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Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland

1228 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64105

2200Largest Group
3Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet seating for up to 600 in the Main TheatreBanquet seating for up to 600 in the Main Theatre


  • Theatre seating - main floor and balconyTheatre seating - main floor and balcony

  • Cocktail Receptions for up to 1,500 in the Main TheatreCocktail Receptions for up to 1,500 in the Main Theatre

  • The Ink Live Lounge is a VIP room for meet & greets, sponsor receptions, etc. The Ink Live Lounge is a VIP room for meet & greets, sponsor receptions, etc.
  • The Chandelier Bar is a VIP area for meet & greets, sponsor receptions, etc.The Chandelier Bar is a VIP area for meet & greets, sponsor receptions, etc.
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The Midland hosts a variety of corporate, charity and convention private events throughout the year. From award ceremonies to Kansas City business meetings and cocktail receptions, the Midland Theatre adds elegance and energy to your next event.

Built in 1927 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Midland recently reopened with state-of-the-art sound and lighting in-house and a customizable tiered floor. These new additions enhance the building’s historic ambiance providing a premium experience for your guests.

With seven level tiers, a variety of seating and setups are available to accommodate your KC conference or event needs. The built-in stage offers over 2,000 square feet of event space for entertainment and programming.

The Grand Lobby has over 6,000 square feet of available space, including a second floor mezzanine, perfect for an elegant cocktail hour. Watch the video below for even more reasons the Arvest Bank Theatre has exactly what you need in a Kansas City event venue.
Gala at the Midland:
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Downtown / 5
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Built-in concert quality sound system, Dynamic lighting system & design, 2,000 sq ft stage, Wireless and wired microphones, Video monitors to run image loop, Two sound & lighting technicians Union Stagehands, Production manager to coordinate entertainment & facilitate program, Marquee rotating message, Free Guest Wi-Fi
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Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunion
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception

Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Grand Lobby Perfect for cocktail reception, silet auction or exhibitor space.

Mezzanine Cocktail receptions

Chandelier Bar Great event space for smaller groups

Ink Live Lounge Showcasing dramatic views of the city


  • Full bar service and staffing


Production Manager Assisting you with brining your program or meeting vision to reality.

Event Planner For turn-key events

Building Marquee Video board messages


In-house professional production team Sound, light & video technicians

In-house concert quality sound system Microphones, podium

Video Screen and Projector 37'x19'

Digital Signage 16 monitors

Wi-Fi Complimentary, secure


  • “You guys were the best venue we have ever worked with! Not only was it successful fundraising-wise but working with you made my job so much easier. Everything went smoothly. Everyone LOVED the venue. They said it was by far the best one yet.”
    Michelle R.

  • “I just wanted to directly thank you for your assistance, skill, and patience with us in putting together and pulling off our highly successful event. I am being completely honest when I say that there is NO WAY that we could have hosted such an awesome event without your partnership. I look forward to the next opportunity that we have to work together again.” 
    Jeff B.

  • “Thank you so much for all of your hard work and help planning our fall party! It went off perfectly and I am so thankful for all that you did to make it happen. The Midland team is a pleasure to work with and do a fabulous job!”
    Sara H.

Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110