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Santa Sightings

By Kiran Ross and Kate McKinney of

Seeing Santa in Kansas City

Santa Claus is one busy man! You and the kids have a narrow window of time in which to catch the jolly old guy – but, luckily, he’s making appearances all over the Kansas City metro this year.

Crown Center SantaTo make things convenient for mom and dad, Kris Kringle seems to favor shopping malls for his visits. This year, he’ll appear at:

The Legends, Holiday TreeOver on the Kansas side of the state line, you’ll find Santa for photo ops at:

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Up north (but not as far north as the North Pole), hop in
line at:

If you prefer your Santa to be a bit outdoorsy, head out to Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops  at the Olathe, Kan., and Independence, Mo., locations (Nov. and Dec.) or to Cabela’s in Kansas City, Kan.

Union Station Holiday_004_LA.jpgSanta does take a periodic break from the shopping centers too. This year, he’ll make appearances at:

And if Santa isn’t quite your thing, you might be interested in these instead:

Happy Holidays from KCKidsFun!

About the Authors

KC Kids FunKiran Ross and Kate McKinney are two Kansas City metro-based businesswomen and mothers. Kate and Kiran operate, an online resource that assists readers in finding activities and classes for children as well as family-friendly events in the Kansas City area.


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