A look ahead: Labor Day Weekend

Most appropriately this post should have been created and scheduled for Thursday. But in the way of the  world I posted something else on Thursday, so am doing the weekend wrap-up very early on Saturday — though I don’t expect the post to actually change anyone’s schedule. So here goes:

Dollar Days at Worlds of Fun

September 2-4

Worlds of Fun has probably its best sales of the year this weekend.

Explore Dinosaurs Alive! for just $1!

Enjoy $1 Food items:

  • $1 Hot Dog at G’rilla Grill
  • $1 Hot Dog at Oceans of Fun Food Truck
  • $1 Donuts at G’rilla Grill
  • $1 Donuts at Grandma’s Funnel Cakes
  • $1 French Fries at G’rilla Grill
  • $1 Barbacoa Taco at Oceans of Fun Food Truck

Play $1 Games:

  • Dead Ringer at Detonator Games
  • Rebound at Detonator Games
  • Mamba Ball at Africa Games
  • Plinko in the Orient
  • Cat Whack at Games Street USA

Discounts on Merchandise at Moroccan Merchant!

  • $5* Plush & Apparel
  • Everything else at Moroccan Merchant $1*

Event time runs 11am – 6pm, or while supplies last.
Dollar Days are Saturday, September 2nd through Monday, September 4th, 2017 only. 

*items listed do not include applicable sales tax and may not be combined with other discounts

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Today is the first of 7 themed weekends the Kansas City Renaissance Festival is open.  Find out more at: http://www.kcrenfest.com/

The first weekend theme is:

Passport to the World – September 2, 3 & 4, 2017

Hula Hoop Contest

You don’t have to jump through hoops to enter; you just need to be the last man, woman, or child hula hooping to win! Join in for FREE each day at 10:45am at the Washer Well Stage.

Belly Dance Contest

Shake it ’til you make it! Jingle those scarves and let your hips do the talking at our FREE competition! Winners take home prizes from Heart of America Belly Dance. Held daily at 12:45pm at the Washer Well Stage.

Costume Contest

Showcase your best garb in this week’s FREE costume contest! Held daily at 1:15pm at the Washer Well Stage.

Jumbo Polish Sausage Eating Competition

Join us for the FREE Jumbo Polish Sausage Eating Competition to see who can devour their sausage the fastest! Located at the Washer Well Stage at 2:45pm. Meat and prizes provided by 

Fantasy Mask Competition

Show off your creative side by designing a fantasy mask! Any materials are acceptable for use as long as it’s handmade. Get creative with paint, beads, feathers, latex, clay, and leather. After you’ve created your masterpiece, be prepared to model it on the Pavilion stage! Prizes will be awarded to the judges’ favorites for both categories; Adult and Child. Held daily at 3:00pm at the Washer Well Stage. Fantasy Mask registration form HERE.

Villager Bingo

Can you find them all? Play Villager Bingo for FREE and win a FREE festival ride. Pick up your card at the Info Booth at the Front Gate. All day!




This weekend also happens to be our anniversary, which will include a visit to Cinzetti’s restaurant, 7201 W 91st St Overland Park, KS 66212 (913) 642-0101, sometime during the weekend. So here’s a modest tout of this exhibition cooking Italian Buffet. Visit their website at http://www.cinzzettis.com/kansas/ for more information.

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