Arvest Bank Theatre At The Midland In Kansas City, MO
The Midland Theatre

The Midland Theatre

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Family Reunions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions


The Midland Theatre in Kansas City, MO hosts a variety of corporate, charity and convention private events throughout the year. From Kansas City’s finest award ceremonies to 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 Theatre 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 next private event in Kansas City. 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 mezzanine level on the second floor, perfect for an elegant cocktail hour. Watch the video above for even more reasons The Midland Theatre has exactly what you need an event venue.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 2200 guests
  • Largest Theatre Style: 2,200
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 2200
  • Largest Standing Reception: 3000
Grand Lobby
Perfect for cocktail reception, silet auction or exhibitor space.
Cocktail receptions
Chandelier Bar
Great event space for smaller groups
Ink Live Lounge
Showcasing dramatic views of the city

Food & Beverage Options

Catering options

Full bar service and staffing

Featured Amenities

  • Accessible Facilities
  • Near Public Transit
  • Paid Parking
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


1228 Main Street,
Kansas City, Missouri 64105


  • MetroMetro
  • TaxiTaxi
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Downtown - 5 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • MCI - 20 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: Yes

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes


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

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • ADA Accessible: Yes


“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.


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
Digital Signage
16 monitors
Complimentary, secure