Santa on the Square
2:00 PM14:00

Santa on the Square

  It's Time for Santa on the Square in Saint Jo!

It's Time for Santa on the Square in Saint Jo!

Due to the weather, Children’s Crafts and Refreshments will begin in the Civic Center at 3:00pm.

Santa will arrive at 4:00pm in the Civic Center! So come and have your picture made with Santa and receive a goody bag.

All other scheduled activities have been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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 arrival.

Here's the schedule of events:
2:00 - 8:00
Live Manger Scene, Window Decorations, Scavenger Hunt, Raffle tickets
sold until 5:30pm, Museums, Shops and Restaurants will be open

2:00 – 4:00  
Crafts for the Children, Live Manger, Horse-drawn wagon rides, 42 Tournament - see details below, Free
Family Photos

2:30 - 4:00
Choirs perform in the gazebo on the square

Parade, Santa arrives
Cookies, Coffee, & Hot Chocolate provided by Saint Jo's  Century Club

Choir performs in the gazebo

Announcements of Raffle, Parade and Quilt winners

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!!

42 Tournament

Want to be play some 42?  Our 42 tournament will begin at 2:00 pm in the Stonewall Saloon Museum.  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  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 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

A Ruger 10-22 with a black nylon stock and telescopic site (Valued at $250) and a Kitchen Aid tilt-head stand mixer (Valued at $400): for $10. Several gift baskets for $2 each or 6 for 10. You put the ticket in the box for the item you want. Tickets will be sold at First State Bank, Saint Jo ISD, City Hall, on Ladies Night and from 2:00 - 5:30 the day of the event on the square by the gazebo. 

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt begins at Davis & Blevins art gallery. It will be great fun for the family to hunt treasure around town.

Join the Parade! 

Entries for the parade will need to be submitted by December 5, 2018. Entries can be lighted or not lighted.  Entries will need to arrive no later than 3:30pm on December 8 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 4:30 pm.  Prizes for the Parade:  First Place $100.00 | Second Place $75.00 | Third Place $50.00. Contact Randie Burton at 940-995-2964 for questions.

Please contact for parade entry information.  Entry form is attached.

View Event →
4:00 PM16:00

Ladies Night Out

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.

View Event →
12:00 PM12:00

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

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. 


View Event →
6:30 PM18:30

Chamber Meeting

Saint Jo Chamber of Commerce

Monthly Meeting held in the Chamber Building, downtown Saint Jo

Dinner is served, cost is $5.

If you would like to join us for dinner please contact Camille at 

636-236-9044 or by Sat. Nov. 10th. Hope you can join us.

We are planning for the holiday season and our fund raiser.

View Event →
1:00 PM13:00

"Pop Goes the West!" Chuch Middlekauff Solo Show

Chuck Middlekauff One-Man Show – “Pop Goes the West!”
One of our favorite contemporary Western artists will be here in the gallery November 3 from 1 to 6 p.m. Join us for refreshments, meet the artist, and enjoy the excitement of the West the way Chuck Middlekauff sees it. His pop-art-inspired paintings mingle the cowboys and the West with other fun icons from his 50’ & 60’s growing-up years as well as lots of visual surprises. Chuck’s paintings will hang in the gallery until December 31.

For additional information please visit

View Event →
11:30 AM11:30

Red River Station BBQ Grand Opening

Red River Station BBQ is having their Grand Opening! And what better way to do it than to combine Two Parties Into One! We will also be celebrating the release of Tanner Fenoglio's brand new album Lucky Man! The celebration begins at noon with food specials, cornhole tournament, cowboy poetry, custom truck displays, live broadcast from 95.9 FM The Ranch from 6-8PM then we kickoff the evening with Cameron Hobbs Band followed by Tanner Fenoglio with his special guest Jackie Darlene.

For additional information visit their website at

View Event →