2017 Crystal Merit Gala

Saturday, February 3, 2018

5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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The Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center
16th & Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO 64108


$100.00 Per Ticket - All Tickets must be purchased by 1/24/18 Members


All tickets must be paid for before pick up. Tickets will be available for pick up January 30th - February 1st at the AAKC office. All tickets must be picked up by 5:00 p.m. February 1st.

***Drink tickets available to purchase NOW***
Click Here to Download Drink Ticket Form
Please email form directly to

*Formal or Semi-Formal Attire

When purchasing tickets please note any food allergies.
The vegetarian/gluten-free option is only available if communicated at the time of purchase. We will not be able to honor any menu changes after January 24th.
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Courtyard by Marriott
(Special rate available thru 1/12/2018) $139
1535 Baltimore KCMO 64108
Click Here to Book Your Group Rate for Crystal Merit Gala

The Ambassador Hotel
(Special rate available thr 1/13/2018) $208
1111 Grand Ave KCMO 64106
Call 1-800-721-7033 Ask for AAKC pricing

*Parking & ZTrip:
ZTrip $10 discount- Code is "CRYSTAL".
You will need to download the ZTrip app in order to redeem the $10 discount. With the app, you can schedule a pick up in advance or request a ride on the spot. At the payment screen, select the ZTrip credit option, type in “CRYSTAL” and $10 will be deducted from your trip.

54 VIP parking spots for $25 each, available first come/ first serve, located directly across the street from the Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center at 16th & Central.
Purchase VIP Parking Tickets Here

Downtown Event Parking is available:
Click Here to View Parking Map

Pricing for other parking areas on the map:
P14 Surface lot $5-15
P15 Surface lot $5-15
P16 Surface lot $5-15
P19 Kauffman Center Parking Garage - buy a parking pass in advance @

*After Party:
LIVE Music- Kansas City's favorite Lost Wax

Contact Information

Jeremy Worden