A Night with Santa & Downtown Lighting Ceremony
Thursday, December 3
Century II Peforming Arts & Convention Center, Wichita, KS
Photos with Santa may be purchased or you may bring your own camera. The event is free but donations of canned or boxed goods benefiting the Kansas Food Bank are encouraged.
Holiday Luminary Walk
December 4 - 5
Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Overland Park, KS
The whole family will enjoy an evening of holiday magic with a mile of candlelit trails, holiday lights and live entertainment. Children will enjoy visiting with Santa, horse-drawn wagon rides, a bonfire and warm refreshments.
Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 5
Downtown Lawrence, KS
Marking the 23rd year of tradition, the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade kicks off the holiday season with authentic horse-drawn carriages parading down Massachusetts Street.
The Nutcracker Tea Party
December 5 - 6
Ritz Charles, Overland Park, KS
The Nutcracker Tea Party is a festive, family-friendly event perfect for the child in all of us! Enjoy a one-hour version of the holiday classic the Nutcracker Ballet along with the delightful tea party.
Santa Arrives on the Union Pacific Train
Sunday, December 6
Great Overland Station, Topeka, KS
A fun afternoon including photos with Santa, music, crafts and lots of holiday cheer!
Elf, Jr: The Musical - CTA Camp
December 28 - 31
Salina Community Theatre, Salina, KS
During winter break from school, children can have fun dancing, acting and singing with Buddy the would-be elf.
A View from Space
January 16 - May 1, 2016
Flint Hills Discovery Center, Manhattan, KS
This new, highly interactive, hands-on science exhibit, will allow visitors to see the world from a satellite's perspective.
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