Legends Outlets will host 14th Annual Legendary Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Holiday celebration includes a visit from Santa Claus, hot cocoa and s’mores, live music, family-friendly activities, prize giveaways and more
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Nov. , 2018) – Legends Outlets is welcoming another holiday season with its 14th Annual Legendary Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. Centered around its 45-foot holiday tree, the ceremony will feature family-friendly entertainment including live holiday music, prize giveaways, kids activities, complimentary refreshments and photos with Santa, who will lead the tree lighting countdown and ignite a center-wide light display.
Date: Saturday, Nov. 17, 6-8 p.m. (center courtyard)
The Display: A 45-foot holiday tree returns this year as the Legends Outlets' main centerpiece, located at the center of the Civic Courtyard Fountain in front of AMC Legends 14 Movie Theater. The tree is decorated with festive LED-lighted snowflakes and a three-foot-six-inch snowfall topper featuring a mix of static LED light bars and double-sided LED animated show tubes. During the ceremony, festive decorations will light up throughout the shopping center and continue through early January 2019.
- Parker 3D, an international holiday design company based in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, is the producer of the holiday lighting show.
Kids Activities: 6 – 8 p.m.
- Guests and their friends and families can create special memories from the evening as they enjoy free, family-friendly activities including face painting, balloon artists and visiting with a balloon snowman character.
Hot Cocoa and S’mores: 6 – 8 p.m.
- Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory will be sweetening up your family’s night with complimentary hot cocoa and s’mores on a stick, available while supplies last just east of the center courtyard. Limit one serving per guest while supplies last.
Live Holiday Music: 6 – 8 p.m.
Leading up to the tree lighting countdown, local musicians from various bands will perform classic holiday music. Musicians include the following:
- Nick Nave, Red Guitar
- Heather Thornton, Heather Thornton Band
- Miguel Caraballo, Middle Theory Band
- Lansing Thunder Drum Ensemble
Giveaways: 6 – 8 p.m.
- Guests can visit Legends Outlets’ VIP tent in the center courtyard to register for the chance to win one of three grand prizes: a Michael Kors handbag and matching wallet set; a $300 Legends Outlets gift card; a Family Stay & Play Package including a one-night hotel stay at Residence Inn, a $20 gift certificate to Dave & Buster’s, a $25 Carter’s gift card, a $25 Buckle gift card, and a $25 Nike Factory gift card. Prize winners will be randomly selected and notified after the tree lighting at 8 p.m. Winners must claim their prize by 8:30 p.m. at the VIP tent.
- Legends Outlets will be giving away magic light glasses to guests on a first come, first serve basis at the VIP tent. Limit one pair of glasses per person while supplies last.
Photos with Santa: 6 – 7:30 p.m.
- Santa will be stationed just west of the center courtyard for fun, family photos until 7:30 p.m. Please note: Photo Party KC is tentatively scheduled to take free Santa photos, weather permitting. Guests who want a photo with Santa should plan to bring their own camera in the instance of inclement weather.
YMCA Giving Tree: 6 – 8 p.m.
- The YMCA will be stationed just west of the Santa photos with a tent set up to house a small giving tree. Guests can choose an ornament off the tree and purchase the wish-list item on the back. Items include toys, clothes, gifts and household items for local families in need. Guests can return unwrapped items to the YMCA tent during the tree lighting ceremony or drop off items to any Wyandotte County YMCA location during the holiday season. All giving tree items are readily available for purchase at Legends Outlets.
About Legends Outlets Kansas City
Located in the heart of Village West, the state of Kansas’ top tourist destination, Legends Outlets Kansas City is the only outlet shopping destination serving the greater metropolitan region. Conveniently situated at the intersection of Interstate 435 and Parallel Parkway, just north of Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kansas, Legends Outlets is the home to more than 75 leading designer and favorite brand-name stores including Coach, Banana Republic Factory Store, Gap Factory, J.Crew | crewcuts, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger Outlet, Victoria’s Secret, Under Armour® Factory House and Vans Outlet, among many more, which offer savings of up to 65 percent off regular retail prices. Also featuring a wide array of restaurant and entertainment venues, the property welcomes more than 10 million guests annually. The center is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with some venues open extended hours. To learn more about Legends Outlets Kansas City, visit LegendsShopping.com or call (913) 788-3700. “Like” Legends Outlets on Facebook (facebook.com/LegendsOutlets), follow on Twitter (@LegendsShopping) and follow on Instagram (@LegendsOutlets).