August 20th, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Discover Kansas City's rich musical heritage and unique neighborhoods from a new perspective.

Kick off the 2016 Charlie Parker Celebration with a new bike ride at 18th and Vine. The Tour de Jazz is a brand new bike ride that explores historic and contemporary sites in KC's vibrant music scene. Hear great music, learn about local history, and discover beautiful neighborhoods.

  • Live music with local musicians at each rest stop along the route
  • Post-ride party at the American Jazz Museum with food, live music in the Blue Room, and cash bar.
  • Family Friendly Guided Tour (limited to first 25 registrations)
  • Visit Charlie Parker's grave site

jazz-purplesax-smallOnline registration has ended. Walk-up registration begins at 2:00 p.m. at the American Jazz Museum.



Three routes to choose from:

  • 10 miles - family friendly guided tour (5:00 p.m.)
  • 30 miles (4:00 p.m.)
  • 50 miles (3:00 p.m.)


The Music

The Places

The People

Tour de Jazz is presented by BikeWalkKC and KC Sporting Events, the folks who bring you the Tour de Bier brewery ride.

To learn more and become a part of the Tour de Jazz, please contact or 816-205-7056 x4.

Sponsor the Tour de Jazz

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