Downtown Meridian will glow with the Christmas spirit as the City of Meridian presents Christmas in Meridian. Throughout the month of December local businesses and the community draw together to host a variety of events and activities to celebrate the magic of the holiday season together.
The 7th Annual Winter Lights Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting will kick off the festivities on Friday, December 6, 2018. The Winter Lights Parade will light up the night in a fantastic display your family will love. The evening will also feature the lighting of Meridian's Christmas Tree in Generations Plaza on the corner of Main and Idaho. Buddy the Elf will be here to help Santa ignite the imaginations and joy in the hearts of young and old alike.
Christmas Books at the Free Little Library
The Little Free Library in Meridian City Hall's outdoor plaza will be stocked with Christmas books. Come by to pick up some great Christmas reading and you can also leave your own Christmas favorites for another Meridian family to enjoy.
November 20 - December 13 , 2019
Do your little ones enjoy writing their letters to Santa each year? Bring them by Meridian City Hall's outdoor plaza and drop them into Santa's Mailbox (located near Broadway Ave.). The box will be delivered from the North Pole on November 20, the day before Thanksgiving.
Every letter delivered to the mailbox by December 13 will receive a personalized response! In order to receive a reply, letters must have a clearly legible return address... neatness counts!
Twilight Christmas Market
Date: TBD Noon - 7 pm
Come enjoy a unique indoor-outdoor holiday shopping experience featuring a delightful variety of locally hand-crafted gift items, seasonal foods and holiday treats.
Downtown Lights Decorating Contest
Meridian's downtown businesses compete for Best in Show, but all Meridian residents are the real winners being treated to a lively and festive downtown during the Christmas season.
Winter Lights Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday, December 6, 2019 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Downtown Meridian will glow with the Christmas spirit as the City of Meridian hosts the 6th Annual. Winter Lights Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting.
Candy Cane Fun Run
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6:25pm
Lead the parade down Main Street! This fun and silly fun run will start immediately before the Winter Lights Parade, ending at the Community Center. Costumes and ugly sweaters encouraged! Produced by The Pulse Running & Fitness. Your $5.00 early registration secures a festive light !
Children's Winterland Festival
Saturday, December 14, 2019 10 am - 3 pm
Bring your kids to this winter-themed festival in the new Meridian Boys & Girls Club Gymnasium On for pictures with Santa, cookie decorating, toy building, games, and much more!
Presented by: All American Insurance
Meridian Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert