KS Posted in Kansas December 08, 2015 by Annie 13 Reasons Christmas In Kansas Is The Absolute Best It’s Christmastime, and there is truly no better place to be than the Sunflower State! Why is that, you ask? Well, for starters: 1. All of our towns... Flickr/Eje Gustafsson Downtown Pittsburg. 2. ...homes... Flickr/David DeHetre Mission Hills neighborhood. 3. ...campgrounds... Flickr/Marion Doss Winter Wonderland, Lake Shawnee. 4. ...and businesses light up the night sky in fun and festive colors! Botanica, The Wichita Gardens Facebook 5. The Sunflower State is home to the Christmas City of the High Plains. Get WaKeeney Facebook Visit WaKeeney for a colorful, four-block display featuring lights, trees and homemade decor. 6. Christmas stores and craft fairs and bake sales, oh my! Kansas Christmas Wonderland Facebook I know I'm a tad biased, but I happen to think that Kansas is home to some of the craftiest, most creative people in the world! See for yourself at one of the many seasonal bazaars now open throughout the state. (Pictured is the Kansas Christmas Wonderland in Russell.) 7. Kansans aren't afraid to show their Christmas spirit... Flickr/Adam Kuban 8. ...so much so, in fact, that we'll proudly wear it on our sleeve (or shirt)! Flickr/Randy Lane 9. With a variety of different resident heritages like German... German Christmas Market Facebook The German Christmas Market in Leavenworth is held the first Saturday in December. 10. ...Swedish.... Lindsborg KS Convention & Visitors Bureau Lindsborg's Lucia Day takes place this Saturday, December 12th. 11. ...and Filipino, it's easy to explore and take part in other cultural traditions! Filipino Association of Greater Kansas City Facebook The Salo-Salo Christmas Feast is this Saturday, December 12th in Overland Park. 12. Every, single one of our Christmas parades is top-notch. Flickr/Kansas Tourism The 2015 Lawrence Christmas Parade (pictured) took place Saturday, December 5th. 13. Finally, the entire Sunflower State looks like a giant winter wonderland! Flickr/Patrick Emerson What do you love most about Christmas in Kansas?