Chesterton’s Hometown Holiday Celebration


Come and celebrate the holiday’s, Duneland style! Holiday themed Chesterton’s European Market, Tree Lighting Ceremony, and the Twilight Parade. Everyone is invited!

Hometown Holiday Outdoor Market
Some of your favorite Chesterton’s European Market vendors will be set up in the usual spots. Come to buy a unique holiday gift or get some yummy food. The market will run from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Free carriage rides from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Kids craft corner!

Tree Lighting Ceremony
Help us all celebrate the Holiday Season at our Tree Lighting Ceremony. The tree lighting will take place near the Thomas Centennial Park gazebo at 5:00 pm.

Twilight Parade
The Twilight Parade will begin at 5:15 p.m. This year we have numerous entries including floats, fire trucks, horses, Boy and Girl Scout troops, trucks, trailers and walking groups; building the excitement of the Grande Finale of Santa and Mrs. Clause arriving! Santa Claus will be receiving visitors in his sleigh on Broadway in Thomas Centennial Park from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

What: Tree Lighting Ceremony; Carriage Rides; Visits with Santa; Progressive Open House; and the Annual Twilight Christmas Parade

When: Saturday November 27

Where: Thomas Centennial Park & Downtown Chesterton

Who: Everyone is invited! 

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