‘Tis the season! Make sure to check out the list below of Christmas events around the Ozarks! If you’d like to submit an event, contact Sarah at Sarah.Myers@ksgf.com

Downtown Springfield Christmas Parade

Dec. 14 @ 2 p.m.

The theme for this year’s parade is Silver Bells: It’s Christmastime in the City. Downtown Square: 134 Park Central Square Springfield, MO, 65807

Polar Express at The Branson Scenic Railway

Now – Dec. 19 – Times may vary

Pick up Santa Claus at the North Pole with Branson’s Scenic Railway Polar Express ride.

Gardens Aglow 

Nov. 29 – Dec. 28 from 5 – 8:30 p.m.

Bring the whole family to walk Gardens Aglow, a botanical-themed light festival in the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden. More than 75,000 festive lights accent the unique structures and landscaping of the Stroll Garden and capture the winter beauty of nature.

Miracle of Christmas

Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Dec 28

Follow the extraordinary journey of Mary and Joseph all the way to Bethlehem where in a lowly stable they witness the miraculous birth of Jesus at the Sight & Sound Theaters!

Festival of Lights

Recurring daily until Jan 1, 2020

Check out the displays at Jordan Valley Park, where light shows are programmed to music for an enchanting stroll!


Candy Cane Lane

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday beginning Dec 6 until Dec 22.

Drive through the farm and enjoy dazzling farm-themed holiday displays and more than 10,000 lights. Hot cocoa available for purchase. Friday- Sunday nights only.


Scuba Claus

11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday through Dec. 22

Visitors to Wonders of Wildlife can watch Scuba Claus and Peppermint the Elf dive in a fish-filled aquarium while Mrs. Claus reads “The Night Before Fishmas.”

AN OLD TIME CHRISTMAS® at Silver Dollar City

Recurring daily until Dec. 30

Silver Dollar City announces an EVEN BIGGER & BRIGHTER CHRISTMAS, debuting an all-new, 8-story, state-of-the-art Christmas Tree — the centerpiece to the new JOY ON TOWN SQUARE.

Bagwell Lights 

Recurring daily until New Years Eve

Join the Bagwell family this year for Christmas in the Ozarks! Hours will be 5pm to 10:30pm, and hours will be extended Fridays and Saturdays before Christmas to 11pm. Radio Station: Tune to 105.5FM

Address: 2008 E Cambridge St Springfield, Missouri 65804


Jaxon’s Lights

15-year-old Jaxon Baker is hosting his 5th year of synced music and lights on 97.1 FM.  The display operates 5-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 5-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Address: 4938 S. Tujunga Drive