88th Annual Plaza Lights


Beginning Thanksgiving night, miles and miles of holiday lights adorn the Plaza for seven weeks each winter. Outlining every shop, dome and tower of the entertainment district, the KCP&L Plaza Lights are one of KC’s most treasured traditions.

The Plaza Lights shine daily from 5pm to 3am.


WinterFest at Worlds of Fun


Begin a new family tradition with WinterFest at Worlds of Fun, Kansas City's only wholly immersive holiday. Holiday cheer will surround you with millions of spectacular holiday lights, 10 world-class live festive shows, a 7 story tree, mouth-watering treats, ice-skating, a 300' tree of lights and every night it snows!

When
November 24th - December 30th

Where
Worlds of Fun
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave, Kansas City MO 64161

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Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting


Crown Center Square. The 100-foot-tall Mayor's Christmas Tree, one of the nation's tallest, is the centerpiece for an illuminating holiday celebration. After the holidays, the wood from the Mayor's Christmas Tree is made into commemorative ornaments, which are sold the following year to benefit the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund.

When

November 24
Time: 5:30pm

Where

Address: Crown Center Ice Terrace, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
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Northern Lights Holiday Lighting Ceremony


Zona Rosa will kick off the 2017 holiday season with a special lighting ceremony to spotlight the large crowns hung above the streets, as well as the featured 50 foot Christmas tree in Town Square. The community is invited to this FREE program including the official arrival of the holiday Fairy Princess & Santa Claus!

When

November 18
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9: 00 p.m.

Where

Address: Zona Rosa, 8640 N Dixon Ave., Kansas City, MO 64153
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Santa's Arrival at Crown Center


Santa Claus arrives in a horse-drawn carriage to kick off the holiday season. Join Santa as he makes his way to Santa's Gingerbread Station, where he resides through December 24.

When

November 24
Time: 10am

Where

Address: Crown Center Ice Terrace, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108



Christmas in Song


Celebrate the joy of the Christmas season through its beloved songs and carols. From “O Holy Night” to “White Christmas,” our signature blend of sacred and secular, popular and traditional, gospel and classical provides something for everyone, making this intimate cabaret revue the perfect holiday tradition for the whole family!

When

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, November 24-December 24
Time: Check Website for Dates and Times

Where

Address: Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W 10th St., Kansas City, MO 64105



Festival of Lights


Begin a new holiday tradition with Kansas City’s Botanical Garden with a one-of-a-kind botanically-themed lights display and special programming.

When

December 1-January 6

Where

Address: Powell Gardens, 1609 NW Hwy. 50, Kingsville, MO 64061
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Crown Center Ice Terrace


Crown Center Square. Kansas City's only public outdoor ice skating rink celebrates its 44th season of great skating fun. Regular admission is $6, or complimentary for those over age 60 and children age 4 and under. Skate rental is $3, or skaters may bring their own. Hours through January: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday & Saturday. Hours during February: noon to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 11 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday. 816-274-8411

When

Recurring daily, November 3-February 28

Where

Address: Crown Center
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Christmas in the Park


With 300,000 lights, 175 animated figures and splashes of Christmas color, the entire family will delight in the magic of this enchanting drive-thru winter wonderland… a gift to you from Jackson County!

When

Recurring daily, November 22-December 31
Time: 5pm -11pm

Where

Address: Frank White Jr., Softball Complex, 3901 SW Longview Park Drive, Lee's Summit, MO 64081



"A Christmas Carol"


Kansas City'’s favorite holiday tradition is back for its 37th season, with an all-NEW adaptation by KCRep Artistic Director, Eric Rosen! A ripping good telling of the classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge, the curmudgeonly businessman who requires the intervention of a few spectral guides to understand the true meaning of Christmas and life. Complete with lively musical numbers, ornate costumes, and dashing stagecraft, Dickens’ classic tale of hope and redemption continues to remind us what’s really worth celebrating – at the holidays, or any time! A Kansas City Holiday Tradition!

When

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, November 17-December 24
Time: From: 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Where

Address: Spencer Theatre, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO 64110



A Charlie Brown Christmas - LIVE on Stage


The animated classic comes to life on The Coterie stage – with a live jazz trio playing the original Vince Guaraldi arrangements! TICKETS ONLY $12-$17

Join Charlie Brown on a memorable journey as he tries to direct the school Christmas pageant. In their letters to Santa, everyone seems to be acting materialistic – so Charlie Brown tries to restore holiday spirit with a ragged little fir tree. Experience the power of this wonderful story live onstage as Charlie Brown turns to his best friend Linus to learn the season’s real meaning. Special encore: Snoopy’s Christmas Eve encounter with the Red Baron!

When

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, November 7-December 31
Time: From: 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM

Where

Address: The Coterie Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108