Uncover what’s possible when innovation and music collide! 

The Innovation Festival brings to Kansas City breakout, established, and legendary indie alt-rock artists for a full day of entertainment and discovery. Innovation Festival is Kansas City’s opportunity to mingle with cutting-edge innovators across science and tech while unlocking the connection between music and science.


No sleeping in a tent on the ground for our festival guests! Get a good night’s rest at the Crown Center hotels located on either side of the Innovation Festival Square. 

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center

1 Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 474-4400
Details: $159/night, plus taxes. Last day to book: July 15, 2022.



The Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center
2345 McGee Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 841-1000

Details: $159/night, plus taxes. Last day to book: July 15, 2022.



Consider using a rideshare to Innovation Festival. Ride KC Public Transportation and the KC Streetcar also provide service to Crown Center.


Parking at Crown Center is free for Innovation Festival. The lots will be open all day on Saturday, August 6. Crown Center is located at 2450 Grand Boulevard. Grand Boulevard will be closed to thru-traffic, but garage access just south of the main entrance to Crown Center Shops will still be accessible. 


More information on parking is available at the Crown Center Square Parking Site.