With the Christmas season underway, many of you may be looking for new and exciting ways to celebrate the holidays! Check out this weeks list of Kansas City events, and enjoy the spirit of the season with friends and family! As always, check back in to Dani Beyer Real Estate every Wednesday and Friday for new content, and next weeks list of upcoming events! From everyone at Dani Beyer Real Estate, have a safe and happy weekend!
Kansas City Events (December 5 – December 12)
33rd Weston Candlelight Home Tour
Historic Downtown Weston, MO 64098 | Friday, December 5 – Sunday, December 7
Friday, 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Saturday, Noon – 8 p.m. | Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m.
Come out to Historic Weston this weekend for THE Holiday Homes tour of the season! Voted Kansas City’s ‘Best Day Trip’ 10 years in a row, Weston, MO is the perfect place to spend the day. The home tour features three traditional antebellum homes, a 1920’s cottage, and a downtown loft. Downtown Weston will also be looking its Sunday best, with streetlights adorned in greenery and lights, and streets lined with luminaries. Father Christmas will also be greeting visitors; a perfect day for children and adults alike! Visit the link above for available ticket prices and directions for the home tours!
Holiday Wild at the Kansas City Zoo
6800 Zoo Dr, KCMO 64132 | Saturday, December 6
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Spend a day with Santa, and enjoy the festivities he brings to the zoo! Meet with Santa, get your picture taken, and tell him what you want for Christmas! Friends of the Zoo (FOTZ) members will also enjoy an exclusive breakfast snack and special meet and greet with Santa from 8:30 – 10 a.m. Come spend time at this Kansas City landmark and come early – seats are limited!
Downtown Dazzle Fireworks Display
Crown Center | 2450 Grand Blvd, KCMO 64108 | Saturday, December 6
Add sparkle to your Saturday night at Crown Center! Join us for a spectacular fireworks show over downtown Kansas City, take pictures in front of the Mayors Christmas tree, and let your kiddos call the North Pole from Crown Center’s very own North Pole Communication Center! You won’t want to miss out on these festivities!
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | 1601 Broadway Blvd, KCMO 64108 | December 6 – 24
Experience the Kansas City Ballet’s rendition of The Nutcracker, a holiday favorite here in Kansas City. Enjoy the spectacular sights and sounds, including The Mouse King, Toy Soldiers, and wondrous music by the Kansas City symphony. 2014 marks the 100th birthday of the creator of Kansas City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Todd Bolender, making this year more special than ever. Grab a picture with your favorite characters before or after the show, and make sure to brush yourself off after the performance (the falling snow inside the theatre is a sight to remember!) Click the link above for ticket prices and show times!
Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake
Longview Campground | 10711 West Scherer, KCMO 64134
Sunday – Thursday, 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday, 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Named one of the Top Holiday Things to do in Kansas City by about.com, Christmas in the Park is an experience to share with the whole family. Fill up the tank and be witness to over 300,000 glowing bulbs and 175 animated figures. A weekend trip through the entire park could take a few hours due to high traffic volume, so make sure you have plenty of time! This free event is truly a Winter Wonderland! Happy Holidays!