November 24th to December 24th

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 an authentic Victorian holiday celebration. Horse-drawn carriages, carolers, Wassail tastings, 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!

Visits with Santa Claus

Visit with Santa Claus and take free pictures in Historic Downtown Hannibal. Sign up for our newsletter for updates and times!


Living Windows

December 8th, 2018 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.

Holiday Horse and Wagon Ride

Cuddle up next to loved ones and enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride through historic downtown Hannibal.

Small Business Saturday

Escape the Black Friday Madness and enjoy the cozy shops of Historic Hannibal on November 24th, 2018

Deck the Halls Holiday Home Tour

Night time tour of festive homes in historic downtown Hannibal twinkling with Christmas lights.

Store sales and discounts all season long

Experience Christmas shopping at it's best! Shops in our historic downtown are homey and friendly. Turn Christmas shopping from a chore into a treat!