Poinsettia Ice Punch


From family photos against the stunning backdrop of the conservatory to a little fun with Santa and Mrs. Claus, it's easy to create memorable moments during the holiday season at Powell Gardens. 

Holiday Cheer Conservatory Exhibit 

Fill yourself with holiday cheer when you step inside the conservatory where poinsettias in an array of festive colors are on display! Bring your camera--this is the perfect setting for photos with family and friends. The exhibit is open daily (except Christmas and New Year's Day) through January 3, 2016. 

Holiday Concert Series in the Chapel  
presented by Friends of Powell Gardens 

The Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel is an extraordinary venue in which to enjoy seasonal music. The 2015 series features performances by Molly Hammer on Saturday, December 12, and Central Standard Men's A Cappella Ensemble on Sunday, December 13. 

Gardens by Candlelight: A Luminary Walk

For two magical nights (5-7:30 p.m. December 12 and 13, 2015) experience Powell Gardens aglow with the soft light of hundreds of luminaria. Enjoy live music in the grand hall of the Visitor Center and then stroll the candlelit path to the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel for another festive performance. Learn more here

Home for the Holidays

Bring a friend to Powell Gardens for Home for the Holidays on Saturday, December 5, 2015—a festive day designed to get you and your home in the holiday spirit. Enjoy food samples, see holiday demonstrations that will inspire you to craft some holiday magic of your own, and shop for unique gifts you won't find elsewhere, including some gorgeous poinsettias!

Fun with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Santa and Mrs. Claus return to Powell Gardens for two mornings of fun on December 12 and 19, 2015! Enjoy a Chris Cakes' pancake breakfast, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, make a craft to take home and more! Learn more. 

The Warrensburg Recorder Consort performing in the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel at Powell Gardens. Photo by Roland Thibault 

Guests enjoyed a beautiful performance by the Warrensburg Recorder Consort during the 2014 Gardens by Candlelight: A Luminary Walk. The group returns on Sunday, December 13, for the 2015 Luminary Walk. Photo by Roland Thibault.



Did you know? Poinsettias are native to Central America and tropical Mexico and are actually shrubs that can grow to 10 feet tall. The Powell Gardens' exhibit is the largest in the area. 
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