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ENJOY THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS INSIDE EVERY BASS PRO SHOPS AND CABELA'S STORE! Free Photo with Santa, Free Crafts, Free Games & Activities. Check the website for details.Find out more »
Tis the season to be jolly…especially in downtown Geneva! The festivities begin at the courthouse square at 6 pm with the arrival of Santa Lucia, the first candy cane of the season, lighting of the great tree and Santa Claus – and continue with roasted chestnuts, strolling carolers and a live nativity. You can also visit Santa on Friday evening and on Saturdays and Sundays visit Santa and take a complimentary carriage ride throughout the Christmas season. Festivities run throughout…Find out more »
Make your Holiday merry and bright at the new Yuletide Festival and Fair! Experience the joy of the holiday season with live entertainment, art and craft vendors, wintry food and beverages, twinkling lights, and more! Thursdays, 5-10PM Fridays, 2-10PM Saturdays & Sundays, 11AM-10PM Free Admission.Find out more »
Beginning December 6, 2019, the Festival of Lights returns for the seventh straight year in bigger and brighter fashion. Pedestrians and motorists alike are treated to a sparking display of holiday lights and sights in Old Town Park and Old Town Bloomingdale through Christmas Eve. The Lighting Ceremony kicks off at exactly 7 p.m., December 6 when Bloomingdale Park Board of Commissioners President Buzz Puccio and Village of Bloomingdale Mayor Franco Coladipietro pull the giant switch to illuminate Old Town…Find out more »
Stroll into the cozy warmth of a large, heated tent and shop for unique handmade crafts and creations. Enjoy tasty treats and live music by local groups and entertainers. Children will have fun making holiday crafts, writing letters for the soldiers and cookie decorating. Businesses have a chance to sell gift cards and products during the Holiday Market while promoting their business to thousands of visitors. Silver Bells Sponsorships are first-come, first-served and include a space for one day in…Find out more »
Dress your best, grab your dad, and head to this popular event! Dads and daughters will dance the night away, play games, and enjoy a yummy dessert table! Don’t be surprised if a jolly guest makes a special appearance! Also, order a corsage by December 4 at 12:00 pm and have it waiting for you at the dance! Corsage Fee: $13Find out more »
Wisconsin Day at Mooseheart is just around the corner! There are lots of fun activities planned for our visitors on Saturday, December 7th. Join us for tours and presentations at some of the residential homes, pictures with Santa, the Wisconsin Tree Lighting Ceremony, and lots of other fun activities! Schedule – Not Yet Available We’re looking forward to a great day with our children, members, and guests!Find out more »
There is so much fun planned for this holiday season in Downtown Wheaton! Come for the traditional favorites and stay for some new fun. From the parade to the tree lighting to the Christmas Festival weekends and the return of the G'Living Wheaton Tree, Wheaton will be the "it" destination this holiday season. Join the celebration and enjoy the following: Christmas Festival Weekends Saturdays, November 30 - December 21 G'Living Wheaton Tree November 1 - December 14 Be sure to…Find out more »
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