The streets of Downtown Lee's Summit will be alive during the Downtown Days festival. In addition to live music, there will be an 810 Sports Zone, contests, art displays and a variety of other activities. With plenty of attractions, Downtown Days is fun for everyone!
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, including Benny Feilhaber, John Scott-Dickson and more. 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. Below is a schedule of all the special
guests that will be at the 810 Sports Zone.
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, east of Douglas, and Green Street. Wrist band day is Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Wrist bands are $20.
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
Don't miss Fashion in the Streets, taking place at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8. This fashion show will showcase clothing and accessories from local Downtown Lee's Summit businesses. Fashion in the Streets takes place on Third Street, west of the railroad tracks.
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.
Test your skills or challenge your friends by seeing how high you can jump in the vertical jump test. Be the fastest one to complete the obstacle course or see how accurate you are with a frisbee throw or football kick contest. The very popular Human Hamster Ball will be available too. The Y.E.S! Games take place on Kids Street from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Y.E.S! Youth classes offered at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Friday and 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Enter to win a free month at Y.E.S! or free Royals tickets.The Y.E.S! Games are sponsored by Y.E.S! Fitness.