December 2-4: The Big Balloon Build in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. Some events are ticketed. For more info, visit

December 2-4: Art Garden KC Soul Of Santa Holiday Market from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Gregg Klice Community Center. Support small businesses with unique, high-quality gifts from local artists & makers! Candles, jewelry, clothing, home décor, ceramics & more! Warm up with yummy holiday beverages provided by Snow & Roast Café. The outdoor heated market is free and open to the public.

December 8-11: The Fairy Princess returns to the Kansas City Museum.