Like Rudolph, the Plaza Lighting Ceremony is best descried as “the most famous of them all”, at least in Kansas City.
The holiday season in Kansas City wouldn’t be complete without thousands of lights outlining 15 blocks of the Country Club Plaza.
The Plaza Lights will be illuminated nightly from Thanksgiving night through January 9, 2022.
This year marks the 92nd year for this Kansas City holiday tradition taking place on Thursday, November 25. The stage is located at the intersection of Nichols Road and Pennsylvania.
Plaza Lighting Ceremony Schedule
Here’s the planned schedule for the 92nd annual Plaza Lighting Ceremony. If you’re not up for crowds, you can catch the event live on KMBC Channel 9.
- 5–6 p.m.: Pre-lighting performances on the main stage
- 6–7 p.m.: Plaza Lighting Ceremony
- 6:52 p.m.: Flip of the switch , followed by fireworks
- 7–8 p.m.: Post-ceremony concert
Parking at the Plaza
FREE parking is available year round in several garages at The Plaza. Street parking and valet parking are also available throughout the Plaza.
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