While the Kansas City Convention Center offers an impressive 800,000 square feet of meeting space, smaller-scale unique event and meeting venues can be found in every corner of the city. Whether your group requires an intimate theatre or a grand banquet hall, Kansas City can accommodate you.

Steamboat Arabia Museum

Capacities of 1-150

Puppetry Arts Institute

  • Accommodates up to 50
  • Perfect for a small gathering, the venue is home to a charming museum chronicling the history of puppets and vintage marionettes. Request a puppet show—no strings attached!

Arabia Steamboat Museum

  • Accommodates up to 125
  • Treat your group to the sunken treasure of an 1856 steamboat. Housing the largest collection of pre-Civil War artifacts in the world, the Arabia Steamboat Museum features 200 tons of “touchable treasures.”

Kansas City Royals Pavilion & Dugout Suites 

  • Accommodates 45-150
  • Step up to the plate and book an event at Kauffman Stadium, where elegant fountains decorate the ballpark. Your guests will enjoy fully-catered meals while taking in major league action from left center field.
Harry S. Truman Library

Capacities of 150-500

Boulevard Brewing Co.

  • Accommodates up to 250
  • What’s on tap for an event at the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest? All rentals include a behind-the-scenes brewery tour complete with free beer during the event.

American Restaurant

  • Accommodates up to 350
  • Treat your taste buds when you host an event at Kansas City’s only Mobil 4-Star and AAA 4-Diamond restaurant. The magnificent panoramic view of downtown doesn’t hurt, either.

Sadlers Indoor Racing 

  • Accommodates up to 400
  • Put your guests behind the wheel of high-performance karts that race up to 45 mph. Located southwest of downtown, Sadlers Indoor Racing is the perfect venue for interactive fun.

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum 

  • Accommodates up to 500
  • Get to know a famous Kansas Citian at one of only 12 U.S. Presidential Libraries. Independence, Mo., native Harry Truman’s life and presidency are documented through interactive exhibits and personal memorabilia. Don’t miss the replica White House Oval Office.
National WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial

Capacities of 500-1,000

Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa 

  • Accommodates up to 600
  • Featuring 18,000 square feet of elegant meeting space, this venue includes an award-winning hotel and hundreds of slot machines and table games.

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

  • Accommodates up to 650
  • For an extraordinarily emotional and educational experience, book an event at the nation’s only museum dedicated to the Great War. Choose between unique spaces for both indoor and outdoor events.

American Jazz Museum

  • Accommodates up to 1,000
  • Learn the history of jazz music at this museum located in the 18th & Vine Historic District. With several event space options, this venue is sure to provide guests with a swingin’ good time.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 

  • Accommodates up to 1,000
  • Meet among masterpieces at this renowned general art museum. Guests will be in awe of the giant Shuttlecocks in the outdoor sculpture park.
Starlight Theatre

Capacities of 1,000 +

Starlight Theatre

  • Accommodates up to 1,200
  • This outdoor theatre presents nationally and locally-produced Broadway tours under the stars. Starlight’s climate-controlled main stage hosts mid-sized groups as well.

College Basketball Experience 

  • Accommodates up to 1,500
  • Conveniently located in the downtown convention district, this entertainment facility houses interactive basketball exhibits that test guests’ skills on everything from slam dunks to last-second buzzer beaters.

Union Station 

  • Accommodates up to 1,800
  • This beautifully restored 1914 train station features an interactive science museum, restaurants, shops and theatres. The venue offers ideal spaces for banquets and casual meetings.

Kansas City Zoo 

  • Accommodates up to 2,000
  • For a really wild event, book the lush home of more than 1,000 animals. Guests can stroll through the Australian Outback and African Plains, then have a meet & greet with Nikita, the polar bear.
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