Neighborhood Christmas light displays and local events are a core part of the celebrations we enjoy before the holiday season is over. Though we love to see our local neighborhoods every year, sometimes a short trip to somewhere special is in order. What do you say, want to take a look around? Here are some of the best Christmas lights in Kansas not to be missed this holiday season.

These neighborhood Christmas light displays are a beautiful part of the holidays, but if your town started doing something like this and you’d like us to keep it in mind, tell us about it with our Nomination page! We love to hear from our readers about their favorite places. Don’t forget to check out these 10 things no one tells you about Kansas winters.


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Is Kansas a good place to visit in the winter?

Kansas is a great place to visit in the winter! A Christmas in Kansas is almost guaranteed to be a white Christmas since the state sees an average of 19 inches per year. Be sure to check out the Farmers Almanac for what the 2022-2023 winter in Kansas will look like. If they are right (and they usually are)  then we are in for a very chilly winter, so bundle up!

What are the best Christmas towns in Kansas?

One of the best ways to experience a Christmas in Kansas is by spending a day exploring some of the best Christmas towns in Kansas. While major cities will always be a safe bet for Christmas lights and holiday events, towns like WaKeeney, Russell, and Garden City will equally capture your heart when you see the twinkling lights illuminating all of the downtown areas and storefronts. 

What are the best outdoor activities in winter in Kansas?

Don’t let the frigid temperatures scare you away from enjoying Kansas in the winter. With just a few extra layers, you’ll be nice and warm and able to enjoy the beauty that is winter in Kansas. Many of Kansas’ hiking trails are just stunning when covered in a fresh coating of snow, especially the hiking trails in Wilson State Park.

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