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Welcome to the Kearney Amphitheater


Please join us for our eleventh season of fun, concerts, movies and theatre in the park.  The Kearney Amphitheater is a state of the art facility serving the Kansas City Northland.  The amphitheater is nestled in the picturesque hills of Jesse James Park just 25 minutes north of downtown Kansas City.  Overlooking a gleaming spring-fed lake, the setting creates a memorable venue incomparable to anything in the area.  State of the art technology allow customized lighting and thunderous audio potentials that can accommodate a variety of shows... from community performances to headliner acts rocking the 4,500 capacity crowd.

Directions from Kansas City, Missouri:

Take I-35 N towards Des Moines

Take the MO-92 exit (6th street), EXIT 26, Turn Right onto MO-92

Follow MO-92 (6th Street) to Jefferson, Turn Left

Take Jefferson N through town to Jesse James Park
(~ 2-3 miles)

Directions from St. Joseph, Missouri:

Take I-229 S to I-29 S

Continue to the MO-92 exit, EXIT 18, toward Smithville Lake
(~25 Miles)

Turn Left onto MO-92, continue on until Jefferson St in Kearney
(~23 Miles),

Turn Left
Take Jefferson N through town to Jesse James Park
(~ 2-3 miles)

Click here for a Google Map.

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Children 10 and under are free, unless otherwise noted
(Kearney Amphitheater Rules)

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Blankets & Lawn Chairs are suggested.

Be courteous, kind, and helpful to your fellow festival goers.


  • No Tents
    (Pop-up or otherwise)
  • No Outside Food/Drink or Coolers
  • No Pets in Amphitheater Area
  • No Fireworks at Any Time
  • Non-Alcoholic Tailgating Only

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