KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Oct. 20, 2022) – Legends Outlets is amping up the holiday magic this season with 14,000 new lights on its 45-foot tree and a new synchronized light show. The center will host its 17th Annual Legendary Tree Lighting on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 5-7 p.m., offering festive fun for the entire family. Centered around its 45-foot Christmas tree, the ceremony will feature holiday entertainment and activities, including a live holiday concert, photos with Santa, text-to-win prize giveaways, a silent disco, and more.
Date: Saturday, Nov. 12, 5-7 p.m.
The Display: A 45-foot 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 fully animated commercial RGB Christmas tree was updated with over 14,000 new lights with millions of color combinations that “dance” to synchronized holiday music.
Holiday FX, a local premier Christmas light installation company, updated the tree with its new lights. Reinders Seasonal Lighting, based in Sussex, WI, is the producer of the new holiday lighting show.
Emcee: This year’s official tree lighting emcee is Mr. Stinky Feet, Jim Cosgrove. He will take center stage at 5 p.m. to kick off the event, perform songs, and lead the ceremonial countdown to the tree lighting.
This year, the lighting of the tree will take place around 5:30 p.m., with live music and activities continuing until 7 p.m.
Activities: 5-7 p.m.
Families can create special memories as they enjoy free activities throughout the center. Activities include the following:
Center Courtyard and Surrounding Area:
- Live holiday concert
- Prize wheel
- Text-to-win prize giveaways
- Character Meet & Greets
- Giant snow globe photo op*
- Santa Mailbox (available through Dec 20)
- Holiday movie screening
- Fun photo opportunities*
- Santa’s Sleigh
- Giant “I heart Santa” LED Letters
- Face Painting
- Silent Disco
*All photo ops (Photos with Santa, Santa’s Sleigh, Snow Globe, and LED Letters) will be available until 8 p.m.
Photos with Santa: 5:30-8 p.m.
Santa will visit Legends Outlets to welcome guests to the 17th Annual Legendary Tree Lighting. After his welcome remarks, Santa will be stationed just west of the center courtyard, between Francesca’s and Converse, for family photos. Photos are free, and guests will receive a shareable digital copy and print-out of their photo.
Text-to-Win Giveaways: 5-6:45 p.m.
Guests can text the word holidaycheer to Legends Outlets’ mobile VIP line at 877-321-2951 for their chance to win various prizes on Saturday, Nov. 12. Registration will open at 5 p.m. and end at 6:44 p.m. All prize winners will be notified via text message at 6:45 p.m. with instructions on how to claim their prize. Winners must claim their prizes in-person at the Legends Outlets’ VIP tent by 7:15 p.m. Prizes include gift cards and other various prizes from participating Legends Outlets stores. The list of prizes will be available to view prior to the event at legendsshopping.com.
Shopping: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.*
Legends Outlets will be open current, normal operating hours on Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., for all-day shopping and savings at its nearly 75 leading designer and favorite brand-name outlet stores. Shoppers can enjoy numerous pre-Black Friday sales and special discounts at various retailers. To view a list of sales and promotions happening at Legends Outlets, please visit legendsshopping.com/hot-deals. *This page may not include all current tenant sales*
*Individual store hours may vary. Shoppers are encouraged to call specific retailers to confirm operating hours prior to visiting.
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 home to more than 75 leading designer and favorite brand-name stores including Tory Burch, Vera Bradley, Kate Spade, Coach, Banana Republic Factory Store, 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 70 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 currently open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 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).