"Closest thing to a Hallmark Christmas movie I'll ever be apart of."
Bring the kids and get into the Christmas spirit with DeWitt's Annual Hometown Christmas, on December 1st! 

All the details from 2018's Hometown Christmas celebrations!

Fa La La La, La La La LA!!

Kid's Christmas Carnival held at Emmaus Road Church! 
Carnival times are 9:00-11:00AM! Santa arrives via fire truck down 6th Ave arriving at 9AM to the Emmaus Road Church located at 1811 Elmwood Rd. (fire truck will starting at the DeWitt Police Dept. going south down 6th Ave then to Emmaus Road Church) to visit with children and listen to their wish lists. Also enjoy 25 cent carnival games. Visits with Santa are FREE - but we ask that you bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the DeWitt Referral Center.
Make and take craft tables and carnival prizes will be held at Emmaus Road Church. 

Family Holiday Movie* at the DeWitt Operahouse Theater.
The movie and lunch are FREE - but we ask that you bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the DeWitt Referral Center.
11:15AM Doors will open and a free hot-dog lunch will be available (sponsored by the DeWitt Nite Lions) before the movie.
11:45AM Home Alone will be shown (pajamas welcome). 

**For safety purposes, children must be escorted to and from the movie if the parent/guardian is not attending. Entrance into the movie and lunch are based on a first-come first-served basis, space and quantities are limited.

Live & Lit Window Walk 
5:00-7:00PM Live Holiday Windows, Gingerbread House Contest, a Holiday Wreath Decorating Contest & Silent Auction, Warming Station and Caroling in the Downtown DeWitt area (6th Ave and side streets). During the Window Walk, stop down at the Community Center to check out all the Wreaths available for Silent Auction. Also enjoy a free dinner provided by the Dewitt Nite Lions, with a donation to The Referral Center. A bake sale provided by the DeWitt Junior Women will also be taking place in the Community Center. 

Lighted Pickup Parade
5:00PM Lighted Pickup Parade down 6th Ave, for more details or for information on how to be a part of the parade visit their Facebook Page Lighted Pickup Parade or email parade@gmail.com

Christmas Tree Lighting in Lincoln Park

Join us immediately following the Lighted Pickup Parade in Lincoln Park in front of the giant Evergreen Tree for the lighting of the Christmas Tree! If you're a fan of National Lampoons Christmas Vacation, then you'll love this Clark Griswold style lighting! Thanks to Ohnward Insurance and Central Realty for executing this wonderful idea that we hope will continue to be a long-standing tradition!

Adult Christmas Movie

Speaking of National Lampoon's Starting at 7 pm, the DeWitt Operahouse Theater will be showing an Adult Holiday Movie! The theater will be showing National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation! Regular admission will be charged but Holiday Spirited Beverages will be available to those who attend! 




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