ST. CHARLES, IL
November 24th - 25th, 2023
Lighting of the Lights
Lighting of the Lights will take place on the 1st Street Plaza. Come and celebrate the lighting of the lights while kicking-off the holiday season with the community! Even Santa will be there to meet and take pictures with everyone after the ceremony!
Snap The Perfect Holiday Photo
Brighten up your holiday season at our lighted photo opportunity on the First Street Plaza. The installation will be up all holiday season, so make sure to snap a photo for your family Christmas card. Tag @stcalliance and use #stcholidayhomecoming on your posts for a chance to be featured on our page.
Free Holiday Movie
Free screening of a Holiday movie at the Arcada Theatre. Doors will open at 9am in order for you to grab a seat and get some snacks from the lobby. The movie will start at 10am.
Santa's House will be open for visitors from 1pm - 4pm from November 25th - December 21st in the 1st Street Plaza. Youngsters can drop off their letters, share their holiday gift wish list and take pictures with the North Pole's most popular resident.
Electric Christmas Parade
The Electric Christmas Parade steps off on Main Street at 5:30pm. The parade will feature bands, parade floats, and a special guest, Santa Claus!
Small Business Saturday
Stop by and support some of the many fantastic, local St. Charles businesses on Small Business Saturday. Many will offer events, specials and discounts throughout the event.
St. Charles Holiday Homecoming is one of the Midwest's most spectacular holiday events. Come to the most magical celebration to kick off your holiday season with the Lighting of the Lights Ceremony on the Friday after Thanksgiving and the Electric Christmas Parade, a Holiday movie, and other themed holiday activities on Saturday.