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.