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From its quaint shops and elegant Victorian homes, Plattsburg, Missouri offers all the charm and warmth of a true mid-western, small town. Plattsburg is centrally located 30 miles or less from Kansas City, Liberty, Cameron or St. Joseph, Missouri.


Christmas Light Parade and Lighting Ceremony
Friday, December 4, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Starting at 5:00 PM
(Community Courtyard, Maple & 2nd Street)

Christmas Bazaar
 Artisan & craft booths - closes at 8:00 PM

Festival of Trees
Vote for your favorite tree until 7:00 PM, displayed until 8:00 PM

Free Train Rides
All ages can take a ride on the Christmas Train
5:00-6:30 PM & 7:30-8:00 PM

"Selfie" Contest
Take a picture in front of the train and post it, may win a prize
(contest open to 7:00 PM)

Mary & Joseph Carnival
Fun games for the whole family, closes at 8:00 PM

Starting at 7:00 PM
(Pocket Park, Broadway and Main)

Lighting Ceremony
Watch while downtown darkens and then 5 block area
 lights up along with the Mayor's Christmas Tree

Christmas Light Parade
Right after lighting ceremony the 5th annual
 light parade will go down Broadway & Main, to Maple & Main,
turning left to Maple & 2nd, turning left again to Broadway and 2nd.

Starting at 7:30 PM
(Community Courtyard, Maple & 2nd Street)

Awards Ceremony & Refreshments
After ther Light parade meet upstairs at the Courtyard for some cookies and hot drinks.  Sit down and enjoy the festival of trees and watch as parade winners are announced along with Festival of Trees, "selfie" contest and Grand Marshal presentation.

Train Rides
Another chance to take a ride on the train.  Plattsburg's Main street will be all lit up at night, a perfect time for a family to injoy the Christmas music and the festive ride.

Community Christmas Celebration
Saturday, December 5, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Starting at 9:00 AM
(Community Courtyard, Maple & 2nd Street)

Christmas Bazaar
 Artisan & craft booths, Cookie and Candy sales will open (come early before supplied run out), Cafe' Noel with hot soups and Chili, free popcorn and door prizes.

Festival of Trees
Festival of Trees will continue to be on display upstairs
See who the crowd voted as their favorite

Santa Sign-up
Santa Visit Info Table (upstairs) opens up where you can register to see Santa during Santa Visit 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Letters to Santa
Take a break anytime during the day to write a letter to Santa.  Designed for younger children but any age can partake.

Starting at 10:30 AM
(Community Courtyard, Maple & 2nd Street)

Little Mr. & Miss Contest

Bring your child, grandchild or a friends child and let them show their Christmas spirit.  This fun activity is for newborn to 2nd Grade.
Pre-signups are appreciated but can signup before the event.
Contact Woodward at 816-930-2000 for more information
or click on entry form to the right.

Starting at 11:30 AM
(Community Courtyard, Maple & 2nd Street)

Mrs. Claus's Cake Walk
Grab your family and try your luck in winning a prize at the cake walk.  Walk will continue until all cakes are given out.  This is a free event but ask only 1 cake per family.

Starting at Noon
(Community Courtyard, Maple & 2nd Street)

Mary & Joseph Carnival
The Carnival opens back up with new games.  After your lunch stop by for some family fun.

Starting at 1:00 PM
(Community Courtyard, Maple & 2nd Street)

Singing Time & Christmas Musical
New fun event this year.  Take a seat as singing and a fun time is spent by all while Santa is getting settled and other activities are preparing for the Santa Visit that starts at 1:30 PM

Starting at 1:30 PM
(Community Courtyard, Maple & 2nd Street)

Santa Visit
Santa Visit will be one of the largest ever.  With all of the different activities of years passed all combined.  Of course Santa will be there where a free picture will be given to all, free snacks, 2 Crafts, balloon animals, and ginger bread house decorating.

Train Rides
One last chance to get a train ride in.  All our welcome even if you have already taken a ride.

Mayor's Corner br> (weekly update)

Calendar of Events

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CCR3 School Calendar

Chamber Business
of the Month:

Edward Jones Investments

Plattsburg Community


Plattsburg Christmas Magazine
Schedules and Information

Parade Entry

Christmas Light Parade
and Mayor's Christmas
Lighting Ceremony

Dec 4

Awards Ceremony and
Indoor Light Show
Dec 4

Festival of Trees
Dec 4-5

Decorating Contest

Dec 1-12

Christmas Celebration
Dec 5
(details below)

Tour of Churches
Dec 12

Plattsburg Community
Christmas Celebration
Saturday, Dec. 5th

Forever Christmas


Santa Registration

Letters to Santa

Festival of Trees

Mr. & Miss Merry
Christmas Contest


Mrs. Claus's
Cake Walk


Santa Visit
1:30pm- 3pm





Web sponsored by:   

Plattsburg Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 134
Plattsburg, MO 64477


Special thanks to The Clinton County Leader and RT Photography
for donating many of the pictures for use on this site and
to Marti Spease-Riddle for the picture of the Christian Church used in the header for this website.