Mayor's Holiday Festival

Kick off the holiday season in Downtown Overland Park at this free community event! Bring the whole family (dogs too!) and countdown as the mayor lights the Christmas tree in Thompson Park. Then stay awhile and discover the winter wonderland of the Hallmark-esque Downtown OP! Listen to Dickens carolers strolling between Thompson Park and Santa Fe Drive. Get your picture with Santa, the Snow Princesses or the Grinch. Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa while the kids take pony rides and train rides. Or gather up the whole family for a hayride around Downtown OP. There will be plenty of beer and cocktails stations sprinkled around Santa Fe Drive.

There are even more photo opportunities with the inflatable snow globe photo booth, InstaFun KC Photobooth Camper and the Overland Park Fire Trucks. Get your holiday shopping started with the Downtown OP shops during the extended business hours.

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