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When Pigs Fly – Annual Fly-in Events

When Pigs Fly

When Pigs Fly……Annual Fly-In Events at KEXX

Capital City Cook-Off –

A Kansas City Barbecue sanctioned event featuring more than 70 competition teams, live music, plenty of barbecue and beverages

Held annually in April

Big Toy Day and Fly-In –

Airport open house with static displays of “big toys”, Young Eagle Flights hosted by EAA Chapter 1083 (Rowan County) and barbecue.

A Communities in Schools of Lexington/Davidson County event.

Held annually in August

Barbecue Festival –

This annual event attracts more than 100,000 people featuring live music on 6 different stages, plenty of Lexington Style Barbecue, a car show, wine garden and more. Sporting events such as the Tour de Pig, Barbecue Big Bass Tournament, Hawg Shoot, Hawg Run, Ridin Hawg Wild Motorcycle Run and soccer and golf tournaments take place throughout the month. Visit for more information.

Held annually in October

All Fly-In Events feature:

Discount fuel

Free Transportation to the event (with fuel purchase)

Stay overnight at one of our partner hotels – no ramp or overnight fees (with fuel purchase)

Rental cars available from Hertz and Enterprise