or by calling the Chamber at (219) 926-5513.
Fridayís Twilight Christmas Parade will be bookended with free carriage
rides through historic Downtown Chesterton, from 3 to 5 p.m.; and visits
with Santa for the kids, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Carriage rides will be provided by Buggies and Things and sponsored by
Chestertonís Mistletoe Market. Those wishing to experience a delightful ride
through Downtown Chesterton should line up in the Chamber parking lot at 220
Broadway in Chesterton beginning at 3 p.m. Due to time and space
limitations, tickets will be given to the first 20 families in line, and
additional rides will be given as time permits prior to the start of the
Following the parade, Santa Clause will be receiving visitors in his
Duneland house on Broadway in Thomas Centennial Park from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Children may also visit Santa from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m.
every Saturday leading up to Christmas. Santaís last visit will be on
Saturday, Dec. 21.
To continue the Holiday spirit, the Chamber has scheduled Dunelandís
Progressive Open House on Thursday, Dec. 5, and Chestertonís Annual
Mistletoe Market on Saturday, Dec. 7.
Eat and shop your way across Duneland during the Progressive Open House,
which will feature extended holiday shopping hours with area retailers and
$5 food and drink specials at participating restaurants. Shoppers should
visit the Chamber at 220 Broadway from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, for
Progressive Open House maps, cookies, and punch. The first 10 shoppers to
visit the Chamber beginning at 4 p.m. will receive $5 Chamber Gift
Chestertonís Mistletoe Market has become a beloved holiday shopping
tradition in the Duneland community. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec.
7, thousands of local and visiting shoppers will come together to experience
the pop-up holiday shopping extravaganza inside Westchester Intermediate
School, at 1050 South Fifth Street in Chesterton. A carefully selected
roster of 92 merchants from Chestertonís European Market will bring all the
traditional favorites, as well as special seasonal goodies. Shoppers and
their families will enjoy holiday music, fresh food and coffee, photos with
Santa Clause, and a special raffle bingo game. Chestertonís Mistletoe
Market: holiday shopping has never been easier or more enjoyable.