The Larger-Than-Life Nights Before Christmas Light Show Is Coming To Kansas This Winter
If you’re looking for some sparkle to brighten up your winter, head to the larger-than-life Nights Before Christmas light show in Kansas. Held at the Hutchinson Zoo, this annual event is filled with plenty of sparkle and action that will leave a lasting impression on you and your family. So, if you’re looking to do something a little different this season, read on to learn more about some of the best Christmas lights in Kansas.
The annual Nights Before Christmas event takes place on select nights throughout the month of December. You can visit the Hutchinson, Kansas event page for this year’s information including dates and times.
If you’d like to check out another out-of-this-world holiday light display after visiting the zoo, check out the one garden in Kansas that comes alive with 2 million colorful Christmas lights.
Best Christmas lights in Kansas
What are some of the best Christmas lights in Kansas?
There is no better way to welcome in the holiday spirit than with beautiful Christmas light displays. All over the state, there are several incredible light displays that are going to leave you impressed. One of our favorites is the Ellis Polar Express in the town of Ellis. This long-time tradition lets you take a ride on the Ellis Railroad Museum miniature train tracks. You will see thousands of twinkling lights and numerous displays on your ride that are sure to make every Grinch smile.
You also can’t forget about Illuminations at Botanica in Wichita. This is one of the larger Christmas light displays in Kansas and it is truly breathtaking. You will walk through thousands of twinkling lights, see more than 100 decorated trees, and listen to holiday music. Don’t forget to bring your letters to Santa when you come as there is a giant mailbox for you to deliver your letter and you can even tell the big man himself what you want for Christmas while you sit on his lap.
How can I see multiple Christmas light displays in Kansas?
We have just the thing for you! We love Christmas lights and there is nothing that puts us in the holiday spirit like driving to see some of the best Christmas lights in Kansas. So, we put together a holiday light display road trip that will take you all around the state. This trip will take several days as you will travel more than 700 miles but each night will be pure magic as you visit some of the best Christmas light displays the Sunflower State has to offer.