Wednesday, November 21
Christmas in the Park
Longview Lake’s annual light display begins Wednesday, November 21 and runs until Saturday, December 31. On the 21st, gates open at 5 and the Holiday Stage Show starts at 6, with the Christmas in the Sky fireworks show at 7:30 at Longview Lake Beach (11101 Raytown Road). The drive-through display features thousands of light-up characters and drivers can tune into 99.7 The Point to synchronize their drive to holiday music .
Thursday, November 22
Thanksgiving Dinner at Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner from 11am to 1:30 pm at their Linwood location (101 W Linwood Blvd). Come enjoy a thanksgiving feast!
The Plaza Lights
The 89th annual Plaza Lights Ceremony will be held Thursday from 5-8pm at hte Country Club Plaza. Come watch as thousands of lights turn on and illuminate the Spanish-influenced architecture.
Friday, November 23
Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
The Mayor and special celebrity guest will flip the switch on the100-foot tall christmas tree at 5:30 in Crown Center at 2450 Grand Blvd. The tree is a symbol of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund, which is dedicated to assisting the city’s less fortunate.
Saturday, November 24
KC Streetcar Holiday Jam
Live music on the KC Streetcar in partnership with 90.9 The Bridge starts November 24 with Carolers of Note from 12 to 2 p.m., continues November 30 with AJ Young from 5 to 7 p.m. and into December as part of Visit KC’s Downtown Dazzle. Visit Union Station and Crown Center to see the Christmas decor and take a festive ride on the free streetcar. Find more info at downtowndazzle.com.
Pendleton Heights Holiday Homes Tour
Visit the Holiday Homes Tour and Artist Market on Saturday, December 1 from 12 to 5 p.m. The tour showcases 6 Victorian homes next to urban-style newer homes around the Community Orchard at Lexington and Montgall. Food trucks will gather around the orchard and an artist market will be at 555 Olive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door and benefit Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association.
Kansas City Museum Fairy Princess 2018
Come visit the fabulous Fairy Princess at the museum at 800 Broadway in Downtown Kansas City while Corinthian Hall is under construction. This event will be held December 7, 8 & 9, as well as December 14, 15 &16. Tickets are $10 per child and includes a small gift, sweet treat, and one printed photo. Tickets can be purchased at kansascitymuseum.org.