Waterloo's Christmas on the Square

This is a wonderful Waterloo, IL tradition that you don't want to miss! Our merchants will have special shopping opportunities for you all weekend long! Visit each merchant, get your Christmas Walk card stamped, and be entered to win gift certificate prizes! (Merchants open 10am-4pm both days.)

Visit with Santa each Saturday and Sunday, beginning this weekend, until Christmas, from Noon-4pm each day at the courthouse square (FREE)

Enjoy a free carriage ride Saturday and Sunday from Noon-4pm.

Be sure to grab a great viewing area for the GLOW holiday lighted parade, Saturday at 5:30 pm!

Following the parade, be sure to stop in at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Grade School for chili with all the fixins'!

Vote for your favorite decorated lamppost on the square, Sunday, Noon-3pm.

Kettle corn and hot cocoa will be available for purchase at the square.

Purchase cookies and candy at City Hall at Mrs. Claus' Kitchen (sponsored by the Waterloo Band Parents' Organization).

Enjoy a free Christmas concert, compliments of the Waterloo Municipal Band, Sunday, at 1pm.

There is plenty of food to enjoy at our local eating establishments!

You'll feel as though you've stepped back into time - get into the spirit of the Season!


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Latitude: 38.335729 Longitude: -90.149497 Elevation: 709 ft
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Event Dates

11/26/2016 – 11/27/2016

Admission Fee (if any)


Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All ages

Accessibility Notes

Handicapped accessible

Pet Friendly Notes

Service Animals welcome

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