While we haven’t seen a white Christmas in Kansas City since holiday blizzard of 2009, there are still plenty of festive activities to partake in this holiday season. Family-centric activities that people of all ages will love, holiday-oriented plays, movies, and music, and dazzling light shows are just a few of the things in Kansas City that will deliver memorable holiday experiences.
At Elevate Living, we specialize in apartments, but we also know a thing or two about enjoying a holiday-themed activity in Kansas City! Take a look at our 5 favorite holiday activities below.
1. A Ballet of The Nutcracker at the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts
Sure, we’re all familiar with the classic tale of The Nutcracker, but have you seen the story reimagined as a ballet? Now is your chance. From December 3rd-24th, you can check out the stunning show at the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts. Learn more.
2. Screenland at the Symphony: Home Alone
Go check out the holiday classic Home Alone, except when you’re cheering on Kevin McCallister as he outwits the bad guys, you can do so while enjoying the film’s score performed live by the Kansas City Symphony. This one-of-a-kind experience is an excellent activity for lovers of Home Alone and live music alike. Check it out at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts on December 21st or 22nd. Learn more!
3. Plaza Lights
If you’ve been in Kansas City during the holidays before, it’s pretty hard to miss the light show down at the Country Club Plaza. This massive 15-block display has been a mainstay in Kansas City for almost 90 years. The show features thousands of lights that reflect throughout the area and accentuate every dome, tower, and window in the area.
4. A Christmas Carol at the Kansas City Repertory Theater
Don’t be a scrooge this holiday season! Check out a live reenactment of this Charles Dickens classic. The show runs from mid November through Christmas Eve, so there’s plenty of time to find a night, or day, to take in the show. Find more information here!
5. Live Music in KC on New Year’s Eve
Kansas City offers a variety of entertaining options for live music to jam to while counting down the new year. Here’s a list of some of our favorite New Year’s Eve events in Kansas City.
- New Year’s Swingin’ Eve at Union Station: Perfect place to celebrate NYE for lovers of Jazz and Swing.
- Irish New Year’s Eve: Toast champagne while listening to live music and celebrate NYE with an Irish flair.
- New Year’s Eve Cabaret: Enjoy broadway show tunes and holiday classics at the Quality Hill Playhouse.
- Zoo Year’s Eve: Before you head out during the evening of New Years Eve, take the family to the Kansas City Zoo for a daytime celebration featuring penguins, polar bears, and an interactive live DJ.
Give Yourself the Gift of a New Apartment
Are you growing tired of your current apartment? Maybe the space is too cramped, the amenities are lacking, or the rent is simply to high? Give yourself the gift of a new apartment this year by letting Elevate Living help fuel your apartment search. We have a number of properties in Kansas City that have spacious floor plans and convenient amenities that are located in excellent neighborhoods.
At Elevate Living, we hope that you and your loved ones have a joyous and wonderful holiday season. And we also want your experience of finding a new apartment to be as quick and painless as possible. Let us do the busy work in finding your the perfect apartment, while you kick back and enjoy the holidays. To learn more about how we can jumpstart your apartment search, contact us today.