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Great American Barbecue

Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone
633 N. 130th St.,
Bonner Springs, KS


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Kansas City is known for Jazz and great Barbecue. The Great American Barbecue Festival has grown into one of Kansas City's signature events. The festival is a combination of food, fun and philanthropy.

Growing every year, The Great American’s fifth year anniversary expects to have 275 cooking teams vying for $73,000 in prize money. Other activities for the 50,000 expected attendees will include 18 hours of live music, barbecue vendors, the Fox 4 Kidz Zone, carnival, barbecue sampling & people’s choice judging, cooking seminars, competitive eating contests, and a host of family friendly events.

For more information about one of Kansas City’s most popular events, visit the Great American Barbeque Festival website at:



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