Nightlife in Independence


Standup Comedy Show for One or Two (Dates through September 24)

Stanford and Son's Comedy Club

Stanford and Sons Comedy Club

Local and nationally touring comedians land in Overland Park for shows through September

$22 $12

Presale: Bob Saget on September 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Bob Saget

Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

Comedian, bestselling author, and Full House (and Fuller House) star dives into one of his notoriously R-rated standup sets

$51 $35

Fifty Shades of Men: The Magic Mike Male Revue Show on July 27 or 28 at 8 p.m.

Stanford and Sons

Stanford and Sons Comedy Club

A male dance revue comprised of musclebound hunks excites crowds with their sensual moves and Vegas showmanship

$40 $20

The Pitch Steer and Beer Festival on Saturday, August 6, at 1:30 p.m.

The Pitch

The Waldo Outdoor Pavilion

Hosted by The Pitch, this inaugural festival packs hot-off-the-grill burgers, 100+ beer samplings, and live music into one awesome afternoon

$34.69 $18

Positive Hits Tour 2016 with Passion feat. Kristian Stanfill and Danny Gokey on August 3 at 7 p.m.

Positive Hits Tour 2016 with Passion feat. Kristian Stanfill, Danny Gokey, Hollyn, & Capital Kings

First Baptist Raytown

Passion feat. Kristian Stanfill performs hits such as “Day After Day” with help from an American Idol vet, Hollyn, and Capital Kings

$32.81 $16

Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 50% Off)

The Murder Mystery Co.

Kansas City

Interactive murder mystery dinner starring professional actors testing guests’ sleuthing skills throughout a three course meal

$60 $29.99

Wine or Beer Flights for Two, Four, or Six People at Swirl Wine Bar and Shoppe (Up to 50% Off)

Swirl Wine Bar & Shoppe

Parkville

Flights of four 2-fluid-ounce pours of wine or beer from a tap system that guarantees perfect flavors

$66 $33

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

Fine Arts Theatres

Multiple Locations

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

$54 $29

Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy on August 5 at 7 p.m.

Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy

Starlight Theatre

Legendary British guitarist dives into his gem-filled catalogue; Blues legend’s career of buttery riffs and heartfelt wails spans 50 years

$46 $25

The Psychedelic Furs and The Church - 4 Ticket Package - on Friday, August 5, at 8 p.m.

The Psychedelic Furs with The Church

CrossroadsKC at Grinders

British ’80s new wavers behind “Love My Way” and “Pretty in Pink” join with Sydney psych rockers The Church

$135.72 $68

General Admission or Preferred Ticket to Raiding the Country Vault (Up to 38% Off)

Raiding the Country Vault

The Mansion Theatre

Talented country singers and musicians gather for a celebration of the best in country music with songs from Willie Nelson to Garth Brooks

$40 $25

The Dinner Detective Murder-Mystery Show at Hotel Phillips, May 7–September 24

The Dinner Detective

Hotel Phillips

Suspicious glances fill ballroom as improv-savvy cast helps diners with invented identities solve a murder during a four-course meal

$79.90 $48

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (47% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Kansas City

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

$60 $32

Summerland Tour 2016 - 4 Ticket Pack - featuring Sugar Ray, Everclear, Lit, and Sponge on Saturday, July 30, at 8 p.m.

Summerland Tour 2016 feat. Sugar Ray, Everclear, Lit, and Sponge

CrossroadsKC

Alt-rock powerhouses Sugar Ray, Everclear, Lit, and Sponge fill the air at an outdoor concert with lawn seating

$138 $69

Moscow Ballet’s "Great Russian Nutcracker" with Nutcracker or Book on Saturday, November 26, at 7 p.m.

Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker"

Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

Professional Russian dancers leap and pirouette against stunning backdrops in a holiday ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score

$77 $35

2nd Annual KC Summer Comedy Series Standup Show (July 30–August 27)

Second Annual Kansas City Summer Comedy Festival

Multiple Locations

Some of the area’s best and brightest standup comics take the stage at intimate venues throughout the KC area during a month-long festival

$18 $9

Chrisette Michele on Friday, August 19, at 8 p.m.

Chrisette Michele: The Milestone Tour

Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

R&B and neo-soul singer known for her powerful kiss-off single “Be OK” and the Brooklyn ballad “Rich Hipster”

$44.49 $29

$99 for $200 Toward Limousine Rental from Vegas Limo KC

Vegas Limo KC

Kansas City

Trained chauffeurs collect riders in Lincoln stretch limos, stretch Hummers, or Escalade Limos stocked with ice and bottled water

$200 $99

Groupon Exclusive: Girls Night Out The Show with Meet and Greet on Sunday, August 21 at 8 p.m.

