Kansas City Area Attractions
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Opened in 1994, the Kemper Museum is always growing with its permanent collection, and is a must see for any art lover. Also found within the Museum is the Café Sebastienne, and the Museum Shop.
Visit www.kemperart.org for more information.
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City is sandwiched by the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and the Kansas City Sculpture Park. The building’s neo-classic architectural design complete with bronze and marble accents provide the perfect backdrop for which to enjoy over 33,000 American, Ancient, Asian and European artifacts, decorative arts, photography, prints, paintings and more.
For more information, visit www.nelson-atkins.org.
Nestled on the rolling hillside in Swope Park, the Startlight Theatre is Kansas City’s top-rated outdoor performing arts venue. Since 1950, this non-profit organization has been dedicated to delivering sensational Broadway shows and concerts to the masses. Sit outide the amphiteater styled venue and enjoy dazzling productions like Little House On the Prairie or The Producers.
For tickets and schedule, visit www.kcstarlight.com.
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater at Sandstone.
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater is a premier outdoor events and entertainment facility situated west of Kansas City. The venue has a capacity to host 18,000 screaming fans and includes grass and general admission seating offering up-close views of your favorite stars.
For event schedule visit cricketwirelessamp.com.
The Kansas City Convention Center
The Kansas City Convention Center is a top meeting and event facility in the heart of Kansas City’s central business district. Attend conferences, meetings, trade shows or socal events in one of the state of the art theaters, music halls and meeting facilties. At Bartle Hall, visitors enjoy 338,800 square feet exhibit space equivalent to the size of eight football fields.
Visit www.kcconvention.com for more information.
Casinos and Entertainment
Vegas-styled casino gaming is right here in Kansas City. Head north of downtown Kansas City to Ameristar Casino, Argosy Casino or Harrah’s and discover plenty of slot machines and poker tables for your gaming enjoyment. The convention center area of downtown Kansas City is home to the Isle of Capri, a gamer’s paradise.
Enjoy a day of fun family entertainment at one of Kansas City’s most popular theme park attractions. At the Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun theme park, visitors can hop aboard daring roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and tubes or head to the Schlitterbahn Waterpark and challenge the Torrent River or the Storm Blaster.
Country Club Plaza
Take a time out from visiting the many sites and attractions in the Kansas City metropolitan area to enjoy a day of shopping, dining and entertainment. At the Country Club Plaza, located four miles south of downtown Kansas City, visitors will discover 15 blocks packed with over 150 designer stores, name brand shops and speciality boutiques. If shopping’s not your thing, the Spanish style architecture and piazza dotted with sculptures, fountains and murals will surely catch your eye.