DateThursday, November 23, 2017
Time5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Plaza Lights shine daily from 5pm to 3am, Thanksgiving through January 14th.
Visit Penguin Courtyard on Saturdays in December from 4:30-6:30pm to snap a photo with the KCP&L Plaza Lights Switch and holiday penguins. Enjoy the Dickens Carolers from 5-6pm. Penguin Courtyard is located on Nichols Rd, across from Brio.
88th Annual KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony
November 23, 2017
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
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.