Holiday Kickoff & Ceremony
Line-Up of Activities Include:
- Hands-On, Family-friendly activities including Holiday stage performances, Letters to Santa, face painting, balloon artist, Holiday Maker Village and more beginning at 10 a.m.
- “Let it Snow” playing in the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium, 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m.
- Arrival of the “The People’s Tree” on its way to be put on display at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. for the Holiday Season. Take a photo with the 80 foot Engelmann Spruce Tree and learn about our National Forests, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
- Be part of a Holiday Tradition at Union Station and experience the largest indoor lighting ceremony as we kick off the Season with the lighting of the Station and a “Holidays Come Alive” performance by Quixotic in Sprint Festival Plaza and Grand Hall, 6:30 p.m.
- Mini Train Ride Opens and is free for all riders, 7 - 9 p.m. (fee applies remainder of season)
|10:00 - 8:00 PM||Letters to Santa | B Level|
|10:00 - 10:45 AM||Billie Mahoney Dance Studio | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|10:00 - 12:30 PM||Nerdy Derby | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|10:00 - 1:00 PM||Balloon Artists | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|10:00 - 4:00PM||Legoland | Sprint Festival Plaza & Grand Hall|
|10:00 - 4:00PM||Marble Run | Sprint Festival Plaza & Grand Hall|
|11:00 - 11:45 AM||SunRaise | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|12:00 - 4:00 PM||Kiss Under the Clock | Under The Clock|
|12:00 - 12:30 PM||Salvation Army Band | Grand Hall|
|12:00 - 4:00 PM||Face Painter | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|12:30 - 1:30 PM||Dan Riggs Big Band | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|1:30 - 4:00 PM||Nerdy Derby | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|2:00 - 2:45 PM||Miller Marley Youth Ballet | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|2:00 - 4:00 PM||Balloon Artists | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|3:00 - 3:45 PM||S.T.E.A.M. TEAM | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|4:00 - 4:45 PM||KC Ballet 2 | Sprint Festival Plaza|
|4:30 - 6:30 PM||US Capitol Christmas Tree | South Parking Lot|
|4:30 - 6:30 PM||IDAHO POTATO | South Parking Lot|
|6:30 - 7:00 PM||Lighting Ceremony and Special Quixotic Performance|
|7:00 - 7:45 PM||Janie Next Door | Sprint Festival Plaza|