Festival of Lights: Illuminated by KCP&L

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Festival of Lights: Illuminated by KCP&L
Friday, December 1, 2017 through Sunday, January 7, 2018
Thursdays through Sundays | 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Powell Gardens Festival of Lights offers a unique holiday experience that is unseen before in the Kansas City area. A lighting exhibition, artfully curated by the Powell Gardens Horticulture staff, the Festival of Lights includes botanically-themed lighting displays that begin at the garden entrance and stretch along a mile-long walking path through six of the seven themed gardens.

Video Courtesy: Open Sky Video & Mapping

Additional Amenities


Tickets may be purchased in advance or on-site. Advance tickets are recommended to expedite entry into the festival.

Please Note: The Gardens are closed for general admission Monday-Wednesday, through January 7, 2018. The Gardens will also be closed the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Years Day

The Powell Gardens Festival of Lights is Illuminated by:

Additional Support is Provided By:

R.C. Kemper, Jr. Charitable Trust

Festival Admission

Seniors | 60 & Better$10
Youth | 5 to 12$5
Children | 4 & UnderFREE



A portion of your parking fee will be donated to Ronald McDonald House whose  mission is to create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children.