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Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown

Explore Kansas City

Things To Do

Things To Do

Kansas City Power and Light District

Offering over a half million square feet the Kansas City Power & Light District is the midwest's premier entertainment epicenter. With more than 50 unique and captivating shops, restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues, the district offers something for everyone.

Kansas City Convention Center Bartle Hall

1101 Locust St., Kansas City, MO 64106

The Kansas City Convention Center has all your event needs covered for meeting spaces, social gatherings, weddings and galas, from fairs to trade shows, we have the space and it's a great place!

TMobile Center

1407 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106

The TMobile Center is the region’s premier venue and is host more than 100 events a year, including concerts, family shows, special events as well as professional, collegiate and amateur sporting events.

Municipal Auditorium

201 W. 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105

Kansas City Live Entertainment

The district will feature over 8 city blocks of restaurants, nightclubs and bars, shopping, retail, and is located downtown, across from the Sprint Center. The Power and Light District, which is named after the famed Power and Light building, was originally to be called 'KC Live!', which is now incorporated into the district as a live music and entertainment district.

Crowne Center

2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106

Located in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Crown Center is often called a city within a city. Three levels of great shopping and dining complement two of the city’s most luxurious hotels, exquisite office buildings, a residential community and several entertainment attractions. It all surrounds the worldwide headquarters of Hallmark Cards, Inc. Bring your family and your imagination for an unforgettable visit to Crown Center.

Union Station

Country Club Plaza

Arrowhead Stadium

Kauffman Stadium

Kansas City Zoo

Worlds of Fun

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri 64108

The Kauffman Center’s overriding vision is to enrich the lives of everyone in the community through extraordinary and diverse performing arts experiences. The Kauffman Center will be home to resident organizations, the Kansas City Ballet, Lyric Opera, Kansas City Symphony, and other innovative programming embraces a variety of audiences with different tastes, interest and passions. At the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, everyone can have an opportunity to experience excellence.

Midland Theater

1228 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64105

Located in downtown Kansas City on Main Street in the Power & Light District, the original Midland Theatre opened in 1927 and hosted well-known artists throughout its history, most recently, Faith Hill, Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Willie Nelson, Duran Duran, The Moody Blues, Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Buble and Jethro Tull. The newly renovated Midland by AMC will be home to a wide variety of musical artists, comedians, family entertainers as well as special, corporate and private events.

Starlight Theatre

4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64132

Starlight Theatre has been a Kansas City landmark since the 1950's. Over the years the venue has brought the city hundreds of spectacular Broadway shows, amazing concerts and wonderful community outreach programs.

Kansas City River Market Neighborhood

5th and Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri 64105

As Kansas City’s oldest neighborhood, the River Market is rich with history and culture. Brick streets, historic buildings, and decorative street lamps provide the ambiance of an old city in this thriving neighborhood. River Market is a vibrant and friendly community with a bountiful anchor attraction, the region’s largest farmers' market, the historic City Market. Since the early 1800's, the Historic River Market has been the place to be. Live a little, have fun and experience the River Market.

Liberty Memorial

100 W. 26th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64108

In 2004 the Museum was designated by Congress as the United States’ official World War I Museum, opening to the public on December 2, 2006, as the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. The Museum presents a comprehensive interpretation of World War I (1914 to1919) and its lasting consequences, providing a vivid and memorable experience for all.

National WWI Museum and Memorial

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ​

Arabia Steamboat Museum ​

Local Tips

Local Tips

Must See

The buzzing Power & Light District is at our back door offering more than 50 bars, restaurants, and shops, as well as Kansas City's best outdoor activities and concerts. The College Basketball Experience awaits, telling the history of the sport through interactive exhibits. Later, take a relaxing stroll through the area. These are just a few fun things to do near Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown

What's New

There are always things to do near T-Mobile Center. Business travelers will be minutes away from the Municipal Auditorium and the Kansas City Convention Center, which host many trade shows, conferences, and special events throughout the year. Guests can also enjoy Broadway, comedy, and dance shows at these two venues, or head to the T-Mobile Center for rock, pop, and country concerts year-round.


Make sure to explore the River Market, a 150-year-old riverfront neighborhood. During the weekend you can visit the area's largest farmer's market before exploring the wide array of boutiques and antique shops. Looking to get in some retail therapy when in Kansas City? Head over to Country Club Plaza and browse through over 100 shops as you admire the Spanish-inspired architecture and fountains.

Must Do

Sports fans should catch a football game at Arrowhead Stadium and cheer on the Kansas City Chiefs. Art enthusiasts can visit the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and explore exhibits featuring art from every continent and culture. Later, check out the Arabia Steamboat Museum. The museum is home to countless artifacts salvaged from the Arabia, a steamboat that sank in the Missouri River in 1856.

Don't Go Home Without

Start your day by visiting the National WWI Museum and Memorial. The museum is dedicated to remembering and understanding the Great War and its impact on the world. Thrill seekers can then head to Worlds of Fun and ride the rollercoasters. End the day by exploring downtown Kansas City. Make sure to head to the Power & Light District, where you can enjoy dinner with friends or family.