Saturday, Dec. 1
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Downtown Topeka

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.

Special features:

  • 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

  • To be announced soon.

Participating vendors to be announced. include:

Featured performers include:

  • Kansas Ballet
  • More to be announced soon.

Interested in being a vendor or performer? Contact Rosa Cavazos at 785.234.1030 or