Kansas City Power & Light District :: Plan An Event

Your Private Party Headquarters

The Kansas City Power & Light District specializes in corporate events, receptions, weddings, meetings, social functions, non-profit galas, convention groups, sports viewing parties and VIP experiences. With a diverse variety of event spaces, seamless coordination, flexibility and top-notch service, we have all your event needs covered.

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Cerner Bash
KC Live! Signature Event
The Gallery Event Space

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Let your guests enjoy unique and special settings throughout multiple venues. Guests can feast on an array of cuisine options paired with wine, beer, or a hand-crafted cocktail. Extensive private dining options exist along with patio(s) that can be reserved for exclusive cocktail receptions.

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Lounges, Bars & Theaters

Lounge spaces are an exciting alternative to a standard banquet hall and are available for affordable buy-outs. Venues offer built-in bar(s) and catering services, flexible set-ups and the ability to utilize multiple lounge and or balcony spaces to increase capacities and offer viewing of the KC Live! stage and video screens.

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KC Live! Block

A one-of-a-kind venue offering state and video screen access perfect for live entertainment or presentations. Comprised of two stories and up to 25,000 square feet of covered outdoor space this can be privately reserved for groups of 100-8,000+. Space is covered and heaters are made available for year round events, rain or shine! Equipped with built-in bars, catering services, and an in-house production team, the planning process is seamless!

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The Gallery Event Space

An Event Space in the heart of the Power & Light District, The Gallery is an elegant, urban venue featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, dramatic finishes and an outdoor balcony. The Gallery is ideal for wedding receptions, ceremonies, corporate events and meetings set against the downtown skyline.

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801 Chophouse

E-Mail / (816) 994-8800

Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet Cinema

Melanie Bradshaw
E-Mail / (816) 474-4545 ext. 6

Angels Rock Bar

E-Mail / (816) 442-8112
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Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

Katie Schillare
E-Mail / 816-283-9951

Bar Louie

E-Mail / (816) 841-9100

BRGR Kitchen + Bar

E-Mail / (816) 221-2747

Bristol Seafood Grill

E-Mail / (816) 448-6007

Chesterfield, The

Melanie Bradshaw
E-Mail / (816) 474-4545 ext. 6

Drunken Fish Sushi Restaurant & Lounge

Charles Schneider
E-Mail / (816) 474-7177

Dubliner, The

Patty Sheeley
E-Mail / 816-268-4700

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

E-Mail / (816) 221-1900

Gallery Event Space, The

Amber Benton
E-Mail / (816) 877-8325

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

Julian Magennis
(816) 471-2340

Howl at the Moon

Melanie Beeghly
E-Mail / (816) 471-4695

Indie Bar

Dan Douglass
E-Mail / (816) 283-9900

Johnny's Tavern

Kyle Witherspoon
E-Mail / (816) 268-2260

Kansas City Live! Block


Kill Devil Club, The


Leinenkugel's KC

E-Mail / (816) 541-2800

McFadden's Sports Saloon

E-Mail / (816) 471-1330
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Mixx, The

Jo Marie Scaglia
E-Mail / (816) 283-0300

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“My special thanks goes to the entire team that made our event so special. The catered food was amazing – all three entrees were prepared beautifully and rivaled any downtown restaurant in quality.  There were no shortage of comments from Dad, Mom, and our guests on how beautiful the venue was, how wonderful the staff treated them and how memorable the well coordinated event!  It was everything I imagined it would be!”
– Jan Durwood, Durwood Family event

“You made NAFSA look really good to our attendees. You were so easy to work with, we are very pleased with what a success the Opening Reception was in the Live Block.”
– Leslie Murray, NAFSA Convention Planner

“We had so many wonderful comments about the Midland and how nice and helpful all the employees were. Of course the venue speaks for itself. The Midland is simply the "fairy tale" place to host a wedding.”
– Barb Gangel, Mother-of-the-Bride, Midland Wedding

“I want to let you know how pleased we were with the reception. The venue, the food and the staff all more than met the high standards that have come to be expected by our reception attendees. People were still talking about the AIFS reception all day Friday.”
– Kerry Geffert, AIFS Reception