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Power and Light District

1100 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 842-1045
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Ranked #4 of 59 Nightlife in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Shops, Bar/ Clubs
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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177 reviews 177 reviews
36 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

It was kind of dead and it was freezing. The heaters should be turned on if the temp dips below a certain number regardless of the time of the year. It was super slow and kind of boring but you could are the place has potential.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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80 reviews 80 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Has several restaurants and bars to choose from. Concert area where there are free concerts. Good safe place with lots of variety in tastes.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very cool setup. I don't understand why this doesn't exist in every major city? Great variety of bars for all types of settings. A little something for everybody in P&L. Drank in the center area and then at Shark Bar and Angels, both were pretty awesome.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Hands down the best place for nightlife in KC! Be prepared to go late and stay late! There is something for everyone- piano bar, bull riding at Skye, or my favorite- dancing at the Shark Bar!! A must do if you are looking for the most happening spot in KC! Plenty of hotels within walking distance to stay- and that... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was a great place to go have drinks and dance. With three stories and multiple bars there is something for everyone!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Just the place to spend a summer night for people watching, dining, drinks and music. This has become an icon for KC. Major sports events appear on huge screen for lots of fun hype. You will find mostly the young crowd in the evenings but the older will not feel out of place, as the dining vinues are unlimited and... More

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Peoria, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place is well thought out. Minus a few small details. During the summer they have some concert series on Thursday nights. I figured it would be some small stage with a 100 people or so watching and passing through. I stopped in early, had dinner, and when I walked outside the crowd had gone from a few hundred to... More

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

There are several restaurants to visit before you hit the bar scene. Then several bars to visit until late in the evening. They had a life DJ on stage and dancing in the courtyard the night we went. A large screen behind the DJ showed the music videos. There is outside picnic tables and other options for seating. We visited... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across the bar/restaurant area in the Power and Light District at 9:00 on a Saturday night. It truly needs to be seen to believed. It's a two-story venue with about 20 bars facing a courtyard with more bars, seating and a large tv. Each bar has a different theme - dueling pianos, Mexican cantina, bull riding, rave....you name... More

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Dallas, Texas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
17 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Awesome bar hopping scene, and a great place to head out for the night. We were there during the Foster the People concert, and it was an amazing venue. Lots of fun.

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