Thanksgiving night is special to those who live in
Kansas City. It is a tradition to celebrate the
up-coming winter holidays by lighting over 75 miles of
lights strung on the buildings of the plaza. More than
250,000 people gather to see the lights lit. The lights
stay on from Thanksgiving night until mid January. This
event has become known nationally. more than 200,000
lit from 5 pm to 3 am
towers, buidings, balconys 14 sqare block shopping area
workers must replace 10,000 lights
The festivities begin early and the lighting happens at 7 PM sharp.
Get there early to get a good parking spot. The traffic
is horrendous too. Truly worth it, though.