Holiday Treasures to Jingle all the way home….
Jingle and mingle and let your holiday spirit glow. Shop by candlelight Friday evening downtown Geneseo. Take a stroll down historic State Street to begin your holiday shopping. Local shop keepers offer unique home decor, women’s fashions and accessories and more!
Thursday evening stores open until 7 p.m.
Friday evening candlelight shopping 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m.
A Geneseo Christmas Walk
Geneseo‘s Christmas spirit sparkles, and magic is in the air. Make new memories and keep the old this holiday season in Geneseo, Illinois.
Visit with Santa beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Geneseo Library, then venture off to the Jingle Bell Obstacle Course at the Geneseo Community Center.
Family activities downtown from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. include concerts at the First Congregational Church, Smith Studio & Gallery will offer kids crafts, Central Theatre will offer writing letters to Santa.
Dine at one of the many local dinings and visit historic State Street for specialty shopping and artful gifts. Dusk sets and the streets are lined with visitors waiting to see the lighted parade featuring over 30 floats. As the parade
5:45 p.m. gather around the State Street Christmas tree (between the Geneseo Historical Museum and Designs on the Boulevard) Santa will light the tree marking the beginning of the evening festivities. Dusk sets and the streets are lined with visitors waiting to see the lighted parade featuring over 30 floats. As the parade
Dusk sets and the streets are lined with visitors waiting to see the lighted parade featuring over 30 floats. As the parade begins, grab roasted chestnuts let the magical evening begin! Tour the Geneseo Historical Museum, a 27 room Italianate mansion featuring lively tours and melodies performed by local musicians. Stroll the downtown and view decorated windows – some will feature live surprises! Partake in the “Angels Among Us” a treasure hunt. Visit Central Theatre for a family Christmas movie!
Walk Geneseo’s historic State Street and enjoy musical performances, including Madrigal performed by the Geneseo High School students, Community Choir and more!