10th annual Legendary Lighting Ceremony, Moonlight Madness, free holiday movie series, social media giveaways, and more

Kansas City, Kan. (October 21, 2014) – Legends Outlets Kansas City, Kansas City’s signature outdoor designer outlet shopping center, has big plans to celebrate the holiday season filled with multiple events, activities and fun ways to win prizes.

The holiday season kicks off at Legends Outlets with its special 10th anniversary tree lighting ceremony featuring local musicians playing holiday music leading up to the pinnacle of the evening – a countdown to the lighting of Legends Outlets’ dynamic synchronized lighting display. Five days later, on Thanksgiving night, a free holiday movie showing at midnight will supplement 23 consecutive hours of Black Friday shopping, events and giveaways during Legends Outlets’ Moonlight Madness event. Every Saturday following Moonlight Madness, Phoenix Theaters Legends 14 will offer free, family-friendly holiday movies. Additionally, Legends Outlets’ popular 12-Day Holiday Giveaway returns, joined by a #LegendsHoliday Instagram contest, to provide shoppers with chances to win valuable prizes during the holiday season.


10th Annual Legendary Tree Lighting Ceremony:

When: Saturday, Nov. 22, 6 – 8 p.m.

Legends Outlets celebrates the 10th year of hosting its Legendary Lighting Ceremony. Centered around its 45-foot holiday tree, the ceremony will feature prize giveaways and an extraordinary display of synchronized lights that will serve as the backdrop for local musicians playing holiday music. The musicians will perform from 6 – 7:30 p.m., and the countdown to the tree lighting will take place at 7:45 p.m. In celebration of the 10th anniversary, Legends Outlets will distribute electronic candles to attendees, and the local musicians will lead community Christmas carols.

#LegendsHoliday Instagram Contest:

When: Nov. 22 – Dec. 17

Starting Nov. 22, and for the 25 days following, Legends Outlets shoppers can show their holiday spirit by taking pictures in front of its 45-foot tree and/or other holiday decorations and posting to Instagram using the hashtag #LegendsHoliday. Legends Outlets will track the hashtag #LegendsHoliday and award one Instagram follower with a $500 Legends Outlets gift card on Dec. 17.

Moonlight Madness / Free Thanksgiving Midnight Movie:

When: Thursday, Nov. 27: Moonlight Madness, 9 p.m. Black Friday shopping, 10 p.m. – close on Nov. 28 (9 p.m.)

Beginning Thanksgiving night, Legends Outlets presents Moonlight Madness. Starting at 9 p.m. on Nov. 27, the first 200 shoppers to arrive at Legends Outlets’ center courtyard will receive a Black Friday survival kit. Additionally, the prize center will open for shoppers to register to win giveaways throughout the evening. Entertainment will include a DJ increasing the energy with holiday music. At midnight, a FREE holiday movie presented by Phoenix Theaters Legends 14 will wrap up the day or kick off all-night-long shopping with friends and family. The holiday movie is to be determined by Legends Outlets’ Facebook fans in the weeks leading up to Moonlight Madness.

Free Holiday Movie Series:

When: Dec. 6– Dec. 21

Get in the holiday spirit with free classic movies on the big screen at Phoenix Theaters Legends 14 every Saturday from Dec. 6 – Dec. 20 showing at 10 a.m. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.

12-Day Holiday Giveaway:

When: Dec. 1 – 12

Legends Outlets fans can countdown to the holidays with chances to win valuable prizes with its third annual Legends Outlets 12-Day Holiday Giveaway. From Dec. 1 – 11, fans can win prizes from various Legends Outlets’ merchants. On Dec.12, the grand prize, a $500 Legends Outlets gift card, will be given away. Fans can enter for multiple chances to win on the Legends Outlets’ Facebook page. To find out more about the 12-Day Holiday Giveaway, “like” Legends Outlets on Facebook at and follow on Twitter @LegendsShopping.

Holiday Hours

To provide shoppers with added convenience, Legends Outlets will extend its operating hours during the busy holiday season.

Thursday, Nov. 27:          Closed until 10 p.m. when Moonlight Madness kicks off

Friday, Nov. 28:                 12 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 29:            10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Nov. 30 – Dec. 23:             Extended holiday hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 24:        9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 25:            CLOSED

Wednesday, Dec. 31:        10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015:    10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

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, Kan., Legends Outlets Kansas City is the home to nearly 75 leading designer and favorite brand name stores including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Banana Republic Factory Store, Gap Outlet, J.Crew | crewcuts, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger and Under Armour®, 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.  Legends Outlets Kansas City is the first collaboration between KKR, a leading global investment firm, and operating partner RED Legacy, a Kansas City-headquartered development company. The outlet center is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with some venues open extended hours. To learn more about Legends Outlets Kansas City, visit or call 913-788-3700. “Like” Legends Outlets on Facebook at and follow on Twitter at @LegendsShopping.