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Upcoming Events

Henderson Events Plaza
The Events Plaza hosts a variety of community events, festivals, car shows, concerts and corporate functions throughout the year. Patrons have enjoyed several holiday celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day and Independence Day, admired thousands of vintage vehicles at the Super Run Classic Car Show and listened to the great music from such icons as Chubby Checker, The Grass Roots and rising country star Keith Anderson. Additionally, the adjacent 500-seat canopied amphitheatre has accommodated a variety of cultural arts entertainment including live music by Katey Sagal and Joe Bonamassa, theatre productions, as well as weddings, rallies and graduations.

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Last Friday Henderson
Returns March 2018
6pm-10pm
Free admission

Join us in the heart of the Water Street District for a Friday night culinary experience paired with music and art.


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Smoke on Water BBQ Championship
October 6, 2018
1pm-4pm
Free admission 

The Kansas City Barbecue Society will hold this competition on Water Street. Teams will prepare four meats, pork, ribs, brisket and chicken and will be judged on appearance, taste, and tenderness.