Paradiso: Decadence takes place May 25th and 26th in Kansas City, Missouri.

Fashion Show

On the Day One event, Paradiso will present looks from indie designers from around the world.

Shop at our Day One Marketplace from vendors from around the world, with pop-up shops by Lolita Collective, Wunderwelt, Angelic Pretty, Triple Fortune and more. Vendors will only be selling at the Day One event.
Japanese Brands
Babi-san & Kaie-san of Triple Fortune are joining us at Paradiso, as well as Angelic Pretty San Francisco! Both brands are bringing looks for the fashion show and setting up their own Day One pop-up shops!

Day One Event Schedule


  • 10:00 AM – Golden Tickets Enter
  • 11:30 AM – VIP Enter
  • 12:00 PM – GA Enter
  • 1:00 PM – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PM – Fashion Show Begins
  • 3:30 PM – Fashion Show Ends
  • 4:15PM – 5:00PM Designer Q&A 1
  • 5:00PM – 5:45PM Designer Q&A 2
  • 5:45PM – 6:30PM Designer Q&A 3
  • 6:30 PM – Final Remarks
  • 7:00 PM – End of Day One

Details remain subject to slightly change.


The Grand Plaza

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

Midwest Ouji-Sama Pageant

On Day Two, who will be crowned prince of the Midwest?

Tea Party

For Day Two, enjoy a full tea party in an elegant setting.

Coordinate Contest
Triple Fortune will award a fabulous prize to the most outstanding outfit on Day Two.

The Little Theatre

Metal and marble detailing meet in this Art Deco styled octagonal ballroom. 

The Little Theatre's Address:
310 W 13th St Kansas City, MO 64105

Pre-Party Swap Meet
May 24th - 7pm to 9pm

Join us the day before the big event! On the evening of May 24th, swap 'till you drop at our pre-party swap meet.


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VIP Karaoke
May 25th - 9pm - 11pm

Sing your heart out with us the evening after our Day One event. We have reserved a private karaoke suite for our VIPs at Off Key. Come drink, dance, sing along and shake your tambourine!

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Toy & Miniature Museum Tour
May 26th - 10:30am - 11:30 am

All Paradiso attendees are welcome to enjoy a guided tour of The National Toy & Miniature Museum, the world's largest collection of the world's smallest wonders.

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After Party
May 26th - 8pm - Close

Relax, play, and bid farewell at Tapcade, a bar/arcade in downtown KC just blocks away from our venues. No dress code, no frills, this is a free, informal gathering where all Paradiso attendees are invited!

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