Holiday Events Near You

Fri. Dec. 2, 6 pm. Victorian Christmas, Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 Museum Blvd, Cowtown lamp-lit, carol-filled streets will warm you up! There’s something magical about bundling up, stepping into the cold, and enjoying a warm cup of hot chocolate with family and friends. See what’s cooking at the farm, and enjoy a Victorian town ready for Christmas. Tickets are $8/person, kids 4 and under are FREE!

Fri. Dec. 2, 5 – 8 pm.  Christmas Open House, 3755 E Douglas. Victory House is beautifully decorated for Christmas. Enjoy Christmas music, cookies & cider.  

Sat. Dec. 3. 11 am. Pictures With Santa & Mermaids.  The Enchanted Mermaid, 3201 E Douglas

Sat. Dec. 3.  12. pm Community Vendor Fair, Dunbar Theater, 1007 N Cleveland.  Vendors Include: Insurance, Community Blessed, Especially You Designs, Cars, Vans & Trailers, P.A.T.’s Self-Defense Keychains, Hunter Health (Health Testing Items), Jewelry, Wreaths, Personal Care Items, Clothing, Food, Stationary, Baskets & Food, Dedicated Senior Healthcare

Sun. Dec. 4,  5 pm Lights on the River Holiday Celebration,  Wichita Boathouse, 515 S Wichita St. Purchase and release a floating light on the river near the Wichita Boathouse. Food trucks, free wagon rides, s’mores, visit with Santa, and music.

Tue. Dec. 6 – 6 pm  39th Annual Dennis Family Christmas Concert, LifeChange Church, 10225 E. Kellogg.  In loving memory of Pastor Lincoln Montgomery.  6 pm Hors D’oeuvres, 7 pm concert.  Cost $10

Tue. Dec. 6, 7:30 pm – Spirit of The Season Holiday Concert.  Century II, 225 W Douglas. Celebrate the season at this one-hour concert filled with your favorite Christmas carols and holiday hits performed by your Wichita Symphony. FREE

Now –  Dec. 31  5:30 – 9:30 pm Illuminations, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Experience the holiday glow from Botanica’s annual holiday light show and new 62 foot MEGA Christmas tree. It is one of the largest branched tree displays in the Midwest region. Cost $9+

Now – Dec. 18 A Crown Holiday Spectacular, Crown Uptown Theater, 3207 E. Douglas Ave. A Rockettes-inspired Christmas spectacular. Cost $45+

Now – Dec. 18  9 am – 7 pm Midian Shrine Feztival of Trees.  Median Shrine Center,  130 N. Topeka. The  Fez-tival features: Beautifully decorated trees with hundreds of dollars’ worth of items under the trees, which go with the tree. Fabulous gift baskets. Marketplace with local vendors. Sweet Shoppe serves up dozens of kinds of homemade candies and cookies. $5

Now – Dec. -30, 5:30 pm Candy Cane Lane Start at 1004 N Azure Circle FREE

Now -Dec. 31 5:30 pm  Reindeer Road. Start at 941 N Firefly St. You won’t miss the towering reindeer, ranging from 9-15 feet tall, in each yard’s display.  FREE

Now – Jan. 1 5:3 – 10 pm Christmas at the McKinneys’1452 N Coolidge, a privately-owned home with a family that takes pride in holiday cheer.  FREE

Now – Jan. 1 6-10 pm 9th Street Lights, 3821 W 9th. More than 30,000 dancing lights paired with music you can hear on 101.7 FM, this computerized light show goes along with Christmas classics like, “Carol of the Bells,” “Little Drummer Boy,” and “Joy to the World.” FREE

Now – Dec. 23, 2 pm & 8 pm –  A Cabaret Christmas, Roxy’s Downtown, 412 1/2 E. Douglas. An Oldtown Cabaret for Christmas….a production full of laughter, song, and costumes galore. Cost $35

Now -Dec. 27 5:30 to 9 p.m.  Lights at The Arc’s Lights, Begins near the Arc of Sedgwick County, Douglas & St. Paul Streets. a magical holiday wonderland you can experience without getting out of your car. Drive through this popular display and explore the Tunnel of Lights and more than 1.5 million sparkling Christmas lights. Cost $10

Now – Dec. 31 5:30-9:30 p.m. Carols on the Court, 1358 N Aksarben Ct,Carols on the Court is Wichita’s first full RGB interactive computer-animated light show, complete with more than 8,000 lights that can be individually controlled to change in brightness and color. FREE

Now – Jan. 1  6:30 – 10 pm Christmas on Crestline 914 N Crestline, award-winning Christmas lights show features more than 80,000 computerized lights set to music on 100.7 FM and new attractions each year. You will find Santa’s workshop holograms, holiday cutouts for photo opportunities and more. FREE