American Royal World Series of Barbecue®

Thursday August 31 – Sunday September 3

Get ready for a smoky finish to the summer as the American Royal World Series of Barbecue® will be held Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31 - Sept. 3, at the Kansas Speedway.

Legends is Proud Partner and Official Shopping Destination of the American Royal World Series of Barbecue® The World’s LARGEST Barbecue Competition and the BIGGEST Party in the Midwest!

Live LARGE this Labor Day weekend with the Legendary World Series of Barbecue!

Friday 9/1—it’s the All New Samsung ‘Taste of KC Barbecue’ and ‘KC Marketplace’, Carnival rides galore, Jim Beam Cocktail Nation, Budweiser Beer Garden and even a Zipline! Music starts at 5:00pm on the Main Stage with the Goddess’s of Rock and Disco Dick!

Saturday 9/2—Cerner Cowtown Family Fun Fest will have dozens of activities for kids of all ages from 11:00am-3:00pm, plus live music on the Main Stage from over 7 bands and more fun at Jim Beam Cocktail Nation, the Budweiser Beer Garden and Samsung’s ‘Taste of KC Barbecue’ and ‘KC Market place’!

For a list of all events and to buy tickets go to

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