Small Town Christmas 2018

Celebrate community and tradition.

Experience the quintessential small town Christmas in Historic Downtown Chelan.  Stroll through beautifully decorated shops, roast marshmallows, sing along to live musical performances, enjoy breakfast with Santa, wonder at the holiday tree lighting, march in the Children’s Parade and much more.  Check out the November and December full schedule!

Downtown Open House

November 23rd 10am
Join us downtown for a one-of-a-kind shopping experience filled with family fun and small town charm.

Children’s Parade of Lights

November 23rd 6pm
Join Santa as he arrives in the Chelan 7 vintage parade truck and makes his way to the downtown Christmas tree!

Tree Lighting Festivities

November 23rd 6:30pm
Count down with Santa and watch the Christmas tree come to life. Parade continues to Riverwalk Park for marshmallow roasting and fireworks!

Breakfast With Santa

November 24th 9-11am
Join Mr. and Mrs. Claus for a very special breakfast! Tickets are $15.  Children under two are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online

Festival of Trees

December 1st 6-9pm
A formal gala and auction at the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce to benefit Thrive Chelan Valley. Tickets are $40.  Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.  Limited to 100 tickets.

Weekend Activities

Every weekend through December, we’ve got activities for the entire family!  Check out our full schedule.


The wonderful businesses that make Small Town Christmas possible.