WinterFest at Worlds of Fun

Holiday cheer rings out at Worlds of Fun during the annual WinterFest holiday celebration! Visit Kansas City’s hometown park to see it like never before. Come for the sights, sounds and festive fun. This event is packed with holiday spirit and unique experiences for friends and families to enjoy. Immerse yourself in the season's spirit at this grand display of holiday lighting, themed decor, live entertainment and fantastic activities, including a selection of fan-favorite rides.

Performers singing in front of a 70-foot Christmas tree during the Cool Yule Christmas Show at WinterFest at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, MO
Cool Yule Christmas Show under the 70-foot tree

See the lights

Millions of sparkling lights transform the park with an inviting glow that warms the heart. The display features nine winter wonderlands, all with their own take on holiday style.

Sing along to festive live shows where singers and dancers perform holiday classics with glitzy style and unending cheer. Then, catch DJ Freeze spinning cool tunes by Jack Frost’s Igloo Village. Meet iconic holiday characters like the Sugar Plum Fairy, Scrooge, the Ice Prince and Princess, Candy Cane, Tinker the Elf and more. Don’t forget to see the man in red himself and tell him your wish list!

A man dressed as Jack Frost and a woman in a red hat and scarf looking at cookies in a glass case at WinterFest at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, MO
Jack Frost has a sweet tooth for holiday cookies.

Feel the cheer

Ride popular park attractions like the Grand Carrousel and Cyclone Sam’s. Enjoy winter activities like ice-skating, horse-drawn carriage rides, ornament crafts, writing letters to Santa and cookie decorating in Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen.

Shop the holiday stores and specialty artisan vendors throughout the midways to find that perfect present for everyone on your list. Plus, indulge in holiday foods from the Worlds of Fun culinary team, including smoked turkey, house-made desserts, piping hot chocolate and more!

A family writing wish lists to Santa at WinterFest at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, MO
Families write their wish lists to Santa Claus.

With all this in one place, you’re sure to create lasting memories with family and friends. WinterFest at Worlds of Fun takes place on select nights in November and December.

A family ice-skating on Snow Flake Lake at WinterFest at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, MO
Ice-skating at Snow Flake Lake
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