How many parking spaces are available at the Kansas Expocentre?
Parking is available for 2,500 vehicles to the east and south of Landon Arena. These lots are used for events in the arena, Exhibition Hall and R.R. Domer Livestock Arena. 320 spaces are available at the north end of the Expocentre, between Heritage Hall and Agricultural Hall.
Without prior consent from Kansas Expocentre SMG management, no long-term, non event-related, or overnight parking is permitted on Expocentre property, excluding parking immediately surrounding the Capitol Plaza Hotel.
Where is your Handicap parking?
The first row of our East and SE parking lot is where the handicap parking will be. There are elevators on the East side and South side of the building to take you to the concourse level.
Where are Limo, Taxi, or car drop-off and pick-up locations?
You can be dropped off at the curb in front of the building to attend our events. There are ten minute parking spots that can be utilized to drop off patrons.
You can be picked up at the same location as mentioned above as well as any area of the circle drive.
Facilities / Amenities
Are cameras allowed for the Kansas Expocentre events?
For most events, at the request of the artists and/or leagues, cameras (specifically cameras with professional/detachable lenses and flash) are not permitted. The Kansas Expocentre reserves the right to examine and prohibit the use of any camera that conflicts with the policy set by the event. Audio recorders and video recorders are prohibited during all events.
Tripods are allowed in the balcony for certain sporting events, please call the Admin office if you are unsure whether that is allowed or not.
Can I smoke at the Kansas Expocentre?
In accordance with Topeka City ordinances, smoking is prohibited in all public areas at the Kansas Expocentre including the arena and concourses. A smoking area has been provided outside the NE entrance.
Is tailgating or overnight parking allowed?
Tailgating is allowed in the parking lot for some events, but not all. Please call the Expocentre (785.235.1986) at least 48 hours prior to an event to inquire about the tailgating policy. Overnight parking following an event is allowed only if a patron is inebriated. We allow 24 hours for you to pick up your car before it will be towed.
Services / Management
Who owns and operates the Kansas Expocentre?
The Kansas Expocentre is an 80-acre site in central Topeka owned by Shawnee County and comprised of thirteen structures operated and maintained by six independent entities. These include Landon Arena, Exhibition Hall, Domer Livestock Arena/exercise arena/stall barn, Heritage Hall and Gazebo, and Agricultural Hall, all managed by SMG; a restored fire station used by Treanor Architects; a functioning fire station operated by the City of Topeka; the county Weed Department and a maintenance barn maintained by SNCO Parks & Recreation; Capitol Plaza Hotel and Maner Conference Center, managed by John Q. Hammons Hotels; and the Shawnee County office of K-State Research and Extension.
What age does my child have to be to require a ticket?
Most events do not require a ticket for children under the age of two. However, in order for a child to have his/her own seat, a ticket is required. Some shows intended for young children (i.e., Sesame Street Live, Disney On Ice, etc.) require children over the age of one to have a ticket. To inquire about specific events, please call 785-235-1986.
What is Will Call?
Will call is located at the Kansas Expocentre Box Office. If you purchase your tickets close to the date of the show, Ticketmaster.com will have an option to put your tickets at the box office for you to pick up rather than mailing them or printing them off. You will need identification and the credit card used to purchase the tickets