Celebrate Dad with brunch, bacon or whiskey flights. Boulevard Brewing Co.'s annual Boulevardia festival is also back with an impressive lineup of breweries from around the country.
Boulevard Brewing Co.'s annual beer, food and music festival returns to Kansas City’s Historic Stockyards District this Friday and Saturday. Enjoy tastings from some of the best craft breweries around the country (many of which are not available normally in KC, food from local restaurants and food trucks, live music, a makers' market and more. Friday from 4 to 11pm and Saturday from 11am to 11pm. Ticket prices vary, available here.
"KC Wine Co. Vineyard & Winery and Donutology have teamed up to bring you THE event of the summer. Save the date and grab your tickets early for Saturday June 15th where you’re in for delicious drinking, carb loading, and tons of fun - - There’s even an after party! Join us for a stroll across the vineyard to sample the best that the area has to offer. Your ticket includes entry into the "*dash", an exclusive t-shirt, Donutology donuts, wine samples and entrance into the after party featuring music, food trucks, and a fun photo booth. Open to guests ages 21 and over, no exceptions. This is not an actual run. No running required. From 11am to 3pm. Tickets are $40, available here.
"Calling all Dads! Spend your special day with The Roasterie at our Father's Day Food Truck Brunch on Sunday, June 16th from 10am-2pm in the parking lot of our Factory Cafe. No reservation required! Enjoy great food, coffee and local KC artists and vendors #undertheplane. Food trucks include: Marigolds Food Truck, Da Poke Wagon, The BBQ SHACK and The Waffle Iron. Vendors include: Julianne Hall Studio, Beautifully Delicious, Ricardo's Artwork and Neither/nor Zine Distro. From 10am to 2pm.
"Before your dad or father figure in your life fires up the grill for evening activities, come have brunch with us! Every dish will include bacon in some way because what dad doesn't love bacon? From Bacon Bagel Sandwiches to Pork Belly Benedict to Bacon & Potato Hash, there will be something for everyone. From 11am to 3pm.
Father's Day Brunch at Parker at the Fontaine
"Channel your inner wellness with Dad this Father’s Day. Begin the day with a one-hour yoga-flow class led by Mara Olney of Revolve Yoga on the rooftop of The Fontaine, followed by brunch at Parker. Offering an elevated social dining experience in Kansas City, Executive Chef Ryan Spuhan puts healthy eating at the forefront with signature dishes like the “Avocado Smash” made with a baked farm egg, roasted tomato, blue crab, chickpeas watercress, and local multigrain bread; “Parker Power Bowl” made with avocado, house made tempeh, pomegranate, sprouted quinoa, citrus segments, baby kale, poached egg, and citrus-coriander dressing; and a “Big Green Smoothie Bowl” made with avocado, banana, kale, pineapple, berries, house granola, and toasted seeds." From 11am to 2:30pm.
"Treat your dad to Jarocho Brunch Buffet on Father’s Day! We are offering our seafood buffet with endless,shrimp, Pork, Beef dish, and much more, as always, brunch includes a whole fish per table, and we’re adding a PRIME RIB or GRILLED SALMON per DAD. $35 per person. Kids 3 year-old and under eat for free! Bottomless margarita, Sangria, Mimosa, and Bloody Mary available as well. Please call 816.492.7118 for reservations." Starts at 11am.
"Father's Day is just around the corner and let's be honest... Dad doesn't need another tie or watch. This year, get him something he'll remember: an intimate spirit tasting and tour with our co-founder and Head Distiller, Michael Stuckey. We will start the session with a welcome cocktail, after which, Michael will guide you through the distillation process, history, and flavor profiles of Lifted Spirits Wheat Whiskey, Bright Gin, Absinthe, and Vodka while you sniff and sip. Learn how to distinguish nuances in these different spirits, how they are made, and much more. After the tasting, Michael will give a private tour of the distillery for a deeper dive into how your favorite spirits are made. You might even get a preview of some spirits that are still in development...Seating for this exclusive tasting is limited. Dad won’t want to miss out on this experience, so be sure to get tickets while you can! From 4 to 6pm. Tickets are $30, available here.