Christmas in St. Maries

Please come join us for our  annual Christmas in St. Maries on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023. Lots of fun activities, a lighted parade, contests, and shopping. It's an all day event and sure to be a great time for all. Registration for the parade is now open at this link.

All day activities:


Merchant sales and festivities – local businesses on Center Street and Main Ave.

Lite ‘Em Up St. Maries – private home and business decorating throughout St. Maries

Additional activities: (Schedule subject to change)

9:00 am - 4:00 pm           Craft Fairs at the Eagles lodge, Elks lodge, & Shadowy St. Joe Mall

11:30 am – 12:00 pm      Story time with Santa at the Library - 822 College Ave

12:00 – 8:00 pm               Nativity Festival at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - 201 S 23rd Street

12:00 – 5:00 pm              Soup, Pie, and Hot Dogs at Masonic Lodge, as well as Lodge Tours - 208 S 8th Street

12:30 pm                              Santa’s arrival at Cedarwood Market  - 905 Main Ave. **Note new location**

1:00 – 4:00 pm                 Horse-drawn wagon rides at the Grub Box parking lot - 201 8th Street

1:00 – 4:00 pm                 Letters to Santa & children’s contests @ the Paperhouse - 822 Main Ave

1:00 – 4:00 pm                 Free Pictures with Santa by Hindsight Photography at Cedarwood Market  - 905 Main Ave. Sponsored by Riverbend Car Wash & Laundromat

1:00 – 5:00 pm                 Sidewalk vendors, fire pits, and music on Main Ave and Shift & Grind, Hay rides between Shift & Grind and Downtown.

5:00 pm                               Lighted Christmas parade  (Line up at 4:00 pm at IGA at 105 College Ave.; judging at 4:45 pm)

6:00 pm                               Tree Lighting Ceremony at Hughes House Museum - 538 Main Ave.

6:30 pm                               Pirouette Dance Academy presents "The Nutcracker" at Heyburn Gym - 1405 Main Ave