Special Events

October 18-21, 2018
Bartle Hall, Kansas City, Missouri


New for 2018  Happy Hour!
Thursday, October 18, 2018
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Ticket price: $15

Shop ‘n Sip Holiday Mart using a Happy Hour ticket on Thursday from 4 pm to 8 pm. The ticket includes single-day admission to the Mart and a complimentary drink ticket – perfect for those who work downtown!


Preferential Shopping
Thursday, October 18, 2018
9 a.m. – noon
Ticket price:  $35

Experience the magic of Holiday Mart early! Start your holiday shopping at the largest fundraiser-shopping event in Kansas City and enjoy a continental breakfast buffet during our Holiday Mart Preferential Shopping Event. Browse Holiday Mart retailers that you know and love – or experience new retailers before the doors open to the public. The details:

  • Includes early admission on Thursday, access to all four days of Holiday Mart, breakfast (no voucher needed) and the first 500 people who arrive get a voucher for one drink.
  • LIMIT: 800 people


Ladies Night Out (LNO)
Friday, October 19, 2018
5 – 9 p.m.
Ticket Price:  $50

Gather your girlfriends and join us for an evening of shopping, sips and savory foods! Experience our exciting Ladies’ Night Out event that women from all over Kansas City look forward to year after year! Enjoy complimentary desserts, drinks and savory foods in our VIP lounge area. Plus, don’t miss live, enter-to-win giveaways!

  • Includes access to all four days of Holiday Mart, a swag bag, two cocktail tickets (provided at the event) and buffet voucher (provided at the event).
  • LIMIT: 300 people

Ladies Night Out is the ultimate in shop-till-you-drop girl time. Get your tickets early as this event sells out!


New for 2018 – Holi-DIY!
Saturday, October 20, 2018
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Ticket Price: $50

Looking for a chance to sharpen your crafting and decorating abilities, and learn how to make holiday treats and festive cocktails at the same time? Join us for Holi-DIY! The ticket includes single-day admission to Holiday Mart. Spend time at three make-and-take sessions:

  • Wreath making with RE: Kansas City
  • Lettering with Gale Nation
  • Holiday treat decorating and cocktail making with SugarChat Cookie Studio, A Perfect Cocktail and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.


Pics with St. Nick
Sunday, October 21, 2018
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This special annual event is free of charge (with paid admission to the show – children 12 and under are free).

Take a break from shopping to pose for a picture with our special guest, Santa. Photos will be available on the JLKCMO Facebook page, and you can purchase a full resolution download for all those fun holiday cards and social media posts as well!


Because of Holiday Mart

Funds raised at Holiday Mart go toward the League’s work in our community. In 2018, the JLKCMO is partnering with these community agencies, providing volunteers and funding to enhance programming:

  • Amethyst Place
  • Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Girl Scouts
  • Lazarus Ministries
  • Newhouse
  • Operation Breakthrough
  • Rose Brooks Center
  • Solace House
  • Urban Neighborhood Initiative
  • Wayside Waifs
  • Women’s Employment Network