ZONA ROSA

DESCRIPTION: A mixed-use urban center in Kansas City’s booming Northland, Zona Rosa offers more than 100+ shopping, dining and entertainment options in a nostalgic downtown setting. With nearly one million square feet of retail, office and residential space, Zona Rosa is a one-of-a-kind destination drawing customers from in and around the city and beyond.

ADDRESS: I-29 and Barry Road, Kansas City, Mo.

LOCATION: Five minutes from the Kansas City International Airport.

PHONE: 816-587-8180

WEBSITE: www.zonarosa.com

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • More than 80 shops from familiar national names to local specialty boutiques.
  • Zona Rosa hosts a number of popular activities, festivals and events throughout the year.
  • The urban center's design combines the architectural flare of an old-fashioned city center with the dynamic feel of a modern city.

HOURS: Regular shopping hours: Mon.-Thu. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m. Visit the website for individual merchant hours.

ADMISSION: Free.

ANNUAL ATTENDANCE: More than 10 million annually.

HISTORY: Zona Rosa’s first phase opened in Kansas City’s Northland in May 2004 with 500,000 square feet. Currently undergoing a major, multi-million-dollar redevelopment featuring new amenities, community spaces and works from local artists, the lifestyle shopping and entertainment district has grown to 1 million square feet and includes office space, urban-style residential apartments as well as a full-sized Dillard's department store, local boutiques, a comedy theater and more.

WHERE TO DINE: Whether you're seeking a snack or a fine-dining experience, guests at Zona Rosa can choose from a diverse line-up of restaurants. A few Kansas City favorites such as Hereford House and Bo Lings share the development with a variety of national restaurants.

WHERE TO SHOP: With more than 80 stores, there are plenty of options to choose from at Zona Rosa, including Barnes & Noble, Dick's Sporting Goods, Dillard's, Bath & Body Works, Chico's, Loft, Sephora, Old Navy, Victoria's Secret and more. 

HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES: Kids can splash around in Town Square’s large pop fountain or climb in the children’s play area called The Grove near Marshall’s.

WHAT’S NEARBY: In addition to KCI Airport, Kansas City’s impressive slate of casinos are only a short drive away. Several hoteliers are also close and many offer shuttle service to and from Zona Rosa.

ANNUAL SPECIAL EVENTS:

  • Northern Lights Holiday Lights (November through January)—Zona Rosa revives a Kansas City holiday tradition by decorating with large, lighted crowns suspended above its public spaces.
  • Kansas City Easter Parade— Zona Rosa reintroduced this local tradition to the Northland. The old-fashioned Easter Parade was a fixture on the Country Club Plaza for almost 40 years.
  • Festivals - Zona Rosa Arts Festival (September); EAT Week (semi-annual restaurant weeks); Tax-Free weekend, first Friday through Sunday of August; Festa Italiana, weekend after Memorial Day) and Youth Sports Festival.

DID YOU KNOW: The district was named after a long-standing urban shopping center in Mexico. The original Zona Rosa operated for more than 100 years. 

PARKING: Three parking garages and other large surface lots are free. On the main boulevards, metered spots are available. Proceeds benefit local charities.

PUBLIC RELATIONS CONTACT: Natalie Bass, Marketing Director, 816-656-8697 or nbass@trademarkproperty.com

Media Contacts

Derek Klaus
Derek Klaus
MMGY NJF
816-608-2816
dklaus@njfpr.com
Traci Moon
Traci Moon
SVP, Marketing & Communications
816-691-3829
tmoon@visitkc.com

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