Saturday, Dec. 2
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Looking for the perfect holiday gift but want a special shopping experience, too? WinterFest is for you!
Featuring live reindeer and a sleigh ($5 selfie photos), horse-drawn carriage rides along the avenue ($3 per person), and everyone from the Sugar Plum Fairy to Scrooge and Tiny Tim, WinterFest will be a holiday memory-maker for all.
- Ice Sculptures
- Gingerbread House making
- 12 Days of Christmas displays
- Santa game
- Discounts and specialty items at area shops
- Horse and carriage rides for $3 per person, at 7th and S. Kansas, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- $5 selfie photos with the reindeer at 8th and Kansas, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Mexican hot chocolate and tamales at Lupita's
- Hand printed greeting cards at Leaping Llamas
- Store-wide discounts and make your own ugly sweater or shirt at Boho Mojo
- Write letters to Santa at Classic Bean, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Don't forget to give your letter to Santa!)
- Meet and Greet with Santa (schedule below)
Santa and Mrs. Claus Schedule
- Wolfe's: 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
- Cashmere Popcorn: 11:15 a.m. - noon
- Absolute Design by Brenda: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- Hazel Hill: 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
New for 2017:
- Ugly Sweater Contest - Wear your ugly sweater to the Visit Topeka booth to have your picture taken and for a chance to win $50. The pictures will be posted on Facebook for public voting.
- Chili Contest (click to download registration)
Participating vendors include:
- Cass Designs - Wood ornaments, keyrings, signs, sewn headbands, etc.
- Usborne Books and More - Children's books
- Perfectly Posh - Naturally based pampering products
- Luna's Art - Handcrafted cards, art, jewlery, bottle crafts, etc.
- Family Gallery - Wood crafts and seasonal items.
- JLG BBQ
- About Face - Face painting
- Classkeys Design - Coasters & Christmas signs
- Cross the Road Stitching - Pop-culture cross stitching
- Helping Hands Humane Society
- KEEP Collective Jewelry - Personalized Jewelry
- Lipsense by SeneGence
- Sky Zone Topeka
Featured performers include:
- Kansas Ballet
- Sugar Plum Fairy at Absolute Design by Brenda, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Tiny Tim (walking around), 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Interested in being a vendor? Contact Rosa Cavazos at 785.234.1030 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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