Christmas on the River

Christmas on the River

Celebrate the holidays at the 25th anniversary of Parkville Christmas on the River!

The event is being held as planned – check out the Main Street Christmas on the River Facebook event for updates.

Bring the family and enjoy the festivities!
– Holiday Entertainment on the Main Stage & Pocket Park, including:
–     1000 Voice Choir from Park Hill School District
–     St Therese Elementary & Adult Choirs
–     Quixotic Cirque Noveau
–     see detailed schedule below
– Photos with Santa Claus, Holiday Joy, Santa’s Elves & Rudolph
– Hayrides through English Landing Park
– Holiday Shopping & Open Houses at downtown Parkville businesses
– Strolling Dickens Carolers
– Children’s Village at Olde Mill Emporium
– Art, Craft, Food & Specialty Vendors
– Sugar Cookie Decorating & Kid’s Activities
– Famous Holiday Fireworks Show
Free Shuttle Service:
6:00 – 10:00 pm
Platte County Community Center South (East Parking Lot)
Park University Main Entrance (at the Triangle)
Shuttles for Park Hill School District Choir Parents ONLY will be located at Park Hill South.
Handicap parking is available in designated spaces on Main Street near the City Lot. There will also be handicap parking available in the parking lot at the entrance to English Landing Park (south of the Farmer’s Market).   See map below “H” is designated handicap parking.

Main Stage Entertainment
6:00 PM Welcome - Santa and Holiday Joy
6:05 PM Salvation Army Brass Band
6:25 PM Park University International Students "Pacific Islanders"
6:35 PM St. Therese Adult Choir
6:55 PM Park Hill South High Dance Team
7:00 PM St. Therese School Choir
7:20 PM Dickens Carolers, Chestnut Fine Art
7:30 PM Salvation Army Brass Band
7:45 PM Quixotic Cirque Nouveau
8:00 PM 1,000-Voice Children's Choir Enters Stage
8:10 PM 1,000-Voice Children’s Choir, Park Hill School District
8:30 PM Fireworks Show

Please Note: Events and times are subject to change. Shuttle services are available until 10 pm. Due to the fireworks and safety reasons, the boat ramp and Platte Landing Park will be closed to the public on Friday, November 30, starting at noon and will reopen Saturday, December 1, 2018.

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Many thanks!

Main Street Parkville Association (PCDC, 501c3) wishes to recognize those who have made our events and festivals possible through their generous contributions of time, talent, services and funding.  Thank you!