Kansas City Nightlife
Just because the sun has gone down doesn’t mean you have to slow down. Spend an evening out on the town! Kansas City has plenty of clubs, lounges and bars opening their doors as the sun sets and the moon rises. Whether you are looking to party hard or kick back with your friends, our list of popular nightlife venues can get your evening started off right.
The Phoenix Jazz Club
has thrived like its namesake since 1888. Located in the corner of downtown, the Phoenix was once a shady hotel, rumored to be more of a bordello and complete with a speakeasy saloon. Nowadays, this jazz club is known for its classy, relaxed nightlife atmosphere and is a great place to listen to the smooth tunes of a live band with friends.
Address: 302 W 8th St., Kansas City, MO 64105 - MAP
Phone: (816) 221-5299
Listen to the best pianists in the country duke it out at Howl at the Moon
, Kansas City’s hottest dueling piano bar and nightlife venue. Found in the Power & Light District, this bar is great for anyone who enjoys music and lively, talented musicians. Bring along a group of friends and sing along to your favorite tunes.
Address: 1334 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64105 - MAP
Phone: (816) 471-4695
Be treated like a VIP at Manifesto
, a small, intimate bar in the Rieger Hotel. With room for 48 people, this upscale nightlife lounge is all about creating a modern-day speakeasy. Great for a date or small group gathering, Manifesto prides itself on its unique cocktails, classy atmosphere and high-class hospitality.
Address: 1924 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64108 - MAP
Phone: (816) 536-1325
Spend an evening filled with entertainment and relaxation at the Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
. Experience Las Vegas luxury without the Vegas price tag. Test your luck at one of Kansas City’s favorite casinos. Enjoy a decadent dinner at one of the masterful restaurants. Rejuvenate at the comprehensive spa. Best of all, you can do all this in one convenient nightlife destination!
Address: 777 Argosy Pkwy, Riverside, MO 64150 - MAP
Phone: (816) 587-4008
Shoot some pool with your buddies at the Brass Rail
, Kansas City's premier restaurant, sports bar and pool hall. Watch your favorite college or pro team play on the numerous big-screens and HDTVs as you sip on some of your favorite brews and beverages, or participate in one of the pool or dart tournaments.
Address: 4940 NE 81st St., Kansas City, MO 64119 - MAP
Phone: (816) 468-6100
Experience diverse nightlife at the Firefly Lounge
. Serving up savvy cocktails and cool pints in a smoldering ambiance, this club offers everything from intimate booths in a quiet(er) room to a hopping dance floor ruled over by the hottest DJs around. Walk down the long hallway in the front to enter this swanky speakeasy.
Address: 4118 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO 64111 - MAP
Phone: (816) 931-3663
Make your mark at the Marquee Lounge
, a bar and lounge that also doubles as a nightlife entertainment complex. The attached AMC Mainstreet shows the biggest Hollywood blockbusters while the attached elegant venue, complete with marble flooring and high ceilings, opens up to a stage with a live band and a wide dance floor. Stop by on a Saturday night for lessons in swing dancing.
Address: 1400 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64105 - MAP
Phone: (816) 474-4545
Address: 3200 N Ameristar Dr., Kansas City, MO 64161 - MAP
Phone: (816) 414-7000
7th Street Casino
Address: 803 N 7th St., Kansas City, KS 66101 - MAP
Phone: (913) 371-3500
Harrah’s North Kansas City Hotel & Casino
Address: 1 Riverboat Dr., Kansas City, MO 64116 - MAP
Phone: (314) 770-8100