9th Annual "A Community Christmas"

"A Community Christmas" Opens November 28 in Union City with Over 4 Million Lights!

A lighted parade will kick off the 9th annual “A Community Christmas” on Friday, November 28, in Union City, IN. Registration & line-up will be from 5:00-5:45 p.m. at Randolph Eastern School Corporation's north parking lot. The parade, which begins at 6 p.m., will head south on N. Walnut St. to W. Oak St. & then west to Harter Park. The light display will be turned on at the conclusion of the parade.

Organizations, businesses and individuals may enter floats, cars, trucks, golf carts, horses, motorcycles, wagons--all are welcome, just have to be lighted to enter. Pre-register by November 24 to be eligible for cash prizes. For more information or to enter, call Aaron Orr (937-423-7545) or Shelly King (765-964-6080).

The spectacular light display, which boasts over four million lights, with additional lights added each year, will be open Thursdays-Sundays from November 28 to December 14, & open nightly from December 18 through New Year’s Eve. Hours are 6-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday & 6-10 p.m. Friday & Saturday. Vehicles may enter from either drive off of Jackson Pike on the east end of the park only. There is no admission fee; however donations will be accepted at the gate. Donations benefit local groups who have signed up to welcome visitors and also help to continue the Christmas display in the future.

The Gift Shop will be inside the shelter house near the horse arena and will be open Friday and Saturday evenings through December 20 from 6-9 p.m. Parking is available directly outside the Gift Shop. Kids can visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus every Friday and Saturday through December 20 from 6-8 p.m. Make it a family tradition to share the magic and joy of a winter wonderland during the 9th annual “A Community Christmas” in Union City, beginning Friday, November 28.

(Information provided by Shelly King)