A local tradition for 88 years, Plaza Lights is a 15-block holiday spectacle on the famed Country Club Plaza, featuring thousands of glimmering, jewel-colored lights that accentuate every dome, tower and window of the Spanish-inspired shopping district.
The 88th Annual KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony
Thursday, November 23, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Stage at Nichols Road & Pennsylvania, by Brio Tuscan Grille
Thanksgiving Day Timeline
5:00 – 6:00 pm: Pre-show with giveaways and performances
6:00 – 7:00 pm: 88th Annual KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony
6:54 pm: Flip of the Switch, followed by fireworks
7:00 – 8:00 pm: Post-ceremony concert
The KCP&L Plaza Lights shine daily from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m., Thanksgiving through mid-January. All Plaza parking garages will be open and accessible throughout the KCP&L Plaza Lights season.
While enjoying the lights, shoppers can peruse the detailed window displays and take in the sounds of the season, from the clip-clop of horse drawn carriages to the holiday songs of carolers.