Girls Night Out The Show

Roxy Bar

Muscle-bound hunks unleash ripped abs and sexy dance moves in a tantalizing evening of girls’ night out fun; meet and greet included

$45 $30

$30 or $50 of Horserace Betting Credit at TwinSpires (50% Off)

TwinSpires

Online Deal

A website and mobile app allows horseracing fans to make wagers on a range of horse races around the globe, including the Kentucky Derby

$30 $15

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DerbyJackpot

Online Deal

Bet on 100+ live horse races happening daily around the world; players pick a horse, place a bet, watch the race live, and can win real cash

$30 $15

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Swope Park - Kansas City Zoo

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Swope Park - Kansas City Zoo

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  • Hooters
    Hooters serves American-style cuisine in the middle of Independence's Highland Manor district. The drink list at this restaurant has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). Hooters offers an affordable happy hour. Wifi is on the house at Hooters, so bring along your tablet or laptop. The large dining space at Hooters provides quick and easy seating options for large groups. Outdoor dining doesn't get much better than the beautiful patio at Hooters. Ordering food? You can pick it up yourself! Call Hooters for catering if you have a big event coming up. Dine at Hooters and keep your car safely parked in a nearby lot. Hooters offers a nice selection of mid-range cuisine, so you can expect a meal there to cost about $30 or less per person. Patrons can choose to charge their bill, as Hooters welcomes the use of most major credit cards. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all on Hooters' menu — you can stop by whenever the moment's right for you. Indulge in all of your favorite American classics with a trip to the definitive standard in town at Hooters. So head on over to the highly-rated Hooters for some American eats and see what the buzz is all about.
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    19850 East Valley View Parkway
    Independence, MO US
  • Sandbar
    Ease your appetite with delicious bites from Sandbar in Independence. At Sandbar, your large or small party can easily enjoy a meal. Bask in the sun and enjoy a fresh meal outside at Sandbar. Loud crowds paired with a healthy sound system keep the volume level at this restaurant at the edge of ear-splitting. Interested in eating out over the weekend? Keep in mind that the restaurant gets swamped on Fridays and Saturdays, and service may take longer than expected. No need for a wardrobe change when you hit Sandbar — it's strictly casual. Sandbar is located near a parking lot, which many diners take advantage of.
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    9807 East US Highway 40
    Independence, MO US
  • Big John's Corner Bar
    For bar nibbles and pub food par excellence, Big John's Corner Bar is a top pick. The drink list at this restaurant has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). Those with sensitive ears may want to stay away from this restaurant, though, as it can get quite loud. Prepare to face the crowds if you visit on the weekend — Friday and Saturday are Big John's Corner Bar's busiest days. If you're driving, that's no problem. Parking available onsite. When pub fare is calling your name, head on over to Big John's Corner Bar and snack on all of your favorite eats.
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    213 West Maple Avenue
    Independence, MO US
  • AMC Independence Commons 2
    A high definition screen and booming speakers are worth paying for to have that full movie watching experience. Head on over to AMC Independence Commons 20 in Independence to watch the latest flicks in theaters! Every great place has a restaurant on the side. When you come to this theater, it's no different. Save money on a sitter — kids are welcome to join in the fun at this theater. Enjoy the smell of nature when you see a movie outdoors at AMC Independence Commons 20. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    19200 East 39th Street South
    Independence, MO US
  • Harvey's Tavern
    Munch on tasty pub grub at Harvey's Tavern. This restaurant diners can also take advantage of the many drink options offered here. Eat outdoors Harvey's Tavern (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating. Musical groups perform live at Harvey's Tavern, so tables can perk up with some tunes. Parking can be a pain in the neck, but it's as available as ever near the restaurant. Harvey's Tavern's menu is decked out with all your pub favorites, so you won't need to worry. There's definitely something for everyone!
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    10129 East US Highway 40
    Independence, MO US
  • Stix & Stones
    Indulge in a wide array of American dishes at Stix and Stones. Gather up your group of friends and head to Stix and Stones, a local restaurant that has room for large groups. Diners who appreciate a no-frills environment come to Stix and Stones in jeans and a hoodie. At Stix and Stones, you can easily find parking in the lot next door. A hearty salad, juicy burger, or classic chicken — all of your favorite American dishes will be made fresh when you head to Stix and Stones.
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    11404 East US Highway 24
    Sugar Creek, MO US

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