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

WEB SITE: www.zonarosa.com

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • More than 100 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: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.- Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. 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. Since then, the lifestyle shopping and entertainment district has grown to one 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, Stone Canyon Pizza and Bo Lings, share the development with a variety of national restaurants.

WHERE TO SHOP: With more than 100 stores, there are plenty of options to choose from at Zona Rosa. Barnes & Noble, Bath & Body Works, Chico's, Charming Charlie, Clarks Shoes, Coldwater Creek, Sephora, The Limited, Loft, Victoria's Secret, White House Black Market, 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)

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. 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: 

From the north: Travel south on I-29 to the Barry Road exit. Turn right (west) and then take another right into Zona Rosa.

From the south: From I-35 North, take the Broadway Bridge (Hwy 169) across the Missouri River to I-29 North. Take the Barry Road exit and turn left (west). Take a right into Zona Rosa.

From the east: Travel west on I-70 to I-435 North. Take Hwy 152 West to I-29 South. Exit immediately at Barry Road. Turn right (west) and then take another right into Zona Rosa.

From the west: Travel east on I-70 to I-635 North. Take I-29 N to the Barry Road exit. Turn left (west) and then turn right into Zona Rosa.

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: Audrey Sisco, marketing assistant, 816-587-8180 or asisco@zonarosa.com.

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Derek Klaus
National & Convention Media:
Derek Klaus
Senior Communications Manager
816-691-3849
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Toni Alexander
Regional & KC Media:
Toni Alexander
Communications Manager
816-691-3848
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