Christmas in the Village is a partnership between the City of Canal Winchester and Destination:Canal Winchester. This free community event would not be possible without the support of many local businesses and volunteers.

The City of Canal Winchester & Destination: Canal Winchester Proudly Present:

◦Visit with Santa
◦Children’s Games
◦Business Bazaar (inside Community Center)
◦Ice Sculptures (Stradley Place)
◦Carriage Rides (in front of Huntington Bank)
◦Hayrides (in front of municipal building)
◦Gingerbread House Contest (inside HER Realtors - S. High)
◦Children’s Crafts
◦Tree Lighting (grassy knoll behind Stradley Place)
◦Children's Train Rides (across from Fantasy Cupcake)
◦Popcorn Station (Stradley Place)
Christmas in the Village
Canal Winchester’s annual storybook Christmas celebration will be held in the city’s historic downtown on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3. The Santa Parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday (click here for Friday December 2 Brockstrong Holiday Lights Parade details) followed by the tree lighting ceremony at 6:00 p.m. and activities from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, the Santa Parade will start at 4:30 p.m. followed by the tree lighting ceremony at 5:00 p.m. and activities from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Activities will take place on the sidewalks and streets of downtown Canal Winchester as well as inside several business establishments around the city’s municipal office building at 36 S. High Street.

Anyone who would like more information about Christmas in the Village or gingerbread house contest entries should contact Amanda Lemke at 614-837-8276. If you would like to participate in the Business Bazaar, please contact  Destination: Canal Winchester organization at (614) 270-5053 (NOTE: WE ARE FULLY BOOKED).