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Heart of America Hot Dog Festival 2018

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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

1616 East 18th Street

PASEO MEDIAN-18TH TO TRUMAN ROAD

Kansas City, Missouri 64108

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FESTIVAL GATES OPEN AT 2:00 pm. FIRST MUSICAL PERFORMANCE SCHEDULED FOR 3:00 pm.

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) will host the 2018 Heart of America Hot Dog Festival, presented by Hy-Vee, Farmland and Pepsi, Saturday, August 4 near the 18th & Vine Historic District. The event features live entertainment, food, and more. Created by the NLBM in 2013, the Hot Dog Festival celebrates the historical connection between our national pastime and baseball fan’s favorite ballpark food; the hot dog. Proceeds benefit the NLBM.

Scheduled musical guests for the 2018 Festival include Funk/R&B legends CAMEO and THE SOS BAND, plus the R&B stylings of AVERY*SUNSHINE, jazz artists LIN ROUNTREE and MARCUS ANDERSON.

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FESTIVAL LOCATION: For the second year, the festival will be held on The Paseo Boulevard near the 18th & Vine District, between East 18th Street and Truman Road.

EARLY BIRD ADVANCED GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET SPECIAL OFFER: LIMITED TIME OFFER EXTENDED THROUGH JULY 16, 2018, general admission tickets will be $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children under 12 years old (with paid adult admission). Regular pricing of $20.00 adults/$10.00 children begins on July 17, 2018. Chidren's ticket orders mus include an adult ticket purchase. (Children under 5 are free with paid adult admission).

VIP EXPERIENCE PACKAGES: VIP tickets are available including premium seating and festival t-shirts.

ONLINE SALES END THURSDAY AUGUST 3, 2018. EventBrite ticket fees will apply on all online sales. Tickets will be sold onsite the day of the event.

TICKETS: PLEASE PRINT ALL ONLINE TICKET RECIEPTS TO EXCHANGE FOR SECURE FESTIVAL WRISTBANDS AT THE ENTRANCE.

NLBM: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will be open for it's regular hours 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Museums at 18th & Vine complex will close at 6:00 pm. Your ticket includes admission to the museum (one half block away from the festival site).

RAIN OR SHINE EVENT: This is a rain or shine event, scheduled for August 4. No refunds or rainchecks on the day of the event.

FESTIVAL GROUNDS: All activities are scheduled outdoors in a secure fenced area on the Paseo Blvd bordered by east 18th Street (south) and Truman Road (north). Perimeter established for event ticket holders only. Main stage will be near the north end of the festival grounds.

SEATING: Special premium seating (chairs provided) near the main stage will be available for VIP guests. Special seating sections (on street) for handicapped patrons or those with special needs will be marked near the middle point of the festival grounds. This is the only seating availbe on the street surfaces to provide a flat area for patrons with wheelchairs/walkers. Remaining seating areas are for patrons to enjoy the grassy area of the Paseo median with blankets or lawn chairs. These seating areas will be segmented into large sections to provide aisle, walking paths for patrons, staff and security to move safely throughout the festival. For your safety, patrons must not block aisles and should establish seats on the grass areas only and not in the streets or sidewalks.

WHAT YOU CAN BRING: Lawn chairs and umbrellas can be brought into the festival grounds. Please be mindful of umbrellas that may obstruct the view of other patrons.

WHAT YOU CAN NOT BRING: Outside food, drinks, coolers or large cooler bags, and outside alcohol are prohibited from being brought onto the festival grounds. Food and drinks will be sold at the festival. Also, please do not bring tents or canopies.

SMOKE FREE FESTIVAL: Although this is an outdoor environment, smoking is not allowed under festival tents and will be discouraged on the festival grounds per instructions from the KCFD-Fire Marshall.

NO PETS PLEASE: Only assistive animals (as well as those part of any entertainment) are allowed on the festival grounds.

CHILDREN: Children must be accompanied AT ALL TIMES by an adult while on the festival grounds.

RESTROOMS AVAILABLE: Portable restroom facilities and hand washing stations will be available on the festival grounds.

PARKING: New parking now available closer to festival grounds on 18th Street just west of Paseo (one-two blocks walking from the festival). Parking will also be available in lots east of the museum at 18th & Woodland (old Attucks School), 18th & Vine (Southwest corner, across from the Lincoln Building), as well as on street parking throughout the district. Please note signage for no parking areas. Vehicles may be ticketed and towed. There are no reserved parking spaces.

FIRST AID AND PERSONAL HEALTH: A staffed First Aid tent will be provided during the festival. All patrons must be mindful of their personal health needs, stay hydrated and not over indulge during the festival.

SECURITY AND WEAPONS: The festival grounds and parking areas will be patrolled by uniformed members of the Kansas City Police department and contracted private security. A security checkpoint will be placed at the entrance to the festival. No concealed weapons of any kind will be allowed on the festival grounds. Please secure any other items in the trunk of your car.

ATM MACHINES: There are currently two (2) ATM machines located in the district. One sits outside the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum entrance inside the Museums at 18th & Vine Complex. This will be available until 6:00 pm. The other sits outside the front entrance of the Lincoln Building, 1615 East 18th Street and is available 24 hours.

MUSIC SCHEDULE: Final music schedule to be announced. Gates open at 2:00 pm. First music performance is scheduled for 3:00 pm. (Performers and schedule are subject to change).

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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

1616 East 18th Street

PASEO MEDIAN-18TH TO TRUMAN ROAD

Kansas City, Missouri 64108

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