Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Christmas in the City to take place November 30

Posted: Friday, October 4, 2019

Christmas in the City will be held in downtown Huntington Saturday, November 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. The Downtown Business Association (DBA) Christmas in the City committee has been meeting to plan the special holiday event for 2019.

The event will include live reindeer, pony rides and petting zoo, trackless train rides, face painting, ornament painting, story time and a Whoville featuring The Grinch. Buddy the Elf along with Elsa and Anna from the movie Frozen, carolers and saxophone and brass ensembles from the Erie Band will also join in on the fun.

Free photos with Santa at the Courthouse will be taken by Frederick’s Photography from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Coloring time, hot chocolate, cider, cookies, candy canes and more will be provided to those in attendance.

Santa is scheduled to arrive on a firetruck led by HARTA bicycles lit with Christmas lights at Rotary Centennial Park for the community tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Free glow sticks will be available for those in attendance.

Those interested in helping support the event financially are encouraged to donate to this worthy cause. All donations to Christmas in the City are tax deductible. Checks can be written to: Huntington County Community Foundation, P.O. Box 5037, Huntington, IN 46750. Place the words: Christmas in the City on the memo line.