Formerly known as the Independence Events Center, the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena is a multi-use arena in central Independence, Mo. Located 10 miles from Kansas City, Mo., this venue opened its doors to sports and music fans in late 2009. It's home to the Kansas City Comets, a Major Arena Soccer League team, and the Kansas City Mavericks hockey team. Many prominent musicians have played here, including Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars, and Billie Eilish. If you want to attend a hockey game, a soccer game, or any other Silverstein Eye Centers Arena event, grab your tickets at StubHub today.
How many seats are in the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena?
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena seating capacity varies depending on the event. For Kansas City Mavericks hockey games, the venue can hold 5,800 attendees in its fixed seating. For concerts, this capacity can expand to about 7,000 as standing room becomes available in front of center stage.
Is parking available on-site?
The Silverstein Eye Centers Arena does offer on-site parking. There are 2,300 parking spaces available in its many lots and garages. Some spots can be reserved ahead of time as part of a premium parking package. With this, you can get prioritized exit from the venue after your event. Both standard and premium parking fees vary depending on the event.
What food and beverage options are there at the venue?
The arena offers multiple types of food at concessions scattered throughout the space. Domino's serves up fresh and personal pan pizzas. General concession stands serve everything you would expect at an arena, including hot dogs, nachos and chicken tenders. You can also find many stops around the arena for both alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks. The KC Biergarten, part of the President's Club within the venue, offers local German-style beers. The Craft Corner offers a wide range of both local and national craft breweries, and concessions provide sodas and canned drinks.
When do doors open at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena?
Doors generally open an hour before the event begins. However, this timing may differ depending on the event. Check your tickets or call the box office for information if door opening times are unclear.
Is the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena accessible to patrons with disabilities?
The venue offers handicapped-accessible parking in two of the parking lots closest to the venue. There is accessible seating inside, and any accessible tickets purchased come with the option of buying a companion seat next to that accessible seat.Back to Top