2023 Christmastown Celebration

2023 Christmastown Celebration

December 1, 2023 - December 3, 2023
All Day

Kick off the holiday season in Tuscola!  A fun weekend full of activities- including a parade, 5K, vendor fair, ice skating and more!


Full Schedule




Santa Shop  - Wednesday, Nov 29 -  4pm-8pm

Gifts will range from $3-20. Your kids will get to go shopping for their family with our helpers! We will also wrap your child’s gifts when they are done shopping. You will set a spending limit when you fill out the shopping form.

All proceeds benefit Douglas County Relay for Life & The American Cancer Society!  

Downtown Carriage Rides-  Friday, Dec 2 - 6pm-8pm
Carriage rides will depart from the Festival Corner (downtown Gazebo) and journeys through the Winter Wonderland of Downtown Tuscola.  Guests waiting to board will get to enjoy carollers and other fun activities! Carriage is FREE to ride and no sign up required.
Sponsored by Tuscola Tourism 
Tour of Lights Trolley Ride - Friday, Dec 2 - 5:15-8pm
Join us for a Tour of Lights in Tuscola! Hosted by Becky’s Buddies  . We will have FREE Trolley Tours Friday, December 1st starting at 5:15 PM. You will need to sign up for a spot on the trolley! A link  will be posted to sign up on November 8th at 7:00PM on the FB event page  There  will be concessions for sale and  a very entertaining narrator as well for your enjoyment!

Sponsored by Tuscola Tourism

Chrismtastown Vendor Fair

One Stop Shopping at the Tuscola Community Building on Friday, December 1st from 4PM to 8PM and Saturday, December 2nd from 8AM to 2PM. Come check some gifts off your shopping list while supporting local vendors.

Becky's Buddies will once again be serving delicious homemade meal during the event as well! Dinner on Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday.


Santa Drive-thru  Saturday Dec 2, 8-11 at the Douglas  County Museum

This year we will once again host a Santa Drive-thru with candy canes, pictures with Santa, and a gift for every child along three stations in our parking lot! This event is free for every child.

Vehicle line up is along Washington heading South & continued along W. Pinzon St. heading East and into our parking lot.  You will let our welcome volunteers know how many kids are in your vehicle and indicate a type of gift. Then you can continue on into our parking lot to take pictures and visit with Santa and receive a gift for each child!  For your safety, please no walk-ups



Afternoon on Ice- Sunday Dec. 3, 1pm-4pm

An Afternoon On Ice
Hosted by Parents of Class of 2024
Sponsored by Tuscola Tourism



Concessions will be available for sale inside the Community Building. All proceeds will benefit the Class of 2024.

Due to rink capacity limits, a 20 minute time limit will be enforced if there are people waiting in line.

Ice Rink will be located on the street in front of the Community Building




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