Summer in Kansas City means one of the region's biggest patriotic festivals. KC RiverFest brings family entertainment on two stages and boasts the region's largest and most elaborate fireworks display on July 4th and patriotic salute to honor what makes America great!
American Royal BBQ
Get ready for a finger-lickin' weekend of world class barbeque, drinks, and fun. The American Royal BBQ gathers culinary experts from around the globe to face off at this two day event. The grills get fired up on Friday in the parking lots of the Kemper Arena, lasting till Sunday. After the judging has been completed on Saturday, be sure to do your own share sampling of the 500 team entries and decide a winner for yourself.
Start your engines, and get ready for a thrilling weekend at the Kansas Speedway. The excitement begins Friday with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying for the Hollywood Casino 400, followed by the NASCAR Nationwide Series Qualifying for the Kansas Lottery 300 on Saturday, and finally rounding out the weekend with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race - Hollywood Casino 400 on Sunday.