What To Do In Kansas City This Weekend

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Here are a few ideas of fun things to do with the family this weekend — either free or nearly free events!

Lowe’s Build & Grow Clinic – Snowman
Lowe’s Stores
Saturday, November 21st
10:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE

Head to Lowe’s and make this fun Snowman with the kids. You will need to register before you go – so head here and get signed up.

Polar Express Pajama Party
Borders Stores
Saturday, November 21st
11:00 a.m.

Come in your Pajamas and listen to the telling of The Polar Express and enjoy games, stories, bells and more! Activities vary by store – so head here to find your store.

Thanks for Thanksgiving
Barnes & Noble Bookstores
Saturday, November 21st
11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free

Head on over to Barnes & Noble for lessons all about Thanksgiving and why we celebrate it the way we do. Be sure to check with your store to be sure they are participating.

There are several Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies this weekend (and Monday). Find one near you:


Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting
City Hall
Kansas City, Kansas
6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting
Downtown – Main Street
Lee’s Summit, MO
Friday, November 20th
6:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Light the Square
Clay County Courthouse
Liberty, MO
Friday, November 20th
6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Tree Lighting & Parade
Excelsior Springs
Saturday, November 21st
1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

The Legends Christmas Tree Lighting
Legends Shopping Center
Saturday, November 21st
6:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Winter Wonderland & Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting
North Kansas City
North KC Community Center
Saturday, November 21st
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Zona Rosa Holiday Lighting
Zona Rosa Shopping Center
Saturday, November 21st
6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Mayor’s Tree Lighting
City Hall
Mission, KS
Sunday, November 22nd
5:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Christmas Tree Lighting & Fireworks
Briarcliff Village
Kansas City, MO
Sunday, November 22nd
6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting
City Hall
Raymore, MO
Monday, November 23rd
6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting
City Hall
Leawood, KS
Monday, November 23rd
6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Thanks in part to KC Parent!


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