December 6, 2024

Watkins Glen
Village Christmas

Join us for Village Christmas

a free family event in downtown Watkins Glen!

The 31st Annual Village Christmas is scheduled to take place on December 6th, 2024!  Festivities start at 5 pm. Our Visions of Christmas parade will start at 6:30 pm.  There will be vendors, great food, music, Santa & Mrs. Claus, fireworks off the pier at 7:30 pm. Join us December 6th!

Interested in becoming a vendor for 2024? Applications are up!

Vendor Deadline is Friday, November 22, 2024.

This form is required along with insurance, a health permit (if applicable), tax certificate, and payment.
A booth will not be accepted without handing in all items required.

Interested in signing up for the 2024 Christmas Parade?

Check back soon to sign up for the parade!

Annual Christmas Parade

We offer cash prizes for parade entries. Past winners include:

  • Information coming soon!

Our 2023 Sponsors

The Village Christmas Committee is made up entirely of volunteers, and the event would not be possible without the help from our generous sponsors.

This year’s sponsors are:

Title Sponsor: Cayuga Health

Fireworks Sponsor: Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

North Pole Partner: Maguire Family of Dealerships

North Pole Partner: Watkins Glen International

North Pole Partner: NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

North Pole Partner: Nickel’s BBQ

North Pole Partner: Cargill, Inc.

Parade Sponsor: Visions Federal Credit Union

Petting Zoo Sponsor: Community Bank, N.A.

Coloring Book Sponsor: Lakewood Vineyards

Crayon Sponsor: My Place: A Play and Learning Center

Candy Cane Partner: Chemung Canal Trust Company

Candy Cane Partner: Jerlando’s Ristorante

Candy Cane Partner: Bleachers Sports Bar & Grill

In-Kind Sponsor: Hi Lites

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This festival is also made possible through the tourism assistance grant program of the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce as the Tourism Promotion Agency of Schuyler County.

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