“Let us amaze you” is the unofficial motto of the Independence Department of Tourism and the goal of the Independence Events Center. This state-of-the-art, multi-purpose facility features an intimate arena with 5,800 fixed seats, 25 suites, 2,200 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 Independence Events Center hosts more than 100 events each year and welcomes more than 500,000 visitors annually. The events center is home to the Central Hockey League franchise the Missouri Mavericks and the Major Indoor Soccer League, the Missouri Comets. The events center also host concerts, trade shows, professional sporting events, festivals, and community ceremonies.