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Dates: 11/15/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Kansas City, MO
Event Name: Lights on the Plaza
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 106099 2017/Y1000
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k & 10k - 2A
Description: This is our Lights on the Plaza event as a 6 week seasonal event. The lights on the Plaza, get turned on Thanksgiving evening, come out and enjoy them at your leisure. Check our website to find dates and times for guided group walks available both in daylight or dusk. Qualifies for "Jackson County" in the Walking MO County Special Program.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk the USA - Street by Street
Start Times: See Comments
Location: Sunfresh Grocery Store
Start Point / Driving Directions: Customer Service Counter 4001 Mill St., Kansas City, MO 64111. From I-70: Take I-35 South. Exit left onto the Southwest Trafficway. Southwest Trafficway becomes Summit St. Turn left on Mill St. to Sunfresh store. From north: Take I-35 south and followsame directions as above. From south on I-71/49N: Go north to 39th St. exit. Go west (left) on 39th St. to Southwest Trafficway. Turn left on SW Trafficway/Summit St. to Mill St. Turn left on Mill toSunfresh. From south on I-35N: Take US-169/7th St. Trfwy. xit #234, toward Rainbow Blvd. Continue on Rainbow to 39th Ave. Turn left on 39th Ave. which becomes W.39th St. after crossing into Missouri. urn right onto Southwest Trfy./Summit. Turn left on Mill St. to Sunfresh. Park in the lot away from the front of the store.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This walk takes you through the Country Club Plaza and surrounding areas. The Plaza is a virtual outdoor museum of Spanish architecture and European art. J.C Nichols developed the area in 1922 as the nation's first suburban shopping center, in 1930 the first official Plaza Lighting ceremony took place. Walkers, while marveling at the beautiful Christmas lights, will have an opportunity to view the 130 foot tall reproduction of the Giralda Tower of Seville. Another Plaza wonder on the route is the beautiful Seville Light and Diana, one of the largest man-made waterfalls in the nation. Kansas City is second only to Rome in the number of fountains. Walkers have the option to walk completely in daylight, partly in daylight and partly in dusk, or to do the entire walk in the dust and dark.

The store is open 24/7 and walk box is located at the customer service counter which is open from 7 am to 10 pm.
Host Club: Clay-Platte Trackers of Kansas City
Contact: Tom Alyea (816) 719-4628
Website: clayplattetrackers.org
E-Mail Contact: tealyea@yahoo.com