Thursday, November 23, 2017


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

88th Annual KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony

Main Stage at Nichols Road & Pennsylvania, by Brio Tuscan Grille

Thanksgiving Day Timeline

5:00 – 6:00pm: Pre-show performances and giveaways

6:00 – 7:00pm: The 88th Annual KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony, broadcast live on Channel 41 Action News

6:54pm: Flip of the Switch by Derrick Johnson and Alex Smith from the Kansas City Chiefs, followed by fireworks

7:00 – 8:00pm: Post-ceremony concert by The Elders

The Plaza Lights shine daily from 5pm to 3am, Thanksgiving through January 14th.

This year's ceremony features performances by some of the Kansas City region's most notable performers. The KCP&L main show will feature performances by Casi Joy, Isaac Cates and Ordained, Blue Valley High School Chamber Singers, KC A Cappella, the KCP&L Plaza Lights singers and dancers and The Elders.

Harvest Productions - the official producer of the Plaza Lighting Ceremony.