Prairie Fresh Marketplace Information

At the World Series of Barbecue® we will host a marketplace and food vendor area with lots of options of fair and carnival cuisine along with our Taste of Kansas City Barbecue tasting area.

In the Prairie Fresh Marketplace, guests are invited to shop and purchase goods from local Kansas City vendors and find treasures that would excite any barbecue enthusiast.

The Prairie Fresh Marketplace and food vendor area will be open on Friday from 3:00pm - 10:00pm and Saturday from 11:00am - 10:00pm.

Interested in being a Prairie Fresh Marketplace Vendor?

All vendors interested in participating in the World Series of Barbecue please take the following steps:

  1. Read and review the Application Packet
  2. Fill out the Application Form

All vendors will be reviewed and will receive approval or denial of their vending at the BBQ within 10 business days of the application being received. Space is limited and subject to availability. If you would like additional information or have questions, please contact the  BBQ team at [email protected]

Prairie Fresh Marketplace Vendors

See below for the Marketplace and Food vendors who participated in the 2018 BBQ. Please check back for an updated list for the 2019 BBQ.

  • Corbin Steel Products, LLC
    • Products include: BBQ Cookers/Grills/Smoker Kits, a ready to assemble steel grill or smoker for people who want to build their own without the hassle of fabricating the parts.
  • American Royal Sauce Store:
    • Products include: Variety of sauces and rubs that competed in the 2018 American Royal Sauce and Rub Contest! You can get them all here, all in one place – the best of the best around the world.
  • Head Country, Inc
    • Product includes: Head Country BBQ sauce. Offering sauce for sale, samples and information about the brand and recipes.
  • Gunter Wilhelm Cutlery and Cookware
    • Products include:
      • All items from The Lightning ProCut Cutlery Collection
      • Selected items from our Premier and Thunder ProCut Cutlery Collection
      • Selected items from our ProCook Cookware line
      • Engraving and logo services
      • Accessories such as Cuttling Boards, sharpening tools, knife rolls, blade protectors
  • Best Damn BBQ Sauce
    • Product includes: Best Damn BBQ Sauce. Offering sauce and rub for sale, samples and information about the brand and promotional products.
      • Sweet Lady Love – 1st place winner of the Mild Category in the American Royal
  • Modus Light, LLC
    • Products on Display include:
      FlashPoint Grill Tools - Tool Sets, Grill cleaning tools, Grill cookware, and Grill accessories.
      FlashPoint Grill Tools are distributed by Modus Light, LLC
  • KCBS :
    • Booth space will include information about KCBS Brand, the 2018 Great American Cook off with featured brands and samples!

Food Vendors
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
    • 4" bundtlets topped with our signature cream cheese frosting in a variety of flavors
  • Taste of Kansas City Bbq Truck
    • Pulled Pork, Rib Tips, Philly Cheese steak, Cheeseburger, fries, water & pop
  • Kona Ice Truck
    • Shaved Ice- 12oz, 16oz, 22oz, or 17oz sizes
  • Dry Creek Buffalo Co. Chuck Wagon
    • Bison Burgers, Loaded Bison Nachos, Bison Brisket Tacos, Sides
  • The Waffler Food truck
    • Premium Belgian waffles, Chicken and waffles, & Pork Tenderloins
    • Waffle toppings include fresh strawberries, fresh blueberries, whipped cream, Belfonte vanilla ice cream, maple syrup, chocolate syrup, caramel sauce, peanut butter sauce and chocolate chips
  • Heather's Concessions
    • Variety flavors of Kettle Corn i.e. Traditional Kettle Corn, Cinnamon, Sea Salted Caramel.
    • Churros (Fried Pastry Dough sticks rolled in cinnamon & Sugar with option to dip in chocolate sauce)
    • Cotton Candy
  • Boyer's Meatballs
    • Chicken Parmesan Fried Meatballs on a Stick
    • Wiltshire Chicken Fried Meatballs on a Stick
    • German Fried Meatballs on a Stick
    • Australian Fried Meatballs on a Stick
  • GREG-CO BBQ Truck
    • BBQ, Mexican & Comfort food
  • Slaters Pizza Wings N Things
    • New York style pizza, smofried boneless wings, smofried bone-in wings, hand cut battered fries
  • Wild Bill's Olde Fashioned Soda Station
    • Stainless steel souvenir mugs with daily refills of self-serve fountain soda, including flavors: rootbeer, diet rootbeer, vanilla cream, black cherry, orange, birch beer, sarsaparilla, grape and ginger
  • KC SMASHERS Food Truck
    • Traditional lemonade, strawberry lemonade, cherry lemonade, limeade, strawberry limeade, cherry limeade, iced tea, Kansas sweet tea, and Southern sweet tea