FAQ

What is HistoriKC Fest? HistoriKC Fest, at its core, is all about gathering together for 3 days to play wargames and other historical board games (political games, 18XX games,etc.). No vendors, minimal distractions, all games.

When and Where? HistoriKC Fest 2022 is August 19-21, 2022 at Holiday Inn & Suites Overland Park-West located at 8787 Reeder St, Overland Park, KS 66214.

Why did the price of admission increased and what all is included? Every venue we solicited to host HistoriKC Fest had a significant price increase since we originally contracted for our first event. In addition, for 2022 we are including food, drink and happy hour offerings with your price of admission. The final menu and schedule for meals/snacks/happy hour is not final and we reserve the right to change but our initial plan is Friday and Saturday breakfast, Friday and Saturday afternoon snacks and beverages, and Friday and Saturday Happy Hour for guests over 21 (Yes that’s right, free beer!).

How can I contact you? The easiest way is to e-mail HistoriKCFest@gmail.com. We also have a Facebook group for the event.

What about Covid? L Whatever requirements and guidelines the City/County/State and/or Convention center have in place we will follow at HistoriKC Fest.

Is lodging available? A block of rooms has been made available to guests of HistoriKC Fest at the Holiday Inn & Suites. A link will be provided upon registration.

Can I bring in food or drink? Holiday Inn has a strict policy against bringing in outside food and drink. There is a restaurant attached to the hotel. We ask that you follow this policy. In addition your admission will include food and drink.

What can I do at HistoriKC Fest? Play games, hop into a special event, play in a tournament, or play GMT’s Next War.

What can I do in Kansas City? WWI Museum, Union Station, Street Car, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Jazz Museun, Kansas City barbecue (just ask for a recommendation), Kansas City Royals, local board game stores, Boulevard Brewing, Tom’s Town Distillery, Kansas City Power & Light District, Sporting Kansas City.

What events are available? Please check our Schedule page. Sign up for an event when you register or by e-mailing HistoriKCFest@gmail.com. Event space is based on a first come, first served basis so sign up early!

Can I host an event or demo a game at HistoriKC Fest? Absolutely, please e-mail HistoriKCFest to make arrangements.

Can I leave my stuff set up over night? Yes, the room will locked just before midnight on Friday and Saturday

Can I play a monster game?/Can I use a request a large playing area? Yes we just ask that you contact us ahead of time with how much space you will need and how many days you will need it.


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