Santa, Snow and Gingerbread Houses

A Verry Berry Christmas

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Newberry is in FULL holiday mode, with Christmas events that are fun and free for the family.  To include downtown Christmas Lights and Decorations, Gingerbread House Competition Display, Santa’s Tour of Newberry, & North Pole Nights

Schedule of Events

Fridays in December: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm North Pole Nights
Community Hall & Memorial Park
Faux snow and photos with Santa in the park. Storytime with Mrs. Claus &
crafts at the Chamber of Commerce. Events are free, however, photos with Santa
are $5 each (visitors are allowed to take their own photos, at no cost).
Friday, December 8th, 15th, 22nd
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Santa’s Tour of Newberry
Santa tours Newberry’s neighborhoods via a Fire Truck before arriving in downtown Newbery for North Pole Nights
Saturday, December 2nd, Wednesday, December 20th
A Very Berry Chrismas: Gingerbread House Competition
Professional and amateur Gingerbread Houses on display at the Newberry Opera House (during regular business hours)
Saturday, December 2nd 9:00 am at the Newberry Opera House Lobby
Awards Event and Breakfast with Santa
#AVerryBerryChristmas Photo Contest:
Join the Christmas Cheer. When posting your photos of the decorations in Newberry to your social media pages please use the #AVeryBerryChristmas to be entered into the contest.  We are looking for photos that capture the magic of downtown Newberry during the Holiday season.
One Winner will be selected to win a Christmas gift of 2 tickets to a show at the Newberry Opera Hous.

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