McLouth BBQ Blowout
6/5/2015 - 6/6/2015
The Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned competition is sponsored by the McLouth Recreation Commission.
Big Blue River Days
6/5/2015 - 6/6/2015
KCBS Championship, Blues Brews & BBQ, Poker Run, Rib Run, Farmers Market, Dessert Contest, Kids Que Grilling Competition, and more!
Blues, BBQ & Bargains
6/12/2015 - 6/13/2015
Kansas City Barbecue Society contest, Kids Q, live music, beer garden, car cruise-in, and sidewalk sales
National Festival of Breads
America’s only amateur bread baking contest seeks the best bread recipes from home bakers throughout the United States.
The Great Lenexa Barbeque Battle
6/26/2015 - 6/27/2015
On April 27, 1984, Governor John Carlin declared the contest the official Kansas State Championship.
Annual Meatloaf Festival & Car Show
Meatloaf cook-off, car show, live music, vendors, childrens' games and much more!
Salute! A Festival of Wine & Food
7/9/2015 - 7/11/2015
Sample fine wines, spirits and gourmet food in an elegant summer atmosphere. Live and silent auctions.
Annual Fiesta Mexicana
7/14/2015 - 7/18/2015
Homemade tacos, enchiladas, tamales, burritos, & tostadas plus banda, norteno, salsa, mariachi and English mainstream music.
Wild Blue BBQ & Expo
7/17/2015 - 7/18/2015
The annual event will include a KCBS sanctioned cook-off and lots of family fun.
Dodge City Days Barbeque Competition
7/24/2015 - 8/2/2015
BBQ/Backyard BBQ Contest - six categories: chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder or butt, beef brisket, beef sirloin roast, and miscellaneous.
Flint Hills Beef Fest
8/21/2015 - 8/23/2015
Celebration of the grass cattle industry of the Flint Hills region plus Blues & BBQ Cookoff, Ranch Rodeo, Cattle Judging, Cow Chip Toss.
Clyde Watermelon Festival
9/4/2015 - 9/6/2015
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.
Annual 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
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
9/25/2015 - 9/26/2015
Blues and BBQ...it's a winning combination! Texas Style Blues and a four category BBQ contest.
Cornstock - 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.
10/9/2015 - 10/10/2015
Celebrate Swedish heritage and culture with Swedish costumes, Swedish dances, food, arts & crafts, music, and smorgasbord.
Lenexa Chili Challenge
10/16/2015 - 10/17/2015
Chili Appreciation Society International (C.A.S.I.) and Home Style Chili. Contestants may also compete in the Salsa Division and hot wing contest.