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Holiday Events Calendar: Plenty to Do This Season in Our Area!



A Storybook Walk through Historic Wetumpka

Public · Hosted by Main Street Wetumpka

Begins at 10 a.m. all month.

Main Street Wetumpka at 114 Company Street, Wetumpka, Alabama 36092

As part of the Wetumpka Chamber’s “A Downtown Dickens Christmas” and the City’s “Christmas on the Coosa,” this month-long storybook walk will invite visitors to stroll through downtown while reading each page of “The Legend of the Christmas Tree” displayed at downtown businesses and paired perfectly with decorated Christmas trees. Maps to come!


Autauga Creek Christmas Tree Trail

Public · Hosted by Family Support Center and City of Prattville, Alabama Government

Daily, Dec 5, 2019 – Jan 4, 2020

Family Support Center located at 113 W Main St, Prattville, Alabama 36067

Help us to make downtown Prattville even more magical during the Holidays with this exciting new fundraiser benefiting the Family Support Center.  The Center will be selling trees for you to decorate and have on display along the Creekwalk throughout the month of December. 

*** All sponsorships must be received by November 22, 2019 so don’t wait!

DEC. 5

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration

Public · Hosted by City of Prattville, Alabama Government

Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM

City of Prattville, Alabama Government

Enjoy the magical moment of the lighting of the Christmas Tree and other Christmas decorations throughout the City on Thursday, December 5, at 5:30 pm. Festivities include music, dancers, and lots of fun and surprises! The tree will be lit at 7:00 pm, and Santa will arrive at the same time. For more information, visit or call (334) 595-0850.

DEC. 5

The City of Millbrook will host its Annual Tree Lighting at Village Green Park! Music begins at 5:30 p.m. with official program starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy a hometown Christmas celebration with local students entertaining, a Live Nativity, food vendors and the beautiful lights of Village Green Park.

DEC. 6

Annual Christmas Parade

Public · Hosted by City of Prattville, Alabama Government

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM

City of Prattville, Alabama Government

Join us on Friday, December 6, at 7:00 p.m. for the Annual Christmas Parade in Downtown Prattville! Enter a float of your own and be a part of this wonderful celebration of the season! For more information, or an application, visit or call (334) 595-0850.

DEC. 6-7

A Downtown Dickens Christmas in Historic Wetumpka

Public · Hosted by Main Street Wetumpka, Wetumpka Chamber and City of Wetumpka

Begins both days at 5 p.m.

Historic Downtown Wetumpka

110 E Bridge St, Wetumpka, Alabama 36092

Join the Wetumpka Chamber, Main Street Wetumpka and the City of Wetumpka for a two-night community event as we celebrate the annual Christmas tree lighting and enjoy a Victorian Christmas in historic downtown Wetumpka! You’ll be transported back to scenes from “A Christmas Carol” with period carolers, Father Christmas on site for photos, authentic vendors, decorated downtown businesses, our annual snow in The Alleyway, as well as a Christmas Tree Walk around our whimsical historic business district.

DEC. 7

Stop by Family Home Furniture in Millbrook for a FREE Photo with Santa event for your kids from 10 a.m. until Noon. Located in the shopping center next to Food Outlet, 3563 Hwy. 14, Millbrook. For more information call 334.290.1502 or visit the website at Ho

DEC. 7

SEHS Baseball Fundraiser/Pancake Breakfast – Raising funds to support Stanhope Elmore High School Baseball. Pancake Breakfast at Uncle Mick’s in downtown Prattville from 7-10 a.m. Take the kids so they can meet Santa! Tickets are just $5 each. Bring an unwrapped Child’s toy to breakfast for Toys for Tots to be entered into a drawing for a Walmart Gift Card!  

DEC. 7

The City of Millbrook will host the Annual Spirit of Christmas Festival and Parade! Come to Village Green for food and craft vendors beginning at 9 a.m. There will be live entertainment throughout the day, games, activities and fun for the entire family. THEN….At 2 p.m. get a good spot and be ready for the annual Christmas Parade to roll on Main Street from the Smokehouse Pit Barbecue up to the Millbrook Economic Development/Chamber of Commerce Building in front of Village Green Park. Catch some candy, toys and beads! Then, head back to the park for more shopping!

DEC. 7

Saturday Christmas at the Alabama Nature Center in Millbrook

December 7th @ 9:30am-3:00pm

Join us for our 12th annual Christmas at the Alabama Nature Center. Enjoy hayrides, Christmas crafts, decorating cookies, a movie special and much more! Learn how to create your own nature ornament, get pictures with Santa, enjoy our Christmas movie special, and make sure to go on the hayride!  Christmas is always fun here at the ANC, we will have hot chocolate for sale and plenty of activities to keep you warm. Bring your camera and take a picture with jolly Ol’ Saint Nick! Open from 9am-5pm, activities from 9:30am-3:00pm | General admission applies and includes awesome events throughout the day!

DEC. 7

Montgomery Zoo Family Fun Fest

Public · Hosted by Pink and Pearls for Girls Incorporated

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9 AM – 11:30 AM

Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum

2301 Coliseum Pkwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36110

Family Fun Fest For The Whole Family. Enjoy kid friendly activities, resource areas, refreshments, music, career kid fashion show.

DEC. 8

Santa and Friends Visit Lake Jordan – 2019

Public · Hosted by Lake Jordan HOBO

Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12 PM – 5 PM

Jordan Lake (Alabama), Wetumpka, Alabama 36092

Santa and his friends will be making a return visit to Lake Jordan.  Elves, Frosty, characters from Frozen, reindeer, the Grinch, and others will join Santa as he makes a visit with the Lake Jordan family.  Attend our October 28th meeting to find out more.  More details to follow.   Look forward to seeing everyone and Merry Christmas! 

DEC. 13

Parents Night Out (for kids) at Alabama Wildlife Federation

December 13th @ 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Need to do some last-minute shopping for Christmas or wrap some presents? Let us watch the kids! They’ll have a blast while you get some shopping done. We will make Christmas crafts, enjoy an exciting live animal encounter, have a chick fil a dinner, watch a movie, and much more! Click here for details.

Registration: $25 per child

DEC. 14

Front Porch Grill to Host Breakfast with Santa Dec. 14 from 7 to 10 a.m.; Will Benefit Operation Blue Santa. Mark your calendars! There will be FREE pancakes for kids 12 and Under. There will be a GREAT TIME for kids newborn to 100! We are also taking new, unwrapped toy donations for the Millbrook Police Department’s Operation Blue Santa!

Operation Blue Santa is a program started about five years ago by Lt. Don Pugh at the Millbrook Police Department. Through an application process, families are chosen to help with Christmas gifts for children in our area. All of this is done through donations of unwrapped toys, or monetary donations. You can drop new, unwrapped toys off at the Police Department in the lobby, or at the Front Porch Grill. Other locations will be noted along the way, as well, so stay tuned. More information is coming soon about Operation Blue Santa. For an application to apply for assistance with gifts, contact the Millbrook Police Department on their non-emergency line at 334.285.5603.

DEC. 14

The Town of Eclectic will host A Walk Through Candy Land downtown Saturday, Dec. 14 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be games, shopping, vendors, food and much more.

The Parade will begin at 2 p.m. at Elmore County High School. Come out and join them for a celebration of Christmas, Family and Friends. For more information, call (334) 201-0092 or (334) 451-1249.