DESCRIPTION: One of Kansas City’s favorite shopping and entertainment destinations, Legends Outlets Kansas City, boasts 1.1 million square feet of retail space, plus a movie theatre, and several hotels. Opened in April 2006, The Legends is adjacent to Kansas Speedway in the booming Village West development of Kansas City, Kan.
ADDRESS: 1843 Village West Parkway, Ste. C-127, Kansas City, Kan. 66111
LOCATION: 15 minutes west of Downtown, at the intersection of I-70 and I-435.
WEB SITE: www.legendsshopping.com
HOURS: Regular operating hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Individual store and restaurant hours may vary.
HISTORY: Developed, owned and operated by RED Development, Legends held its grand opening in April 2006. More than 500,000 people attended the 16-day event. The company has developed similar “lifestyle centers” in Nebraska, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
WHERE TO GET LUNCH: The district’s 30+ restaurants are sure to appeal to every budget and appetite.
HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES: Kids can unearth dinosaur fossils at T-REX’s discovery stations or create their own prehistoric friends at Build-A-Dino.
WHAT’S NEARBY: In addition to shopping and entertainment, the Village West development also houses the Great Wolf Lodge water park, NASCAR’s Kansas Speedway and CommunityAmerica Ballpark, home to the Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Club. Also nearby, the 180,000-square-foot Cabela’s sporting goods store features incredible dioramas of assorted wildlife.
ANNUAL SPECIAL EVENTS:
DID YOU KNOW: The year-round, 60-foot Civic Courtyard fountain was designed by WET Design, the team behind the Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas.
From the north: Take I-435 South and exit onto State Avenue West (exit # 13). Turn right on Village West Parkway to Prairie Crossing.
From the south: Take I-435 North to State Avenue West (exit # 13B). Turn right on Village West Parkway to Prairie Crossing.
From the east: Take I-70 West and exit onto I-435 North (exit # 411 B). Take the second exit off I-435 onto State Avenue West (exit # 13B). Turn right on Village West Parkway to Prairie Crossing.
From the west: Take I-70 East and exit onto I-435 North (exit # 411 B). Take the second exit off I-435 onto State Avenue West (exit # 13B). Turn right on Village West Parkway to Prairie Crossing.
PARKING: Surface parking surrounds The Legends. Additional parking is available in a multi-level garage located on the northwest side of The Legends.
PUBLIC RELATIONS CONTACT: Jessica Bachtel, marketing director, 913-788-3700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.