Holidays in Grand Valley

Free, Fun Family Event


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Thank You, Everyone!

Thank you to everyone who came out and all of our partners that helped put this amazing event on! We can't wait to see you again next year

Sneak Peek 2024

Get ready as we prep for Santa's spectacular landing in Parachute! The excitement will be palpable, and every creature will be stirring as we kick off the holiday season. Join us on the evening of November 18th, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, for a magical experience you won't want to miss.

To Do List:

🎄 Step into a world of wonder: Prepare to be dazzled as we transform Parachute into a holiday haven. Come and sprinkle some holiday magic with us!

🎅 Meet Santa and take an "elfie": Capture the moment with a cherished selfie alongside Santa Claus himself. Don't forget to let him know your Christmas wishes!

🍪 Indulge in Santa's favorite treats: Satisfy your sweet tooth with a delectable selection of Santa's favorite cookies and sip on rich, steaming hot cocoa.

🐎 Dash through the festivities: Take a ride on our enchanting horse-drawn wagon and soak in the enchantment of the evening.

🎪 Cozy up in our heated tent: Warm up in our cozy heated tent, where you can enjoy the holiday classic "Prep and Landing" on our big screen and witness the North Pole's finest in action!

🎁 Goodie bags for the first 350 kids on Santa’s Nice list: Be one of the lucky 350 kids to receive a special goodie bag! 

✨ Experience the light parade: Prepare for a visual feast that will leave your stockings hanging in anticipation.

🎶 Rock around the Christmas tree: Gather 'round as we light up the Christmas tree, marking the official start of our holiday festivities. Join in the joyous merriment!

🎆 Fireworks to cap the night: End the evening on a dazzling note with a breathtaking fireworks display that will leave you in awe. It's the perfect finale to a magical night.

Don't miss out on this unforgettable evening of holiday cheer! Mark your calendar now, and make sure you're there to join in the festivities. You'll regret it if you don't – Yule be sorry! 🌟🎅🎁🎉🌲💫

Light Parade:

This magical spectacle will light up our city streets and bring joy to our community. To make this event truly remarkable, we are inviting businesses and organizations like yours to participate and be a part of this enchanting celebration. Register your float and don't miss the opportunity to showcase your business or organization and connect with our community!

Parade Details:

  • Event Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023

  • Parade Time: 5:15 PM

  • Line Up: 4:45 pm @ Parachute Ave & 3rd Street

  • Theme: Preppin' for Santa's Landing

Event Details:

  • Event Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023

  • Event Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    • 5:15 pm - 5:30 pm - Light Parade

    • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Elfies with Santa, Hot Cocoa & Cookies, Games, Movie

      • Movie: Prep & Landing

  • Theme: Prepin' for Santa's Parachute Landing

Years of Christmas Past

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