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About Kauffman Stadium

Located in Kansas City, Missouri, Kauffman Stadium is a stadium that first opened its doors in 1973. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Jackson County Sports Complex Authority.


Kauffman Stadium Seating

Kauffman Stadium has a total capacity of 37,903. However, this number can vary for events with unique venue configurations. Also known as The K, it is an open venue with a natural grass playing surface.

Before the venue was named Kauffman Stadium, it was also known as Royals Stadium.


Teams and Events at Kauffman Stadium

Kauffman Stadium is the home to the Kansas City Royals (MLB). The venue serves as the stage for baseball and concert events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into Kauffman Stadium

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Kauffman Stadium? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Kauffman Stadium

Security at Kauffman Stadium is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Kauffman Stadium has a strict bag policy.


Kauffman Stadium Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

The venue has established guidelines for the types of bags permitted inside to ensure a secure environment and facilitate the stadium entry process at Kauffman Stadium. These approved bags include a clear bag not exceeding 12" x 12" x 6" with all contents easily visible, a one-gallon clear zip-seal bag (such as a Ziploc bag), and small clutch bags, which should not exceed the dimensions of 9" x 5" and may have or lack a handle or strap. Exceptions to this policy may be granted for medical purposes or for manufactured diaper bags for infants and young children, provided they undergo appropriate inspection.


What to Bring to Kauffman Stadium

When you come to an event at Kauffman Stadium, make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you intend to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also some cash. Because this is an outdoor venue, it can get a little cold during the winter months (and sometimes year round), so we recommend checking the weather report to consider bringing extra layers and maybe even a blanket. Plus, it might be worth it to carry a rain jacket or poncho just in case the weather changes.


Is Kauffman Stadium ADA Accessible?

Kauffman Stadium is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and so is sensory accessibility. The venue is ADA compliant, too. Typically, Kauffman Stadium has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Kauffman Stadium Experience

Your experience at Kauffman Stadium extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Kauffman Stadium

Plenty of concessions are available at Kauffman Stadium. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer, mixed drinks and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Kauffman Stadium

Kauffman Stadium primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Kauffman Stadium accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Kauffman Stadium

Kauffman Stadium is located at 1 Royal Way, Kansas City, Missouri, 64129. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


Kauffman Stadium Parking Details

Kauffman Stadium has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for Kauffman Stadium visitors. They are Lancer Ln Parking, Lot M, Lot A, Lot H and Lot B.


How Early Should I Get to Kauffman Stadium?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.

If you plan on tailgating, we recommend getting to Kauffman Stadium even earlier, so you can enjoy the full pregame experience!


Can You Tailgate at Kauffman Stadium?

Kauffman Stadium permits tailgating. However, the regulations concerning open flames, grills, and open containers can differ depending on local laws. Specific events may also have different rules, so reviewing the venue's particular guidelines is always wise when planning your tailgate. Remember that the goal is to create an enjoyable and safe environment for all event attendees.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Kauffman Stadium, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at Lot A. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to Kauffman Stadium

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Blue Ridge Cut Off at Red Coat Lane Southbound. This bus station is located 1.2 mi from the venue.


Closest Train Stop to Kauffman Stadium

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Independence Station (600 S Grand Ave, Independence, MO 64050, USA). This station is located 6.9 mi from the venue. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.


Kauffman Stadium Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from Kauffman Stadium, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to Kauffman Stadium

Kauffman Stadium is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: Dixon's Famous Chili Parlor, Hi-Boy Drive-in, Gridiron Grill, Tailgaters and Fuego's BBQ Mexican Cocina.

One of the best baseball parks in Major League Baseball, Kauffman Stadium is home to the Kansas City Royals. Often referred to as the “K,” Kauffman Stadium opened in 1973 with the Royals playing against the Texas Rangers. It was originally named the Royals Stadium, and renamed in 1993 to Kauffman Stadium in honor of Ewing Kauffman, the founder and first owner of the Royals. Kauffman Stadium has welcomed more than 80 million fans since its opening. It has played host to the 1973 and the 2012 MLB All-Star Games, as well as the Royals home games during the 1980, 1985, 2014, and 2015 World Series. Kauffman Stadium is part of the Harry S. Truman Complex, which includes Arrowhead Stadium.

Kauffman Stadium has a seating capacity of 37,903. Kansas City is known as the “City of Fountains,” and the stadium’s most unique feature is the water fountains that stretch 322 feet wide with a 10-foot-high waterfall. It’s the largest privately funded fountain in the world. The stadium has undergone major renovations in recent years, and fans now enjoy the 84 by 104 foot Crown Vision HD scoreboard, an interactive crown rising about 40 feet above the field. Upgrades also included fountain view terraces, the expansion of the outfield concourse, enhanced vertical circulation in all levels, a top-notch sound system, an upgraded kid’s area, and concessions and toilet amenities on all concourses. A tour of Kauffman Stadium will take you to areas not usually open to the public. Tours are offered during the regular season and certain dates during the off-season.

Kauffmann Stadium has one premium parking lot, three reserved parking lots and 10 general parking lots. Handicap parking is available in all lots on a first come first served basis. Tailgating of up to 20 people is allowed in Lot N, Royal Way and the Hall of Fame Village. Gates open several hours before a game. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Metro’s 47-Broadway bus has stops near Kauffman Stadium, with hours extended to accommodate fans during game nights. There are a number of hotels within a five-mile radius of the stadium, and most of them provide shuttle services to and from Kauffman Stadium.

FAQs about Kauffman Stadium

What time do doors open at Kauffman Stadium?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Kauffman Stadium. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.


Who plays at Kauffman Stadium?

The Kansas City Royals are the home team at the Kauffman Stadium.

Facts about Kauffman Stadium

Capacity:

37,903


Past Names/Nicknames:

Royals Stadium


Date Opened:

April 10, 1973

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