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Holiday Events

Holiday Events

Friday, December 6th, 2019

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  ARTS AND CRAFT VENDORS
Hastings Public  Library * 227 E State Street

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  CREATIVE KIDS WORKSHOP

“Thornapple Arts Council”

Join us for various art projects each year.

At Home Real Estate * 107 E. State Street

5:30 p.m.   MANGER LIGHTING  (Court House Lawn)

Pastor Bryce Feighner

6:15 p.m.  MAYOR’S CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CROWNING OF THE JINGLE AND MINGLE PRINCE AND PRINCESS
E. State Street between City Hall and the Library

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  CARRIAGE RIDES (TICKETS REQUIRED)
Jefferson and Court Street

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  HOLLY TROLLEY RIDES 

North side of the Courthouse in front of the entrance

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  SANTA AT DICK’S BARBER SHOP
121 S Jefferson Street

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. COOKIES WITH SANTA 

Visit the Merry Ol’ Elf and have some cookies. The lines for this event fill up, so get there early!

Hastings Public Library Upstairs Community Room * 227 E State Street

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CHIME CHOIR FROM GRACE LUTHERIAN CHURCH

Location To Be Determined

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. FACE PAINTING

After your visit with Santa, get a stylish decoration on your face that you can display all around town.
Hastings Public Library upstairs * 227 E State Street

12:00 p.m. 3 VS 3 BROOMBALL TOURNAMENT

 Come on out and cheer on a little competition for the Holiday Season. Broomball, it doesn’t get better that this. If you have never experienced it, you will love it! Teams must register to play. Register HERE

Barry County Enrichment Center * 231 S Broadway Street

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  WAGON AND CARRIAGE RIDES

“tickets required”

Although, all events are free, you must have tickets for a carriage or wagon ride. All tickets are given out ½ hour before the starting time of the rides each day. Get there early and have the opportunity to get your tickets. These are “first come, first served.”

Wagon @ Ace Hardware and Carriage @ State & Jefferson Streets

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. HOLLY TROLLEY RIDES

North side of the Courthouse in front of the entrance.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. LETTERS TO SANTA

Here’s an opportunity to send Santa a letter telling him exactly what you want! Children receive coloring books (while supplies last). After mailing their letter, you never know, the Big Guy in the North may just answer?

At Home Real Estate * 107 East State Street. Hastings

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. SANTA’S WORKSHOP

Children get a chance to build one of several Christmas projects (while supplies last). Get creative and go home with a gift! (Adult supervision required)

Barry County Enrichment Center * 231 S. Broadway Street

4:00 p.m.  EXPRESSIONS DANCE CENTER

Come see some of our local dance schools show off their talent!

Thornapple Plaza

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. HASTINGS ROTARY CHRISTMAS PARADE 
State Street, Hastings, MI. Sponsored by Bliss Clearing Niagara

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS – EAT, DRINK & BE MERRY
Enjoy post parade food and drink specials in Downtown Hastings

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  PANCAKE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Come on out early, we close State Street, put up a big tent and invite everyone to have breakfast on us! What a great morning start before you enjoy the events of the day.

State Street & Jefferson in the Tent

11:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  WAGON & CARRIAGE RIDES

“tickets required”

Although, all events are free, you must have tickets for a carriage or wagon ride. All tickets are given out ½ hour before the starting time of the rides each day. Get there early and have the opportunity to get your tickets. These are “first come, first served.”

Wagon @ State & Church Streets and Carriage @ State & Michigan Streets

11:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  HOLLY TROLLEY RIDES

Take a nice ride on the Holly Trolley around the town.

North side of the Courthouse in front of the entrance.

11:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  REINDEER PETTING ZOO

No Christmas experience is complete without visiting live Reindeer. Get hands on, pet them, talk to them, they are soooo cute!

State Street at Jefferson

1:00 p.m.  CANDY CANE HUNT

Want some excitement and the chance to win great prizes? Get lined up early for this year’s Candy Cane Hunt, listen closely to the instructions, search out the courtyard and you might just win!

Barry County Courthouse Lawn * 220 W State Street

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  “IT’S A CHILI WINTER” CHILI COOKOFF

Love chili, knew you did. Get a chance to go around Downtown and taste some of the best chili around. Get your ballot at the tent.

Pick up a ballot At Bay To Bay • 117 E. State Street

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  SCAVENGER HUNT

Like to hunt stuff down? Pick up a Scavenger Hunt form and go hunting!

At Home Real Estate • 107 E State Street

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  CHILDREN’S CRAFTS & GAMES

State Street & Jefferson in the Tent area

 

“Other Things to See and Do!”

 Gingerbread House Competition

Hastings Public Library

Vote for your favorite Gingerbread House Friday until 7pm and Saturday until 3pm!

Winners will be announced at the Christmas Parade

 

 

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