Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake:
If you haven't had a chance to see Longview Lake's 'Christmas in the Park', put it on your holiday list of must-do's. A favorite holiday tradition of so many Kansas Citians, Christmas in the Park was named on About.com list of Top Holiday Things to Do in Kansas City. With over 300,000
glowing bulbs and 175 animated figures, you'll be amazed at the enchantment and wonder of it all. Christmas in the Park truly is a Winter Wonderland whether you're 2 or 92!
Christmas in the Park kicks off with Christmas in the Sky
, a great event on the night before Thanksgiving.
Christmas in the Park Hours:
Guide Tip: Be sure to have plenty of gas and plenty of time. Expect bumper to bumper or slow moving traffic--a weekend trip through the park could take a few hours.
Also, remember to drive with your parking lights on, as to not annoy the people in front of you.
Where is Christmas in the Park?:
Christmas in the Park is located in the Longview Campground at Longview Lake at I-470 and View High Drive. Follow the signs to enter the campground.
Mapquest or GPS the campground address: 10711 West Scherer, KCMO 64134
Christmas in the Park is free--however, small cash donations for local charities are accepted at the end of the magical drive (and they give the whole car candy!).
KUDL's Christmas in the Sky:
Christmas in the Sky kicks off the Christmas in the Park holiday season on the day before Thanksgiving. Gates open at 5pm and holiday stage show starts at 6pm, all followed by fireworks at 7:30. Christmas in the Park gates then open after.