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Entertainment & Events in Kansas City, Missouri

Special Events

  • Hallo Weekends
    Worlds of Fun, I-435 at Exit 54
    816-454-4545
    Children of all ages will enjoy this Halloween event that lasts for a little over a month and features a variety of Halloween activities and a haunted house.

  • Faulkner's Pumpkin Farm
    10701 View High Drive
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    816-763-4644
    Lasting for a little over a month, you'll be able to enjoy hayrides, a children's play area, a field maze, petting zoo, crafts, and fall decorations at this pumpkin farm. more

  • Festival of Trees
    30 West Pershing Road
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    Union Station
    816-460-2839
    See over 100 decorated trees and wreaths at the Union Station during this 16 day event with all trees and wreaths decorated in different themes. You can bid on the trees and wreaths during the event or participate in an auction after the event is over.

  • Kansas City Southern Holiday Express
    30 West Pershing Road
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    Union Station
    816-460-2020
    Come see Santa Claus roll into Union Station on a five car Holiday Express Train during this holiday event. The train is covered with 10,000 lights and features a flat car carrying Santa's sleigh, reindeer, the elves workshop, and a little red caboose.

Cinema

  • Cinemark Palace
    500 Nichols Road
    Kansas City, MO 64112
    At The Plaza
    816-756-5833
    Visit this modern movie theatre to see the latest movies in a clean, comfortable setting. more

  • Regal Kansas City 18 Cinemas
    8201 Northeast Birmingham Road
    Kansas City, MO 64161
    816-452-3554
    Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.  more

Night Life

  • Beaumont Club
    4050 Pennsylvania
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    816-561-2560
    Night club that features a large dance floor, a mechanical bull, six pool tables, an outdoor deck with two sand volleyball courts, and a cabana beach style bar. Country and dance lessons are available. more

  • Blue Room
    1600 East Eighteenth Street
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    816-474-2929
    Filled with authentic jazz artifacts, some of Kansas City's best live jazz entertainment is performed at this swinging jazz night club on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.

  • ComedyCity
    300 Charlotte Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64106
    816-842-2744
    This venue features competitive improvisational comedy that is based on audience suggestions and provides fun for the whole family. Customized private shows and teambuilding workshops are available.

  • Grand Emporium
    3832 Main Street
    Kansas City, MO 64171
    816-531-7557
    Kansas City's premier live music venue features a variety of musical entertainment including national and regional blues, reggae, rock, jazz, and swing music seven nights a week.

  • XO Club
    3954 Central Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    816-753-0112
    A high energy dance club that features two dance floors, two live DJs, and six separate rooms for great entertainment and fun.

Concerts & Performances

  • Kansas City Ballet
    1601 Broadway
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    816-931-2232
    Professional ballet company that is made up of 25 artists who perform world class ballet performances and the best of American dances. A ballet school is also available that offers a mix of dance lessons. more

  • Kansas City Symphony
    1020 Central Street, Suite 300
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    816-471-1100
    This symphony orchestra performs classical and family series concerts at the Lyric Theatre, pops concerts at the Music Hall, and summer concerts at Johnson County Community College. more

  • Lyric Opera of Kansas City
    1029 Central Street
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    816-471-4933
    Kansas City's oldest performing arts organization, this opera performs five concerts of four different works each year in September, November, March, and May. more

  • Quality Hill Playhouse
    303 West Tenth Street
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    816-421-1700
    Kansas City's most intimate playhouse, this 153-seat theatre offers year round cabaret revues, musicals, and plays by professional singers, actors, and performers. The playhouse is available to rent for meetings and other events with catering services available. more

  • Starlight Theatre
    6601 Swope Parkway
    Kansas City, MO 64132
    816-363-7827
    An open air amphitheatre that seats 8,000 people and features an array of Broadway musicals, special events, and a wide variety of concerts. more

  • Theater League
    1310 Wyandotte
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    816-421-1801
    The best of touring Broadway musicals are performed by the Theater League, at this historic music hall in downtown Kansas City. more

  • Uptown Theater
    3700 Broadway
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    816-753-8665
    Once the stage home of Bob Hope during the 1920's, this historic theater hosts some of the hottest stars of film and record. The theater is also available for banquets, weddings, and special events with features including four distinctive halls with intimate side rooms. more

Plays & Productions

  • Martin City Melodrama and Vaudeville Co.
    13440 Holmes Road
    Kansas City, MO 64145
    816-942-7576
    Great Vaudeville and comedy performances thrill audiences in this community.

  • Sprint IMAX Theatre
    6800 Zoo Drive
    Kansas City, MO 64132
    Kansas City, Missori
    816-871-IMAX
    6-1/2 story IMAX screen and 12,000 watts of digital sound provides the audience with a powerful engaging film experience. Open year round.

