Taste What's Happening!
Dodge City Days Barbeque Competition
7/28/2016 - 8/7/2016
BBQ/Backyard BBQ Contest - six categories: chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder or butt, beef brisket, beef sirloin roast, and miscellaneous.
Flint Hills Beef Fest
8/19/2016 - 8/21/2016
Celebration of the grass cattle industry of the Flint Hills region plus Blues & BBQ Cookoff, Ranch Rodeo, Cattle Judging, Cow Chip Toss.
KC Kosher BBQ Championship
This contest and festival offers a unique opportunity to honor and celebrate the union of BBQ with kosher traditions. KCBS sanctioned.
8/26/2016 - 8/27/2016
This is one of the premier BBQ cook-offs on the KCBS circuit.
Clyde Watermelon Festival
9/2/2016 - 9/4/2016
An annual event for over 110 years, began when watermelons were a choice crop on sandy, river bottom land and could be easily shipped out by rail.
Wines and Steins
Join us for an evening stroll through Historic Downtown Hays sampling wines, microbrews and hors d'oeuvres.
Lenexa Spinach Festival
It’s a festive day of music, entertainment, arts and antique vendors, food, a recipe contest, kids’ activities and so much more
Derby Barbecue Festival
Sample competition-quality pulled pork, plus a variety of barbecue and other fair food to satisfy all your cravings.
Village West Winefest
Over 200 wines from around the world, food from KCi's top restaurants, entertainment, speakers, and the region's largest Wine Basket Auction.
Jammin' in JC Blues & BBQ Festival
9/23/2016 - 9/24/2016
Blues and BBQ...it's a winning combination! Texas Style Blues and a four category BBQ contest.
Anderson County Corn Festival
One day of corn, music... & fun!
Wichita Wagonmasters Chili CookOff
State Championship Chili Cookoff plus live music, a pepper eating contest, and games and rides for the kids.
Bricks, Broncs, & BBQ
9/30/2016 - 10/1/2016
Kansas City Barbeque Society sancitioned event in Downtown Russell!!!
Cookin’ on the Kaw BBQ Contest
10/7/2016 - 10/8/2016
Come out an enjoy some fantastic blues music and watch BBQ teams in action
Lenexa Chili Challenge
10/14/2016 - 10/15/2016
Chili Appreciation Society International (C.A.S.I.) and Home Style Chili. Contestants may also compete in the Salsa Division and hot wing contest.
Border War BBQ
A KCBS sanctioned BBQ event
Smokin’ on Oak
10/25/2016 - 10/27/2016
BBQ competition, parade, car show, and entertainment!
National Festival of Breads
America’s only amateur bread baking contest seeks the best bread recipes from home bakers throughout the United States.
10/13/2017 - 10/14/2017
Celebrate Swedish heritage and culture with Swedish costumes, Swedish dances, food, arts & crafts, music, and smorgasbord.