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Event Spaces

Awarded Top Banquet Facility by Kansas City Business Journal - 2014, 2016 and 2017

Venue options at Kansas City's internationally-recognized Union Station are both highly functional and aesthetically magnificent. From an intimate dinner for 12, to a spectacular themed reception for 2,000+, our spaces are as unique as our celebrated history. Our venue rental team will assist you in booking the perfect space, leveraging available technology, and bringing the right partners to the table. We'll also support your planning team as all the details come together for your successful meeting, reception, gala, tradeshow or special event. Take a look at our various venues, then connect with us to further discussions and considerations. Union Station . . . there's no better or more beautiful space -- filled with amenities -- for your next event!

Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium

One of the most unique and visually stunning venues in Kansas City, our Planetarium hosts weddings, corporate presentations, live theater performances, and compelling lectures. You will have full access to our state-of-the-art dome projection technology and modern theatre setting as your guests' enjoy themselves in a space that's truly out of the world.


This warm and inviting venue is ultimately flexible and spacious to set your meetings or special functions exactly the way you want.  The Arthur Stilwell Room is located on C-Level, away from distractions and adjacent to our Bank of America Gallery.


One of our hidden treasures when it comes to event spaces is our Bank of America Reception Lobby and Gallery.  Home to our world-class touring exhibitions, this lobby space benefits from wonderfully themed decor and a natural stage area for reception presentations, award ceremonies and live entertainment.  When coupled with the Gallery and current exhibition, this venue offers a truly unique experience.


Looking for a true live theatre setting?  Our City Stage Theatre has been recently renovated with new seating, sound, lighting and projection technology.  We offer both the City Stage lobby as well as theatre/stage area for a sophisticated yet intimate venue for your presentation, seminar or live event.  Let your imagination run wild with this venue option!

Grand Plaza

Our historic waiting room restored to the glory days of rail travel, the Grand Plaza lives up to its name with soaring ceilings, marble floors and a style that takes your event to a truly stunning level.  Ideal for grand galas, receptions, weddings and corporate events, our Grand Plaza accommodates up to 2,000 guests.

Haverty Family Yards

This significant new outdoor area includes a beautiful full-acre festival space designed for community events, concerts, festivals and a full variety of activities both large and small.  With access direct access to Science City, it can also be combined to create a massive and memorable indoor/outdoor venue.


Completely modern in every respect.  Spacious.  Flexible.  And full equipped with technology, our Innovation Center is perfect for business meetings and luncheons, with room to grow by easily expanding into our Regnier Theatre Lobby.  

Jarvis Hunt Room

Originally Union Station's men's smoking lounge and named in honor of the Station's lead architect, this historic space offers marble floors, marble wainscoting and ornamental chandeliers that create a picture-perfect setting for your special event of up to 100 guests.

KCT Board Room

The beautiful venue is set in classic boardroom style and themed after the great railroads of Union Station.  It's a unique and comfortable location for board meetings and business retreats for up to 20 participants.  The attached balcony provides an impressive view of Grand Hall. 42" LED TV and Teleconferencing equipped.


This state-of-the-art, 400 seat venue boasts the largest movie screen in the midwest, a massive stage and versatile new lobby that makes for a magnificent event space.  Business meetings.  Lectures.  Screenings and watch parties.  This venue is becoming a "go-to" for event planners across our community.

Science City

Our internationally-awarded science center is also the site of some of the most unique events in KC!  Multi-level and filled with hands-on activities, this is an unexpected venue that transforms into a magical visual feast once the sun goes down.  With both indoor and outdoor spaces, up to 2,200 guests will have plenty of room to roam and have fun!