Crown Center will once again offer FREE summer entertainment with its summer WeekEnder series. With plenty of room to abide by social distancing guidelines, WeekEnder events will take place outdoors under the evening skies on Crown Center Square. The series kicks off on Friday, July 10 and continues for the next three Fridays, each one featuring a different local band or musician.
Local food trucks will be on site for WeekEnder guests. Beverages, including adult, will also be available for purchase.
For all dates, the fun starts at 6 p.m. The movies start around 9 p.m. Bring along a blanket or your lawn chairs to stay spaced out during the event. Face masks and hand sanitizers are encouraged. Pets, alcoholic beverages and glass containers need to stay at home.
The Crown Center WeekEnder Schedule
Friday, July 10
Band: The Zeros
Genre: The most authentic and dedicated 80’s and new wave tribute band in the Midwest, complete with an electrifying and energetic stage show. The Zeros have become a perennial WeekEnder fan favorite.
Food Trucks: Burnt End BBQ, Estrella Azul, Happy Belly, Kona Ice
Friday, July 17
Band: The Magnetics
Genre: Performing covers from a wide range of artists, including yesteryear musicians like The Beatles, Bob Marley, and Johnny Cash, and today’s Lady Gaga, Maroon 5, and Vampire Weekend, as well as everything in between, The Magnetics are sure to thrill WeekEnder guests with their energetic performance and unique song selections.
Food Trucks: Burnt End BBQ, Estrella Azul, Kona Ice,
Friday, July 24
Band: The Accidental Moguls
Genre: Seasoned players from multiple bands came together to form The Accidental Moguls, an all-live dance band performing a variety of pop, hip-hop, rock, reggae, and R&B covers.
Food Trucks: Burnt End BBQ, Happy Belly, The Hungry Hatch, Kona Ice, Taste of Brazil
Friday, July 31
Band: Rusty Laffoon Band
Genre: A blend of southern rock, country and blues, along with an eclectic collection of cover songs. Rusty Laffoon Band has opened for country music artists such as Travis Tritt, Jo Dee Messina and Chase Bryant.
Food Trucks: Burnt End BBQ, Kona Ice, Taste of Brazil
Crown Center is located at 2450 Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. Parking is available at 25th Street and Grand Blvd. Weekend parking is FREE, starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, so perfect for these WeekEnder events.
If you’re coming early to take in other parts of Crown Center, know that three hours of FREE parking is available with validation from any Crown Center merchant. You can get an additional three hours of FREE parking when you show $25+ in same-day receipts from any Crown Center shop or restaurant at the Crown Center Customer Service desk. Just know that you must get the six-hour validation slip from Customer Service. Receipts won’t be accepted at the parking gate.
If you don’t have a validation slip, standard parking rates of $6 to $24 apply. Cash, credit and debit cards are accepted.