Holiday Activities Near Whitewater

November 20th, 2018 by

Young boy in Santa Hat helping with Christmas decorations

As the snow falls and the days get shorter, Whitewater offers plenty of activities to get you into the holiday spirit. Meet Santa, take in a concert, or transport yourself to Christmas in a different time all in Whitewater this holiday season.

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An Old World Christmas

Experience Christmas time in the 1800s by strolling through the active Yuletide Village at An Old World Christmas at Old World Wisconsin. Enjoy live holiday music, horse-drawn carriage rides, and taste traditional treats like wassail,Vanocka, and hot cider. Take pictures of the kids with a Victorian-style Santa Claus in his workshop, and keep your eyes open for Krampus! The Old World Christmas runs Saturdays and Sundays December 1-16 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Gala Holiday Concert

The 2018 Annual Gala Holiday Concert is a holiday tradition for Whitewater music lovers of all ages. Fill your ears and heart with the sounds of the season delivered by a student ensemble in the UW-Whitewater Department of Music. A full evening of dinner, silent auction, and a concert of small ensembles playing throughout awaits. All proceeds from the dinner, auction, and concert will benefit the UW-Whitewater Music Department’s scholarship fund, which allows the department to recognize students for their talents and academic excellence. The concert opens December 1 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Whitewater’s Holiday Parade of Lights

Whitewater’s Holiday Parade of Lights delivers a night of family fun with a winter market, holiday shopping, and a lighted parade. The parade runs December 7 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm and scheduled events include:

  • Whitewater mini-holiday market
  • Visit with Santa and stories
  • Selfies and S’mores
  • Pick up Craft Kits and Goodie Bags
  • Whitewater Holiday Parade of Lights
  • Free chili dinner and cookie decorating

Santa Meet Up

Santa Claus is coming to Whitewater! Bring the kids down for a fun-filled evening of snacks and time with the big guy. Enjoy your juice and cookies, and take pictures, at the Santa Meet Up. Bring food pantry items to donate and help out other families this holiday season. This free event is held December 7 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

Have a Happy Holiday with Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

We are here to help you enjoy your holidays at Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. From winterizing your car so you can make it home safely, to finding the best local activities, you can count on us to be there. Contact us if you have any questions about what to do in Whitewater this winter!

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