Gear up to get down!
Treads & Threads 2012 promises once again to be the hottest charity event ticket in town.
The University of Kansas Hospital is gearing up to celebrate the gala's 11th year of support for cancer patient care. The fun begins on Friday, September 7 with a Sponsor/Patron Pre-party at 6:00 PM and the main event begins at 7:30 PM.
Party venue that roars
Entertain your guests at a party venue unlike no other: inside the oval and under the stars at Kansas Speedway. You won't want to miss the exclusive sponsor/patron pre-party, which offers a chance to mingle with other top corporate, business and civic leaders.
Heard the News?
Grammy Award winners Huey Lewis and the News return to Kansas Speedway to perform their classic hits, including "Heart of Rock & Roll" and "Power of Love." Serving rock and roll straight up for more than three decades, this quintessential American rock 'n roll band has earned millions of fans worldwide.
Gourmet fare from top restaurants
Savor a gourmet feast from the area's top restaurants, caterers and dessert specialists. Enjoy the featured fine wines and specialty drinks concocted just for Treads & Threads.
Check out some of the hottest race cars ever to hit a NASCAR track, on display in Fan Walk.
Wear your dancing shoes
Emerald City Band of Dallas, back by popular demand for the fifth year, keeps the dance floor packed until midnight.
Black-tie or racetrack inspired black-tie
Don traditional black-tie party attire for the gala - or let our racetrack theme and your imagination guide your choice in formalwear. View photos from past years' events to rev up your creativity.
We party rain or shine
A benefit gala, Treads & Threads is held rain or shine. Tents and garages provide shelter in case of inclement weather.
Companies Committed to Care
Demonstrate your company's commitment to improving and expanding care for cancer patients throughout the region as a Treads & Threads sponsor. Sponsorship levels range from $5,000 to $30,000 and include a variety of benefits. Check out our Companies Committed to Care for 2012.
KC area's top charitable event
Ingram's magazine ranked Treads & Threads the Best Charitable Event in the Kansas City area for the past two consecutive years. The Independent has ranked our gala No. 2 in the city for the past three consecutive years.
A limited number of patron passes are available at the end of June. Passes are mailed to attendees mid-August. Purchase online or call 913.588.8888.