Enjoy three days of holiday magic at the much anticipated Colony Christmas Palmer, AK. The city of Palmer is bringing back Colony Christmas for another year to keep the Christmas spirit and traditions alive. If you’re in town for the weekend, don’t miss out on this winter tradition!
Read on to learn more about what you can expect from this holiday festival.
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Celebrating Colony Christmas Palmer AK
Date and Schedule
Catch Colony Christmas 2023 from December 8 to 10, Friday to Sunday. The organizers have yet to announce the official schedule of events. Stay updated on the latest information and schedule announcements at the Palmer Chamber of Commerce official website.
Now that you know when it is, let’s look at some of the activities that make it such a great holiday experience.
Arts & Crafts Fair
Witness the buzz of holiday cheer as vendors line up their booths for the Arts & Crafts Fair. The fair will run all three days, from Friday to Sunday, with venues at Palmer Community Center (Depot) and Mat-Su Borough Gym.
Lighting of Palmer Water Tower
Don’t miss one of the most iconic traditions in downtown Palmer, the lighting of the Palmer Water Tower.
Parade of Lights
The Parade of Lights is returning to spread joy to the streets. It will have Christmas-themed floats decorated with colorful lights. Santa Claus might pop up at one of the parade floats, so keep an eye out for a jolly, white-bearded man! After the Parade of Lights, a beautiful fireworks display starts shortly after.
Festival of Trees
At the Festival of Trees, local businesses decorate Christmas trees. They are then put on display for the public to buy raffle tickets. Raffle tickets are $1 each, and the raffle winners can receive prizes like gift cards or certificates, among other things.
Other events include the Gingerbread House Contest, Cookie Contest, Cornhole Tournament, and Coloring & Drawing Contest. Bring the whole family to enjoy the activities and have a merry and bright Christmas!
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