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Freedom Crossing and our events are open to the Military and the public.  Click here for directions to Freedom Crossing.

Every Friday Night
6PM - 11PM

Join us every Friday night for an evening of music and fun at our beautiful outdoor fireplace.  Bands play from 7pm - 9pm with DJ before and after. Our current schedule of entertainment for this free weekly event is listed below.  Friday at the Fire is proudly sponsored by Western Technical College and Hoy Fox Automotive.

9/19 - American Stone (rock, country)
9/26 - Trailerband (outlaw country)
10/3 - J-Rome and the 9-1-1 Band (R&B)
10/10 - Bliss, Brews and Que Event (live music all night at Freedom Crossing)
10/17 - Prime (classic and current rock)
10/24 - Chris Baker (acoustic rock)
10/31 - Halloween Party with Joe Barron Band (country)
11/7 - Wildflower (rock)

Saturday, September 20th 
10am - 2pm

Freedom Crossing's next family play date is set for Saturday, September 20th from 10am to 2pm! The event begins with a showing of "Flushed Away" at the Grand Theatre at 10am followed by free family activities by the play area from 11am to 2pm. The activities include a photo booth, Flushed Away art project, cotton candy, balloon animals and more! And be sure to get to the movie early, because the first theatre of guests (228 tickets) will receive FREE admission courtesy of E.P. Dentistry 4 Kids! The remaining tickets for the second theatre will be available at the normal play date discounted price of $3.50 for all ages. Both the complimentary and $3.50 tickets include a kid's size popcorn and soda. See you next Saturday, September 20th, for our next Freedom Crossing Family Play Date!!

Friday 10/10 and Saturday 10/11
5pm - 11pm on Friday, 12pm to 9pm on Saturday

Join us on October 10-11 for our 3rd Annual Bliss, Brews and Que Food and Music Festival! Bliss, Brews and Que is an official Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition featuring professional BBQ teams and vendors from all over the country competing for over $11,000 in prize money! This two-day event is free to attend and will once again be held in the center of Freedom Crossing with teams, food and craft vendors, beer tents, live music and family activities set up on our promenade and along our main street, Pleasonton Road. The hours of the event are 5pm - 11pm on Friday 10/10 and 12pm - 9pm on Saturday, 10/11.

We are also excited to bring another awesome line up of live blues, rock and country music to play throughout each day and night of the festival including the fun and rowdy Crooks band from Austin, TX headlining on Saturday night. Don’t miss your chance to taste some of the best BBQ in the country right here at Freedom Crossing! Visit for more event information and to find our professional and backyard (amateur) team registration forms.