West Yellowstone Christmas Stroll & Parade of Lights

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Christmas Stroll & Parade of Lights

Celebrate the holidays in West Yellowstone, Montana with the Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights, in a perfect and cheerful wintry setting and the best way to bring in Christmas.

Organization: West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce
Date: 12/18/2014 update info
Time: 5:30:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Free
Venue: West Yellowstone, MT in West Yellowstone,MT
Contact: West Yellowstone Chamber
Phone: (406) 646-7701
Email:
Website: www.destinationyellowstone.com/calendar/range?date[min][date]=2014-12-01&date[max][date]=2014
Event Details:

It's a time of rosy cheeks and laughter.  Join your friends and neighbors as we light the Town tree, greet Santa, and stroll the shops seeking just the right gifts.

Schedule of Events:

5:30pm:  Parade of lights

6:00pm: Santa arrives to light the tree, then heads to Madison Crossing for photos with the kids.

6:00-7:00pm: Meet the dog sled teams (mushers and dogs)

6:15-8:45pm: Stroll, stroll, stroll. Adult scavenger hunt.

7:30pm: FREE movie for kids K-6th grade at Bear's Den Theatre (compliments of the ClubHouse, Comfort and Kelly Inns and the Bear's Den Theatre) with hayrides (provided by the Baptist Church) to the Theatre from Madison Crossing beginning at 6:45. All children must be picked up at the theater immediately following the movie. 

  • The West Yellowstone Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights is the best way to welcome Christmas
  • Events begin in downtown West Yellowstone
  • Typically held in the beginning of December
  • Enjoy scavenger hunts, meeting Santa and tapping a toe to live music

Overview: West Yellowstone is a small town snuggled in among the mountains on the west border of Yellowstone National Park. It’s the ideal location for the best in Christmas celebrations in a traditional winter style. The Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights in December thrills young and old.

When: Held in early December, the events normally start at 5 pm and go through until 9 pm.

Where: The event typically begins in downtown West Yellowstone.

Fee: There are no fees connected with the Christmas Stroll and Parade.

Details: With tons of activities for the kids, the West Yellowstone Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights has been a tradition of this small town for years. It’s a time to celebrate the holidays and have some great fun.

The spectators cheer when the tree is lighted, and the kids whoop with joy when Santa arrives. They rush to get their photos taken with the jolly old elf. For those 21 and older, there’s a Poker Stroll, and the regular Christmas Stroll helps you to find all the right gifts for family and friends.

Let the kids take a hayride. From scavenger hunts and meeting with sled dog athletes to live entertainment and wonderful socializing, the Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights is the perfect way to bring in the holiday season.