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HOST A MEMORABLE EVENT

Centrally located in the heart of downtown Kansas City, the Folly Theater offers a stunning mix of historic and cutting edge, a blend as rich as the era in which it was built and impossible to replicate.  

The Folly offers a mystique steeped in more than 120 years of history.  Built in 1900, at the turn of the century and the golden age of entertainment.  What better destination for a world class performance, extraordinary event or engaging conference.  Part classic, part modern, and a healthy dose of ‘tease, the Folly stage has been a platform for all, a unique mix of artist, musician and performer of every persuasion, locally know and those acclaimed worldwide.  

The Folly embraces up and coming performers, female voices, artists of color and members of the LGBT community.  The Folly is everyone’s stage!

CONCERTS, RECITALS, CONFERENCES & LECTURES

The Folly Theater’s acoustics were specifically built for the human voice and the acoustical instrument, making it the ideal venue for a concert, recital, conference or lecture. 

  • The Folly performance hall offers seating for up to 1,078 patrons 
  • Event production services provided by trained union staff
  • Professional lighting and sound systems included with rental audiovisual support
  • Warm and welcoming professional staff from start to finish
  • A variety of ticketing options can be built to fit presenter needs
  • Close to the Kansas City Convention Center & The Power & Light District and 6 hotels within 2 blocks
  • Abundant parking within walking distance

CORPORATE EVENTS

The Folly offers a variety of options for corporate meetings, receptions, holiday parties or pre-show dinners in a unique, irreplaceable setting. Features include:

  • Dining options available from happy hours to three-course meals.  The Folly is an open catering venue and works with numerous caterers across Kansas City.  Referrals available on request. 
  • Receptions for up to 200 attendees and plated meals for up to 50 attendees
  • Warm and welcoming professional staff from start to finish
  • Production services provided by trained union staff
  • Professional lighting and sound systems included with rental audiovisual support
  • Close to the Kansas City Convention Center & The Power & Light District and 6 hotels within 2 blocks
  • Abundant parking within walking distance
  • Open catering policy

Weddings

Say “I do” in one of the most unique and dramatic venues in the heart of downtown Kansas City.

  • Ceremony on stage with up to 1,000 in the hall
  • On Stage Reception up to 200 (or up to 50 seated)
  • Dining options available from happy hours to three-course meals.  
  • The Folly is an open catering venue and works with numerous caterers across Kansas City.  Referrals available on request. 
  • Production services provided by trained union staff
  • Professional lighting and sound systems included with rental audiovisual support
  • Professional event staff onsite
  • Picture-perfect photo backdrops throughout the building
  • Warm and welcoming professional staff from start to finish
  • Close to the Kansas City Convention Center & The Power & Light District and 6 hotels within 2 blocks
  • Abundant parking within walking distance
  • Open catering policy