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NASCAR Race Weekend is Underway in Kansas City!

  
  
  

NASCAR Race Weekend is underway in Kansas City! We are so excited to welcome race fans to the Chateau Avalon. Please see the the race weekend schedule below to better prepareKansas Speedway Race Weekend
yourself for what to expect! We will also have a complimentary shuttle available throughout the weekend - we will provide further details at the time of check-in. 

Kansas Speedway Schedule - October 4-6   **times are subject to change without notice

Thursday,Oct. 3

Event

8 AM

RV Load in

12 - 4 PM

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Testing Grandstands open to public $10
(Sprint FanWalk will not be open for testing)

5:30 PM

Meet Danica Patrick at Academy Sports & Outdoors in Overland Park, KS

7 PM

Meet Richard Petty and Aric Almirola at Bacon a Difference atMemorial Hall in Kansas City

7 PM

Meet Brad Keselowski in the Turn 2 Sports Bar & Restraunt at Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway

7:30 PM

Meet Danica Patrick at Academy Sports & Outdoors in Olathe, KS

   

   Friday, October 4 - Tickets start at $10

     Event

 

6 AM

       

Parking Lots Open

 

8 AM

Sprint FanWalk, Midway Displays and Grandstand Gates Open

9 AM

ARCA Racing Series Practice

11:30 AM

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice

1:10 PM

NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice

2:40 PM

NASCAR Nationwide Series Final Practice

4:10 PM

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying

5 PM

Chelsea Bain Performance on Coca-Cola Stage

5:35 PM

ARCA Racing Series Qualifying

7:30 PM

ARCA Racing Series Kansas Lottery 98.9

Post-Race

Sevendust concert (Turn 1 area south of the grandstands)

 

 Saturday, October 5 - Tickets start at $40

Event

6AM

Parking Lots Open

8AM

Sprint FanWalk, Midway Displays and Grandstand Gates Open

TBD

Kevin Harvick Q&A Finish Line Hospitality

10AM

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice

11:05 AM

NASCAR Nationwide Series Qualifying

12:30 PM

Chelsea Bain Performance on Coca-Cola Stage

12:50 PM

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Final Practice

2:00 PM

NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver Introductions

2:30 PM

NASCAR Nationwide Series Kansas Lottery 300

5 PM (approx)

Chelsea Bain acoustic Performance on Infield Sprint FanWalk Stage

 

Sunday, October 6 - Tickets start at $64

Event

6 AM

Parking Lots Open

8 AM

Sprint FanWalk, Midway Displays and Grandstand Gates Open

9:30 AM

Crossover Gates open (For Season Ticketholders to enter infield with Track Pass)

9:30 - 10:45 AM

KC Chief Ambassadors signing autographs in Sprint FanWalk

10 AM

Chelsea Bain Performance on Coca-Cola Stage

10:35 AM

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Q&A Finish Line Hospitality

NOON

Crossover gates close

11:20 AM

Kansas National Guard Pre-Race Everclear Concert

12:20 PM

Driver Introductions start

1:00 PM

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400

* Please note, schedule is subject to change without notice. For updates, please visit www.kansasspeedway.com. Have a wonderful day at the races!

Chateau Avalon Welcomes the Village West Rotary's Parade of Heroes

  
  
  

Chateau Avalon welcomes Village West Rotary's Parade of Heroes to Village West PkwyParade of Heroes Thursday, October 3rd at 6:00 p.m. There is no better way to launch NASCAR Race Weekend
then a family night at the parade! 

The Parade of Heroes honors veterans, members of the armed forces and our community's first responders. The parade will feature unique, vintage cars, rare military vehicles, marching bands, and much more! You will not want to miss this family-friendly event!

The Parade Marshal with be Kansas City, KS Former Mayor, Joe Reardon. All proceeds will benefit a local Kansas City, KS charity. 

Make a night of it and visit Legends Outlets while you're at - there are hundreds of shops and restaurants...you are sure to find something that everyone will love! See you at the parade!

Come to a Sporting KC game and leave the Driving to Us!

  
  
  

Have you been frustrated with traffic and parking when you go to a Sporting KC game? Are you planning to come out to the Sporting KC vs. Philadelphia Union tonight??

Visit us at d'Nile Wine Bar first, parkSporting KC your car in the Chateau Avalon private parking lot and leave the driving to us! 

Oh, and don't forget! Our new Happy Hour will launch October 1st with 1/2 price doubles on ALL liquor, $4 house wines, and $2 domestic bottles! Come enjoy our beautiful North Patio as the leaves are changing color. What a wonderful Autumn date night! 

I believe that we will win! #SportingKC 

 

 

 

d'Nile Wine Bar at Chateau Avalon Hotel is now open 7 days a week!

