2019 Christmas in the Village (Night 2)

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Name: 2019 Christmas in the Village (Night 2)
Date: December 7, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Event Description:
Roving carolers, Santa visits,  hay rides pulled by antique tractors, ice sculptures, kids activities, & much much more return to kick off the holiday season during Canal Winchester’s annual storybook Christmas celebration held in the city’s historic downtown on Friday, Dec.6 th from 5:30 pm to 9 pm and Saturday, Dec. 7th from 5 to 8 pm.  Santa rides in during the Brockstrong Lighted Parade to light the Christmas tree Friday evening.

Both Nights:
  • Tree Lighting 6:00 p.m. Friday, 5:00 p.m. Saturday (grassy knoll behind Stradley Place)
  • Visit with Santa (Huntington Bank)  *Look for Canal Winchester Human Services' Adopt-A-Family Toy Box!  Food, Toy, or Donation to Adopt-A-Family Program always appreciated!
  • Christmas Trolley (various downtown stops)
  • Cookies & Cardmaking (Faith United Methodist Church - 15 W. Columbus)
  • Children’s Games (Chase Bank)
  • Children's Train Rides (across from Fantasy Cupcake)
  • Hayrides (in front of municipal building)
  • Meet Ginger & Gingy / Gingerbread House Contest (HER Realtors - 11 S. High)
  • Children’s Crafts (Town Hall)
  • Pet Pictures with Santa (M. Vasko office- 19 N. High)*$10 donation suggested
  • Meet the Grinch (HER Realtors - 25 N. High)
  • Meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Rise Realty - 36 N. High)
  • Ice Sculptures (Stradley Place)
  • Popcorn Station (Stradley Place)
  • Christmas Music on S. High Street (courtesy of Councilman Mike Walker)
  • Craft Bazaar (Community Center) *2017 vendor space is filled
  • Train Display (Community Center)
  • Canal Winchester Area Historical Society's Prentiss School and Railroad Depot will be open to visitors each night. (N. High)
1-Night Only:
  • *Friday  - Brockstrong Holiday Lights Parade with Santa (Begins at 5:30 p.m. with Santa arriving downtown at 6:00 p.m.) click here for parade route
  • *Friday - Christmas Carols by CWHS Choir  (Stradley Place)
  • *Saturday - Santa Procession (Begins at 4:30 p.m. with Santa arriving downtown at 5:00 p.m.) click here for parade route
  • *Saturday - Winchester Chimes Holiday Performance (Prentiss School and Railroad Depot - N. High)
  • *Saturday - Visit Santa's Reindeer  (grassy knoll behind Stradley Place)

Anyone who would like more information about on how to enter the gingerbread house contest should contact Amanda Lemke at
(614) 837-8276.  If you would like more information about the Craft/Gift Expo, please contact Destination: Canal Winchester info@destinationcw.org or (614) 270-5053. 
Historic Downtown C.W.(South High Street) and the Frances Steube Community Center
Date/Time Information:
December 7th from 5:00 pm to 8 pm
Contact Information:
Amanda Lemke (614) 837-8276. /Karen Stiles 614-270-5053
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