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A guide to Kansas City holiday displays to light up the season

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Kristina Light
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KC Parent Magazine
Lights at Sar-Ko-Trails Park in Lenexa, Kansas reflect off of Rose Pond.

A spectacle of lights and more add holiday joy to the Kansas City metro.

Homes and businesses across Kansas City metro are showing off their holiday spirit.

Whether young or old, looking to stroll or drive through, Kristina Light of KC Parent Magazine has put together a list of delightful displays for your viewing pleasure.

Many light shows can be synchronized with holiday music and Light points to one Overland Park neighborhood where an entire cul-de-sac of homes choreographed their displays.

"I've never seen a neighborhood like it before," Light says. "The entire cul-de-sac cooperated and put on a show."

Light suggests heading out early to avoid congestion.

"About 5:30 or 6, since it's dark earlier in the evening, you'll often experience smaller crowds and a more pleasant experience," Light advises.

You can find Light's full guide to metro displays here or by visiting KC Parent Magazine's website.

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