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“These Are a Few Of Our Favorite Things!” December In Kansas City

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“These Are a Few Of Our Favorite Things!” December In Kansas City

 

Holiday light shows, skating at the Crown Center Ice Terrace, the Southern Holiday Express train exhibit at Union Station, and The Nutcracker ballet at the Kauffman Center—these are just a few of our favorite things here in Kansas City this holiday season!

You won’t want to miss these city celebrations around KC this month—make sure to mark them your holiday calendar! And don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, where we keep you up to date on events and activities around Kansas City!

 

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The Crown Center Ice Terrace

November – March

Admission: $6. (Free for over 60, or under 4 years old) $3 for skate rental.

This time of year Crown Center transforms into a Winter Wonderland, and at its centerpiece is the winter Ice Terrace! Enjoy a magical evening of skating underneath a canopy of lights. Don’t forget about two-for-one Tuesdays, where admission is buy-one-get-one after 5pm.

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The Nutcracker Ballet at The Kauffman Center

December 5 – 24

Enjoy this all new presentation of this holiday classic! A tradition around Kansas City, the Nutcracker ballet dates back to its first appearance in Russia in 1892. With a rich history, this whimsical ballet performance is sure to create lasting holiday memories for your family!

Here’s a preview!

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Kansas City Southern’s Holiday Express Train

December 16 – 21st

Back for its 15th annual year! The holidays come alive on this magical locomotive exhibit. Santa and his elves are ready to welcome excited visitors “All Aboard!” on this magical experience. Reservations are taken, although walk-ups are welcome. And for your little engineers, don’t forget to enjoy a ride on the mini holiday train inside of Union Station!

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Science City’s Noon Year’s Eve

December 31st

Admission:  Adults $13.50, Children (3-12) $11.50

Celebrate the new year in a fun and educational environment—and without keeping the kids up until midnight! Celebrate the New Year at Science Center’s Noon Year’s Eve from noon to 7pm on December 31st. Don’t miss out on the engaging scientific demonstrations, robotics creations, specials guests, and the biggest balloon drop around featuring 3,000 balloons!

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These are just a few of the ways Kansas City is celebrating the holiday season. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, where we’ll be sharing holiday events and activities all December long, and discover a few of your own favorite things in Kansas City this December!

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