Crown Center Ice Terrace Opening – Nov. 4
The Crown Center Ice Terrace is a favorite family destination during the winter months thanks to the outdoor skating rink that offers fantastic, festive views.
Festival of Lights – Nov. 9 – Dec. 30
More than 20 miles of holiday lights comprise installations that highlight the natural forms of Powell Gardens’ tree collection, show off the exceptional architecture and landscape design of the gardens, and with Instagram and holiday card-worthy photo stops along the way.
Quixotic Theater – Nov. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26
Quixotic Theater at 2450 Grand Boulevard, offers a cirque cabaret! Prepare to be transported to an interactive multimedia performance blending spectacular acrobatics, state-of-the-art visuals and live music. Purchase Tickets
A Legendary Light Show at Legends Outlets – Nov. 12
Fans of holiday lights and music will love this show at Legends Outlets, where the outdoor outlet mall dazzles with dancing lights synchronized to holiday music every 15 minutes.
Holiday Boutique – Nov. 17-20
The KC Holiday Boutique will return this year! 300 vendors and 40,000 shoppers make this holiday tradition one of the top attended in the US! Don’t miss out!
Northern Lights at Zona Rosa – Nov. 19
The spirit of a 1950s Downtown Kansas City tradition lives on as several lighted crowns are suspended over the streets of Zona Rosa, plus the official arrival of the holiday Fairy Princess and Santa Claus.
Holiday Reflections at Union Station – Nov. 21 through the Holiday season
Nothing more spectacular than Union Station during the holidays. Holiday Reflections is walk-thru holiday village filled with postable moments. Check their site for available times and tickets. Check out the entire Holiday Schedule at Union Station for movies like Elf on the Extreme Screen and Laser Magic in the Planetarium.
KC Rep presents A Christmas Carol – Nov. 18 – Dec. 24
Even Ebenezer Scrooge would appreciate the holiday spectacular at Spencer Theatre, a metro tradition for more than 40 years.
Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake – Begins Nov. 23 (see link for all dates & times)
Gather the whole family and head to Longview Park & Lake for this drive-through holiday pastime that touts colorful displays conjured up by more than 300,000 lights.
Plaza Lights – 93rd Evergy Plaza Lighting Ceremony – Nov. 24 from 5-8pm
Timeless in every way imaginable, the Plaza Lights are a quintessential KC holiday tradition—and a delightful reminder of the Spanish-inspired Plaza’s undeniable beauty.
Mayor’s Christmas Tree at Crown Center – Nov. 25
Crown Center’s magnificent centerpiece towers more than 100 feet high and is illuminated by more than 7,200 white bulbs, proving it a proud showcase of Kansas City’s seasonal spirit.
Victorian Jolly Christmas at Vaile Victorian Mansion – Nov. 25 – Dec. 30
Tour one of Kansas City’s most beautiful Victorian landmarks decked out in holiday splendor!
Luminary Walk at the Arboretum – Nov. 25-26
Kick off your holiday season with a festive family walk through the lights at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gard