  
  
  

Yes! You read right...d'Nile Wine Bar at Chateau Avalon Hotel is now open 7 days a week! Join us for nightly for fabulous happy hour specials - follow our d'Nile Facebook pageChateau Avalon
to stay up to date on specific specials, contests and events! 

Whether you are looking for a variety of unique wines, crafted martinis, or seasonal beers, d'Nile is the place to be! This is the best time of year to relax under the twinkle lights of our beautiful North Patio! And don't forget...Chateau Avalon offers complimentary transportation to and from anywhere in the Legends/Village West area including Hollywood Casino. That means you can relax at the bar and leave the driving to us! 

Make plans to join us October 11th at 7:00 p.m. for an Autumnal Beer Tasting! Seats are limited so this event is by reservation only. The cost is $30/guest or a $10 cover/guest for attendees who do not participate in the tasting. (Guests must be 21 years of age or older and posess a valid I.D. in order to attend.) 

Don't forget to make plans for your holiday parties or events. We are now taking reservations for holiday parties and private wine and/or beer tastings. Contact Jayme Humenczuk, Director of Sales, at 913.596.6000 or jaymec@chateauavalonhotel.com for more information! 

 

Racing Your Way to Kansas City and the Chateau Avalon?

  
  
  

Are you racing your way to Kansas City?  If so, we hope you make your way to the Chateau Avalon Hotel and d'Nile Wine Bar while you're in town! We are so looking forward to hosting so many of our favorite guests for the upcoming NASCAR Race Weekend in October. Here are a few things you might want to keep in mind as you get ready to come for the festivities! Kansas Speedway

  • Parking is always FREE at the Kansas Speedway - if you're staying at the Chateau Avalon, there will also be a shuttle that will pick-up very close to the hotel. Our front desk will have more information on the shuttle in the coming days. Click here for some great maps that will inform you about traffic flow, track map, seating maps, RV load-in areas and much more! 
  • Have questions about what you can and cannot bring with you into the race? Click here for a helpful gate guide! If you have more questions, click here for FAQ's!
  • Of course, the most important thing is to know when your favorite races will begin! Click here for the schedule of events! 
  • Watching the race isn't the ONLY thing to do on race day! Click here to find out what sort of fun activities you can enjoy at the Speedway!
  • Don't forget to check out the shopping and restaurants in the Legends/Village West area. The Legends Outlets is a wonderful place to spend your day whether you want to enjoy some family fun and arcade games at Dave & Buster's or find a great new dress at Saks!
No matter how you decide to spend your time in Kansas City, Kansas, make sure you visit d'Nile Wine Bar. You will love relaxing under the twinkle lights of our beautiful North Patio - you may even be able to hear the race cars! Looking forward to a day at the races and of course, our favorite race fans!

Chateau Avalon Wine Tastings

  
  
  

Summer is here and Chateau Avalon Wine Tastings are back in full-swing! Our events are fun, laid-back and relaxed - you are welcome to join in the fun whether you are a wine connoisseur or if you are new to wine entirely. It is a great opportunity to taste wines that you might not have otherwise tried.

  • June 14th 7-9pm Wine Tasting

  • July 19th 7-9pm Beer Tasting

  • August 9th 7-9pm Wine Tasting

  • September 20th 7-9pm Wine Tasting

  • October 11th 7-9pm Wine Tasting

  • November 8th 7-9pm Holiday Wine Tasting

Due to limited space and availiability, our events are ticketed and advance reservations are required. Check out the dates for our tastings below and call the hotel directly to make your reservations today! Ticket prices will be about $30/guest and events will be held outside weather permitting. You do not want to miss out! 

Book your Meeting now at the Chateau Avalon!

  
  
  

Did you know we have meeting space at the Chateau Avalon? Are you looking for a unique, inspiring space to hold a meeting? How about a location that provides entertainment and ease of planning? Whether you are looking for a retreat destination, a small sales meeting venue, a location for a brainstorming session, marriage retreat, party or any other event, Chateau Avalon is the place to be.

Meetings can be both productive and enjoyable for the attendees if the meeting planner takes time to be creative. Team-building is one of the most important features of any good meeting. If your team enjoys working together, great results will be right around the corner.Meeting Space

In his article entitled, "Make Meetings Matter", Charlie Hawkins, MBA, shares a list of tips about how to make meetings more fun (...and productive.) Throughout the article, Hawkins lists ways to engage your team in games and other unique methods to get people talking and ideas generated.

Here at the Chateau Avalon, we offer private wine and beer tastings to encourage team building. We can do "blind" wine tastings -- it is always a lot of fun to watch the dynamics of a team as they try to guess which wine is which and which is the most expensive, etc.

