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At EVE, you can choose your experience. Three distinct ticket packages allow you to decide how you’d like to spend your night. Memorable performances and unlimited food and drink are included in each package. Join us for an unforgettable night and reserve your spot today.

All event guests must be 21+ years of age to attend EVE.


ID is required for entry



Limited tickets remaining at the Director Level.
Other packages SOLD OUT.

Don't miss out on Kansas City's most
iconic New Year's Eve Party.

Buy your ticket now!


Schedule of Events


7:00 PM:

Doors open for Producer and Director ticket holders.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM:
  • Producer ticket holders will have dinner on stage in Helzberg Hall.
  • Director ticket holders will have butlered hors d'oeuvres, short plates and small bites, plus drinks while enjoying Govinda's performance in Brandmeyer Great Hall.
9:00 PM - 10:45 PM:
Both Producer and Director ticket holders will watch an introductory performance by emcees Victor and Penny and see Vintage Trouble perform in the Muriel Kauffman Theatre.

10:00 PM:
Doors open for Entertainer ticket holders. All ticket holders will have access to light bites, dessert and drinks in Brandmeyer Great Hall while listening to music.

10:45 PM - 11:15 PM:
All ticket holders will enjoy a performance by the evening's emcees, Victor & Penny, in Brandmeyer Great Hall.

11:15 PM - 12:05 AM:
All ticket holders will watch a performance by Quixotic culminating with a signature ball drop at midnight and toast the New Year with champagne.

12:05 AM - 2:00 AM:
  • Throughout the building, all ticket holders can have late night fare to include light bites, dessert, coffee and drinks.
  • In the Muriel Kauffman Theatre, partygoers can listen to DJ Earworm and dance on the stage.
  • Helzberg Hall will host a performance by the Dave Stephens Band. Ticket holders can dance on the stage.
  • In Brandmeyer Great Hall, guests will see Govinda perform.

EVE ticket packages are all inclusive. Food, drink and access to performances are included in all three options. See the description under each to learn more. 

Director Package


All-Inclusive Package Price: $225 per person
($395 per couple)

Limited tickets remaining!  Buy now!

Includes:
  • Director ticket(s)
  • Entry at 7:00 PM
  • Access to the following performances
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Govinda, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • 9:00 PM - 10:45 PM: Vintage Trouble with a warm up by emcees Victor and Penny, Muriel Kauffman Theatre
  • Note: Seating sections will be assigned for this performance only. The best section available at time of purchase will be assigned.        
  • 10:45 PM - 11:15 PM: Victor & Penny, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • 11:15 PM - 12:05 AM: Quixotic performance, including a signature midnight ball drop, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • 12:05 AM - 2:00 AM: DJ Earworm and dancing on stage, Muriel Kauffman Theatre
  • 12:05 AM - 2:00 AM: Dave Stephens Band and dancing on stage, Helzberg Hall
  • 12:05 AM - 2:00 AM, Govinda, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • Butlered hors d'oeuvres, short plates and small bites served 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Unlimited drinks for the evening
  • Champagne toast
  • Light bites, dessert and coffee
  • Complimentary self parking in Arts District Garage (first-come, first-served availability)
  • Access to negotiated, discounted rate at downtown Hilton President Hotel for the evening
  • Use of complimentary shuttle to Hilton President Hotel from Kauffman Center after the event
  • Access to negotiated, discounted rate for pre-arranged chauffeured transportation through Kansas City Transportation Group

Entertainer Package


SOLD OUT


Includes:
  • Entertainer Ticket
  • Entry at 10:00 PM
  • Access to the following performances:
  • 10:45 PM - 11:15 PM: Victor & Penny, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • 11:15 PM - 12:05 AM: Quixotic performance, including a signature midnight ball drop, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • 12:05 AM - 2:00 AM: DJ Earworm and dancing on stage, Muriel Kauffman Theatre
  • 12:05 AM - 2:00 AM: Dave Stephens Band and dancing on stage, Helzberg Hall
  • 12:05 AM - 2:00 AM: Govinda, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • Unlimited drinks for the evening
  • Champagne toast
  • Light bites, dessert and coffee
  • Complimentary self parking in Arts District Garage (first-come, first-served availability)
  • Access to negotiated, discounted rate at downtown Hilton President Hotel for the evening
  • Use of complimentary shuttle to Hilton President Hotel from Kauffman Center after the event
  • Access to negotiated, discounted rate for pre-arranged chauffeured transportation through Kansas City Transportation Group



Producer Package


In addition to all Director Package benefits, the Producer Package offers exclusive amenities: a seated dinner on the Helzberg Hall stage, access to Club Mezzanine for the evening and more. Please contact Craig Doty at 816.994.7914 or cdoty@kauffmancenter.org for additional information.

All-Inclusive Package Price: $10,000 (or $1,000 per individual seat)

Includes:
  • 10 Producer tickets (1 table)
  • Entry at 7:00 PM
  • Dinner, served for the first time ever on Helzberg Hall stage and catered by Lon Lane Inspired Occasions
  • Access to all performances throughout the building:
  • 9:00 PM - 10:45 PM: Vintage Trouble with a warm up by emcees Victor and Penny, Muriel Kauffman Theatre
  • 10:45 PM - 11:15 PM: Victor & Penny, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • 11:15 PM - 12:05 AM: Quixotic performance, including a signature midnight ball drop, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • 12:05 AM - 2:00 AM: DJ Earworm and dancing on stage, Muriel Kauffman Theatre
  • 12:05 AM - 2:00 AM: Dave Stephens Band and dancing on stage, Helzberg Hall
  • 12:05 AM - 2:00 AM, Govinda, Brandmeyer Great Hall
  • Exclusive access to Club Mezzanine for the evening
  • Reserved seating on mezzanine level for Muriel Kauffman Theatre performances
  • Event hostess
  • Enhanced dessert, bars and service
  • Prime viewing areas for Quixotic performance and midnight ball drop
  • Additional seating             
  • Unlimited drinks for the evening
  • Champagne toast
  • Light bites, dessert and coffee
  • Complimentary valet service
  • Opportunity to buy out a Mezzanine Box, as personal lounge for evening (available on a first-come first-served basis)
  • Access to negotiated, discounted rate at downtown Hilton President Hotel for the evening
  • Use of complimentary shuttle to Hilton President Hotel from Kauffman Center after the event
  • Access to negotiated, discounted rate for pre-arranged chauffeured transportation
  • First right of refusal for future years; 30 days prior to public sales

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