Special Events


In addition to the shopping, Holiday Mart features fun and exciting special events, all to raise funds for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s community projects.

Preferential Shoppingspecial_events

Thursday, October 19, 2017
9 a.m. – noon
Ticket price:  $35

The Holiday Mart doors will open early for Preferential Shopping ticket holders who are ready to see the hot new items featured at the Mart this year, or who just can’t wait to visit the booths of their favorite retailers. The details:

  • Your ticket is good for ALL 4 DAYS of Holiday Mart.
  • You get an exclusive sneak peek at retailers before the Mart opens to the public.
  • Enjoy the breakfast buffet while you shop. The buffet is set up near the Independent Magazine-sponsored Signature Tree for our early shoppers.
  • The first 500 shoppers receive a free drink ticket. Everyone receives a complimentary shopping bag.
  • Live enter-to-wins at 11:30 a.m.! Two specially selected retailer swag bags will be at the Signature Tree. You must be present to win.

Come enjoy a relaxing morning of shopping and indulging.


Ladies Night Out (LNO)ladies_night

Friday, October 20, 2017
5 – 9 p.m.
Ticket price:  $50

Gather your girlfriends and join us Friday evening for an exciting Ladies’ Night Out that women look forward to year after year! During LNO you’ll enjoy desserts, drinks and savory foods. You will have access to a relaxation lounge to get you re-energized and music to keep you moving. The details:

  • Your ticket is good for ALL 4 DAYS of Holiday Mart.
  • Ladies Night Out will take place in the center of the show floor, surrounding the Independent Magazine-sponsored Signature Tree.
  • Your ticket will include access to the dinner buffet provided by a local restaurant and two drink tickets.
  • Ticket sales are limited to 300 ladies.
  • Every shopper will receive a swag bag with specialty items from local vendors.
  • Live enter-to-wins at 8:00 p.m.! You must be present to win. Each shopper receives two enter-to-win tickets. Raffle items include jewelry from Kendra Scott and airline tickets!

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



Because of Holiday Mart

Funds raised at Holiday Mart go toward the League’s work in our community. In 2016, the JLKCMO is partnering with these community partners, providing volunteers and funding to enhance programming:

  • Avenue of Life
  • Connections to Success
  • Kansas City Hospice / Solace House
  • Rose Brooks Center
  • Samuel Rodgers Health Center
  • Sunflower House
  • Urban Neighborhood Initiative
  • Women’s Employment Network
  • Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City