Christmas in KC: 4 FREE Holiday Traditions to Start This Year

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There’s always pressure to make the Holidays memorable and special, whether you have family in from out of town or it’s your children’s first time meeting Santa. Make this year’s holiday season full of memories without adding more expense.  All the events you’ll find below are FREE to the public!  Put one or two events on your calendar for no-cost christmas traditions that are sure to make for priceless memories. 

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Welcome Santa Claus to Kansas City

Help welcome Santa Claus and his elves back to Kansas City! The Holiday Express train will be rolling into Union Station today till Dec. 21! Meet Santa and tour the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express train for FREE! This truly is a train unlike any in the world, your magical tour will include meeting Rudy, the smiling tank car, an up-close look at Santa’s sleigh and even a gingerbread boxcar! See where the elves’ have been tinkering, where the reindeer have been keeping warm and don’t miss the little red caboose! Reservations are encouraged, click here >>

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Make it a Whoville Holiday

Do you have little ones who are in love with Dr. Seuss characters around Christmas? Bring them to The City Market turned Whoville to meet the infamous Grinch and Cindy Lou Who! Make plans for this Saturday, from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Grinch will be available for picture-taking from (10:30-11:30 a.m. and noon-1 p.m.).  More info about event here>>


Visit a Real Winter Wonderland

Looking to escape to a real winter wonderland?  Load up a car full of out-of-town relatives and make your way to Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake. With over 175 lit and animated holiday figures and scenery with over 300,000 lights it’s truly a spectacle to behold. More info + Maps here>>

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Christmas Movie Nostalgia

We all have a list of our favorite Christmas movies to watch each year. There’s nothing quite like rewatching your favorite Christmas movie as a kid and sharing it with the next generation. This Saturday Dec. 20, Phoenix Theaters, Legends Outlets will be giving the gift of a free Christmas movie! Showing, “The Santa Clause,” with Tim Allen at 10 am. More Info >>

From our Families to Yours, Continental Title Company wishes you a Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!