Kansas City NYE Party Time Persists Despite COVID Surge

Right now locals aren't showing much concern for the dreaded & quickly spreading COVID OMICRON variant.

Here's the word and a preview that invite locals to enjoy "amateur night" amid one of many risks that confront the drunken plebs . . .

“It feels a lot better than not having it at all obviously, we are going into it with following the city mandates, and all the guidelines and doing what we can,” said Director of Entertainment and Production, Power and Light District, Jason Bradley. “You always have to keep what’s going on, and the realities of the current situation in the back of your head.”

It’s a sight and event unseen for two years and the first large scale event at the district since the Super Bowl watch party event in 2020.

“Looking at ticket sales, I think we might have potential to be out best one yet,” Bradley said.

For the first time ever, Walnut Street will also be closed off to the public and will have food trucks, additional restrooms, heaters and more outdoor space.

Don't forget that we talked about this around the outset of the month and so far the numbers have only spiked further . . . Despite far less fear from the public amid continued pandemic politicking.

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NYE Live! returns to Power & Light District in Kansas City despite omicron variant threat

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Power & Light District is preparing for the return of one of its most anticipated parties of the year, NYE Live! For more than 13 years, NYE Live! has been the biggest New Year's Eve celebration in Kansas City and is also believed to be one of the biggest celebrations in the Midwest.