Weekend events June 11-13

There are plenty of opportunities to sample Missouri wines in Kansas City this weekend. 

Sample Missouri wines, throw some axes after a meal or slurp down some oysters this weekend. 

Saturday

Excelsior Springs 15th Annual Wine Festival

"Whether you are a seasoned wineaux or still figuring out the difference between Moscato and Merlot, the Downtown Excelsior Springs Wine Festival is for you! This premier destination event places Missouri wineries and their famous wines on display in the beautiful outdoor setting of Lover’s Lane in East Valley Park. You’ll have the opportunity to sample over 85 wines from 20 different Missouri wineries, learning their wine making methods and speaking directly with their owners who have made Missouri famous in the American Wine Market." Tickets are $20. Starts at 2pm.

Wine and Brew on the Square in Independence

"Wine & Brew presented by Oak Ridge Memory Garden. We have reimagined this annual event, moving from the sidewalks to the streets! This year we will not be wine tasting. It is a night to sit outside with a small group of friends, enjoy great wine and beer, listen to local music and support our historic district. Proceeds will support the installation of a new bronze statue of Captain Truman from his time in WWI at the corner of Maple Ave. & Liberty St. in our downtown." Reserved tables start at $120 for six people and includes four bottles of curated wines, six local craft beers, event wine bottle opener, chill bucket, ice and live music. From 4 to 9pm.

Forks & Axes at The Lumberjack Shack

"Join us on Sat, June 12th starting at 4:30pm for our KICK OFF to Forks & Axes @ The Lumberjack Shack! Throughout the summer, we will be hosting several locally owned and operated food truck vendors from around the KC area to participate in our Forks & Axes @ The Lumberjack Shack events! Come out and support local businesses by throwing axes and trying some new and delicious food!" From 4:30 to 9pm.

Odessa Wine Walk

"Enjoy a relaxing evening stroll through beautiful downtown Odessa and take in the fun festivities for the 2nd Annual Odessa Wine Walk. Our shops will offer a variety of delicious wines from local wineries for tasting and opportunities to purchase bottles of your favorites to take home." Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 night of event. From 5 to 9pm. 

KC Summer Beer Fest

"The KC Brew Fest takes over Arrrowhead Stadium, featuring over 60 breweries and 150 beers, food trucks, and a rare opportunity to party on the playing field. Admission includes samplings from participating breweries, access to the field and food vendors. Early admission will include an added hour (7pm to 8pm). VIP admission was deleted from last year’s event due to construction in the locker room at the time of this year’s event." Tickets are $50 for general admission or $65 for early admission. From 8 to 11pm for general admission. 

Sunday

Oysters & Bubbles In The Lot with Mass St. Fish House at Fox and Pearl

"Parking lot party! Come party with us! Enjoy oysters, barbecue, beer, & wine while listening to the DJ spinning records in our parking lot! This is a food truck style event. No tickets necessary, just come with your appetite!" From 5 to 9pm.