The streets of Downtown Lee's Summit will be alive during the Downtown Days festival. In addition to live music, there will be contests, art displays and a variety of other activities. With plenty of attractions, Downtown Days is fun for everyone!
Watch local artists, from wood carvers to oil painters, perform live demonstrations throughout the weekend. Patrons can visit and discuss art with professional artists while experience first-hand the artist's individual processes.
Open all hours of the festival, the carnival offers rides, games, food and more for all ages. The carnival is located on Third Street, south of Douglas, and Green Street.
Enter these great contests taking place on the Summertime Stage throughout the weekend. Prizes will be awarded.
Mustache & Beard Contest (Stuey McBrew's; hosted by the KC Bear & Mustache Club): 6 p.m. Friday, June 7
Burrito Eating Contest (Freebirds World Burrito): 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8
Pie Eating Contest (Neighborhood Cafe): 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8
Taco Eating Contest (Maggie's Mexican Food): 5 p.m. Saturday, June 8
Located on Douglas Street, north of Third, Kids Street features games, face painting, funnel cakes, martial arts demonstrations, free craft activities and more.
Festival goers will be impressed with these amazing dog tricks. Seen on CNN, Animal Planet, ESPN, The Outdoor
Channel and David Letterman, Sit Means Sit Dog Training is the largest U.S. based dog training company. Performances take place at 5 p.m. Friday, June 7, on the Depot Stage, 7:30 p.m. Friday on the Summertime Stage, 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8, on the Summertime Stage, and 5:30 p.m. Saturday on the Depot Stage. Visit their website www.SitMeansSit.com.
The Sports Zone, sponsored by Sports Radio 810, is a must-see for sports enthusiasts! Compete against one another in the Sports Trivia Contest or have your favorite sports items autographed by local sports celebrities. Throughout the three-day festival, kids also will be able to visit with local mascots, including Calvin the Canine, Sizzle, Mac, Kasey the Kangaroo and Blue.
See if you can rise to the challenge of 5 fun, family-friendly fitness challenges! Out Maneuver Mom in a wet and wild relay, out race your sister in the Extreme Agility run or roll your way to hysterical fun in the Human Hamster Ball Race! See if Dad can still keep up with the kids in the Ultimate Obstacle course! The Y.E.S! Games are sponsored by Y.E.S! Fitness.