Union Station's Grand Hall is decked out with trees, tinsel, lights and more during the holidays. Take the kids to see the Holiday Express Train as it rolls into the station, bringing loads of Christmas spirit, including Santa, his workshop, reindeer and elves for everyone to see.
Thanksgiving week marks the return of Christmas in the Park, a festive drive-through display in Longview Lake Park. A tradition for more than 25 years, the park is transformed into a delightful winter wonderland with more than 300,000 lights and almost 200 animated figures. The event is free, but donations are accepted to benefit local charities.
WinterFest is Kansas City’s newest and grandest holiday tradition, so 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. Check out Parkville's Christmas on the River event as the 25th annual holiday celebration lights the city up with live entertainment, delicious treats and the famous fireworks show at the end of the night.