Day One Venue: Union Station
30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Paradiso is a weekend celebration of all things Japanese Street Fashion!
This gala in the heart of the America features Japanese guests like Triple Fortune, a fashion show debuting the latest looks in J-Fashion, the largest tea party in the United States, and so much more.
Fashion Show - Designers small & large, near & far will debut their looks.
Vendor Marketplace - Vendors of all kinds will line the halls of Union Station, like Lolita Collective and more.
Swap Meet - Bring your J-Fashion and get ready to haggle!
Japanese Guests - Q & A from Triple Fortune and other designers.
Starlight Soiree - Triple Fortune's Brilliant Kingdom will perform at this evening ball.
Tea Party - Enjoy a full tea party within the elegant space of the Grand Hall.
The Midwest Ouji-Sama Pageant - Ouji & Boystyle afficianados will woo the crowd, and only one will be crowned prince of the Midwest.
Coordinate Contest - Our special guests will select the best outfits and award the winner with prizes.
VIP (21+ Only) benefits include early entry into Day One, premium seating for both event days (ALL attendees will have seating), VIP Goody bag, and VIP exclusive pre-party.
Check out our website for the full details, or keep on reading below.
June 10th - Pre-Party Swap Meet (For all attendees)
4 - 7 PM - The Arthur Stilwell Room at Union Station Kansas City
The Arthur Stilwell Room is on Level C of Union Station (the lowest level open to the public), sharing the same floor as the historic pump room. Check out the full map of Union Station here.Union Station's Address: 30 West Pershing Road Kansas City, MO 64108Due to the more relaxed nature of this event, our Dress Code does not apply.
June 10th - VIP Pre-Party
8 PM - 10 PM - The Arthur Stilwell Room
Relax, refresh, and get ready for the big day tomorrow at this casual get-together among VIPS.
This event is a perk for VIP Ticket holders only. Due to the more relaxed nature of this event, our Dress Code does not apply.Union Station's Address: 30 West Pershing Road Kansas City, MO 64108
June 11th - The Grand Plaza at Union Station
11 AM - 11 PM
Day One includes most of our programming and our vendor marketplace.
11:00 AM – Golden Tickets Enter
11:30 AM – VIP Enter
12:00 PM – GA Enter
2:00 PM – Designer Q&A 1
3:00 PM – Designer Q&A 2
4:00PM – Designer Q&A 3
5:00PM – Vendor Hall Closes
8:30 PM – Fashion Show Begins
10:00 PM – Performance from Brilliant Kingdom
11:00 PM – End of Day One
Union Station's Address: 30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
June 12th - The Grand Hall at Power & Light
12:00 PM - 5 PM
Enjoy a catered Tea Party in an elegant, two-level ballroom and marvel at the parade of princes in the Midwest Ouji-Sama Pageant.
12:00 PM – Check-In
1:00 PM – Seated for Tea – Special Guest Intro & Talk
1:00 PM – Tea Party
2:00 PM – The Midwest Ouji Sama Pageant
3:00PM – Coordinate Contest Winner Declared
3:30PM – Midwest Ouji-Sama Coronation
4:30 PM – Final Remarks
5:00 PM – End of Day Two
The Grand Hall's Address: 330 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64105
June 12th - Additional Events (For all attendees)
A Final Farewell - An Informal Gathering 7 PM to Close
Relax, and bid farewell to friends met and made over the weekend. No dress code, no frills, this is an informal gathering where all Paradiso attendees are invited!
Due to some unexpected venue closures, we are still in the process of finalizing the location of this after-party event. We will update and notify all attendees of the location as soon as we can. Thank you for your understanding.
By purchasing a ticket to Paradiso, you agree to follow our terms, which includes a dress code and code of conduct.
A mask and vaccine mandate are in place for anyone present at Paradiso. Learn more about our COVID policies here: http://www.paradisofor.us/covid/
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