FAQ

FAQ

Some answers and information are subject to change in the days leading up to Paradiso as our event details are finalized. We will keep you updated here and on our social media. If you have additional questions, please reach out to us on our contact page, social media, or email us at contact@paradisofor.us

When will tickets be released?
Ticket Sales Launch January 9th, 2019 at 8pm CST. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
I bought a ticket, but now I can't make it to the event. What do I do?
Parties may transfer a ticket to a different individual long as the ticket recipient is in good standing with their local community. In order to transfer a ticket, the original buyer must provide information about themselves and the ticket recipient, such as:Their name
  • Their email
  •  Original payment method
  • The transfer name
  • The transfer email
  • Order number of original order
  • The number and type of tickets to transfer (Day One, Day Two, Both Days, VIP or GA, etc.)
All of this information must be sent to Contact@paradisofor.us with the subject: Ticket Transfer – Order #(Ticketholder’s Order Number) All information must be received by May 17th at 11:59 pm. All of our official policies are listed on our Terms page.
Can I buy tickets at the door?
Tickets will not be sold at the door. Our official website is the only place to buy tickets. Visit our Tickets Page for detailed prices and additional information.
What is the difference between GA Tickets and VIP Tickets?
  • General Admission (GA) Ticketholders will get access to all events and features on the event schedule.
  • VIP benefits include early access to the Day One event space, a Goody Bag, premium seating for both event days, and the ability to vote for the Midwest Ouji-sama Pageant Winner.
What do I need to bring for check-in on the event day?
By purchasing a ticket, you will be added to our guest list. At check in we will simply look up your name. Bringing proof of purchase printed out or on your phone does help speed up the check-in process, but it is not necessary. 
How long will the event days be?
  • Our Day One Event  will run from 12pm to 7pm, with VIPs able to check in at 11am.
  • Day Two runs from 12pm – 6pm.
  • These time-frames are tentative, and may slightly change. We will keep you up to date!
Will there be seating for the Fashion Show and Pageant?
Yes, all guests will have seating for Paradiso programming. VIP Ticketholders will be seated closer to the stage. 
Will there be a hotel block?
Yes, we are working on reserving a Hotel Block. In previous years, we have had hotel blocks and plan to continue doing so. Hotel Block details will be on the site when available.
Paradiso has a dress code. How do I meet the dress code?
  • As this is a formal J-fashion event, attendees must wear some form of J-fashion (Including but not limited to: Lolita, Ouji, Aristocrat, Mori Kei, Fairy Kei, Decora, Visual Kei, Otome Kei, Gyaru, J-Punk, J-Goth, etc.) OR formal attire (the minimum would be a two-piece suit).
  • Cosplay/costumes/steampunk do not count and will not be allowed.
  • If a guest does not meet these standards, they will not be allowed into the event, and they will not receive a refund.
  • If you have any questions or concerns about our dress code, don’t hesitate to reach out to us on our contact page or social media.
Are there age limits on who can attend?
Our event isn’t suitable for children, so only those aged 13 and older will be permitted to attend. Anyone under our age limit will be not be admitted and will not receive a refund.
What's the addresses for your event venues?
  • For Day One, Union Station’s Address is 30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108.
  • For Day Two, the Little Theatre is at 310 W 13th St Kansas City, MO 64105.
Both locations are within minutes of each other in downtown Kansas City and are right by a plethora of hotels, restaurants, and other points of interest.
Is there event parking?
  • There are several parking garages right next to both event Venues.
  • Street parking is available but not guaranteed.
  • For Day One, we working with Union Station to offer our attendees discounted parking vouchers for Union Station’s parking garage. More information will be available as this develops.
Will food and drink be provided? Will there be any food for my dietary needs? (Vegan, Gluten Free, etc.)
  • Light Refreshments will be provided for Day One, and there are a handful of restaurants in the same building, and even more very close by all at various price points.
  • Day Two is a full tea party with sweets and savories. A finalized menu will be provided when our date grows closer.
  • Last year we had Vegan and Gluten-Free options, and we will continue to provide options for our Vegan and Gluten-Free guests.
  • If you have any allergies or other dietary needs, please reach out to us and we will see what we can do to accommodate you. 
What accommodations are there for handicapped individuals?
Both event spaces for both event days are handicap accessible and have handicap accessible bathrooms. If you have other accessibility needs, please reach out to us and we will do our best to accommodate you. 

You can always reach out to us on social media.