There is no shortage of fun Christmas-time events in the Tri-State, so we've compiled an ongoing list, so you don't miss any of them. Click on the link, to find out more info about each event. Know of something Christmas-y we missed? Email Liberty@my1053wjlt.com to submit the title of the event, a brief description and link to the event. We'll be happy to add it to the list!
November 9 - December 16:
MON-SAT: 11-8pm (Break: 3pm-4 pm)
SUN: Noon-6pm (Break: 3pm-3:30pm)
* November 26 (Thanksgiving): Closed
December 14, 2019 - BREAKFAST WITH SANTA - 8:30 A.M. CAFE COURT
MON-SUN: 10am-9pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)
THUR: 9am-5pm (Break: Noon-1pm)
Shop with local artisans, sample traditional German mulled wine, snap a picture with the REAL Santa (for free!), and ring in the Christmas season with a visit to Germania Männerchor’s annual Christkindlmarkt!
The public is invited to watch the culinary challenge and vote for their favorite by donating dollars and cents, at Tropicana Evansville. Guests will also enjoy exciting holiday entertainment, a fabulous silent auction, pictures with Santa, and a fun-filled Kid's Korner sponsored by Orange Leaf!
Newburgh Christmas Tree Lighting / Family Movie - November 23 5:30pm
Come celebrate the live tree lighting with in downtown Newburgh on November 23!We will enjoy Christmas carols, lighting of the live Christmas tree on the Jennings Street side of town hall, cookies and hot cocoa. After the lighting of the live tree we will have a free showing of the new Grinch film
Swirca Santa's Workshop - November 24 12p-2p
Santa’s Workshop will be at SWIRCA on Sunday, November 24th, from 12p-2pm. Bring your kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews and join the fun!!
Evansville's Christmas on North Main Parade - November 24 2:30p
The parade will be Sunday, November 24th at 2:30pm. It will start on North Main at Division Street and will end at Garvin Park.
Santa Claus Land of Lights 11/28 - 12/29
Experience the shining story of Rudolph told in brilliant LED lights! The Santa Claus Land of Lights is a 1.2-mile drive-through family Christmas light adventure located inside Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort.Every car/truck gets one free photo with Rudolph at the Santa Claus Christmas Store.
Easterseals Rity's Fantasy of Lights
Take a carriage ride or drive through a magical mile of more than 60 holiday light displays Thanksgiving through Jan. 1. Look for MORE displays with the brighter LED bulbs & enjoy extended holiday hours. $7 per vehicle with up to 6 people.
The Downtown Henderson Partnership is excited to be hosting the 2019 Deck the Downtown merchant contest! Businesses are encouraged to transform our downtown into a festive wonderland this holiday with creative, whimsical, and even snow-covered windows and displays on their exterior and/or interior.
Bring the kids to R’z Cafe for breakfast with Santa! $5 per person. This is the perfect opportunity to have them sit on Santa’s lap and tell him what they want for Christmas
Shop crafts, vendors, food, and drinks at the first Annual Mater Dei High School Marching Band Craft and Vendor fair.
Join us for the longest running Christmas Parade in the state of Indiana!
Tree lighting in Central Park, along with an Ice Rink, Christmas Parade, Santa House and more!
Celebrate the holiday season on Main Street in Downtown Evansville!
Enjoy holiday music, snow machine, photo booth, Christmas crafts for kids,
Hot cocoa, courtesy of Emge's Deli and Ice Cream. Write letters to Santa and mail them in the postal box on Main Street, Christmas caroling & more! Visit and take free photos with Santa by the decorated fountain at 3rd & Main.
Step back to the 1880's in olde downtown Newburgh by the Ohio River. Streets will be alive with carolers, musicians, chestnuts roasting and citizens dressed in garb of days gone by. Stop by town hall for a visit with Santa while you're out getting your holiday shopping done.
Christmas in New Harmony is held the first weekend of December every year. Friday tree lighting, Saturday parade and Saturday and Sunday the vendor fairs.
We are decking the halls to welcome Santa to the zoo! Enjoy a hot breakfast while sharing your list with Santa and taking fun photos. Children will receive treats and make a special holiday craft. Guests will also enjoy animal encounters. Ticket purchase also included all day admission to the Zoo.
Take a break from holiday planning and shopping to head onto the beautiful wintertime trails at Audubon! This free naturalist-led hike on Saturday, December 14 at 2 P.M., will wander a 1-mile course through the preserve
Kids come dressed in your pajamas, bring a blanket, and come ready for lots of fun 5p-8p! $12 fee per child covers pizza, snacks and crafts for the evening. Each child will also have an opportunity to write a letter to Santa and place it in the Santa mailbox located in downtown Newburgh.
Santa Claus is coming to town, and he's stopping by Acorn Plaza at the corner of 10th and Franklin Street on Evansville's west side to visit with the kids during the West Side Nut Club's, "Santa Land" December 14-15 & December 21-22.
Come by to get a story with the big man, capture sweet moments with Mrs. Claus and who knows what else we have up our coat for the day! Come drop off your last minute letters and get your last minute shopping done at Wild Child.
Santa will be making his annual stop at Swonder Ice Arena to help us raise money for the Evansville Park Foundation. Bid on auction items and rack up on unique gifts for loved ones.Admission and Skate Rental fees are $7.00 for children (4-16yo) or $9.00 for adults. Children 3 and under are free!
For the first time, The Elf on the Shelf® Scout Elves will take center stage in a new live musical debuting this holiday season. Inspired by the beloved box set The Elf on the Shelf®