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Annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House

December 2, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

New features have been added to this annual event:

  • 2:00 – 5:00 pm – VIP Visits with Santa and professional pictures taken by Galati Photography for $15.  This VIP event will take place at the Dance Centre of NW Ohio, 6662 Providence Street
  • 3:00 – 5:30 pm – Free hot chocolate and cookies will be offered compliments of the Village of Whitehouse at the plazas near the Wabash Cannonball Trail on Providence Street.  Families can pick up their “Passport” to be entered in the grand prize drawing later in the day.
  • 3:00 – 6:00 pm – Downtown businesses are encouraged to be open to participate in the Holiday Open House.  This gives individuals the chance to visit businesses, meet the owners, and learn what goes on in downtown Whitehouse.  Families are encouraged to visit each business and have their Passports stamped to be entered for a chance to win a great prize.
  • 3:00 – 6:00 pm – Horse & carriage rides through the downtown
  • 3:00 – 5:30 pm – Historic log house open for tours and a make-and-take holiday craft
  • 5:00 pm – Light Bike parade starting at Cycle Werks.  Decorate your bike in holiday lights and join the fun!
  • 5:30 pm – Join the bike parade and Santa as they make their way from the Dance Centre of NW Ohio to the Park Pavilion for the remainder of the festivities
  • 6:10 pm (approximately) – Tree lighting and announcement of the Holiday Decorating contest winners
  • After the tree lighting event, Santa will be available in the Park Shelter house for additional visits with the children.  Parents are welcome to take pictures at this time.
  • Holiday music throughout the event

Click here for the Holiday Decorating Contest application form:  Holiday Decorating Contest 2018


December 2, 2018
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Village Park
10819 St. Louis
Whitehouse, 43571 United States
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