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
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!!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 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 email@example.com for parade entry information. Entry form is attached.