Dowagiac Christmas Celebration

Downtown Dowagiac
Front Street
Dowagiac, MI 49047
Contact Name: Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce
(269) 782-8212

Opening Date:11/10/2017

Closing Date:11/12/2017

Event Description:Festive lighted garlands with giant red bows adorn the Victorian city, as the Dowagiac Christmas Celebration, which opens Friday, November 10, is proudly presented by the Chamber of Commerce and Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital. As Yuletide classics trumpet the crisp air, you're sure to enjoy the relaxed pace of holiday shopping the way it used to be. Our shopkeepers offer warm surroundings, refreshments and cheer, as they present their finest in holiday merchandise during the three-day Christmas Open House Weekend, November 10-12. Family events are held on Open House Saturday, November 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as a true-to-life Old-World Santa greets children within the elegant setting of Wood Fire Italian Trattoria. Enjoy the warm surroundings of the Pompeii Room, where children receive a gift from St. Nick. At Beckwith Park, enjoy your favorite Christmas carols and view holiday dance performances. Meet miniature horses, dressed in holiday attire, tour our wonderful city by horse-drawn wagon and visit the Theta Mu Sorority Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children who visit Kris Kringle will receive a gift and also enjoy attending interactive holiday activities at the Dowagiac Area History Museum and other sites. While visiting the Christmas Open Houses of our specialty shops on Sunday, November 12, from noon to 4 p.m., be sure to register for the in-house drawings.

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Admission:Open free of charge to the public.

Handicap Access Info:Yes

Event Promoter/Sponsoring Organization

Event Sponsored By:Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce
Dowagiac, MI