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Rooftop Hangs in Kansas City

Sunny days or evenings out on the town, Kansas City’s countless rooftops of different shapes and sizes offer elevated escapes and jaw-dropping views. Grab a drink, order tapas and enjoy some of the most popular high-rise patios in KC.  


Incredible Views

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  • Percheron | Crossroads Hotel: One of KC's trendiest hotels also offers a stunning top-floor treat for lodgers and pop-ins alike. With a full bar program, tasty bites and patio games, what more could you ask for?
  • Kansas City Public Library Rooftop Terrace: Between larger-than-life chess and other sky-high sights, this Central Library refuge is ideal for anyone with a penchant for elevation.
  • Horsefeather Social | Loews Kansas City Hotel: Named after the signature KC cocktail, this lush rooftop lounge soars above Downtown and boasts one of the best views of the stunning performing arts center directly to the south.

Gathering Spots

  • Teocali: Happy hour or meal with friends, gather among the stars at this bustling Mexican restaurant in the charming neighborhood just east of Crown Center.
  • Westport Ale House: This Westport hangout touts a towering second floor and great crowds during big-time sporting events and late nights out.
  • John’s Big Deck: A laid-back joint, this bar is great for every occasion, whether starting the night or staying for the duration.

 

  • The Well: One of Waldo’s finest is renowned for its rooftop deck, open year-round no matter the outdoor temperature.
  • Maloney’s Sports Bar: Big 12 Championship, World Cup or playoffs, head to this Overland Park spot for an incredible sports environment.
  • Kelly’s Westport Inn: A Kansas City classic through and through, thanks in part to its second-floor patio and festive atmosphere.

Indulgent Options

Elevated Play

Up Down Rooftop

  • Up-Down: Spend summer evenings playing giant Jenga or oversized Tic Tac Toe at this barcade, arguably one of the most popular taprooms in town.

 

Chicken N Pickle Rooftop

  • Chicken N Pickle: One of North Kansas City’s most unique venues, Chicken N Pickle offers great food, first-rate pickleball courts and a renowned rooftop.
  • KC Live! Block: Fan fest or live performance, dance club or piano bar, there’s no end to the entertainment options in this Power & Light District favorite.