Winter Magic | A Drive-Thru Christmas Lights Experience | Kids Out and About Kansas City

Winter Magic | A Drive-Thru Christmas Lights Experience

Nominated for The Pitch's Best Holiday Lighting in KC for 2021, Winter Magic is a one-mile drive filled with family fun and togetherness time. Come cruise through our lighted holiday drive, munch on snacks from our vendors and create memories that will last a lifetime! Reserve your tickets today at!

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Winter Magic | A Drive-Thru Christmas Lights Experience

OPEN EVERY NIGHT Nov 2, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022
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* Closed during inclement weather.* 

Kansas City's premiere DRIVE-THRU Christmas lights experience!    

Winter Magic is presented to you in partnership with the Kansas City, Missouri, Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners next to the Kansas City Zoo in Historic Swope Park. Our holiday experience is fundraising for Children’s Mercy Hospital and theirI Love Children’s Mercy Fund to collect donations for the hospital’s area of greatest need.

Come one, come all, to Winter Magic - the most fantastic of drive-thru holiday events in Kansas City.  Truly, a world of winter wonder awaits you!  Now, don't worry about the cold, COVID-19, or Krampus - you'll be safe and warm in your car the whole time.  Hey, wear your pajamas and bring your hot chocolate, if it pulls your sled.  Drive thru one mile of the most amazing, mesmerizing, WINTERrifically magical holiday light experiences you've ever laid your gazers on.

Learn how the elves make toys, road trip through the longest light tunnel in the Midwest, get breezy in our beautiful snowy forest, rock the elf out in Pixel Town, watch tiny Christmas fairies dance in the treetops and so much more.  I'm telling ya friends, your snodsocklers will never believe you.

On top of all that, Jack Frost is going to need your help bringing in winter this year.  Be sure to buy the augmented reality game app, "Jack Frost's Winter Blast" before you arrive (available in the App Store and Google Play).  

See the holiday magic every night this season in Historic Swope Park near the Kansas City Zoo. The magic runs November 2nd through the new year.  Food trucks (Cowtown Mini Donuts and 2Hot2Handle BBQ) will be serving every night, so come hungry.  Winter Magic is put on in partnership with the Kansas City, Missouri, Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners.  It is the city's premier contact-free, drive thru holiday event.  Did we mention we've also partnered with Children's Mercy Hospital and their "I Love Children's Mercy Fund"?  Winter wonder for a wonderful cause!  Merry, happy, Christma-Kwanza-Hanak-us! And a happy New Year! We'll see ya out there!

All pricing details and more can be found at

*NEW* Entrance located at 8400 Blue River Rd, KCMO 64132 near the Kansas City Zoo.  For more details, please email us at or call us at (816) 470-0398.  

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


8400 Blue River Rd
Kansas City, MO, 64132
United States


(816) 470-0398
Contact name: 
Winter Magic Helper Elves
Email address: 
Open Nightly Nov. 2nd, 2021 - Jan. 2nd, 2022