‘Tis the season for tree lightings, Santa visits, shopping, New Year’s Eve parties and more.
This is a growing list of 2019 holiday events happening in Kansas City. This day-by-day guide will include events celebrating everything from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve.
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We’ve highlighted a few of the most popular holiday events, and then included a day-by-day list of everything we know about (so far).
Nov. 23 – Dec. 31, 2019
Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO
One of Kansas City’s favorite summer playgrounds becomes a fascinating winter wonderland for all ages during Winterfest 2019.
Country Club Plaza Lights
Nov. 28 – Mid-Jan. 2019
Country Club Plaza
Kansas City, MO
Finish your turkey early enough so you can join this Kansas City holiday tradition 90 years in the making. More information about the Country Club Plaza Lighting Ceremony.
Christmas in the Park
Nov. 27-Dec. 21, 2019
Lee’s Summit, MO
Take a drive through a winter wonderland of 500,000 lights. More information about Christmas in the Park.
Holiday Luminary Walk
Nov. 29-30, 2019
Dec. 6-7, 2019
Dec. 13-14, 2019
Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
Overland Park, KS
The Overland Park Arboretum comes alive with pathways of candles for a woodsy winter walkabout. More information about the Holiday Luminary Walk.
Mayor’s Christmas Tree
Nov. 29, 2010
Crown Center in downtown Kansas City, MO
Last year, USA Today named this one of the top 10 travel-worthy Christmas trees across the U.S. Come witness the official lighting as part of your holiday fun. More information about the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting.