Hometown Celebration & Twilight Parade

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Date(s) - 11/30/2019
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Downtown Chesterton


    The Chesterton Hometown Celebration & Twilight Christmas Parade,  will be held on the last  Saturday in November., from  2 pm- 8 pm,. Carriage Rides Begin at 2pm. Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at 5pm.

Hometown Holiday Outdoor Market
Some of your favorite 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 11:00 am – 7:00 pm.

Carriage Rides
Visitors and guests will be treated to free horse-drawn rides provided by LaPorte County Draft Horse Association. The rides will last about 10 to 15 minutes, go through the downtown area and run from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Holiday Open Houses downtown with hot cocoa from 4 pm -7 pm, with snacks available for purchase. Local shops and restaurants will be participating in Duneland’s Retail Open House event.Coordinated by the Duneland Chamber of Commerce, the shopping and dining tour will feature food and drink specials, product sales and extended shopping hours for a single evening of vibrant holiday shopping across Chesterton.

The Twilight Christmas 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 arriving on the fire truck!

Visits from Santa from 6 pm-7:30 pm. After the parade Santa will be in house to greet all the boys and girls from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Santa will be in his house every Saturday through Christmas from 10:00 a.m. to noon and again from 1:00 to 3:00p.m. Hosted by the Duneland Chamber of Commerce, 926-5513,  www.dunelandchamber.org.