The Kansas City Marriott Downtown connects is located in the heart of KC’s entertainment district. The nearby Power & Light District offers shopping, restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife. Upcoming entertainment includes Global Dance Festival 2015, R5 and Danzig at the Midland; Patti LaBelle at Kauffman Center; and Rush at the Sprint Center. KC Royals baseball, the KC Zoo, Nelson-Atkins Museum, jazz and blues clubs, and shopping at Crown Center and the Country Club Plaza are minutes away. The Downtown Kansas City Marriott Hotel is also the choice for business events and weddings, and is KC's most popular venue for civic and social galas. This premier convention hotel has a new lobby and two distinct towers: the Marriott Tower and the Muehlebach Tower which offer 983 luxury guest rooms and nearly 100,000 sq. ft. of diverse function space. The hotel is also attached to the KC Convention Center via an enclosed walkway.