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November 30th to December 24th, 2019

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Step back in time and enjoy holidays of old in historic downtown Hannibal's Victorian Festival of Christmas! Magical sights and sounds will transport you back more than a century to the wonder and enchantment of a traditional holiday celebration. Carolers, warm greetings and beautifully decorated storefronts will get you into the holiday spirit. Fun for the whole family, we hope you will join us during this most wonderful time of the year!

Schedule of Event

Saturday, November 30th

  • All Day: Small Business Saturday

  • 10am-5pm: Candy Cane Hunt

  • 10am-4pm: Christmas Extravaganza Headquarters

  • 10am-8pm: Ornament Painting Party at Open Door Studio

  • 11am-2pm: Pianist, Ned Behrensmeyer at Java Jive

  • 11am-4pm: Free Pictures at Santa Claus House

  • 1-3pm: Free Wine Tasting at Chocolaterie Stam

  • 1-3pm: Mark Twain Birthday Celebration

  • 6:00pm: Tree Lighting Ceremony

Monday, December 2nd

  • 5-8pm: Dinner with Santa at Mark Twain Dinette

Friday, December 6th

  • 7pm: Live Music at Main Street Wine Stoppe

Saturday, December 7th

  • 10am-2pm: Elementary Carolers

  • 10am-5pm: Candy Cane Hunt

  • 11am-4pm: Free Pictures at Santa Claus House

  • 6pm: Jaycees Christmas Parade

Monday, December 9th

  • 5-8pm: Dinner with Santa at Mark Twain Dinette

Friday, December 13th

  • 7pm: Live Music at Main Street Wine Stoppe

Saturday, December 14th

  • 10am-5pm: Candy Cane Hunt

  • 11am-4pm & 5-8pm: Free Pictures at Santa Claus House

  • 11am-4pm: Lunch with the Elves at Brick Oven

  • 5-8pm: Living Windows

  • 5-8pm: Second Saturday Gallery Night

  • 5-8pm: Cookies and Candy Canes Open House at YU! Uniform

Monday, December 16th

  • 5-8pm: Dinner with Santa at Mark Twain Dinette

Friday, December 20th

  • 7pm: Live Music at Main Street Wine Stoppe

Saturday, December 21st

  • 9am-5pm: Cocoa and Candy Canes at Mark Twain Museum Gift Shop

  • 10am-5pm: Candy Cane Hunt

  • 11am-4pm: Free Pictures at Santa Claus House

  • 2-5pm: Pat Jones @ Cave Hollow Winery

  • 2pm: Clemens Family Christmas

  • Night Before Christmas Play

  • Deck the Halls Homes Tour

Monday, December 23rd

  • 5-8pm: Dinner with Santa at Mark Twain Dinette


Visits with Santa Claus

Visit with Santa Claus and take free pictures in Historic Downtown Hannibal. Every Saturday from 11/30-12/21 from 11a-4p and additional time on 12/14 from 5-8p.

 

Living Windows

December 14th, 2019 from 5pm-8pm.

Watch as the downtown windows come to live with Christmas scenes in all the merchant's windows. Every year each scene is a surprise revealed on living windows night displaying the individuality and creativity of each business.


Christmas Parade & More!

Click here to see a full list of events happening in downtown this Christmas season!

Small Business Saturday

Escape the Black Friday Madness and enjoy the cozy shops of Historic Hannibal on November 30th, 2018