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Every audience member of KC Fringe Festival must purchase and wear a button in order access our events. Think of it as a cover charge or access pass to the 400+ shows, events, and galleries throughout our eleven day festival. For adults, it is a one time purchase of $5.00. Children under the age of 12 can get a button for free. Buttons can be purchased at Fringe 411 (Union Station Grand Hall) or at Venue Box Offices.

But why? You are purchasing tickets online, at Fringe 411, or at the venue box office. Why do you need a button too?

It is simple: KC Fringe Festival is committed to rewarding our artists and venue partners for their commitment to the KC Arts Community. Revenue generated by ticket sales go directly toward paying partnering artists and venues.

The revenue from button purchases support the operating costs of KC Fringe Festival. They allow us to keep our artists and venues supported while keeping you, our fantastic Fringe audiences, engaged.

Pretty cool, huh? But wait--there is more! When you purchase a button, you get discounts and deals from local business through our Button Perks program. 

Button Perk$

Check out these Fringe-Friendly businesses
and their exclusive deals for button-owners only!

Be sure to present button before purchase. Perk limits (unless noted otherwise).

Please tip accordingly.



Offer: 20% off the Launch Now Workshop

Blue Bird Bistro

Offer: 10% off your purchase. One per button.

1700 Summit St
Kansas City, MO 64108




Offer:10% off all regular price items

4056 Broadway Blvd,
Kansas City, MO 64111

(816) 561-7407

Just Off Broadway Theatre

Just Off Broadway logo

Offer: One free concession item per button presentation.*

3051 Central in Penn Valley Park
Kansas City, MO 64141


Prospero’s Books

Offer: 25% off year-round PLUS an EXTRA
15% off during the festival!

1800 W 39th St
Kansas City, MO 64111

(816) 531-9673

Phoenix and Herb

Offer: 20% off purchase

3957 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64111

(816) 531-8327

Offer: 10% off your first multi-week class

2301 W 143rd St
Leawood, KS 66224


Westport Coffee House

Offer: 10% off lunch sandwiches and wraps

4010 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, MO 64111

(816) 756-3222


Artist and Craftsman Supply KC

Offer: 20% discount

 229 Southwest Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108

(816) 221-5454

Bizz and Weezy Confections

Offer:10% off anything in-store,
excluding merchandise

1800 Baltimore
Kansas City, MO 64108

(866) 962-7953

Parisi Cafe

Offer: Cold Brew: buy one get one free!

30 WPershing Rd in Union Station
Kansas City, MO 64108

(816) 569-2399

PT's Coffee Roasting Company

Offer: Free Shot of Espresso with $5 purchase.

310 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108


Westport Ice Cream Bakery

Offer:10% off purchase

4120 Pennsylvania Suite 14
Kansas City, MO 64111



So, what's happening on the FRINGE in 2019?

Check out our program for our selection of shows, events, and more!


P.O. Box 415001
Kansas City, MO 64141-5001
(816) 359-9195