Valentine is located in the 'heart' of Midtown Kansas City, Missouri.

The Valentine Neighborhood Association advocates for the neighborhood, makes neighborhood improvements, promotes neighborhood safety, and offers residents numerous opportunities to socialize.

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Join the Valentine Neighborhood Association today to help make your neighborhood a better place to live, work, raise children, and make new friends and neighbors. Your funds benefit the entire neighborhood.

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About Valentine

Valentine is an historic neighborhood just north of the Westport entertainment district, bounded by Broadway on the east, Southwest Trafficway on the west, 31st Street on the north, and 40th Street on the south.

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History of Valentine

Residents of the Valentine neighborhood celebrate the rich history of our area, both the people who settled here in the 1800’s and the sturdy homes and buildings that are, in many cases, still standing.

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Freshwater Happy Hour – Aug. 28th, Time TBD

Freshwater KC on SW Trfwy is showing love for the Valentine Neighborhood by hosting a VNA happy hour on August 28th. Special discounts on food and drinks will be offered. Don’t know about Freshwater? It is a fine dining restaurant and anchor tenant on the shops on SW Trfwy. Let’s continue supporting our neighborhood businesses!

VNA Quarterly Meeting – Aug. 21, 7pm

The VNA Quarterly Meeting has been changed to August 21st at 7pm. We’ll meet at our usual place – The Writer’s Place. Topics will include updates to the Uptown Shops development, Complete Streets, and VNA Board elections. If you’re interested in joining the board, please e-mail There are no open seats, but we welcome additions.

VNA Quarterly Meeting TONIGHT

VNA Quarterly Meeting 7PM Writer’s Place 3607 Pennsylvania Ave. Updates will include: Update on a proposed development at Uptown Shops Meet Valentine’s new Community Interaction Officer Upcoming events like dumpster day and progressive dinner

Dumpster Day is Coming Up

If you are a dues-paying member of the VNA, you may take advantage of the upcoming Dumpster Day on May 26th! You may also call 311 to schedule a bulky item pickup, or visit their website at and click “Make a Bulky Appointment.”