A special parking rate has been obtained at the parking garages located at the Auditorium Plaza Garage at Auditorium Plaza (also known as Barney Allis Plaza) and the Arts District Garage at Arts District (also known as Kauffman Center) for the 67th National Square Dance Convention (NSDC). The Auditorium Plaza Garage is adjacent to the Kansas City Convention Center (KCCC) and Municipal Auditorium at Wyandotte and 12th Streets. The Arts District Garage is located at the South end of the KCCC at Wyandotte and 17th Streets. See the map on the following page. The special rate is $10.00 per day (plus a daily handling fee of $1.30). This special rate provides unlimited in and out privileges for these two garages
and allows for overnight parking.
The parking spaces at this special rate are available on a first come, first served basis. There are 100 spaces available on Monday (June 25) and Tuesday (June 26) at Auditorium Plaza. On Wednesday through Saturday (June 27-30) there are 400 spaces at Auditorium Plaza Garage Allis and 150 spaces available at Arts District Garage. Maximum vehicle height is 6 feet 6 inches at Auditorium Plaza Garage and 8 feet at the Arts District Garage. Any guest who stays in the garage past 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2018 will be charged for additional time. The maximum charge for staying in the garage on Sunday, July 1, 2018 will not exceed $12.00 for that day.
We are working with the garages to locate additional parking spaces. Any additional spaces will be added to the following website.
To obtain this special rate, use this website
You will be taken to the Upcoming Events page. Scroll down until you find the National Square Dance Convention starting on June 25, 2018. This will bring up a page for each day from Monday, June 25 through Saturday, June 30. Select the date(s) you want to purchase the special parking rate. Pay attention when selecting either
"Lot 6 - Auditorium Plaza Garage at Auditorium Plaza" or "Lot 8 - Arts District Garage at Arts District".
On the next screen, you will be asked to enter the special access code. For our convention,
the access code is 1321. Select
"Update". This will take you to the next screen where you can add the parking rate for
"Event Parking" to your cart.
Once your initial purchase is in your cart, at the top left of the screen is the Shopping Cart Box. You can click on
"Continue Shopping" if you want to purchase additional days as this special rate.
For each day of the week that you want to obtain the "Event Parking" rate, you will need to follow the steps provided above.
In the case of inclement weather, the Auditorium Plaza Parking Garage provides an underground passage to the KCCC and Municipal Auditorium
- location of the 67th NSDC.
If you select the Arts District Garage, enter the garage from Wyandotte. This will provide direct access to the KCCC. There will be signs directing you to the location of the convention.
When you enter either garage, you could see a sign that states "Garage Full". If that happens, you are to enter the garage and tell the attendant you are with the National Square Dance Convention and show your parking permit. They will allow you to enter the garage.
The parking garage located at 12th and Broadway (directly West of the KCCC) has reserved 100 spaces at a rate of $10.00
- $12.00 a day with
in and out privileges.
Surface Parking Lots.
If your vehicle is taller than 8 feet, there are two surface parking lots close to the KCCC. Neither of these lots provide overnight security and you will be parking at your own risk.
One lot is located at 200 W. 11th Street. The daily rate is $5.00 for up to 4 hours and $10.00 for over 4 hours per day. This lot is equipped for payment by credit card only.
The other lot is located between 12th and 13th Street on the West side of Broadway. Event day parking is $10.00/per car per day. You have to pay cash in the honor system boxes. Overnight parking is $20.00 per 24 hours.
Another option is to park in one of the garages or lots on Main Street. You can then take the
Kansas City Streetcar (see the solid blue line on the map
- which runs on Main Street) and exit at the 12th or 14th Street stops. There will be a 3-block walk to the KCCC. Information on the Kansas City Streetcar can be found at