Thanksgiving in Kansas City 2019

We will update this section to reflect events for Thanksgiving 2019 in Kansas City shortly.  We will have a full calendar of things to do across the nation, including Thanksgiving Eve parties, Black Friday alternatives and family friendly activities for Thanksgiving Weekend.

2017 Events:

Downtown Dazzle – Oct 7, 2017 – Jan 2, 2018 – a variety of events throughout the holiday season – with free trolleys between different events from Nov 25 – Dec 23!

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” at the Crown Center – Nov 7 – Dec 31, 2017

“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” showing at Union Station – Nov 17 – 22, 2017 – part of the Christmas Holiday Throwback Series, enjoy this movie for just $3 a ticket

A Christmas Carol at KC Reperatory Theater – Nov 17 – 24, 2017

Astro Botanicals at Union Station – Nov 18 – Dec 31, 2017

Holidays Alive at Union Station – various events from Nov 18, 2017 – Jan 1, 2018 – check out different events in the weeks leading up to the New Year! Kicking off on the 18th of November, the week of Thanksgiving features the Downtown Dazzle (Nov 24 – 30) and Raggedy Ann and Andy’s Christmas Adventure (Nov 28 – 30)

Tree Lighting Ceremony at Legends Outlets – Nov 18, 2017

Northern Lights Holiday Lighting Ceremony at Zona Rosa Town Center – Nov 18, 2017

Visit with the Fairy Princess – Nov 18 – 30, 2017

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting – Gladstone, MO – Nov 21, 2017

Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake – Nov 22 – Dec 31, 2017

Thanksgiving Day 5K & Family Stroll – Overland Park, KS – Nov 23, 2017

Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day Run – Nov 23, 2017

Hyde Park Pilgrim Run – Nov 23, 2017

KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony – Nov 23, 2017

Holiday Lights on Farmstead Lane – Nov 23, 2017 – Jan 7, 2017

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Crown Center – Nov 24, 2017

Santa’s Arrival at Crown Center – Nov 24, 2017

Holiday Luminary Walk – weekends from Nov 24 – Dec 9, 2017

Santa’s Gingerbread Station at Crown Center – Nov 24 – Dec 31, 2017

Christmas Card Lane – Olathe, KS – Nov 24, 2017 – Jan 1, 2018 – entire subdivision of decorated houses tied together with giant Christmas cards featuring greetings from each family

Paulie’s Penguin Playground – Olathe, KS – Nov 24, 2017 – Jan 1, 2018 – walk through the Craig family’s yard to view all of their lit figures and enjoy the show! It’s the largest single display in Johnson County, and donations will be accepted for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

EBT Santa’s Countdown to Christmas at Crown Center – Nov 25 – Dec 31, 2017

“Elf” showing at Union Station – Nov 24 – 30, 2017  – part of the Christmas Holiday Throwback Series, enjoy this movie for just $3 a ticket

WinterFest at Worlds of Fun – Nov 24 – Dec 30, 2017

Holiday Choirs at Crown Center – Nov 27 – Dec 19, 2017

“Home Alone” showing at Union Station – Dec 1 – 7, 2017  – part of the Christmas Holiday Throwback Series, enjoy this movie for just $3 a ticket

Festival of Lights – Kingsville, MO – Dec 1, 2017 – Jan 7, 2018

Parties:
Black Friday at Howl at the Moon – Nov 24, 2017

More Fall Activities in Kansas City:
Apple Orchards and Cider Mills
KC Haunted Houses
Ghost Tours
Halloween Events

One thought on “Thanksgiving in Kansas City 2019

  1. Steph says:

    We want to spend Thanksgiving weekend in Kansas City and don’t know where to stay. We have heard about the lights…where is that? Is it best to stay downtown to see the lights? Where can we find a traditional thanksgiving feast that is not a “chain” and is nice? Santa Claus visit?

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