AN ANNUAL TRADITION

CHRISTMAS IN PRINCETON

THANKSGIVING WEEKEND

November 26 – 28th, 2021

Small-town Holiday charm for the whole family!

Every year, on Thanksgiving Weekend, the community of Princeton transforms into a Wintery Wonderland during its long-running “Christmas in Princeton Thanksgiving Weekend” Celebration. The shops are decked, the streets twinkle, and merriment is shared by all.  This family-friendly festivity includes 3 days of shopping, the Lights on Water Street Parade, a tree lighting, four craft fairs throughout the town, breakfast with Santa, hot chocolate, s’ mores & more! 
Schedule of Events:
Friday, November 26

All Day: Festive shopping and dining at Princeton’s local shops and restaurants

9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Hunting Studio Glass Open House, live glass blowing demos, glass art, and gifts, W5257 Oak Tree Lane

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Holiday crafts for kids of all ages and a family matinee. Also, enjoy extended library hours. Princeton Public Library

1:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Festival of Trees & Bake Sale, Community Hall in City Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Pictures with Santa, Historical Society
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Cookie Decorating, Detjen’s Piggly Wiggly
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: “Build your own hot chocolate”  TO GO, American Family Insurance
6:00 pm: “Lights on Water Street” Electrical Parade. Theme: Favorite Christmas Song
6:30 pm: Tree Lighting, caroling, complimentary hot chocolate & cookies, City Parking Lot
Saturday, November 27
All Day: Shop Small Business Saturday at Princeton’s local shops and restaurants
8:00 am – 3:00 pm: Festival of Trees & Bake Sale, Community Hall in City Park

9:00 am – 11:00 am: Breakfast with Santa, Aunt Judy’s Cafe

9:00 am – 3:00 pm: Holiday Bounty Craft Fair, Princeton High School

9:00 am – 3:00 pm: Craft Fairs throughout the community 
9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Hunting Studio Glass Open House, live glass blowing demos, glass art, and gifts, W5257 Oak Tree Lane
Sunday, November 28

All Day: Festive shopping and dining at Princeton’s local shops and restaurants

9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Hunting Studio Glass Open House, live glass blowing demos, glass art, and gifts, W5257 Oak Tree Lane

All Events Subject to Change
Lights on Water Street Electrical Holiday Parade

Friday at 6 PM

Join the festivities!  Enter your float in the Electrical Parade – all are welcome.  This year’s theme: Christmas Around the World

Take a look back at your heritage and create your theme, or pick a nationality that you find interesting and want to learn more about. Its up to you!

Check out www.whychristmas.com for ideas and suggestions.

Best Float awards:
$500 (1st)
$250 (2nd)
$100 (3rd)
Tree Lighting, caroling, and complimentary hot chocolate & cookies immediately follow the parade in the Princeton City Parking Lot.
Please register with Chamber by 11/15/2021 to enter your float.  Email us your entry or drop us off at the Chamber office: hello@princetonwi.com.  Questions? Call us: 920.295.3877
REGISTER YOUR FLOAT!

Best Christmas display for Businesses
Best Christmas display for Residental homes

We will be continuing our Shine Your Light Contest again this year watch for future updates as we get closer to Christmas.

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