Your guide to Christmas in Kokomo!

There’s so much to see and do between now and Dec. 25, we aren’t sure you’ll be able to squeeze it all in. But we know you’ll love trying! That’s because Kokomo does Christmas in a spectacular fashion.

Because we here in Kokomo take the words “’Tis the Season” seriously, Christmas is the best time of the year! And we want to help you enjoy every minute of it with our Christmas in Kokomo Fun Guide!


We Care Park

Nov. 22-Dec. 25
Though it hasn’t been proven, we think it’s entirely possible that you can see We Care Park from outer space. It’s more than 1 million lights. 
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Christmas at the Seiberling

Nov. 24-Dec. 30
There isn’t a more elegant place to celebrate the season than Seiberling Mansion, and its holiday celebration begins on Nov. 24.
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Polar Bear Express

Nov. 30-Dec. 26
Experience a historic passenger train straight out of the history books. Now making stops in Kokomo, the train is decorated for the holiday season, and Santa and helpers are filled with excitement.
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The Frozen Sandlot

Dec. 5-Jan. 13
For the first time, an outdoor ice skating rink is coming to downtown Kokomo! The rink will be inside Kokomo Municipal Stadium.

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KSO presents ‘Handel’s Messiah’ 

Dec. 15
Kokomo Symphony Orchestra will present ‘Handel’s Messiah’ in collaboration with Kokomo Civic Theatre, Indiana University Kokomo and local churches.
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Santa comes to town — a lot

Nov. 15-Dec. 23
Santa clearly loves Kokomo. He’ll be here several times before Christmas to make sure he sees each and every child. Find out where he’ll make just a few of his stops here. 

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Hometown Holiday – First Friday

Dec. 7
December’s First Friday will celebrate the holiday season with a magical evening filled with a lighting ceremony, caroling and a holiday parade to meet up with Santa.
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Free evenings at the Seiberling

Nov. 29, 30 & Dec. 6, 13
Businesses throughout the community are making sure everyone has a chance to enjoy the remarkable beauty of the Seiberling Mansion during the Christmas season.
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Rudolph Family Fun Run

Dec. 1
This is a very family-friendly, fun, and scenic 5k run and walk with all things Rudolph. People come from all over Indiana for it. It’s that fun!
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KSO Youth Holiday Concert

Dec. 9
Join the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra’s Youth Programs Holiday Concert at 2-3 p.m. Dec. 9 at Central Middle School.
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Shop local at Winter Market

Nov. 7-Dec. 15
There’s something new this holiday season in downtown Kokomo! Whether you are looking forward to delicious local food at your holiday gatherings or for that perfect gift, you’ll find all kinds of great products at the Winter Market General Store. 
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Horse-draw carriage rides

Nov. 10-11
Get in the holiday spirit with a horse-drawn carriage ride through Highland Park to view the Christmas lights. 
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Holly Jolly Shopping

Nov. 24
New shopping event in Kokomo community features more than 80 vendors. 
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“City of Lights”

Nov. 22-Dec. 25
A Kokomo fan favorite, “City of Lights” will light up Highland Park starting Nov. 22 and will stay aglow each evening through Christmas Night.

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NYE Ball Drop

Dec. 31
Head downtown on New Year’s Eve and be part of the action as the ball drops to ring in the new year.
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