Be sure to have your next event at the Ararat Club. Our facilities are ideal for meetings, parties and conventions for private groups and all types of business organizations and social activities. Just tell us what your plans and requirements are and our experienced, friendly staff will help you make them happen. We can make your meetings more productive, enjoyable and economical. Telephone (816) 923-1995.
  •  Business Meetings
  •  Conventions
  •  Seminars
  •  Sales Presentations
  •  Training Programs
  •  Civic and Social Clubs
  •  Wedding Receptions
  •  Anniversaries
  •  Receptions
  •  Class Reunions
  •  Picnics

Whether you are scheduling a banquet, meeting, reception, corporate retreat, business seminar, or off-site meeting the facility and service you choose are crucial.

The Ararat Club’s experienced staff will assist in planning and hosting to insure your next event is a sophisticated and special occasion. Whether your event requires snacks, cocktail service, refreshments, buffets, full course meals or a fine dining atmosphere, Ararat Club’s full service kitchen provides elegant service and tantalizing cuisine. The Ararat Club's complete beverage selection and tasty bar menu provide the perfect ingredients for casual relaxation.


For your business conference, Bennett Auditorium will accommodate 650 persons for dinner with room for dancing or 1000 in a theatre setting. Bennett Auditorium’s has a full range of audio visual services available and has 10,684 square feet of space, ideal for dinner presentations, business and training meetings, and receptions. It’s two full service bars are available for guests’ refreshments.

Bennett Auditorium opens to an Outdoor Patio where some of Kansas City’s best barbeque can be prepared. Dining and dancing at Kansas City’s finest private facility is a reality.


Banquet Room A has 2,873 square foot of space for meeting or reception use. It has a 300 square foot stage with full lighting and audio visual facilities. A full service bar is also available.

Banquet Room B is a more intimately sized room with 1,739 square foot of space for smaller receptions and meetings. It also offers a full service bar and audio visual facilities.

Combining Banquet Rooms A & B allows 4, 912 square feet of space, seating 300 persons theater style or up to 200 persons for dinner.


The Truman Room seats 100 theater style and accommodates up to 64 for dinner. This 1,062 square foot room is one of the most popular rooms for smaller meetings. The Truman memorabilia décor gives a feeling of intimacy with a proud history.


Ararat Shrine Center’s Outdoor Patio boasts lots of space. Lunches, Picnics or Dinners can be arranged for up to 200 persons. Theater style seating for 300 persons is available.

Ararat Shrine Center’s well-lighted, fenced parking lot, accommodating 250 cars with handicapped spaces, offers easy access to this excellent facility for Business Meetings, Training.

From the moment you contact Ararat Shrine Center, we are committed to providing unparalleled service for your successful event.

  •  Full Service Kitchen
  •  Liquor License
  •  Snacks to Fine Dining
  •  Refreshments, Buffets or Full Course Meals
  •  Cocktail Service
  •  Walk-up Bars


  •  Separate P.A. System & Music System
  •  Remote Sound Room to handle Stage Curtain and Lighting
  •  16mm Movie Projector with sound
  •  35mm Kodak Carousel Slide Projector
  •  Two 25-inch TV Monitors and VCR
  •  1,000 watt Follow Spotlight
  •  Wireless Microphones
  •  Piano


From the moment you contact Ararat Shrine Center, we are committed to providing unparalleled service for your successful event.

Plan your next event at the Ararat Shrine Center. Conveniently located at 5100 Ararat Dr. (I-435 and Eastwood Trafficway), Kansas City, MO. Only 12 minutes from Downtown Kansas City and five minutes from the Truman Sports Complex. Ararat Shrine Center can accommodate small meetings from 10 persons to major conferences of 1,000 persons. A large lobby and welcoming area greets all visitors.



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Easily reached from either I-70 or I-470
Only 12 minutes from downtown Kansas City - 5 minutes from Truman Sports Complex

Ararat Shrine
5100 Ararat Drive
Kansas City, Mo. 64129
Phone: (816) 923-1995
FAX: (816) 923-2610
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