Municipal Arena

Kansas City’s Art Deco Municipal Auditorium complex includes four unique and versatile special event and banquet venues. The Arena seats 10,700; the Exhibition Hall includes 46,000 square feet on two levels for exhibitors, catered functions or special events, the Music Hall, one of the nation’s finest theaters, seats 2,363; and the Little Theatre is perfect for more intimate events. Municipal Auditorium connects directly to Level 2 of the Conference Center, to the underground parking garage and downtown hotel walkway system. The ramps and elevators facilitate the movement of freight throughout the building.

The Municipal Arena, nicknamed “Municipal,” plays host to numerous events throughout the year. The Arena has a rich history in College Basketball, often hosting the Big 12 Women’s Tournament, and is the permanent home of the NAIA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. Over 80 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament games have been played in the Arena, including 9 Final Fours, which is more than any other facility.

Music Hall

Kansas City’s Art Deco Municipal Auditorium complex includes four unique and versatile special event and banquet venues. The Arena seats 10,700; the Exhibition Hall includes 46,000 square feet on two levels for exhibitors, catered functions or special events, the Music Hall, one of the nation’s finest theaters, seats 2,363; and the Little Theatre is perfect for more intimate events. Municipal Auditorium connects directly to Level 2 of the Conference Center, to the underground parking garage and downtown hotel walkway system. The ramps and elevators facilitate the movement of freight throughout the building.

The Kansas City Music Hall is a large proscenium theatre with a striking streamline modern interior that seats an audience of 2,400 patrons. The hall presents touring Broadway shows, as well as visiting symphony orchestras, opera and ballet companies, and other events. It was the main hall of the Kansas City Philharmonic for several decades. It’s also the home of the 1927 Robert-Morton Theatre Pipe Organ that originally was in the Midland Theatre. The organ is owned and maintained by Kansas City Theatre Pipe Organ, Inc.

Opened in 1936, this unique Art Deco theater is the perfect facility for special convention presentations, general sessions or featured entertainment.