Parking

Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts

Lyric Opera performs at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for all mainstage productions. Located at 1601 Broadway Boulevard in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, the Kauffman Center can easily be accessed via major highways or public transportation.

For more information about directions and parking at the Kauffman Center, visit the Kauffman Center website.

Arts District Parking Garage and Valet Parking

The Arts District Parking Garage, owned and operated by the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is the primary parking garage for Lyric Opera patrons. The garage is directly attached to the Kauffman Center on the south side of the building with multiple access points to surrounding streets. Entrances to the garage are located on 17th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Parking for events in the Arts District Garage is available for $13 in advance or $16 upon arrival. Pre-purchased parking is available up until 10:00 pm the day before the event. Please note that credit and debit cards are accepted at the garage, but cash is not accepted.

Valet parking is also available at the Kauffman Center for $22 in advance, or $24 upon arrival. The valet stand is located via the drop-off entrance on the south side of the Kauffman Center. Patrons may enter the drive via Broadway Boulevard on the west side of the Kauffman Center. Please note: if purchasing a valet pass upon arrival, the valet stand is cash only.

You may pre-purchase garage or valet parking through our website, or by calling Ticketing and Patron Services at (816) 471-7344 during business hours.

Note: pre-purchased parking for single performances for the 2024–2025 season will become available on July 16, 2024.

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking slots in the Arts District Garage are close to building access points, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you or your guest needs to be dropped off, two drop-off areas allow guests to easily enter the center:

  • The north side of the Kauffman Center, accessed from 16th Street.
  • The drive on the south side of the Kauffman Center, accessed from Broadway Boulevard.

Lyric Opera RICHARD J. STERN CENTER

The Lyric Opera of Kansas City Richard J. Stern Opera Center is located in the Crossroads, in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Opera Center includes the Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building and the Beth Ingram Administrative Building. The Center accommodates the full range of Lyric Opera's production and administrative needs outside of mainstage productions.

Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building

The Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building is located at 712 E. 18th Street, Kansas City, MO, and is accessible on the corner of 18th and Charlotte Street. A parking lot is available for visitors who have an appointment. Accessible parking slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional parking is available to the public in the Goodwill parking lot to the east of the building, and street parking is available in the surrounding area.

Beth Ingram Administration Building

The Beth Ingram Administration Building is located at 1725 Holmes Street in Kansas City, MO, and is accessible just north of the corner of 18th and Holmes Street. A private parking lot is available for visitors who have an appointment. Street parking is available to the public on Holmes Street. Accessible parking slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.