Barbecue Tour

Calling all barbecue fans! Have you ever wished there was a way you could experience the known and some of the less known barbecue joints in Kansas City and then get to taste each and every one of them?  Well, look no further my friends!

Join KC Barbecue Tour on their bus-guided tour as they travel through the city sampling barbecue from well-known BBQ establishments and hidden gem baimg_5630rbecue joints.

This is a 3 ½ -4 hour tour that travels to 4 barbecue restaurants in the Kansas City area. Every guest is served a portion of each restaurant’s best smoked meats and side dishes. Guests of this tour will also travel through some of Kansas City’s historic neighborhoods and get a behind the scenes look at how barbecue is prepped, smoked & served.

Tours run Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, and tickets cost $65 per person.

What’s Included in the price?

  • All tastings – Each restaurant will offer a meat and side dish to every guest.
  • Transportation – Transportation is provided from restaurant to restaurant.
  • Gratuities – KC Barbecue Tours will be responsible for all restaurant gratuities.

These tours fill up fast, so check out their website,, for answers to some of your more specific questions and get signed up for what looks to be a tasty ride!


We want to know, where is YOUR favorite barbecue joint?

And to hold you over until you are able to ride the BBQ bus, check out what the library has to offer to satisfy your craving for all things BARBECUE!


Michelle Morris

I am in the Public Services department, which means you can catch me at the Red Carpet desk, the Topeka Room, or any of the Reference desks. I graduated with my bachelors in Sociology, which makes the library the perfect place for my love of people watching. I am a believer in public libraries and love that I get to share my passion for reading with people daily.