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Tuesday, November 24

Trip the Light Fantastic!
Magical Bike Ride thru Christmas In The Park

Location: Longview Lake CampgroundLongview Lake Park
Packet Pick-Up/Free Registration: Sunday, November 22, 2-4 pm, Gusto Coffee Bistro, 3390 Fascination Drive, Lee's Summit, Mo 
Event Day/Time:   Tuesday, November 24
  5:00 p.m. – Check-In begins at Frank White Ballpark, 3901 SW Longview Rd, Lee's Summit, MO
  6:00 p.m. – The 4.5 Mile Course is OPEN to Ride! 
  7:45 p.m. – Contest/Prizes at Finish Line
Price: FREE to ride when you register before 11/22
          $5 if registering on-site.
Phone: (816) 503-4800
Email: parksrec@jacksongov.org

TRIP THE LIGHT FANTASTIC bicyclists will enjoy a 4.5-mile Magical Bike Ride through the hundreds of lighted, animated displays at Jackson County’s Christmas in the Park! Pre-Registration is required. HEADLIGHTS/TAIL LIGHTS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS NIGHT RIDE. CLICK HERE for registration and information.


Wednesday, November 25

Christmas In The Sky

Christmas In The SkyLocation: Longview Lake BeachLongview Lake Park
Time: Gates open at 5:00 p.m.
Price: No charge
Phone: (816) 503-4800
Email: parksrec@jacksongov.org

Jackson County Parks + Rec and 99.7 The Point kick-off your holiday season, and the opening of Christmas In The Park, with Christmas In The Sky.  This magical evening showcases holiday entertainment and an amazing fireworks display, synchronized to your favorite holiday music, and simulcast on 99.7 The Point. BRING CHAIRS/BLANKETS FOR SEATING! No pets or coolers please. 
Directions to Christmas In The Sky: I 470 East to Raytown Road, then follow the signs south two miles to the Longview Lake Beach entrance.


Wednesday, November 25 - Thursday, December 31

Christmas In The Park

Christmas In The ParkLocation: Longview Lake CampgroundLongview Lake Park
  Sunday-Thursday5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  Friday & Saturday5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Price: No charge. Donations for local charities accepted.
Phone: (816) 503-4800
Email: parksrec@jacksongov.org

With 300,000 lights, 175 animated figures and splashes of Christmas color, the entire family will delight in the magic of this enchanting drive-thru winter wonderland… a gift to you from Jackson County!  

Directions to Christmas In The Park: Exit I 470 at View High Drive, then south about two miles to 3rd Street (turn right). Follow the signs to Jackson County’s Christmas In The Park located in the Longview Lake Campground, just south of the Frank White Jr. Softball Complex.


Saturday, December 12

Missouri Town ChristmasA Christmas Celebration

Location: Missouri Town 1855Fleming Park
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Price: Adults $5.00Youth 5-13 and Seniors $3.00Under 5 free
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

The Christmas customs of English, German and French settlers are brought to life in this historic antebellum community. The smell of wood burning fireplaces, period music and authentic decorations, make this a “must attend” holiday experience.  A special visit and candy treat from “Belsnickle” will thrill children of all ages.


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