Kansas City Comets



This state-of-the-art, multi-purpose facility features an intimate arena with 5,800 fixed seats, 25 luxury suites, 2,000 paved parking spaces on site, a first-class grill and community ice facility.

We are committed to providing our guests with the most dynamic and exciting entertainment experience possible. The Silverstein Eye Center Arena will host more than 100 events each year and expects more than 500,000 visitors annually. The events center is home to the Central Hockey League franchise the Missouri Mavericks. The events center also host concerts, trade shows, professional sporting events, festivals, and community ceremonies.


  • Opening: November 7, 2009
  • Owner: City of Independence, Missouri
  • 2,000 paved and lit parking spaces located onsite

Additional Facility Highlights:

  • Community Ice Rink (2nd Sheet of Ice) located within the Events Center
  • 2,400 amps of show power
  • Six (6) 50amp Tour bus shore power access
  • 1/2 House curtain available
  • 150,000lb End stage rigging max load
  • 125,000lb Center stage rigging max load
  • 52′ to low steel
  • Full catwalk with fall arrest system
  • Two (2) camera platforms
  • Six (6) Strong Super Troupers 2K Spotlights
  • Four (4) channel Clear Com production intercom system
  • Two (2) 16′ x 9′ Daktronics video boards with full Video production
  • Two (2) Daktronics scoreboards
  • JBL facility sound system with Audio/Video control room
  • 360 Degree LED ribbon board
  • NBA/NCAA Regulation Connor Basketball court with goals
  • 500 VIP style premium floor seats
  • 2,500 padded floor seats
  • Staging concepts 60’x40’ stage
  • Two (2) 12’x9’ wings and 3’x8’ risers
  • Three (3) Star dressing rooms
  • Four (4) Visiting locker rooms
  • Three (3) Auxiliary offices
  • Premium lounge, club and suite seating
  • Six (6) full service concession stands
  • Seven (7) full service box office windows