DeWitt's Hometown Christmas

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Name: DeWitt's Hometown Christmas
Date: December 1, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM CST
Event Description:
DeWitt's Hometown Christmas is a free event to the public. Come and spend the day in DeWitt and get into the Christmas spirit!!
9-11 AM Kid's Christmas Carnival at Emmaus Road Church!
Santa arrives via firetruck to (firetruck will start at the DeWitt Police Dept. going south down 6th Ave, and loop back up to Emmaus Road Church) to visit with children and listen to their wish lists. Also enjoy carnival games. Visits with Santa are FREE - but we ask that you bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the DeWitt Referral Center.
Make-it and take-it craft tables, carnival games and prizes (donated by Emmaus Road Church) at Emmaus Road Church (1811 Elmwood Road).

Family Holiday Movie* at the DeWitt Operahouse Theater
The movie and lunch are FREE. We ask that you bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the DeWitt Referral Center. The Central DeWitt Future Business Leaders of America students will be collecting
11:15 AM Doors will open and a free hot-dog lunch will be available (sponsored by the DeWitt Nite Lions) before the movie.
11:45 AM Home Alone will be shown.

*For safety purposes, children must be escorted to and from the movie if the parent/guardian is not attending. Entrance into the movie and lunch are based on a first-come-first-served basis, space and quantities are limited.

Live Window Walk 
5:00-7:00 PM Live Holiday Windows, Gingerbread House Contest, Wreath Decorating Silent Auction, Warming Station and Caroling in the Downtown area (6th Ave and side streets). Free Will donation dinner at the Community Center, sponsored by Nite Lions. Donations will go to the Referral Center. 

Lighted Pickup Parade
5:00 PM Lighted Pickup Parade down 6th Ave, for more details or for information on how to be a part of the parade visit their Facebook Page LightedPickup Parade or email

Lighting of the Christmas Tree
5:15 PM Immediatly following the Lighted Pickup Parade we will plug in the Christmas Tree in Lincoln Park

Event Sponsors:
  • Mediacom
  • Krieger's of DeWitt
  • Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors
DeWitt, IA
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, December 1st, 2018
9 AM-7 PM
Most of the event is FREE!!
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