An ongoing series, we’re highlighting some of the most important events, exhibits and can’t-miss activities each month of the year.
November means the holiday season is officially here thanks to lighting ceremonies and season-long events.
Storytelling CelebrationMore Info
Gather the whole family 'round the proverbial campfire for this 18th annual event, featuring lively tales, mythical beasts, legends and more.
Plaza Branch, November 10, 6:30 p.m.
A Christmas CarolMore Info
Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic returns to KC for its 37th season, this year with a lively new adaptation sure to remind audiences about the true spirit of Christmas. Catch the Kansas City Repertory Theatre production at the wonderful Spencer Theatre.
Kansas City Repertory Theatre, November 17–December 24
CBE Hall of Fame ClassicMore Info
College basketball kicks off another season of thrilling hoops action at Sprint Center in this annual tournament featuring some of the best hardwood talent in the country.
Sprint Center, November 20-21
Mayor's Christmas Tree LightingMore Info
Crown Center’s magnificent centerpiece towers more than 100 feet high and is illuminated by more than 7,200 white bulbs, proving it a proud showcase of Kansas City’s seasonal spirit.
Crown Center, November 24, 5:30 p.m.
Kansas City’s newest and grandest holiday tradition, let yourself be whisked away as Worlds of Fun is transformed into a magical winter village filled with ice skating, family rides, seasonal décor, live entertainment, a nightly tree lighting and more.
Worlds of Fun, November 24–December 30
Downtown DazzleMore Info
A city as great as KC deserves a season-long celebration of the holidays. Downtown Dazzle does just that—and so much more—thanks to customized shopping trips, exclusive experiences and an uber-popular urban homes tour.
Downtown KC, November 24–December 31