Tickets & Events in Independence

Movie Outing for Two or Four with Medium Popcorns at Fine Arts Theatres (Up to 46% Off)

Fine Arts Theatres

Multiple Locations

$27 $15

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Projectors show first-run Hollywood, independent, and art-house films on 13 screens as moviegoers snack on popcorn at one of four venues

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

The Tiffany Ballroom

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Repticon for Two Adults and Two Children at Abdallah Shrine Center on September 27 or 28 (Up to 50% Off)

Repticon

Abdallah Shrine Center

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

$18.95 for Two Movie Tickets and a Concessions Voucher at Cinetopia Overland Park 18 (Up to $46 Value)

Cinetopia

Overland Park

$46 $18.95

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Whether you're seeing action, drama, or romance on the big screen, relax in leather chairs and take in the super-high-definition glory

JCCC's Performing Arts Series at Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College (Up to 51% Off)

JCCC Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College

Carlsen Center

$25 $13

This season, see dance performances, classical quartets, or an autobiographical show complete with Vegas-style songs by Terry Bradshaw

Topeka RoadRunners Hockey Game at Landon Arena on September 12 or 13 or October 3, 4, 11, or 12 (49% Off). Three Seating Options.

Topeka RoadRunners

Landon Arena

$25.50 $13

Twelve of last year's RoadRunners players return in hopes of making another deep playoff run

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Though the city's name would seem to suggest otherwise, Independence residents must still—by law—interact with each other occasionally. Luckily, Independence Events Center serves to bring the community together, hosting everything from national concert tours to youth hockey leagues within its walls. Such stars as Kelly Clarkson have graced the stage within the 5,800-seat arena, also home to local sports teams such as the Central Hockey League's Missouri Mavericks and the Major Indoor Soccer League's Missouri Comets. Additionally, a community rink lets residents and nonresidents alike hit the ice for programs ranging from open-skating sessions and lessons to private rentals for Civil War reenactments.

19100 E Valley View Pkwy
Independence,
MO
US

Zipping at a faster pace and racking up higher scores than their grass-stained outdoor cousins, the iconic Missouri Comets streak through MISL play from the inner orbit of the new Independence Events Center. From their midfield seats, footsport fans can enjoy an unobstructed view as they brush up on their knowledge of indoor soccer, which features six players to a side, legal plays off of walled sidelines, and the frenzied neon lights of the multi-ball round. Visitors will get to cheer on the newly resurrected team led by former Danish soccer star Kim Roentved as they go head-to-head against the Chicago Riot or the Omaha Vipers—teams that weave Midwestern footwork narratives that rival the toe-typed tales of "Handless" Studs Terkel.

19100 E Valley View Pkwy.
Independence,
MO
US

At Screenland, campy and classic are rarely mutually exclusive terms. The movie theater serves as a cinematic time machine, transporting spectators through the history of Hitchcock's mysteries and straight into the heyday of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Though it also shows current titles, its schedule is often beholden to audience whims—the Crossroads location hosts new independent films that are uniquely screened at this sole location. This dual devotion to cherished and modern flicks helped Screenland earn the 2012 Readers' Choice award for Best Movie Theater from the Pitch.

Even outside the projection room, nostalgia rules. More than 40 games, from Donkey Kong to Missile Command, test dexterity at the Crossroads location's retro arcade, where guests can purchase passes to play indefinitely or until Frogger finally flags down a cab. Photographs taken by former Kansas City mayor Dick Berkley accompany historical trivia in the adjacent gallery, and celebrity handprints mark the outdoor patio. Greeting cinephiles out front is a marquee salvaged from the Isis Theatre, just as it once greeted a young Walt Disney when he shared his early animations there.

Wedding receptions and corporate meetings alike have taken advantage of the theater's capacity for private functions. At both exclusive and public events, however, a full-service bar supplies guests with libations, cracking open bottles of Boulevard Pale Ale and Tallgrass Velvet Rooster.

408 Armour Rd
Kansas City,
MO
US

MVPs, Gold Gloves, and a World Series title pepper more than 40 years of Kansas City Royals history, replete with powerful pitches and bat-cracking home runs. The recently renovated Kauffman Stadium treats visitors to a giant high-definition video board, which wears a 40-foot crown and waves a scepter made of massive glow sticks. During breaks in the action, fans can visit concessions stands, play mini golf in the kids? area, or count each of the stadium?s 37,903 seats. Open until the top of the eighth inning, a 7,000-square-foot Hall of Fame guides guests through a maze of memorabilia, including photos of Royals past and future.

One Royal Way
Kansas City,
MO
US

The nationwide chain of Improv comedy clubs hosts comedians en route to the big time, with an impressive roster of past performers that includes David Spade, Adam Sandler, and Jerry Seinfeld. Kansas City Improv unveils a spread of award-winning American cuisine from company-wide head chef JR Grady, and a slew of signature cocktails to remedy laughter-induced cottonmouth. Guests can stow their vehicles prior to the show with garage parking, available throughout the Zona Rosa shopping center.

7260 NW 87th St.
Kansas City,
MO
US

Quality Hill Playhouse parts its curtains through October 23 for Noël and Gertie, devised by Sheridan Morley and featuring the words and music of Noël Coward. One of six musicals and cabaret revues the theater puts on annually, Noël and Gertie is based on Coward's own diaries and musical compositions and delves into the friendship of two former stage personalities, Noël Coward (Robert Gibby Brand) and Gertrude Lawrence (Melinda MacDonald). The witty and occasionally heartfelt performance celebrates the fun and sophistication of the roaring '20s without the drawback of state-mandated lessons to learn the Charleston. Quality Hill Playhouse's intimate 153-seat theater ensures patrons don't miss a single sight or sound, and the newly renovated lobby bristles with casual elegance. Multiple performances take to the stage each week in order to accommodate busy schedules and revisit important plot points for forgetful goldfish.

912 Baltimore Ave
Kansas City,
MO
US