Best Events Happening in Kansas City

Holidays in Kansas City

Here in the Heart of America, holiday magic is waiting for you. Lights glow. Trees sparkle. And KC-made goods promise something perfect for everyone on your list. Start making plans to make your season bright.

2020 Country Club Plaza Lights

Kansas City Plaza Lights

Celebrated as one of the country’s top holiday displays, the Plaza Lights return to the Country Club Plaza for the 92nd year. Access information on this year’s lighting ceremony and ways to soak in the sights all season long.

SEE THE LIGHTS
Holiday Events Happening in Kansas City

Holiday Events in KC

Displays of brilliant lights, once-a-year performances and much more—see how Kansas City is celebrating this year, from live shows on every stage to open-air shopping extravaganzas.

'TIS THE SEASON
Where to find holiday lights in kansas city

Where to Find Holiday Lights

In Kansas City, the most wonderful time of the year means the arrival of towering trees and shimmering lights stretching as far as the eye can see. Here’s where to find some of the season’s most remarkable sights.

FIND KC'S HOLIDAY DISPLAYS

9 Festive KC Holiday Districts

Sightseeing, shopping, celebrating or something in between, savor the season in nine of KC’s most entertaining holiday hubs. 

SAVOR THE SEASON
Shopping in Kansas City

Shopping in Kansas City

Source craft goods and luxury fashion statements alongside antique picking and one-of-a-kind souvenirs to truly taste the retail experience in Kansas City.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING
Ice Skating at Crown Center

Kansas City Winter Sports Guide

Embrace the chill of the winter season with some of Kansas City’s most entertaining winter thrills, from tubing and skiing to curling and ice skating.

WINTER THRILLS