Christmas in the Country

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM from December 4, 2015 until December 5, 2015

Location: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd.

Phone: 260-705-9526

Email: linnemeier@frontier.com

Link: http://www.allencountyfairgroundsin.com

Event Description

November 6, 2015 Updated Nov 6, 2015 at 10:24 AM EST

Entry Fee of $5 per person, 5 yrs. and Under Free
Working with the ”Cross Border Partners” Program

Come out to enjoy the festive lights and holiday fun of an old-fashioned Christmas in the Country as the Allen County Fairgrounds lights up in the holiday spirit. “A Country Christmas” is planned from 6:00-9:00 PM, on Friday, December 4th and Saturday, December 5th, and again on Friday, December 11th and Saturday, December 12th, at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd., Fort Wayne.

Experience an old-fashioned evening with horse-drawn wagon rides as you enjoy all the light displays of a Country Christmas (with the help of the DeKalb County Horseman’s Association, weather permitting). Experience a true country Christmas with a Nativity and Live Animals in a country barn. Also have your picture taken with Santa in Santa’s Country Christmas setting for a nominal fee, thanks to Randy Williams Photography. Let yourself get into the Christmas spirit with doing Christmas crafts with your children.

A Country Christmas also includes a chili supper served from 6:00-9:00 PM, along with sandwiches, snacks, desserts and beverages. The Country Christmas experience, lights, wagon rides, live animals, face painting, crafts, silent auction and food will all be offered for a daily entrance fee of five dollars per person, 5 years and under are free. All proceeds benefit building and ground improvements at the Allen County Fairgrounds.

New Toys Needed: Yes, the Allen County Fairgrounds is supporting the Cross Border Partners program this year. Please donate new unwrapped toys for needy children in our area.
Your Country Christmas experience will also include a beautiful Christmas Tree Decorating Contest where visitors will be able to vote for the best decorated tree. Enjoy walking among all the fabulous trees and let yourself experience the Christmas spirit. A special thank you goes out to the Cross Border Partners for their distribution of the decorated Christmas Trees to the needy after our event. Come out to experience a Country Christmas at the Allen County Fairgrounds for the best celebration and fun of the holiday season. A Christmas experience you won’t forget.

Want to get involved? You can help with the event by donating decorations, lights and plastic milk jugs for luminaries, or volunteer to help set up or staff. Donations can be dropped off at the Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road, Monday-Friday, 9 am – 4 pm, or call for pick up for larger donations. For more information or to donate or volunteer, call 260-705-9526 or email linnemeier@frontier.com
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