Hometown Christmas

Friday, December 1st


Hometown Christmas Light Parade – Hometown Christmas Light Parade Entry Application


The evening light parade is back! Here Comes Santa Claus, Right Down State Street. Join us in welcoming Santa to the Hometown Christmas evening celebration. All businesses and organizations are welcome to join the parade by entering a float or walking group. After the parade, visit local businesses, organizations, and the Riverside Ice Arena. Volunteers are always needed & welcome to assist with the event. Participation is free, but all groups must pre-register to participate in the parade. Entry forms can be found at www.belviderepark.org or by contacting Betheny Kopera via phone or email. The parade line-up time is at 5:00pm and the parade will begin at 5:30pm sharp. (BK) *Businesses and organizations interested in being a part of the parade must register by November 27th, 2017.

Location: Madison St. & State St. to the Community Building

Hometown Christmas Shuttle at Rivers Edge

Do you need an easy place to park for Hometown Christmas? Park at the Rivers Edge Recreation Center! We have a well lit parking lot and will be offering a FREE shuttle to take you downtown for the Hometown Christmas Light Parade and other community festivities! Shuttles will begin at 4:30pm and run every 15 minutes to drop off at Riverside Ice Arena until 9:30pm. We will have window painting inside Rivers Edge & other activities inside the AJ Johnson Pavilion to keep you warm while you wait for a shuttle.

Location: Rivers Edge Recreation Center & Riverside Ice Arena