While it may be hot, there’s still plenty of summer fun to be had around the Kansas City area this weekend, especially before the kids head back to school. Find something to do by checking out our featured list of activities below, brought to you courtesy of Dani Beyer Real Estate.

August 12 Р14

 

Margarita Wars

Friday, August 12
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
General Admission: $25
VIP: $35

Kick off your Friday night right at the 3rd annual Margarita Wars at the Waldo Well. Witness the Margarita Competition of the summer, where local restaurants go head to head sampling their best margaritas for your enjoyment. Try sips and food samples from your favorite local Mexican restaurants, with margarita competitors including Chuys, Drunken Worm, The Well, Lews & Charlie Hoopers.

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The Waldo Well
7421 Broadway St.,
Kansas City, Missouri 64114

Baseball Hall of Fame Tour

Saturday, August 13
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Adult: $26
Senior: $22
Age 11 and up: $17
Child Ages 4 – 10: $10

Don’t miss your opportunity to take the Baseball¬†Hall of Fame Tour at Kauffman Stadium this weekend. This state-of-the-art traveling baseball experience brings the game directly to fans. The collection combines Cooperstown’s timeless charm, featuring artifacts such as the cap Jackie Robinson wore during the 1955 World Series and the baseball that Babe Ruth hit for his 714th home run, with cutting-edge technology. Immerse yourself in the experience via five mobile exhibit galleries featuring¬†nostalgic elements, iconic images and interactive experiences to put you in the game. Tours last about¬†an hour and a half.

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Kauffman Stadium
1 Royals Way,
Kansas City, MO 64129
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KC Olympics

Saturday, August 13
9 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Entry Price Varies by Sport
Sign Up for Events Here

If watching the games hasn’t been enough, then head out to the Liberty Memorial to join KC Crew for the KC Olympics benefitting Hope House. Choose between a kickball tournament or a Grass Volleyball Tournament and join in¬†later for the Tailgate Pentathlon with¬†5 tailgate games such as bags, washers, rope chess, kan jam and bocce ball. Come out and play, or come to cheer on your favorite team. To wrap up the day, local celebrities will be participating in a torch relay to¬†light the tower at Liberty Memorial, with a Gold Medal Ceremony and a concert to follow on the deck of Liberty Memorial. Cash prizes will be awarded to teams who take first place in each¬†event. Enter your team online.

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National World War I Museum and Memorial,
100 W 26th St., 

Kansas City, MO 64108

Heart of America Hotdog Festival

Saturday, August 12
12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
General Admission Adult: $10
General Admission Child: $5

Head to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Saturday for a day of family fun at the Heart of America Hot Dog Festival. The festival includes entertainment and games for all ages, along with an all-star roster of musical performances. Festival goers will also have access to and are encouraged to tour the NLBM. The festival will include area musical groups and includes headline concert performances by legendary funk bands (The Original) Lakeside and ConFunkShun. This year, the NLBM has also partnered with Corvette Connected Vette Club KCMO for the 2nd annual “Summer Sizzle” Car Show on the festival grounds. Close to 50 stylish vehicles will be on display at the event. The advance ticket offer includes admission to the NLBM, plus a free Farmland Hot Dog and Pepsi product. Buy your tickets online in advance to save.¬†Proceeds benefit the NLBM.

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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
1616 E. 18th Street, 

Kansas City, MO 64108

Kansas City Comic Con

August 12 – 14
Friday: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
3 Day Pass: $60
Friday: $25
Saturday: $35
Sunday: $30

And finally, the Kansas City Comic Con returns this Friday through Sunday at Bartle Hall. Kansas City Comic Con is the area’¬ís hometown comic convention that is open to all ages and dedicated to featuring local and national creators, vendors and cosplayers alongside activities for the entire family. Come out to meet your favorite actors, writers, characters and more. You can get your¬†tickets online in advance.

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Kansas City Convention & Entertainment Facilities
301 W 13th St., 

Kansas City, MO 64105

We hope you stay cool and make the most of the remainder of summer. For more about what’s going on near you, check here. And head back here weekly for more events updates.

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