The Annual Magical Christmas in Glenwood is scheduled from mid-November through the month of December. Witness our beautiful lighted holiday parade, living Nativity scene, free movie night and MORE!
All of our events during this magical celebration are FREE and open to the public! Thanks to our sponsors (listed below) for bringing these activies to the community each year! If you wish to help support our Magical Christmas in Glenwood Celebration, please click here to become a sponsor or make a contribution. The Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and your sponsorship dollars are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
Scroll down to view our full schedule of events.
You can also contact the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber & Welcome Center if you have any questions at 320-634-3636.
TENTATIVE 2017 Magical Christmas in Glenwood Schedule
- November 30, 2017: Magical Christmas in Glenwood Kick-Off
- 5:30 p.m. - Lighted Holiday Parade (Click here to register for this event)
- 6:15-6:30 p.m. - Tree Lighting Ceremony, Central Square Cultural & Civic Center
- 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Free Movie Night at Central Square Cultural & Civic Center
- December 7: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Free Community Supper at the Glenwood Senior Center
- Menu: TBD, Catered by Hatchery Catering
- Clueless the Balloon Twister & Friends
- Coloring Contest
- Horse & Wagon Rides, Erickson's Petting Zoo
- December 14: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber & Welcome Center FREE Family Holiday Night
- Pictures with Santa
- Rides on Santa's Sleigh with Reindeer
- Minnewaska ECFE "Make & Take" Activity
- Coloring Contest
- Cookie Decorating
- Cider, Coffee & more
- December 14 & 15: Christmas Bazaar at Eagle Bank (Click here to register for this event)
- Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,
- Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
- December 16 : 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: Glenwood Day at Andes Tower Hills
- Ticket Prices - (TBD)
- Tickets must be purchased in advance and can be picked up at the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber & Welcome Center Office.
- December (TBD) (CP Railway sets their schedule in late October)
- CP Rail Holiday Train at Glenwood CP Rail Depot
- Hearts & Hands Food Shelf Drive
- Hot Chocolate & Cookies to be served while supplies last by The Oak Tree Inn & Penny's Diner
- December 21: Santa Treat Day at Minnewaska Area Elementary & Pre-Schools
- December 21: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Magical Christmas in Glenwood Living Nativity