The Christmas Festival and Parade begins on Saturday morning, November 14, 2015 with the annual Candy Cane Run/Walk, followed by the Germantown Christmas Parade and later a tree lighting ceremony at the library. The parade features floats, entertainment and live music.
The 5k Candy Cane Run/Walk will have registration at 9am; the race starts at 10 am. Join us for this family friendly (kids in strollers and dogs on leash are welcome!) run/walk through the quiet neighborhoods of Germantown. Germantown Kiwanis will be on hand with water, coffee and donuts in the morning.
The Annual Christmas Parade will start at 2:00pm. The parade route travels down Main Street in Germantown. This is a free event. Parade Entry Form/Waiver click here: Christmas Parade Entry Form.
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting will happen between 2:00pm and 4:30pm. Meet us at the Germantown Community Library for activities leading up to lighting of the Official Village Christmas Tree. There will be free horse-drawn carriage rides, caroling, food items will be available for purchase at the Kiwanis food stand. Families will have the opportunity to visit with Santa. Don’t forget your camera! Around 4pm, we’ll gather for carols as the tree is lit and the holiday season officially starts in Germantown.
For any questions on this event please contact the Germantown Chamber of Commerce office by phone, (262) 255-1812.