This festival is a FREE community event that showcases hundreds of young performers on the Kauffman Center stages and invites attendees to enjoy a wide range of diverse performance styles and engaging arts activities.
Free Event / All Ages Welcome
Join the celebration and experience the arts in Kansas City! The FREE one-day festival invites everyone to explore a diverse range of performances and interactive arts activities. Futures Stages Festival is a community event that showcases youth in the performing arts and is an extension of the Kauffman Center’s Open Doors Spotlight on Youth program. Featuring a variety of performing arts organizations and arts activity partners – the festival provides fun for ALL ages! Learn more about the event at kauffmancenter.org/futurestages.
Registration is optional but strongly encouraged. Tickets are not required or issued, but registrants will receive updated details regarding performance and activity schedules in the weeks leading up to the event as well as sneak peeks and announcements.
For event and health updates, refer to kauffmancenter.org/health.
Future Stages Festival is presented by Premier Partner Saint Luke’s Health System.
Free Admission, no tickets required
An experience at the Kauffman Center begins the moment you arrive, with a convenient, well-lit parking garage, owned and operated by the City of Kansas City, Missouri. The garage is directly attached to the Kauffman Center just south of the building with multiple access points to surrounding streets.
Parking for performance events is $10 cash at the Arts District Garage. On non-event days, parking is free for the first 30 minutes and $3 for any duration beyond 30 minutes. Garage parking is also available at the Webster Garage located at 17th & Wyandotte. Additionally, valet parking service is available on performance evenings for $20 cash.
Pre-purchased parking is also available through our website or by calling the box office at 816.994.7222. Pre-purchased parking is available 24 hours or more in advance of each performance. The cost is $10 for the Arts District Parking Garage and $18 for valet service. Pre-purchasing parking guarantees a reserved spot in the garage, even if the garage sells out. Please note that if the garage is full patrons without a pre-paid pass will not be able to park in the Arts District Garage.
Please note that if the garage is full patrons without a pre-paid pass will not be able to park in the Arts District Garage. Additional information about parking is available at: kauffmancenter.org/the-center/directions-parking/
The Kauffman Center’s promise to bring artists and audiences together is reflected in many ways, including accessibility for those who may need auditory, visual or mobility assistance.
If you have questions or concerns, please call the Box Office at (816) 994-7222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are hearing impaired or hard of hearing, you can get help with telephone access by using the free relay service – 711.
Information about accessibility at the Kauffman Center is available at: kauffmancenter.org/the-center/accessibility/