Event Details

  • December 4, 2020
  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Event Description

Santa Claus is coming to town this First Fridays, and downtown South Bend will be alive with holiday cheer. It all kicks off at the Gridiron at 5:00 p.m. with live music by The Erly, holiday photo ops, a Santa letter station, giveaways, games, and roving costumed characters like The Grinch, Rudolph, Louie the Lightning Bug, Stu, and Swoop. Santa will be arriving a little after 6:00 p.m. to light the tree, followed by a fireworks show. Santa's House will be open for visitors after that, approximately 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Free cookie decorating will be taking place in the DoubleTree atrium from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. that evening, and you'll find a variety of First Fridays activities and promotions all around downtown. Check out all the details below. ​ This First Fridays is just the start of a month-long celebration of the holidays in downtown South Bend.

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