  • American Heartland Theatre
    2450 Grand Street, Suite 314
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    816-842-0202
    Open year round except on Mondays, this luxurious 432 seat theatre presents entertaining, Broadway style performances that include musicals and mysteries. The theatre is also available for rentals, seminars, and lectures. more

  • Backstage at Bobette's
    4200 Blue Ridge Boulevard
    Kansas City, MO 64133
    816-313-2787
    Reservations are required at this elegant dinner theatre that offers scheduled performances on Friday evenings, as well as a Saturday matinee and Saturday evening performance.

  • Folly Theater
    300 West Twelfth Street
    Kansas City, MO 64196
    816-842-5500
    Located in a restored Burlesque house that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this live theater offers a wide variety of programs including national touring shows for children and a world class jazz series. more

  • Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
    4800 Main Street, Suite 302
    Kansas City, MO 64112
    Southmoreland Park
    816-531-7728
    Enjoy professional theatre performances of Shakespeare plays each summer in June and July at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Pre-show activities for the family are available, as well as, food and beverages.  more

  • Kansas City Repertory Theatre
    4949 Cherry Street
    Kansas City, MO 64110
    816-235-2700
    Founded in 1964, this premier professional resident theater company performs six mainstage plays from September through June in an intimate, state-of-the-art theatre. more

  • Mystery.Comedy of Kansas City
    13A Northwest Barry Road
    Kansas City, MO 64155
    816-333-5999
    Unique dinner theatre that provides an interactive five-act mystery and comedy performance with dinner included. They are also available to perform at the location of your choice. more

  • Paul Mesner Puppets
    1006 Linwood Boulevard
    Kansas City, MO 64109
    816-756-3500
    This puppet theatre uses a variety of puppetry styles including marionettes and rod puppets, for its shows that are performed during the year at Unity on the Plaza. Puppet making workshops for children of all ages are available. more

  • Stone Lion Puppet Theatre
    2520 Holmes Street
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    816-221-5351
    Professional children's theatre that offers a full season of puppetry for the young, as well as, performances by a national touring company. more

  • Unicorn Theatre
    3828 Main Street
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    816-531-7529
    The Unicorn Theatre exists to enhance the cultural life of Kansas City by producing professional contemporary, thought-provoking theater, which inspires emotional response and stimulates discussion. There are discounts for groups, seniors and students.  more

Festivals & Fairs

  • FilmFest Kansas City
    Cinemark Palace Theatre, 47th & Jefferson
    816-283-2893
    Showcasing films of diverse cultures, this seven day, annual October film festival includes seminars and a chance to meet the film makers, screen writers, and actors of the films. more

Marathons & 10K Runs

  • Groundhog Run
    816-756-0780
    An annual Children’s TLC fundraiser, the 5K/10K Groundhog Run is "believed to be the biggest organized run in America which takes place completely underground." more

Sporting Events

  • Truman Sports Complex
    I-70 & Blue Ridge Cutoff
    816-921-8000
    Twin football and baseball stadiums are located at this sports complex where the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Wizards professional soccer team play. Tours are available.

  • Kansas City Chiefs
    One Arrowhead Drive
    Kansas City, MO 64129
    816-920-9300
    A Kansas City tradition for over 35 years, this professional NFL football team plays September through December at the beautiful Arrowhead Stadium. more

  • Kansas City Comets
    1800 Genessee
    Kansas City, MO 64102
    816-474-2255
    MVP and scoring leader Dino Delevski leads this professional soccer team that is a member of the Major Indoor Soccer League. They play from September to April at the Kemper Arena. more

  • Kansas City Knights
    301 West Thirteenth Street, Suite 100
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    816-471-4222
    Enjoy exiting basketball action by this team that plays January through April at the Kemper Arena. more

  • Kansas City Royals
    I-70 & Blue Ridge Cutoff
    816-504-4470
    The Royals play at the beautiful Kauffman Stadium that features a 12 story high scoreboard, one of the largest video boards in the world, and a grass playing field. more

  • Kansas City Wizards
    Two Arrowhead Drive
    Kansas City, MO 64129
    816-920-9300
    Members of the Major League Soccer Association, this professional soccer team plays at the Arrowhead Stadium from March to September. more

  • Kansas City Royals, The
    One Royal Way; P.O. Box 419969
    Kansas City, MO 64141
    816-504-4040 (Ticket Office)
    MLB's Kansas City Royals' home games are played at Kauffman Stadium, located at Interstate 70 and Blue Ridge Cutoff. more

  

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