The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) will host the 2019 Heart of America Hot Dog Festival, presented by Hy-Vee and Farmland, Saturday, August 10, 2019 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.
Headlining the scheduled musical guest list for the 2019 Festival are R&B/Rock legends WAR, Funk/R&B masters THE GAP EXPERIENCE (The Gap Band), and soul singing legend HOWARD HEWETT. More entertainment to be announced.