Kansas City Plaza Art Fair Comeback 2022???

Not quite.

However . . . Tonight the crowd was chill and somewhat grateful for the slightly chilly and soggy weather that typically keeps the jerks and youthful scumbags at bay. 

The festival is down from its salad days of the late 90s but proved to be a good time for boomers & Genxers who weren't afraid to brave the first night of sweater weather.

An even more hopeful perspective . . .

The surrounding businesses on the Country Club Plaza say they're excited for the economic impact that the fair will drive.

“Myself, my business, the other merchants here, we look forward to the Plaza Art Fair every year,” said Tameca Williams, owner of Sugah Rush Berries. “The sales are extremely great this weekend. I looked at my profit margins from last year and they were up 40%.”

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