Get ready for an unforgettable journey back in time as Wetumpka's Downtown Dickens Christmas 2023 brings the Victorian era to life. This extraordinary Christmas festival offers a plethora of enchanting activities and delights that will fill your heart with the joy of the season.
What to Expect:
🎅 Meet Father Christmas: Father Christmas awaits you, seated on a luxurious velvet couch in the alleyway. Capture your cherished holiday moments with free photos, courtesy of our friends at Valley Bank.
🌍 Nativity Display: Explore the beauty of nativities from around the world at the Elmore County Museum. This extensive display will leave you in awe of the global celebration of Christmas.
🐴 Horse-Drawn Carriage: While there won't be rides, a horse-drawn carriage with carolers will enchant you as it meanders through town, adding to the ambiance of the evening.
🎨 Christmas Artist Market: The Kelly Gallery is your destination for a vast Christmas Artist Market. Discover unique and handcrafted treasures to make your holiday season even more special.
🛍️ Christmas Makers Market: Court Street undergoes a transformation into a Christmas Makers Market, featuring kettle corn, candies, jams, a yarn spinner, and more. Only period-appropriate vendors in costume will be present.
✨ Enchanting Decorations: The City has expanded its Christmas decorations, adorning light poles with beautiful wreaths and bows. All the trees will be adorned with dazzling lights, creating a truly magical atmosphere.
🥩 Cattlemen's Association: Satisfy your taste buds with steak sandwiches cooked on an open grill, lovingly prepared by the Cattlemen's Association in costume.
🍲 Delicious Delights: The Episcopal Church will be serving camp stew, and the Family Resource Center has free cookies to sweeten your evening.
🚒 Historic Fire Department: The Fire Department will be there in old-time costumes, showcasing their historic hose cart.
🎶 Musicians and Carolers: Enjoy the sounds of the season as musicians and carolers spread festive cheer throughout town.
🌼 Master Gardeners: The Elmore County Master Gardeners, adorned in period attire, will be handing out sachets and warm wishes for a Merry Christmas.
📚 Christmas Storybook Walk: The Shoppes Downtown are creating a "Christmas Storybook Walk" down Hill Street. This unique experience, in partnership with local artists and organizations, promises to be a memorable adventure.
Wetumpka's Downtown Dickens Christmas 2023 is a one-night extravaganza that encapsulates the enchantment of a Victorian Christmas. We invite you to celebrate this festive season with us and create cherished memories that will warm your heart for years to come. Dress up, join the merriment, and be transported to a world of timeless holiday magic!
Date and Time
Friday Dec 15, 2023 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Friday, December 15th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Historic Downtown Wetumpka. Parking is available at Gold Star Park and the City Parking lot on Company Street.
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Simply fill out the online membership application and mail it to the Chamber address below. Upon receipt,your application will be reviewed by the Board of Directors. Once you have been accepted by the Board of Directors, one of our chamber team members will reach out to you so that we can get to know you and your business. We will also give you the necessary instructions for you to maximize the benefits of our online directory.
Please check out our website calendar that has a list of member-only events for you to participate in. These events will be a good opportunity for you to begin networking with other Chamber members.
Please contact the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce with any questions or if you require further information.
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