This Week in KC

christmas in the sky | wednesday, nov. 23

Kick off the Christmas season with free fireworks and lighted holiday displays. Christmas in the Sky takes place at Longview Lake Beach, two miles south of Interstate 470 on Raytown Road. It starts at 6 p.m. with singing and dancing performances, followed by a 7:30 p.m. fireworks show set to music on 99.7 FM. The fireworks signal the opening of Christmas in the Park, featuring 175 animated displays with more than 300,000 lights at Longview Lake Campground. The drive-through attraction runs through Dec. 31; entrance is free but donations are accepted, with a portion of proceeds going to local charities. For more information, visit


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