Crown Center will once again offer FREE entertainment with its summer WeekEnder series, outdoors under the evening skies in Crown Center Square. The series kicks off on Friday, July 12 and continues for the next four Fridays, each one featuring live music from a different local band or musician and classic movie on a 40-foot screen. Admission is FREE.
Local food trucks will also be on site, with food and drink options for purchase. The restaurants and eateries in the Crown Center Shops, located directly across Grand Boulevard from Crown Center Square, will also be open for service during the WeekEnder series.
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. Pets, alcoholic beverages and glass containers need to stay at home.
Here’s the music and movie schedule:
- July 12: County Road 5 (country and rock ‘n’ roll) and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
- July 19: Bob Harvey Band (classic rock) and Legally Blonde
- July 26: Rusty Laffoon Band (southern rock, country and blues) and Hoosiers
- Aug. 2: The Zeros (’80s and new wave tribute) and Wizard of Oz
- Aug. 9: The Magnetics (wide range of cover songs) and Tomb Raider (2018)
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.