$52 – $99

2020 Great Grilled Cheese & Beer Fest of Kansas City

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Berkley Riverfront

1298 E River Front Rd

Kansas City, MO 64120

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Sample grilled cheese bites made by local chefs in an array of styles. In between bites, enjoy sampling from a variety of craft breweries.

About this Event

Cheese is EVERYTHING, and when you grill it, the world is measurably a better place to be in. Your life becomes even more wonderful when you add a delicious beer. Fact: Grilled cheese is a basic food group, and so is beer. Welcome to the festival that combines these two fundamental food groups for a day that is sure to leave you feeling full and satisfied.

Join us April 4th at the beautiful Berkley Riverfront Park as we sample tasty and creative gourmet grilled cheese bites made by local chefs and participating restaurants in an array of styles. Don't miss out on your chance to sample them all and vote for your favorites!

In between bites, you'll get to sample delicious beers from your favorite breweries plus discover new favorites!

21+ only

Session 1 - 12-3:30 pm (Early Entry) 12:30-3:30 pm (GA)

Session 2 - 4:30-8 pm (Early Entry) 5-8 pm (GA)

GA ticket includes:

  • Unlimited sampling of grilled cheese
  • All-inclusive beer sampling

Early Entry ticket includes:

  • 30 minutes early entry
  • Unlimited sampling of grilled cheese
  • All-inclusive beer sampling
  • All-inclusive open bar

***All tickets are all-inclusive and include food and beer sampling. No additional purchases are necessary.***

The KC Grilled Cheese & Beer Festival is proud to support The Hope Center.

Over the last 20 years, The Hope Center has planted roots on Kansas City's east side so that east siders are rooted in hope. Because when hope roots, people rise.

The Hope Center mission is “to develop healthy communities in Kansas City where the vulnerable can have hope and flourish.”

Currently, their out of school K-12th grade youth development program and family/community events impact almost 200 children and their families. Growth plans ahead include a new playground area to serve their campus and the community, extension of their Community Garden; continued property development; and – targeted over the next decade of service to the east side – an affordable housing initiative and a vision to renovate our existing church building into a community gathering and events center.

You’re invited to be a part of this transformation through your financial investment to support these efforts.

Through our work together, the east side will flourish, not flounder. Though the east side may be vulnerable, it will also be victorious. Where we find hope, we will find unlimited potential and possibility. To learn more, visit their website at www.hopecenterkc.org



What happens if it rains?

The event happens rain or shine.

Are kids allowed?

No. This event is for ages 21+ only.

Are gluten free and vegan options available?

Unfortunately, no, this is not an allergen-free event. Additionally, we give our chefs and restaurants complete creative freedom over the dishes they prepare so that they can create something that represents their style. For that reason, we are unable to guarantee any specific dietary requests. However, in the past, there have been ample meat-free options.

What restaurants will be there?

Restaurants will be announced via email, Instagram, and Facebook in the weeks leading up to the event.

How do I get involved?

Email kcgrilledcheese@gmail.com for more information.

How do I get a refund?

Tickets are non-refundable.

Are tickets transferrable? Can I sell them or give them to a friend? Can I buy tickets from someone else?

Tickets are transferrable. You may sell or give your tickets to someone else, but please make sure they are over 21 years of age. The names on the tickets don't have to match. However, if you would like to change the names and have them re-sent to the new attendee, we can help! Please email us at kcgrilledcheese@gmail.com.

You can certainly buy them from someone else, but please be aware of scammers that are trying to sell fake tickets. Before you buy, you can verify that the tickets are legitimate by contacting us. We will be happy to help! Our email is kcgrilledcheese@gmail.com

**This event is in no way associated with KC Grilled Cheese Festival or KC Crew**

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Berkley Riverfront

1298 E River Front Rd

Kansas City, MO 64120

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