Genoa Celebrate the Season Friday!


The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to their upcoming Hometown Tradition…“Celebrate the Season” this Friday, December 1, from 6 – 8pm in downtown Genoa.

Celebrate the Season is filled with traditional holiday activities, including FREE wagon rides, a live petting zoo, warming fires, Christmas caroling, holiday music, free hot chocolate, cookies, coffee and Genoa’s annual tree lighting ceremony. The whole evening begins with the Jingle bell parade at 6:00 pm with the arrival of Santa to town! After the parade join them for the lighting of the community Christmas tree next to Heartland Bank & Trust Company. Mayor Mark Vicary will welcome visitors and with the help of Santa to announce this year’s winners of the children’s coloring contest, the winner of the Annual Gingerbread House contest and the winner of the Merry Main Street competition!

Celebrate the Season is magical for Christmas lovers of all ages. There will be tons of free children’s activities and adults will have plenty to do as well! Visit Prairie State Winery for a taste of warm wine, Crumpets will be serving hot soup and have kid’s crafts, and be sure to stop for a bite to eat at Corner Grill! Downtown Genoa will be so full of holiday fun on December first that the Grinch himself would not be able to resist the Christmas spirit!

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