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.


Holiday light show using 1000 Intel drones coming to KC

Walmart will be hosting a spectacular holiday light show using 1000 drones that will light up the night sky over KS Speedway this December. The drones will make up three-dimensional seasonal shapes and characters as they dance to modern and classical Christmas favorites.



The event is free to the public but you must reserve your space online. Tickets will become available on November 23rd at 4:00 PM Central. If you don’t manage to get a ticket, the company will do a special live stream of the event on their social media pages on Sat., Dec. 5 at 6:40 p.m. CT.



Those in attendance will watch the show from the safety of their own car or a designated viewing area right next to their car.


Mayor’s Christmas Tree arrives in KC tomorrow

The 100′ tree is currently in route from Oregon and will arrive at Crown Center tomorrow at 9am. The tree will be placed in it’s stand on Friday, November 6th at approximately 10am. The tree will be lit during the annual lighting ceremony the day after Thanksgiving. More to come on times for the lighting ceremony.




Crown Center Ice Terrace to open this Friday

The Crown Center Ice Terrace opens up for the season this Friday, Nov 6th, 2020. As with everything this year, there are new rules and regulations.



Reservations are required this year and can be made up to 2 days in advance. There is no same day booking at this time. You can make reservations and read about all the changes here.


Free street art gallery in Union Station’s attic on First Fridays

Graffiti Attic in Union Station – Facebook Photo



The exhibit features over 100 artists and is the largest street art gallery in Kansas City. Graffiti Attic in Union Station is free to the public this Friday and every first Friday from 2pm – 9pm. The gallery is located in the attic space on Union Station’s 7th floor. You can enter at the northwest corner of Grand Hall.

A mask covering both the mouth and nose is required for entry.