American Royal Complex

1701 American Royal Ct, Kansas City, MO

FAQS - Frequently Asked Questions

The “best” route will depend on which direction you’re coming from and which interstate (I-70, I-29 or I-35) brings you into Kansas City. Click on map.

The Wyoming Street Ramp off of the 23rd Street Viaduct is permanently closed.   All parking lots A, B, C, D and North Lot will still be available and can be accessed from either Genessee St off of I-670 or Kansas Ave. to American Royal Drive.  Caesar Chavez is open for traffic.

The City of Kansas City Missouri charges a fee to park in lots to the east and west of the American Royal Center. Reserved and handicap parking is available at the south end of the building. Private parking is also available nearby.  In addition, landowners near the American Royal Complex open their property for parking for a similar fee. For details on the regular parking areas, see the Parking page.
Buses can drop off at the north doors of the American Royal building and then a parking attendant will give directions to the parking lot for buses.
Yes, overnight RV parking is allowed on the south end of the grounds for a fee. Parking is first come, first served.
Friday & Saturday hours are 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday hours are 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The show attracts close to 500 exhibitors who occupy the entire American Royal Complex over 400,000 square feet of floor space.
Virtually any product or service used in agribusiness, ranging from farm implements and livestock equipment to seed and feed, plus chemicals and computers. There’s a lot to see for full-time, traditional farmers as well as compact tractors and equipment for part-time, “lifestyle” farmers. In addition, the Family Living Center features a wide assortment of items for use in and around the (farm) home.
Of course! Along with the attractions of all the tractors and new equipment, the Family Living Center and the Health and Safety Roundup and the Farm Show’s festive atmosphere is fun for the whole family.
An adult ticket is $10 or just $7 when you use a discount coupon. To get a $3 discount coupon, go to a participating North American Equipment Dealers Association dealer and retailer. Children 12 and under get in free with a paying adult. 
Yes, the exhibit area is completely indoors sheltered from the elements, but with plenty of room for even the biggest, tallest combines.

Yes, both floors of the American Royal Complex are easy to navigate for attendees with disabilities. The American Royal Complex was completely remodeled in 1993, so the facility is fully accessible. Unfortunately, we do not have wheelchairs or scooters for rent. See the map of the American Royal Complex.

Yes, you can visit the Blue Ribbon Café, a full-service restaurant on the upper level at the north end of the exhibit hall. You’ll also find a number of fast-food concession stands. These serve everything from pork tenderloin sandwiches, nachos and hot dogs to fun foods such as cotton candy and ice cream. (Food items are subject to change each year.)
No pets are allowed unless they are a service animal.
All items found and turned in to the Western Farm Show staff will be kept in the Show Office behind the Registration Desk located at the south end of the Central Exhibit Hall.
Lost children are taken to the Security Office, located near the north end of the Central Exhibit Hall. If the child is not in that room, the security team will work diligently using the phones and radios to locate the child.
As one of the country’s 25 largest metropolitan areas, Kansas City offers a wealth of interesting things to see and do and eat! Attractions: For a bit of history, visit the Liberty Memorial, commemorating World War I, or the Truman Library, dedicated to the presidency of Harry S. Truman. If you’re interested in fine art, visit the Nelson-Atkins Museum, which boasts an internationally renowned collection of paintings and sculpture. Music: Kansas City is known for its jazz and blues, which can be enjoyed in many venues. You’ll also find clubs offering country and pop music. Food: Fine food abounds, whether your taste is for our world-famous barbecue, Kansas City strip steaks, continental, American, or such ethnic specialties as Mexican, Chinese, Italian, Thai, Middle Eastern, Greek, Indian, Cajun, Irish or Vietnamese. Shopping: Visit the world-famous Country Club Plaza for shopping, dining and riding in the horse-drawn carriages. Other popular shopping areas include Crown Center, the new Zona Rosa shopping center and Cabela’s.