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The Folly Theater

300 West 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

The Folly Theater Business Office/ Box Office

1020 Central St, Ste. 200
Kansas City, MO 64105
816-842-5500 office
816-474-4444 ticket sales only

Mailing Address

PO Box 26505, Kansas City, MO 64196

Parking and Access

On-street, metered parking available 8am – 6pm Monday – Friday.  Free parking after 6pm and on weekends.

Parking Garage – Parking fee is based on time of day and type of event. For larger events the parking fee is typically $8-$10 (cash), depending on other events in the vicinity taking place at the Folly or nearby venues.  For smaller events, the parking fee will be charged at departure by credit card only. Parking is available to patrons in the evenings after 4:00 PM and weekends only.  

Inclement weather, construction or other events in and around the downtown vicinity could affect traffic in the area.  Please allow additional driving time to access the downtown parking and the Folly Theater.

For performances, the theater box office generally opens 1- 2 hours prior to show time.

Please note: The Folly Theater does not own the parking garage and does not set parking pricing or policy. The parking garage is accessible to Folly Patrons evenings after 4:00 pm and weekends only. Fees are subject to garage management’s discretion and depending on the size and scope of the performance and performances at other nearby performance or event venues, garage management may charge anywhere from $6 – $12.  Form of payment requested may be cash or credit cards, please be prepared for either method.


From the South

I-35 North to 12th Street (Exit 2W)

East on 12th Street to Folly Theater

From the East   

West 670 to Truman Road Exit

West Truman Road to I-35 N

I-35 N to 12th Street (Exit 2W)

East 12th St to Folly Theater

From the West

I-70 (NOT Hwy 670) East to downtown

South I-35 to 12th Street (Exit 2W)

East on 12th St. to Folly Theater

From the North

I-29, or Highway 9 (Burlington)

Merge West  I-70/35 take immediate Main/Delaware/Wyandotte Street (Exit 2D)

West on Independence Ave. to Broadway

North on Broadway to 12th Street

East on 12th Street to Folly Theater

169 South to Downtown KC

Continue South as 169 becomes Broadway Blvd.

East on 12th Street to Folly Theater