Crown Center

Visit Crown Center in the heart of Kansas City to find one-of-a-kind shoppingdining, can’t-miss events and attractions. Bring your family and friends to explore what makes Crown Center uniquely Kansas City.

A boy looks through the glass at a starfish at SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium in Kansas City, MO
Get up close to the amazing underwater world at SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium.

Time to play

Crown Center’s event calendar is bursting with fun for the entire family. Kids will enjoy the free and interactive Under the Sea Adventure, where they can shake tentacles with an octopus and search for pirates’ sunken treasure. 

If culture is your scene, celebrate Kansas City’s Celtic heritage at Irish Fest. Enjoy the music, dancing, food and drink of the Emerald Isle at this beloved event held over Labor Day Weekend. Or take in one of the many live performances on stage at MTH Theater or The Coterie Theatre, which provide shows for critics of all ages.

Discover more than 5,000 sea creatures and create one of your own in the Doodle Reef at SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium. Play with LEGO bricks at the LEGOLAND Discovery Center, where kids of all ages can build as far as their imagination takes them.

A table full of menu items from Burnt End BBQ in Kansas City, MO
Make your visit complete with a stop at Burnt End BBQ for their award-winning KC barbecue.

Come to stay

After a fun-filled day of exploring the attractions at Crown Center, grab a bite to eat at one of the many on-site restaurants including the new Burnt End BBQ along with staples like Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant, Unforked, and SPIN! Pizza. Following your tasty meal, don’t skip out on sweets from Chip’s Chocolate Factory or Sheridan’s Lattes & Frozen Custard.

Stay just steps from the action at one of Crown Center’s hotels, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel and The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center.

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