13th Annual Legendary Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday November 18 @ 5:00 pm – Saturday November 18 @ 9:00 pm
Join us for the 13th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 18, from 5-9pm.
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 selfies with Santa, who will lead the tree lighting countdown and ignite a center-wide light display.
Kids Activities: 5 – 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, holiday make-and-take crafts while supplies last, an elf on stilts, a magician and visiting with Claire’s Clairebear and Olaf from Frozen.
Hot Cocoa and S’mores Station: 5 – 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 from 5 – 8 p.m., while supplies last in the Center Courtyard on the east side. One serving per family.
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:
• Big Time Grain Company
• J. Love Band
• Rusty Laffoon and the Broken Wagon Band
• Fast Times and Vigil Annie
• Red Guitar
Giveaways: 6 – 8 p.m.
• Guests can visit Legends Outlets’ VIP tent in the center courtyard to enter to win one of multiple prizes, including a YETI Roadie Cooler, a $300 H&M gift card and a Stay & Play Prize Package featuring Great Wolf Lodge. Prize winners will be randomly selected and notified throughout the ceremony. Winners must be present to claim their prize.
• Legends Outlets will also be giving away reusable hand warmers and Santa stress balls to guests on a first come, first serve basis and while supplies last.
Selfies with Santa: 8 – 9 p.m.
• Santa will join the emcees and lead the countdown to the dynamic synchronized tree lighting display at 7:30 p.m. Santa will be available for photos immediately following the tree lighting ceremony until 9 p.m.
*Please note: A professional photographer for Santa photos will not be provided. Guests who want a photo with Santa must provide their own camera and capture their own photo.
Kansas City Kansas Police Department COPPS Unit Holiday Drive
• Legends Outlets is partnering with the KCKPD to collect donations for its COPPS Unit holiday food and gift drive. Guests can drop off donations to the Legends Outlets’ VIP tent during the tree lighting ceremony from 6 – 9 p.m. For more information about the donation collection, and for a full list of needed items, please visit: http://bit.ly/COPPSdrive