Kansas City Holiday Guide

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Events

▪ “Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol,” Kansas City Repertory Theatre, opens 8 p.m. Nov. 18; runs through Dec. 24, Spencer Theatre. ($35-$129). kcrep.org.

▪ “The Immersive Nutcracker,” days and hours vary Nov. 19-Dec. 31, Lighthouse ArtSpace ($30). immersive nutcracker.com/kansas-city.

▪ “Holiday Light and Magic” drive-thru display, 6 p.m. daily through Jan. 1, Wyandotte County Park ($25-$55 per vehicle). holidaylightandmagic.com.

▪ “Winter Magic” drive-thru display, 7 p.m. daily through Jan. 1, Cliff Drive ($40-$55 for limos, commercial vans and buses). wintermagickc.com.

▪ “Holiday Reflections” walk-thru village, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 21-Jan. 1, Union Station Grand Plaza ($7-$9). unionstation.org/holidays.

▪ “Christmas in the Sky,” 5-8 p.m. Nov. 23, Longview Lake Beach (free), and “Christmas in the Park” drive-thru display, 5:30-10 or 5:30-11 p.m. Nov. 23-Dec. 31, Frank White Jr. Softball Complex (free). makeyourdayhere.com.

▪ Plaza Lighting Ceremony, 5 p.m. Nov. 24, Country Club Plaza (free). countryclubplaza.com.

▪ Holiday Luminary Walk, 5-10 p.m. Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3, 8-10, 15-17, Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens ($15). artsandrec-op.org/arboretum.

▪ Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Crown Center Square (free). crowncenterchristmas.com.

▪ Christmas on the River, 6 p.m. Dec. 2, Parkville (free). parkvillemo.org.

▪ Lyric Opera of Kansas City, “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” 7 p.m. Dec. 2, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 2 p.m. Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 2 p.m. Dec. 11, Michael and Ginger Frost Production Building ($17.50-$55). kcopera.org.

▪ Fairy Princess, 3-7 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 10, noon-4 p.m. Dec. 11, Kansas City Museum ($10). kansascitymuseum.org.

▪ Kansas City Ballet, “The Nutcracker,” opens 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7; runs through Dec. 24, Kauffman Center ($34-$250). kcballet.org.

▪ Kansas City Symphony, “Handel’s Messiah,” 7 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 2 p.m. Dec. 11, Kauffman Center ($35-$100). kcsymphony.org.

▪ Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 3 and 8 p.m. Dec. 26, T-Mobile Center ($39-$109.50). t-mobilecenter.com.

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Light Displays

▪ GloWild Lantern Festival, times vary Tuesday-Sunday (plus Nov. 21 and Dec. 26) through Dec. 30, Kansas City Zoo ($18-$25). kansascityzoo.org/glowild.

▪ “Knights of Lights: A Renaissance Christmas Extravaganza” walk-thru, 5:30-10 p.m., days vary Nov. 25-Dec. 31, Kansas

City Renaissance Festival ($12-$20). kcrenfest.com.

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Meet Santa

▪ Meet Santa, times vary Nov. 25-Dec. 24, Zona Rosa ($20). zonarosa.com.

▪ Meet Santa at the Zoo, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3, Kansas City Zoo ($8.50-$20). kansascityzoo.org.

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Other Activities

▪ Crown Center Ice Terrace, through March 12 ($8). crowncenter.com/iceterrace.

▪ The Ice at Park Place, through Feb. 26 ($9-$11). parkplaceleawood.com.

▪ The Rink at Zona Rosa, through Jan. 31 ($10-$12). zonarosa.com.

▪ Summit Ice, Lee’s Summit, through undetermined ($4-$9). summitice.net.

▪ Merry Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 25-27, Dec. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, City Market (free). thecitymarketkc.org.

▪ ’Tis the Season Art & Craft Show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3, The Pavilion at John Knox Village (free). ibdpromotions.com/tis-the-season.