From the magic tree to a two-mile-long light display, the joy of the holidays are everywhere you look.
Are you looking to schedule that annual holiday dinner? Look no further. Lee’s Summit has a variety of nice cuisines to give you and your family that loving feeling as you come together. Thinking Italian? Bella’s Italian Cuisine and Coopers Hawk Winery are some of our favorites for a classic fettuccine alfredo paired with a nice glass of wine. Here for the BBQ? You can’t go wrong with Jack Stack Barbecue or Smoke Brewing Company.
Wanting to enjoy the festivities at home but not cook? We completely understand. Third Street Social, Summit Grill and Pearl Tavern, bring the holiday meal to you by advertising family meal packages. Depending on the tier, each package includes appetizers, entrees and the option of dessert to please each guest invited over.
Create new traditions with your family and loved ones by attending these highlighted events.
Kick off the festivities by joining Santa and Mrs. Claus downtown Lee’s Summit on November 18 as the Mayor lights up the town with thousands of sparkling lights. Viewers are in for a treat with this year’s theme, Polar Express.
Celebrate the Holidays
Create a new tradition with the family by heading out to Longview Lake to view the spectacular firework display of Christmas in the Sky on November 23. Starting at 6 p.m., enjoy live entertainment and a visit from Santa. Fireworks will be shot off at 7 p.m. and choreographed to the classics of the holiday season.
Enjoy the Show
Plan a family dinner then take the crew to see this classic photo op beginning November 24. Thousands of twinkling lights are wrapped around a single tree. Snap photos and even get your holiday card photo finished. Spread the holiday cheer by donating to the charity of choice.
Starting November 26, Santa will be at the Lee’s Summit History Museum from 3 – 5 p.m. for photos with your little ones, free of charge. All you have to do is snap the photo. Santa will be at the museum on December 3, 10 and 17.
Drive-thru this magical winter wonderland at Longview Lake featuring half a million lights and more than 150 animated displays. Admission is free but donations are welcome to benefit more than 35 local charities.
Head to Missouri Town on December 3 to explore the traditions of Christmas in 19th century Missouri. Enjoy the smells, sights, and sounds of old holiday traditions.
Hit the ice with Santa on December 10 and 17 at Summit Ice from 6 – 8 p.m. Summit Ice has hot chocolate and fire pits for the whole family to enjoy.