Christmas

2021 Christmas Events                                                           

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Friday, December 3rd- Join the Chamber for the Annual Tree Lighting at 6pm at City Hall. The DHS Choir will be performing, Santa will be reading a book, Pastor Brad Delaughter from First Baptist Church will be speaking about the true meaning of Christmas, and Richard Bell will be lighting the tree. Afterwards, stroll down Main Street for the Nativity Walk and stop in your favorite shops for extended Christmas shopping hours until 9pm. Don't forget to visit Santa at the Arlington Event Center Craft Fair where Journey Community Church will be roasting s'mores, and Heartland Realty will have a Giant Interactive Snowman activity! The Patriot Trolley will be available for rides.

Saturday, December 4th - The 93rd Annual Christmas Parade on Main Street at 6pm. Theme "All Time Favorite Christmas Movie"


Wednesday, December 8th- Pictures with Santa at Pogolinos (530 N 2nd St) from 5-8pm. Order dinner while you wait!

Thursday, December 9th- Pictures with Santa at De Soto Public Library (712 S Main St) from 5-8pm. Crafts while you wait!

Saturday, December 11th- FREE Christmas Movie at the Melba! Donate one canned good per entry. 10:00AM sponsored by The Lowry Law Firm, 2:00pm Sponsored by Werner C. Stichling & Associates. The Grinch will make an appearance sponsored by Sandy Meurer-State Farm Agency.

Thursday, December 16th- Pictures with Santa at The Gathering Room (116 N Main Street) from 5-8pm.