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Silverstein Eye Centers Arena

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Address: 19100 East Valley View Parkway, Independence, MO 64055 (Formerly Independence Events Center)
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+1 816-442-6100
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00

The Silverstein Eye Centers Arena is a mid-size arena located just 20...

The Silverstein Eye Centers Arena is a mid-size arena located just 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City. The venue opened in 2009 and has since become a premier destination for live entertainment and sports. The arena is currently home to two professional sports teams. The Missouri Mavericks, members of the ECHL and Kansas City's only pro hockey club. Also the Missouri Comets, members of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) and Kansas City's only pro indoor soccer club. Artists such as Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, Alan Jackson, Chris Tomlin, Zac Brown Band, The Band Perry, Hillsong, The Fray, Chris Young, Lee Brice and many more have performed at the IEC! Located right next to the arena is the Centerpoint Community Ice Rink. This is one of the finest ice skating facilities in the Midwest offering year-round ice sports training, recreational youth/adult hockey leagues, figure skating, learn-to-skate classes and much more!

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Will call is a mess but that's ok

First time here. We had tickets in will call dropped off earlier that day. They were not there. Go next door to ticket sales. They were not there. We were in a suite. They... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time here. We had tickets in will call dropped off earlier that day. They were not there. Go next door to ticket sales. They were not there. We were in a suite. They were very confused. 20 min later we got a hand written pass to enter. Cool arena. Glad to see the boys in blue there. We bought... More 

Thank ML-papa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Venue, I especially like the Mavericks hockey. They also have a great public skating rink as well.

Thank Zach W
Blue Springs, MO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This venue used to be a great place to bring the whole family for as little as $50. Food was pricey but not near as bad as other venues, parking was free and tickets were cheaper than anywhere else- even for the most expensive seats. Ever since the Hunts took over though, things have gone downhill. The food is overpriced... More 

Thank wolfgirlemt
United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolutely stunning ice arena venue - new, clean, welcoming and accommodating staff. However, with early morning events the coffee shop should be up and running - they really missed a good financial opportunity to sell hot beverages!

Thank Filipendulous
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely the best place to come spend the night for the family and the staff is amazing and will do anything to ensure you have the time of your life. Here everyone is family.........

Thank Michael O
Independence, Missouri
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We have been season ticket holders for the Missouri Mavericks for their first seven seasons. No bad seats in the house. The top row (row Q) is still close enough to the action. No bad seats in the house. Lots of stuff to look at in the mezzanine. Concessions prices are like major league for minor league hockey, but a... More 

Thank Robert S
Independence, Missouri
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very nice arena went with husbands work to watch a Mavericks game had a great time. Rest rooms very clean. Seating comfortable too.

Thank Sandra L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Have been here for several events. Took my grandson here to see his first circus. I attended the Poppa Roach/Five Finger Death Punch concert also - LOVED IT!!!

Thank 563terih
Independence, Missouri
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117 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We have season tickets to both the Mavericks hockey games and Comets arena soccer. The arena has free parking, nice staff, and every seat has a good view! We have also attended several concerts there. Concessions can tend to be a bit high, but they are at many arenas. We enjoy going there!

Thank MJKC_11
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This venue has a variety of food options, meeting spaces, services, and activities. It is easy to access from the highway and has ample parking for any event.

Thank Elizabeth L

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