The Big Draft Event

Apr 27, 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm | BBBSKC Building & Barkley Rooftop


1 BIG party, 2 great venues! Hop between the BBBS building and the Barkley rooftop to experience the ultimate Draft watch party!

Enjoy giant big screens to watch the Draft, food, drinks, live music, multiple DJs, games, photobooths, and more!

Live broadcast of Sports Radio 810 WHB

Special recognition on stage for our newly drafted class of 2023 Bigs

Celebrity appearances by Dante Hall, Derrick Johnson, Shawn Barber, Danan Hughes, Christian Okoye, and Tim Grunhard

Come and go throughout the event as you explore Draft festivities just a few blocks away!


BBBS Timeline

  • 3:00PM – Registration Opens, DJ, Drinks, Tailgate Games
  • 5:45-6:45PM – Dante Hall Meet & Greet
  • 6:00PM Presentation of 2023 Bigs with Meta and Head KU Football Coach Lance Leipold
  • 5:00-6:30PM – Derrick Johnson Meet & Greet
  • 6:30-7:30pm- Christian Okoye Meet & Greet
  • 7:00PM – Live feed of Draft

Food provided by Zarda BBQ and Celebrity’s Catering from 5-9pm

Barkley Timeline

  • 3:00- Rooftop Opens, DJ, Drinks
  • 4:00-5:00PM – Tim Grunhard & Nick Allegretti Meet & Greet
  • 5:00-7:00PM – Live Music by Mikey Needleman Band
  • 6:30- 7:30PM: Shawn Barber & Danan Hughes
  • 7:00PM – Live feed of Draft

Food provided by DeVine Catering from 5-9pm


Please contact our office to speak with one of our event coordinators at 816.561.5269

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