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.
WEB SITE: www.zonarosa.com
HOURS: Regular shopping hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.- Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. Visit the website for individual merchant hours.
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:
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.