Nightlife in Kansas City

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

Gastropub Cuisine for Dinner or Lunch at Spectators Restaurant & Bar (45% Off). Three Options Available.

Spectators Restaurant & Bar

Kansas City

$40 $22

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Eclectic menu includes barbecue pork flatbreads, duck confit, and goat cheese salad served inside Sheraton hotel eatery

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

Wine Classes for Two or Four at Cellar Rat Wine Merchants (Up to 53% Off)

Cellar Rat Wine Merchants

Crossroads

$80 $39

Experts pour up to eight wine samples in classes exploring basics of tasting & different varietals at award-winning wine shop

Slipknot with Special Guest Korn at Sprint Center on November 26 at 7 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Slipknot with Special Guest Korn

Sprint Center

$68 $33

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Alternative heavy metal act known for their matching jumpsuits and masks joins the nu-metal rockers behind "Freak on a Leash"

Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull with J Balvin at Sprint Center on October 2 (Up to 49% Off)

Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull

Kansas City

$62.50 $35

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Latin music superstars join forces on a co-headlining tour packed with exciting dance hits and collaborations such as "I'm a Freak"

"Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!" Exclusive Presale at Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland on November 13

"Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!"

Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

$28.40 $28.40

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Colorful and hip kids' show celebrates the awesomeness of music with happy toy monsters and human friends DJ Lance Rock and Biz Markie

Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Presents "Inspired Journeys: Heroes and Landscapes" on August 23 (Up to 50% Off)

"Inspired Journeys: Heroes and Landscapes"

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

$36 $18

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Acclaimed orchestra explores the contrasting landscapes of Beethoven's epic "Eroica" symphony and Mendelssohn's dulcet "Italian" symphony

The Fresh Beat Band at Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland on November 19 at 6:30 p.m. (Up to 38% Off)

The Fresh Beat Band

Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

$39 $24

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Colorful quartet of Nick Jr. stars sings and dances with preschooler- and parent-friendly hits such as "Great Day" and "Bananas"

Great White and Slaughter at VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino North Kansas City on August 16 (Up to 49% Off)

Great White and Slaughter

VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino North Kansas City

$35 $18

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Blues rockers behind “Once Bitten, Twice Shy” team with the hair-metal heroes of “Up All Night” fame for an evening of hard-rock classics

Women of Faith: From Survival to Revival at Sprint Center on Friday, August 22, and Saturday, August 23 (Up to 30% Off)

Women of Faith: "From Survival to Revival"

Sprint Center

$99 $69

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A Bible-focused weekend of inspiration and entertainment, including music, speakers from churches around the world, and comedy

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Property Location
With a stay at Clarion Hotel Sports Complex in Kansas City, you'll be minutes from Kauffman Stadium and Arrowhead Stadium. This hotel is within the vicinity of Starlight Theatre and Kansas City Zoo.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 168 air-conditioned guestrooms. Your pillowtop bed comes with cotton sheets, and all rooms are furnished with sofa beds. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness facility. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, a concierge desk, and gift shops/newsstands.

Dining
Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, an Internet point, and a computer station. Planning an event in Kansas City? This hotel has 6000 square feet (557 square meters) of space consisting of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Self parking is available onsite.

4011 Blue Ridge Cutoff
Kansas City,
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.

2450 Grand Blvd
Kansas City,
MO
US

When Joe Zwillenberg bought Westport Flea Market Bar & Grill, he preserved "an irreplaceable piece of the city's character," according to the Pitch, which dubbed him Kansas City's Best Local Hero in 2006. Thanks to Joe, the close to 30-year-old establishment—which had been marked for takeover by a national chain—is still churning out its famous 10-ounce burgers today. Made with ground Prime cuts of Kansas City strip steak and fillet from McGonigle's Market, the hearty handhelds earned CityVoter's Best Burger awards in 2008 and 2009 and were featured on Food Network's Meat & Potatoes in 2010. Diners can customize each time-honored patty with onions, pickles, or shredded historical documents from the condiments table.

The eatery—which is nestled within a bustling flea market—also offers 44 beers on tap, live music, and a game room with pool tables, foosball, and an arcade. It is also the home of the Tiger Club of Kansas City's weekly luncheons, which boast high-profile speakers from the world of sports.

817 Westport Rd
Kansas City,
MO
US

After a career of playing professional baseball, Bill Kelso hung up his jersey, tied on his apron, and started the original Kelso’s Pizza in 1969. Located near William Jewell College, the pizzeria quickly became a favorite haunt of the Chiefs players while they attended training camp. Despite relocating the restaurant, the current owners, Jeff and Kelly, still honor their father’s storied sports legacy; vintage photographs, jerseys, and generations of family trophies line the dining room’s walls while six flat-screen televisions play live sports broadcasts or chat with each other about their fantasy baseball teams.

Kelso’s Pizza strives to be more than a sports bar, though. Instead, the family emphasizes serving pizzeria staples in a family-friendly environment. The menu brims with baseball-themed names, like the Grand Slam pizza with eight hearty toppings—including sausage, mushrooms, and julienned stat sheets—and a host of toasted sandwiches, such as the Pennant Winner, a roast beef delight oozing with melted provolone and Kelso’s buttermilk dressing.

300 Armour Rd
Kansas City,
MO
US

The tobacco, the wrapper, and the roll. On the surface, a cigar may not seem overly complex, but Fidel's Cigar Shop celebrates the depths of its nuance in head-to-toe humidors that lock in and preserve earthy flavors harvested from Nicaragua, Honduras, Ecuador, and elsewhere. The shop's staff educates guests on the inventory of more than 300 varieties, with specialized flavors and finishes akin to a fine wine's bouquet or a gourmet coffee's roast. Along with rows of cocoa-colored cigars tucked into cedar boxes, Fidel's also outfits aspiring aficionados with humidors, lighters, and cutters. In lively, social settings, regular events showcase new boutique products from exclusive estates, and the onsite Graycliff smoking lounge swaddles smokers with cozy seating, WiFi, and three LCD TVs, allowing them to relax as smoke-eating air purifiers erase the one-sided games of tic-tac-toe played with smoke rings.

4112 Pennsylvania Ave
Kansas City,
MO
US

"Sleek and shiny and glamorous" is how The Pitch's Charles Ferruzza described Cafe Trio in a 2009 article reviewing the eatery's at-the-time new location, although his praises didn't stop there. He also doled out compliments about Executive Chef Adam Yoder's European-inspired food, which earns a rating of very good to excellent from Zagat.

In the glow of paper lanterns, colorful paintings crafted by local artists hover over plates of Faroe Islands salmon roulade and hand-cut tenderloin fillets, which diners can enjoy while gazing out at the fountain and trees of Mill Creek Park. Outside, an expansive deck?open year-round?offers alfresco dining through the warm summer months, as well as unobstructed views of the resident snowmen of Country Club Plaza throughout the winter.

4558 Main St
Kansas City,
MO
US