December 3, 2021 all-day
Downtown Parkville

Celebrate the holidays at Parkville Christmas on the River!

Bring the family to downtown Parkville on December 3rd and enjoy the festivities, including;

  • Holiday Entertainment on the Main Stage, starting at 6 pm
  • Visit and take photos with Santa Claus, Holiday Joy, & Holiday Characters
  • Hayrides through English Landing Park
  • Strolling Dickens Carolers
  • Hot Chocolate, Roasted Nuts, Kettle Korn & more…
  • Trackless Train Rides for the Kids
  • Bounce House hosted by River Park Church
  • Giant Glow Snowman from StoneLion Puppet Theatre
  • Dining, Shopping & Open Houses at all your downtown favorites
  • Reindeer Food and Letters to Santa at Farm House Collection
  • Holiday FIREWORKS Show!  (approx. 8:45 pm along the Missouri River)

Location:  Downtown Parkville
FREE Admission & Free activities

Main Stage Entertainment Schedule

Time Performance
6:00 PM School of Rock
6:15 PM Welcome Santa Claus, Holiday Joy, & Holiday Characters
6:20 PM School of Rock
6:40 PM Park University Pony Express Senior ROTC Color Guard & National Anthem
6:45 PM Cast KC Holiday Monologues
6:50 PM River Park Church Kids Choir
7:00 PM Dickens Carolers
7:10 PM Park Hill South Dance Team
7:15 PM Stephen Campbell
7:45 PM UMKC Kangaroo Quartet
8:05 PM Cast KC Holiday Monologues
8:15 PM Jillian Riscoe


Public parking in and around downtown Parkville
4th Street & 9 Hwy Parking Lot
6th Street & 9 Hwy Parking Lot
Handicap parking is available in marked spots on Main Street (south of the RR tracks) and also in the parking lot at the entrance to English Landing Park).

Free Shuttle Service:
6:00 – 10:00 pm
YMCA Platte County Community Center South
8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152

Please Note:  Due to the fireworks and safety reasons, the boat ramp and Platte Landing Park will be closed to the public on Friday, December 3, starting at noon and will reopen Saturday, December 4, 2021.