Holiday Celebration will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30, with events
coordinated by the Duneland Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Town
of Chesterton; the Chesterton Police, Parks and Street departments; and
Chamber organizations and volunteers.
Enjoy shopping the
outdoor holiday market starting at 11 a.m. and running until 7 p.m. While
there enjoy free carriage rides through historic Downtown Chesterton from 11
a.m. to 2 p.m. Both will take place in the Chamber parking lot at 220
Broadway in Chesterton.
The Tree Lighting
Ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. in Thomas Centennial Park, then the Twilight
Christmas Parade will step off at 5:15 p.m. Floats will populate this
night-time parade, including all manner of lighted cars, trucks, wagons and
fire engines, as well as plenty of walking families and service
organizations. An impressive series of decorated fire engines will round out
the lineup, with Santa Claus himself making an appearance on the final
Santa Claus will
receive visitors in his house on Broadway in Thomas Centennial Park from 6
p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and children may also visit Santa every Saturday, from 10
a.m. to 12 p.m. and then from 1 to 3 p.m., leading up to Christmas.
celebration by shopping local. Eat and shop your way across Duneland all day
Saturday with most participating businesses offering special Small Business
Saturday deals. Shoppers should visit the Duneland Chamber’s info booth,
which will be set up within the Holiday Market, to receive a “shop small”
bag with details for the day that includes an open house map and other
information (while supplies last).
Make sure to like
the Duneland Chamber of Commerce on Facebook and visit