Go Green For the Holidays and Everyday

Green giving is a great way to give gifts. Holiday gifts and parties can be sustainable and sensational. Read all about some great ideas to go green this holiday season and all year long.

Hear Fa-Fa-La-Lots Of Music

Holiday songs and Christmas carols are extra special — we only hear or sing them once a year! There's nothing better than memorable music to put you in the holiday mood. Here’s a wonderful opportunity for you to celebrate with songs this year!

Enjoy A Boon of Holiday Fun!

Even before the Thanksgiving feast’s finished, visions of sugar plums begin dancing in our heads. From trimming the tree to baking Christmas confections, the holiday season holds lots of joy and wonder … especially in one Missouri town!

Check Out This Holiday Horse Happening!

What a perfect way to enjoy the holiday lights and slights – a free horse drawn “carriage” ride! Bundle up and take your seats, then ooh and ahh at the decorations. Find out where you can clip and clop and see the decked-out shops.

The Most Beautiful Angel

Missouri Life’s editor-in-chief, Sandy Selby, tells a wonderful holiday story. Loving, losing, and finding her angel tree-topper with the dress made by Sandy’s grandmother. And, of course, this angel was in the last place she could look.

Shop A Classic Christmas Market!

Christmas markets are common in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (the “DACH” countries, short for Deutschland (D), Austria (A), and Switzerland (CH, which is short for Latin Confoederatio Helvetica). But you can attend one without leaving Missouri!

Set Your Holiday Table with the Number 1 Cranberry Wine in the Country from St. James Winery

St. James Winery is Missouri’s largest winery, and has a number of seasonal offerings that will add something unique to your table throughout the holiday season. Their award-winning cranberry wine makes a fun and festive addition to your cocktail bar, or a beautiful centerpiece to a gift basket for family, friends, or coworkers.

Adeste Fideles to the Missouri State Capital this Holiday Season!

It’s the season of festive cheer, sparkling lights, gift giving and holiday parties. It’s time to gather your favorite people around to experience all the coziest moments of the most wonderful time of the year. Holiday season has arrived and here in JCMO, we are ready to celebrate.

Christmas Market Craft & Vendor Show

Come for free to this market but buy the home-cooked breakfast, baked goods, or lunch! Hand-crafted vendors sell everything from wreaths and other holiday decor to wood crafts, toys, cards, clothing, quilted items, and more.

Unique Dip Will Stand Out at Holiday Parties

This unique dip comes from the former Eden’s Alley, a restaurant that had a long run, a quarter of a century in Kansas City, before closing. Eden’s Alley still shares their plant-based recipes on their website, which still supports and promotes plant-based diets and whole foods, minimally processed.