The Grand Plaza - At Union Station - June 11th
Day One includes most of our programming and our vendor marketplace.
11:00 AM – Golden Tickets Enter
11:30 AM – VIP Enter
12:00 PM – GA Enter
2:00 PM – Designer Q&A 1
3:00 PM – Designer Q&A 2
4:00 PM – Designer Q&A 3
5:00 PM – Vendor Hall Closes
8:30 PM – Fashion Show Begins
10:00 PM – Performance from Brilliant Kingdom
11:00 PM – End of Day One
An icon of Kansas City, this historic train station lays at the heart of downtown. The Grand Plaza is a massive hall with soaring ceilings and marble floors.
Union Station's Address:
30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
Tea Party Menu (tentative):
- Assorted Scones with Devonshire Cream & Lemon Curd
- Petite Cupcakes
- Assorted Petite Cookies
- Cheesecake Tartlets
- Lemon Bars
- Gorgonzola Tartlet with Apricot Crème Fraiche
- Spinach & Artichoke on Baguette
- Petite Peppa Drops with Bleu Cheese, Bacon & Balsamic Redux Spinach & Shrimp on Gougeres
- Smoked Salmon with Lemon Caper Cream Tea Sandwich
Vegan and Gluten Free Sweets and Savories will be available.
The Grand Hall - At Power & Light - June 12th
Day Two includes a tea party, coordinate contest, and the Midwest Ouji-Sama Pageant.
12:00 PM – Check-In
1:00 PM – Seated for Tea – Special Guest Intro & Talk
1:00 PM – Tea Party
2:00 PM – The Midwest Ouji Sama Pageant
3:00PM – Coordinate Contest Winner Declared
3:30PM – Midwest Ouji-Sama Coronation
4:30 PM – Final Remarks
5:00 PM – End of Day Two
This historic art Art Deco skyscraper's lavish terraces and balconies make for an elegant tea party & pageant setting.
The Grand Hall's Address:
1330 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64105
Due to the informal nature of these additional events, our dress code is not required.
June 10th - Pre-Party Swap Meet
4 - 7 PM - The Arthur Stilwell Room at Union Station Kansas City
The Arthur Stilwell Room is on Level C of Union Station (the lowest level open to the public), sharing the same floor as the historic pump room. Check out the full map of Union Station here.
June 10th - VIP Pre-Party
8 PM - 10 PM - The Arthur Stilwell Room
This event is a perk for VIP & Golden Ticket holders only.
June 12th - A Final Farewell - An Informal Gathering
7 PM to Close - Parlor KC
Relax, and bid farewell at Parlor, a casual and creative bar with multiple dining options. No dress code, no frills, this is an informal gathering where all Paradiso attendees are invited!
1707 Locust St, Kansas City, MO 64108
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