Think of the Chateau Avalon next time you're planning a meeting in the Kansas City area -- we can help provide a personalized experience that is sure to generate positive results.

For more information or to book an event, please contact our Director of Sales, Jayme Humenczuk, at 913-596-6000 ext. 409 or jaymec@chateauavalonhotel.com

Chateau Avalon's Jolly Holiday Special

  
  
  

Chateau Avalon's Jolly Holiday Special is here and ready to make you merry!

Are you longing for a silent night? Are you needing to relax a little amidst the craziness of Chateau Avalon Jolly Holiday Specialholiday shopping, parties, programs and other commitments? We want to make this holiday season a little more merry for you! Stay in any Classic or Adventurous suite from now thru December 21st for ONLY $129 + tax! Oh…and because you've been SO good this year, we'll even include a $10 credit to our d'Nile Wine Bar!  Enjoy a full-service breakfast for two delivered to your room in the morning, complimentary sparkling cider upon request and cookies upon arrival! Not even Santa could pull off a getaway as special as this! Call the hotel directly at 913-596-6000 or use promo code: JOLLY to book online! You must book your reservation by December 21st!

*Excludes Saturdays, blackout dates, and cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offers or discounts.

Chateau Avalon's Great Dates of Fall!

  
  
  

The most beautiful of days are when the seasons are changing and you are enjoying the beauty of nature with the one you love! "Chateau Avalon's Great Dates of Fall" are here and ready to inspire you! Even though Fall is coming to a close, there is still plenty of time to get a few dates in!Fall Blog Image

Ride in a Hot Air Balloon - Hot air balloon rides are quite possibly one of the most beautiful, romantic and unique date ideas out there! Whether you are looking to celebrate a special occassion, celebrate a special person, or even pop the question, a hot air balloon ride is definitely something to consider. Click here for more information on balloon rides in KC!
 Have a Coffee Date (Chai or Pumpkin Lattes are delicious this time of year!) - While there are many fantastic coffee shops in Kansas City, may we suggest one of our favorites? Venture into downtown and check out The Filling Station -- Kansas City's only coffee garage. With a fantastic menu, talented staff and a unique space, a visit to The Filling Station will leave you glad you tried something different.
Wander a Corn Maze - Travel just outside of Kansas City to visit the Liberty Corn Maze, the largest corn maze in the state of Missouri. Enjoy a date night with the one you love or bring the kids for some family fun!
Bundle Up For a Picnic - Pull out the picnic basket, a glass of wine and a picnic blanket. If you're looking for the perfect picnic spot, check out Loose Park or find a nice tree to cozy up to at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens!
Tour a Haunted House - If you like to get SCARED, click here for the best haunted options in Kansas City!
Go to a Pumpkin Patch - Take a day trip to Weston, MO and visit the Weston Red Barn Farm. With hayrides, a country store, sweet treats and much more, you are certain to enjoy your time! While you're in Weston, make sure to plan a visit to the downtown area -- there are lots of great little shops and restaurants to check out while you're there!
Bake Pies & Other Autumn Treats - Pick up fresh apples at the local Farmer's Market and cozy up at home and bake the day away! There's nothing more romantic than sharing the kitchen with the one you love!
Take a Walk through the Leaves - Keep it casual with a simple walk around the neighborhood or enjoy a hike on the trails at Shawnee Mission Park or other great places throughout the city!

Whatever you do to enjoy the season, make sure you always spend time with the ones you love the most! Happy Autumn!

Upcoming Events at the Chateau Avalon

  
  
  

This Fall is a busy time of year for us.  We have some great upcoming events at the Chateau Avalon to tell you about! Kansas Speedway

For those of you that have been asking about our next wine tasting- we heard you!  We are having our next tasting on Oct 26th @ 6:30 pm.  We will be having 5-6 great wines, hors d'oeuvres and a great time!  Call the hotel to save your spots. 913-596-6000 Cost: $30/person.

This year's fall race is on the weekend of Friday, October 19th.  Any Race Weekend at the Kansas Speedway is an exciting time for everyone in the Legends area.  There is so much going on besides the actual races;  Concerts and parades and parties are happening everywhere.  Don't miss out on your chance to be in the middle of it all this year. While we are sold out on Saturday, we do have a handful of fantastic rooms still available for Friday and Sunday.  Don't forget we offer a free shuttle service to our guests all weekend and we are planning some amazing beer specials out of our d'Nile Wine Bar!  Call the hotel directly to book your suite.

On November 16th, we are planning our very first Beer Tasting!  Come out and try some unique beer and some great food.  We'll have a beer expert on hand to answer all of your questions.  Put it on your calendars now!  Price and time: TBA

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