The Holiday Season Comes Alive in Excelsior Springs!

December is full of activity and excitement in Excelsior Springs. Whether it’s shopping, enjoying holiday lights and decorations or taking in a play, we invite you to come stay at the Inn on Crescent Lake and enjoy the many events scheduled in our town! Check out the list of December activities below and plan your visit. Book your stay by CLICKING HERE.

Holiday Activities in Excelsior Springs
December 1   
  • Festival of Trees – A collection of uniquely decorated Christmas trees surrounding the world’s longest mineral water bar. Daily during the holiday season, 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Hall of Waters, downtown Excelsior Springs.
  • Lane of Lights – A lighted drive-through display. Admission by donation. Evenings through Dec. 31. Lovers Lane.
  • Young Frankenstein, the Musical – See Mel Brooks’ hilarious comedy put to music and brought to life at Slightly Off Broadway Theatre. Weekends through Dec. 16.
  • Liberty Light Show – Just 15 minutes from the Inn is one of Kansas City’s top holiday light shows. Pleasant Valley Baptist Church hosts this Christmas celebration (and the Inn’s Craig and Beverly help in the production!). Dec. 1-3 and 8-10. It is ranked No. 3 on this list, with only the Plaza Lights and Mayor’s Christmas Tree ahead of it.
December 2
  • “E” Town Christmas Homes Tour – Visit five beautifully decorated homes. Noon-6 p.m. Enjoy door-to-door service on the Chamber’s Trolley (advance notice required). Order tickets here.
  • 52nd Annual Mineral Water Bowl – See NCAA Division II powers Central Missouri and Minnesota-Duluth clash in this annual post-season football game. Noon, Excelsior Springs High School
​​​​December 8
  • Second Friday – Special extended hours for downtown shops.
  • Murder Mystery Masquerade – Benefit for Excelsior Springs Educational Foundation. 6-9 p.m., Montgomery Events Venue. Click here for tickets.
December 9
  • Holly Jolly Lighted Trolley Tour – See the holiday lights of Excelsior Springs from the comfort of the Chamber Trolley. Pick-up available with advance notice. Two tours each night Dec. 9, 16, and 23. Purchase tickets here.
  • Taste of Christmas – Visit 12 Excelsior Springs businesses to enjoy tasty holiday treats and shopping, 1-4 p.m. Purchase tickets here.

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