co. located on the west side of Gillham Road. Admission is $10.00 for adults and free for kids under 12. Half of the proceeds will benefit the Historic Union Cemetery.  This is one of Kansas City’s most unique garden tours in a historic Victorian neighborhood, just south of Crown Center. Tickets are available in advance on this page or at and also at the start of the tour at 31st St and Grand Ave. This is a rain or shine event. 

If you would like to volunteer for the garden tour or help on with the garden club, please email

Historical Epitaphs

We also like to invite you to the “Historical Epitaphs, Voices from the Past" in Union Cemetery on June 9th. During this guided tour/theatrical event, visitors will learn the history of Kansas City's oldest public cemetery and some of the well-known, and not so well-known people who helped found and develop this area. Actors portraying a few of these characters will be at certain graves, where they will talk about their place in Kansas City's history. 
The tour, which includes dessert and drinks, will start at 5:00pm. Suggested donation is $25.00/person. A special combo ticket of $30.00 will allow attendees to both events.  Reservations are required for the Epitaphs. This special event, a fund raiser for the Union Cemetery Historical Society is produced in conjunction with the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department.