Historic Downtown Chelan’s Small Town Christmas kicks off next week

Small Town Christmas kicks off Nov. 23 in Historic Downtown Chelan. Use this map to find all your favorite events.
Enjoy the magic of the holidays Nov. 23 – Dec. 22

LAKE CHELAN – The Historic Downtown Chelan Association (HDCA) will again host Small Town Christmas, kicking off Nov. 23 and running through Dec. 22, 2018. Small Town Christmas is a month long holiday celebration taking place in the quaint downtown of Chelan, Wash.

Set among the twinkling lights of downtown and the snow-capped buttes of Lake Chelan, Small Town Christmas is reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell postcard scene.

The charming downtown will host an incredible line up of family friendly events, unique shopping experiences, and an auction gala that gives back to the youth in our community. The month-long lineup includes:

New this year:
• Kick off the holiday season in Historic Downtown Chelan at the Holiday Open House, Nov. 23. Stroll through town to the sounds of holiday music as you take in the stunning window displays, find that unique treasure in one of our charming boutiques, join in a round of carols, and create lasting memories with your family.

• After the town Christmas tree has been lit, make your way to Riverwalk Park for the Fireworks Finale, roast marshmallows, grab a  cup of cider and take in the stunning lake setting.

• Don’t miss the opportunity to get fancy and bid on beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths at The Festival of Trees Auction & Gala on Dec. 1, 2018. All proceeds benefit Thrive Lake Chelan, an organization supporting and empowering the youth in the Lake Chelan Valley.

Event highlights include:
November 23-24

• Hot Friday Specials

• Holiday Open House

• Festival of Trees Preview

• L-Bow the Elf Performance

• Christmas Carols @ the Christmas Tree

• Children’s Parade of Lights

• Tree Lighting in Downtown Chelan

• Fireworks & Bonfires

• Breakfast with Santa

• Small Business Saturday

December 8-14

• Indoor Family Snowball Fight at Chelan Dance Academy

• Roving 1-Man Band Performances

• Santa Visits the Vogue

• Holiday Matinee at the Historic Ruby Theater

December 15-22

• Holiday Crafts for Kids at Chelan Printing

• L-Bow the Elf Performance

• Holiday Matinee at the Historic Ruby Theater

• Santa Visits the Vogue

• Holiday Matinee at the Historic Ruby Theater

• Luminary Caroling at the Christmas Tree

December 1-7

• Graham Cracker Cottages at The Vogue

• Holiday Matinee at the Historic Ruby Theater

• Festival of Trees Gala & Auction

• Holiday Concert at the Tree by Chelan High School

Tickets for the Breakfast with Santa and Festival of Trees Gala are limited and available online for purchase – make sure to purchase early!

About the Historic Downtown Chelan Association: The Historic Downtown Chelan Association is dedicated to shaping the future and  preserving the past of historic downtown Chelan. For more information about HDCA, please visit www.historicchelan.org.

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