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Crown Center ushers in the holiday season with its annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 29
Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Quinton Lucas will illuminate Crown Center, including the centerpiece
100-foot Christmas tree, with more than 48,000 LED lights
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2019) – Crown Center will host its annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 29, with programming beginning at 5:30 p.m. The public is welcome to join Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Quinton Lucas and as he officially flips the switch to light more than 48,000 LED white lights around Crown Center, including on the 100-foot Mayor’s Christmas Tree, a Douglas fir that is the centerpiece of Crown Center during the holidays and one of the nation’s tallest Christmas trees. The Mayor’s Christmas Tree, with 10,600 LED white lights, was named one of “10 travel-worthy Christmas trees across the USA” by USA Today last year. The tree also includes 892 ball ornaments, 100 snowflakes, and new this year, 300 bells.
Entertainment will be provided by the cast of “A Spectacular Christmas Show,” the annual production at MTH Theater at Crown Center and fireworks will conclude the program, immediately following the lighting of the tree.
The Mayor’s Christmas Tree will be on display through Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.
Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony details:
When: Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Crown Center Square
2450 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Pricing: Free and open to the public
Parking: Covered parking for Crown Center Square is available at 25th Street and Grand Blvd. Three hours of free parking is available with validation. Parking is free in retail and office parking garages on weekends, starting at 6 p.m. on Friday.
For more information, call the Crown Center customer service at 816-274-8444.
About Crown Center
Located on the southern edge of downtown Kansas City, Crown Center offers fine hotels, entertainment, dining, shopping, offices and residential living in the city’s burgeoning cultural arts and professional services district. The 85-acre complex, which opened in 1971 and serves as the international headquarters of Hallmark Cards, attracts more than five million visitors each year with two world-renowned attractions, SEA LIFE Aquarium Kansas City and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, and boasts one of the largest flexible meeting spaces in the Midwest at Sheraton Kansas City Hotel and The Westin Kansas City. Crown Center is home to three theaters, nationally acclaimed The Coterie, MTH Theater and Quixotic Theater, and more than 40 shops and restaurants. The complex is also home to Halls Kansas City, the region’s premier fashion destination. Visit http://www.crowncenter.com for more details. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.