Kansas City Power & Light District :: Plan An Event

Your Private Party Headquarters

Nothing compares to the variety of amenities and attractions that the Power & Light District can offer to create your signature event, wedding reception or banquet. With a diverse array of spaces including world-class restaurants, bars, lounges and historic theatres, the District offers incredible flexibility for private events of any size or budget. 

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With a wide variety of world-class restaurants, the Power & Light District offers several options for private dining and exclusive cocktail receptions. Let your guests enjoy unique and special settings throughout multiple venues as in one of our Signature Dine Arounds.

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Lounges, Bars & Theaters

Lounges, Bars & Theaters

The lounge spaces offer an exciting alternative to a standard banquet hall for private events and are available for affordable buy-outs. Venue setups are flexible with the ability to utilize multiple lounge spaces and the Live! Block balcony to increase capacities.

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KC Live! Block

KC Live! Block

Nothing compares to the variety of amenities that the KC Live! Block can offer a signature event or party. One city block made up of two levels of 14 entertainment venues, the KC Live! Block features a 25,000 square foot covered outdoor area, which is the largest rentable venue.

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The Gallery Event Space

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

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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

Jessica Carter
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

Hotel Nightclub

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Howl at the Moon

Stevie Padgett
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


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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