Portage Christmas Festival

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Date(s) - 12/07/2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Founder's Square


This year’s Christmas Festival will take place on Saturday, December 7th. Like last year, the festivities will be around Founders Square and at the Police Station.

Below is a general itinerary for the day (more details will be coming):

2pm – 4pm – Kiwanis’ Toys for Tots Chili Dinner at the Portage Police Department – Please bring a new, unwrapped toy or monetary donation for the toy drive and come enjoy food, Santa & Mrs. Claus, and crafts for kids.

3pm – 5pm – FREE Horse & Carriage Rides around Founders Square & Hot Chocolate, Snacks, Holiday Glasses, and Glow Sticks will be sold by the Portage Park Department by the Indiana American Water Amphitheater

4pm – 4:15pm – Christmas  Reading by Police Sergeant Joe Mokol around the Tree in the Police Department

4:15 – 4:30 Tree Lighting at Police station

4:30 Live Music at Founders Square

FREE Pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus will be available throughout the event.

If you need more info, call 762-5425.

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