Holidays in Topeka

Here is a list of all the wonderful events happening in Topeka during the holiday season.  Do you have a favorite?

Winter Wonderland-Drive through nearly 2 miles of holiday lights.  At the gate, tune your car radio for holiday favorites.  Nov 17-Dec 31, 6-10PM.  All proceeds go to TARC, Inc. More Info.

Holiday Homes Tour-Visit a series of beautifully decorated Topeka homes.  Get ideas for your own home.  Nov 18-20. All proceeds go to CASA of Shawnee County. More info.

Gingerbread Homes for the Holidays-View gingerbread creations donated by local organizations and individuals.  Bid in the silent auction.  Create you own graham cracker home and purchase treats and gifts. Nov 18-20.  All proceeds go to Topeka Performing Arts Center educational programming.  More info.

A Christmas Carol-The Musical-Enjoy this musical adaptation of the famed Charles Dickens classic. Nov 25-Dec 23. Presented by Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy.  More info.

Miracle on Kansas Avenue Parade-Come celebrate the season with this lighted parade. Nov 26. Activities begin at 5PM, parade at 6PM.  More info.

Festival of Trees-View over 70 trees and wreaths, decorated by local individuals and organizations.  Stop by Candy Cane Lane to make your own ornament.  Dec 1-4. All proceeds go to Sheltered Living, Inc. More info.

Songs of the Season-Singers from around the county perform holiday favorites in the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Rotunda.  From school-age to adults.  Dec 1-19 Mondays-Saturdays, 11AM-1PM (times vary). More info

Holiday Happenings-Spend an evening at the Historic Ward-Meade Victorian Mansion.  Tickets include dinner, a guided tour and live entertainment.  Dec 2,3,9,10.  Call for reservations. More info.

The Nutcracker-Enjoy the legendary Tchaikovsky ballet.  A Topeka tradition! Dec 9-11. Presented by Ballet Midwest. More Info.

A Little House Christmas-Revisit all your favorite characters in this adaptation of the stories by Laura Ingalls Wilder.  Dec 9-18. Presented by Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy. More info.

Topeka Festival Singers-Attend the annual holiday concert, A Winter Wonderland.  Dec 19.  More info.

Kansas Christmas Chorale-Celebrate the season with this FREE Christmas concert. Dec 22. Presented by Topeka Performing Arts Center. More info.