American Royal

Kansas City, MO

Where are we going?

American Royal
1701 American Royal Ct
Kansas City
MO 64102


What is there to do?

You can't get more American than a trip to American Royal - a non-profit organization based in Kansas City that has actually been operating since 1899 - imagine all the family fun that's been had!

Kids and adults alike can enjoy the host of events and activities across the year, that really embrace the heritage, culture and traditions of the USA.

Did we mention that involves rodeos and BBQ? Well, it does, so you  might want to keep reading!

The American Royal is home to the World Series of Barbecue (yes, that's really a thing!), as well as a host of livestock shows, ProRodeos, and Horse Shows.

But we know, back to the BBQ! What if we told you that American Royal hosts sauce contests, and BBQ rub contests, and even classes to be a judge?

American Royal also host BBQ Marketplaces, kids BBQ experiences, and Cowboy family fun festivals too!

Then of course you have the rodeos - from Youth Rodeos to that iconic ProRodeo, it's always exhilarating when you see cowboys and cowgirls in action - especially in an area where it's so integral to the culture!

So why not really embrace one of the reasons America is so great, and head to American Royal in Kansas City for a day of family fun!

Check the website before you go for what's on, so you can plan around the days that offer specific activities.

How much does it cost?

Adults: Prices vary on the event so check before you buy tickets

Children: Prices vary on the event so check before you buy tickets


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to ask about the accessibility of the events


When can we go?

Event times vary so check online

Year round activities - check the schedule


Any top tips?

It's worth checking the year long calendar so you can plan around what you want to experience, as there are so many events and festivals taking place regularly

I’m Hungry!

You will be spoilt for choice! Love BBQ? You are in the right place! You certainly won't go hungry at this Kansas City favorite - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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