Santa Comes to Town Thursday!


Enjoy the Holidays in Downtown DeKalb!

Santa Comes to DeKalb this Thursday, November 30th! The evening will begin at 6:00 pm in the Egyptian Theatre with cookies, cocoa, and caroling with the DHS Madrigals then, at 7:00 pm, Santa will make his way to town! Once Santa arrives to his house in Van Buer Plaza, children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa until 8:00 pm that evening.

Also coming up this season in downtown DeKalb:

Carriage Rides: Enjoy a complimentary old-fashioned horse drawn carriage ride Saturday, December 2 from 11:00 am – 3: 00 pm. The carriage rides will depart from the Egyptian Theatre through Downtown DeKalb.

Visits with Santa: Get your wish list together and visit with Santa in his house in Van Buer Plaza on Saturday, December 2 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Santa’s House will also be open December 9 and 16 from 11:00 am – 2: 00 pm.

Taste of the Season: Experience the season by sampling wine, whiskey, and more paired with food from local restaurants at 15 downtown businesses while checking items off your holiday shopping list on Saturday, December 2 from 5 pm – 8 pm. Tickets are $25 and available for purchase at Check-in begins at the DeKalb Chamber where you will get your commemorative wine glass and lanyard with tasting locations.

Participating Taste of the Season Locations:
Starting Location: DeKalb Chamber
Alexis Kay Designs
Antiques Vintage Collectables & Gifts
Blu Door Decor
Common Grounds
Cracker Jax
Ducky’s Formal Wear
Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant
Lover’s Playground
My Favorite Things
O’Leary’s Ale House
Poppy Seed Primitives
S.O.A.S Apparel & Design
Tapa La Luna 
The House Cafe