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Crown Point Announces Holiday Events

Friday, November 27, 2020 – CANCELLED

Tree Lighting Ceremony 5:30pm – eastside Court House steps

Join Mayor David Uran and the City of Crown Point as we light the trees on the Court House lawn.  We will be joined by the Harmony Handbells & CPHS Choir for the celebration.


Tank Lighting Ceremony 6:00pm – CANCELLED
Corner of Main & Goldsborough St

Join Mayor David Uran, American Legion Post 20, Boy Scouts troops 45,48 & the CPHS Choir as we recognize those in our Armed Forces and light the tree at the Tank.


Saturday, November 28, 2020

Santa Parade 10am – Modified 

Santa will arrive by helicopter at the Pointe Plaza located at 1900 N Main St.  Santa and Mrs. Claus will then be escorted by Crown Point Police, Fire & Emergency Management throughout the city on Molley the Trolley.  Santa will not stop at the Courthouse this year.

A map of the route is posted on the City of Crown Point website  


Saturday, November 28, 2020 CANCELLED

Winter Market 10am – 4pm 

This year the Winter Market has moved to the Sparta Dome.  The Sparta Dome has partnered with the Mayor’s Office of Special Events for the Winter Market allowing us to provide ample space for each vendor as well as open space to allow for social distancing. We are currently accepting vendor applications.  Vendors interested in participating please call the Special Events Department at 219-662-3290.


December 12th – 27th

Tour of Lights

The Tour of Lights event will be self-guided this year due to COVID restrictions.  Homes that would like to participate can call 219-662-3290 to sign up. Residents will be able to vote for their favorite house and view the map of all the decorated homes signed up beginning Saturday, December 12th on our website The winner will be announced at the January City Council Meeting on January 4th at 7pm.


Santa & Mrs Claus Zoom to Crown Point

Crown Point residents can sign up for their own private zoom with Santa or Mrs. Claus.

Visit to schedule a 5 minute Zoom during the month of December. The cost is $10 per Zoom session.


The City of Crown Point Mayor’s Office of Special Events is committed to providing a safe environment for all our events.  Please remember to follow all CDC and the State of Indiana safety guidelines.  For more information please visit our website at or contact the Mayor’s Office of Special Events at (219) 662-3290.

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Christmas in Northwest Indiana . . . .
5 Holiday Traditions – Five Things To Do Your Family Will LOVE!
What’s on Theatre Stage this year – Live Community Theatre! Cancelled 2020
Candlelight Tour in Laporte – Cancelled
Winter Lights Drive Thru – Valparaiso Nov 28th Dec. 31st, 2020
Whiting’s Holiday Home Tour – Sun. Dec 8th, 2019

Holly Days in Valparaiso Fri. Dec. 5th, 2020
A Christmas Story Comes Home – Hammond Indiana Nov 14th thru Jan 3rd, 2021
Christmas At Barker Mansion – Michigan City Dec 1st thru Dec 31st
Dec 5th Thru Jan 3rd, 2021


Sue Baxter