Holiday Activities and Shopping in the Downtown!
Canton Main Street will be hosting the annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Walk on Friday, December 3rd, from 5:30p.m.-8:00p.m. in Jones Park and the downtown Canton area.
Canton Main Street is excited to be bringing the Christmas Walk back in its full celebratory form this year! They are also excited to be working with the Canton Junior Women’s Club to host the Santa Parade on Friday, December 3rd, starting at 5:00 p.m. Santa will then be located at 48 N. Main St. in the Canton Main Street, Spoon River Partnership, and Canton Chamber offices, for children to visit with him.
Other activities taking place during the Christmas Walk located around Jones Park and the square will be free horse & carriage rides, free trolley rides, the salvation army band and s’mores making. Local musicians will be located at some of the downtown businesses, with the Canton High School Madrigals being located at the Harvester Inn. Some businesses in the downtown will be participating in the Elf on the Shelf activity and will also be offering holiday specials or offers.
The annual business window(s) decorating contest will be taking place again. Visit the downtown the week before and during the Christmas Walk and see all the beautifully decorated windows, and then go online to the Canton Main Street Facebook page and vote for your favorite business window(s). Voting will be from November 29th – December 5th.
Elf on the Shelf Locations
Window Decorating Contest
Friday, December 3rd
5:30 – 8:00pm
Santa Parade – 5:00p.m.