Zoom gives unlimited meetings on Christmas and New Years

With many of us not spending the Christmas season with the one’s we love, Zoom has offered free video meetings on several dates this season. Free Zoom accounts are normally held to a 40 min limit but the limits have been suspended for the following dates.




  • 10 a.m. ET Wednesday, Dec. 23, to 6 a.m. ET Saturday, Dec. 26
  • 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 30, to 6 a.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 2

Learn more and start you virtual holiday party here.


Snow Creek on track to open December 19th

Snow Creek Facebook

  • As of 12/11/2021 the opening date is TBD. The warm weather this week has delayed the original opening date.

Snow Creek has begun it’s snowmaking process and is on pace to open on December 19th. Tubing down Tornado Alley or hitting the slopes is a great way to spend a winter day in the Kansas City area. This year should be no different but there will be some changes to normal operations.



The park is working on a reservation only schedule this season. You’ll need to book in advance for your day-trip to the slopes. They will not be allowing any cash payments so be sure to plan accordingly.

Season pass holders will receive priority placement when it comes to reservations. They are currently having a sale on season passes that will end on Dec 6th. You can learn more and book your reservation on Snow Creek’s website here.


KC Zoo offering private overnight stays through January

The Kansas City Zoo is offering modified private overnight stays for family groups up to 12 people. Visitors will have the option to stay in either the Helzberg Penguin Plaza or Polar Bear Passage. The evening will include a night hike through the Zoo and a movie.



The overnight stays are available on Friday and Saturday nights through January. Guests are welcome to bring their own snacks and other family activities. The cost is $500. If you are interested, the zoo asks that you call 816.595.1765 or email education@fotzkc.org to book.


Renaissance Festival Village has transformed to Knights of Lights for holidays

Courtesy KC Renaissance Festival Facebook Page

The Kansas City Renaissance Festival Facebook page has announced that the Renaissance Village of Canterbury has been transformed to a bright and colorful light spectacle for a drive-through event, Knights of Lights!

The event begins on Friday November 27th and will be running weekends through Christmas. It is highly recommended that you purchase your tickets in advance. Each vehicle will require 1 ticket. Pricing is as follows, 1-7 Passenger Vehicle: $25, 8+ (Jumbo) Vehicle: $45.



You can purchase tickets in advance and learn more here.