Please join us Thursday, November 15, 2018 at noon for the annual Saint Jo Civic Center Community Thanksgiving Dinner. The Civic Center will provide the turkey, ham, dressing, gravy, bread and drinks. We ask that you bring your favorite side dishes (vegetables, salads, or deserts) to complete the meal. Dinner will be served at noon.
Ladies Night on the Square.
The Saint Jo local businesses invite you to kick off the holiday shopping season in Saint Jo by joining us for a night of shopping, live music, carriage rides, tasty treats, drinks, drawings and giveaways.
The Saint Jo Square will be alive with holiday decorations, stores open late, great dining opportunities and a chance to take home some great prizes! 4pm - 9pm. For additional information please contact Brittany Williams at 903-870-8338.
This year's Saint Jo Chamber of Commerce "Santa on the Square" Celebration will be on Saturday, December 8, 2018 beginning at 2:00 pm.
This year's celebration will include crafts for the children, a Live Manger, a 42 Tournament, and a Parade, as we anticipate Santa's.
Here's the schedule of events:
2:00 – 4:00
Crafts for the Children
42 Tournament - see details below
Parade - Want to be part of the fun? See additional details below
Cookies, Coffee, & Hot Chocolate provided by Saint Jo's Century Club
Christmas Caroling by Saint Jo Children's Choir and Sacred Heart Children’s Choir
Dinner with Beans & Ham and Cornbread provided by Saint Jo Chamber of Commerce
Prize Raffle - see additional information below.
In additional to our traditional pictures with Santa, we will also have FREE family photos at the event. And of course, children shouldn't miss their "goody bag" after telling Santa exactly what's on their list.
Merchants and building owners are decorating their windows to bring in the season, so come early and join the fun. All crafts and food at the event are FREE!!
Want to be play some 42? Our 42 tournament will begin at 2:00 pm in the Chamber Building. Entries are for individuals only (no teams). Entry fee is $10 per person. Prizes in addition to bragging rights are First Place $100.00 | Second Place $75.00 | Third Place $50.00. To enter and receive a complete set of rules email the Chamber at email@example.com. Or click here for rules: 42 Rules.
Goodies, Treats and Entertainment
Christmas music will be playing from the gazebo. Gift bags for the children will be handed out by Santa himself and photographs will be taken. The Chamber will serve complimentary beans and cornbread. The Century Club will also provide hot chocolate, coffee, and cookies during the event. The Chamber invites everyone in Montague county and surrounding communities to attend.
Raffle Prize Drawings
With over $2,000 in prizes available, be sure and get your tickets! Tickets are available at the First State Bank in Saint Jo, Saint Jo ISD, City Hall and from Chamber Board Members. Tickets are $2.00 each or 6 tickets for $10.00. We will draw for prizes at the end of the evening. You do NOT have to be present to win!!
Join the Parade!
Entries for the parade will need to be submitted by December 2, 2017. Entries can be lighted or not lighted. Entries will need to arrive no later than 3:00pm on December 9 in the vacant lot north of Leeton Phillips house. Parade rules and regulations will be received when you turn in your entry. The parade will begin at 4:00 pm. Prizes for the Parade? First Place $100.00 | Second Place $75.00 | Third Place $50.00
Please contact Dick Crist at 940-249-1712 or firstname.lastname@example.org for parade entry information. Entry form is attached.
Please join us in saying “Thank You” to our teachers and all of Saint Jo I.S.D. on Monday, August 13 at noon, in the school cafeteria during the 13th annual Toast to Teachers Luncheon.
The tickets to the luncheon are $10.00 per person and money can be mailed to the address below. Walk in's are welcome.
If you would like to be a part of this celebration or would like to participate by making a donation, please make your checks payable to the Saint Jo Chamber of Commerce and reference Toast to Teachers in the memo box and mail to:
Toast to Teachers
PO Box 130
Saint Jo, TX 76265
Donations of $150.00 or more assure you of inclusion in the program and all the publicity before and after the event as well as two tickets to the luncheon. Please let us know if you will be using your tickets.
For additional information or to RSVP please contact Ginger Borden at 940-995-9447.
Held Annually at Boggess Park
July 4th - Fourth of July Celebration and Old Jo's Firecracker 5K Run. The City of Saint Jo, the Saint Jo Chamber of Commerce and the Saint Jo Volunteer Fire Department will once again sponsor a July 4th Star Spangled Spectacular Fireworks show at Boggess City Park, beginning at full dark, around 9pm. Live music, free watermelon and a concession stand begins at 6pm.
The Old Jo's Firecracker 5K Run will begin at 8am. Please go to, getmeregistered.com, or click here for the entry form and additional information. Merchants on the Saint Jo Chisholm Trail Square will be open until 6pm.
Pre-show entertainment will also start at 6pm with live music in the First State Bank Pavilion. The Chamber of Commerce will continue its tradition of free watermelon all evening which will be served by the Montague County Child Welfare Board. Beginning at 6pm, the concession stand will have hot dogs, hamburgers and other refreshments for purchase.
The Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the sixteenth annual July 4th Freeze-Off at 7:30pm. Teams of 1 to 4 people are invited to prepare homemade ice cream. The winners are chosen by popular vote and independent judges after tasting all the ice cream. Prizes are $100 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd place and $25 for 3rd place. To register your entry call Randie Burton at 940-995-2964.
Bring your lawn chair and join us in the park for an evening of food, fun, games, music and fireworks.
A 5K race on a certified route through the historic town of Saint Jo, Texas and out in the beautiful countryside. Sponsored by the Saint Jo Chamber of Commerce and Easy Street Animal Shelter. The Old Jo's Firecracker 5K Run will begin at 8am. Please go to www.getmeregistered.com to enter or click here for the entry form and information.
Red River Valley Tourism Association's (RRVTA) annual 82/287 Yard Sale. Saint Jo is participating in the 2017 yard sale. Call Saint Jo City Hall at 940-995-2337 to sign up and be placed on the map, there is no charge. Maps will be available for pickup at Saint Jo Dairy Queen. For additional information regarding other towns participating visit www. redrivervalley.info for more information.