Christmas In A Small Town
Our Christmas Event is a medley of Christmas Events happening around the community hosted by our member businesses. Beginning the first weekend in November and continuing through the Christmas Holiday you can find something to do most every weekend! From Breakfast with Santa to Unique shopping experiences there is something for everyone to do during The Galeton Area's Christmas In A Small Town!
Member businesses are welcome to add Christmas Events to our lineup of Christmas Fun each year. Past events include a holiday open house complete with live music at HEART’S DESIRE, 2 day holiday open house at LYDIA’S with an evening of candlelight shopping, House decorating contest sponsored by HESS FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICE, Craft Show at Galeton School, Christmas Craft Bazaar at PCV United Methodist Church, Ladies Night at CIMINO’S , GLOW – Chamber event in the park, Breakfast with Santa hosted by SANDY STEVENS TEAM OF HOWARD HANNAH REAL ESTATE AND OX YOKE INN.
The official line up for Christmas 2016 will be listed here as soon as it is compiled and will also be found on our Facebook Page
GLOW is our Chamber Hosted Event held the Saturday after Thanksgiving, GLOW begins with a Christmas Parade beginning at 2:30 (from the school to the Park via Germania Street) then continues with food, fires and fun in the Park – complete with Christmas Music and Santa in the Bandhouse for the kids, GLOW is a family event you won’t want to miss! Enjoy a visit with friends and family while the kids visit Santa in a warm Bandhouse, Christmas music, old and new, plays throughout the decorated and brightly lit park! Grab a cup of cocoa or hot coffee and cozy up to a crackling fire and enjoy the evening.
Each year GLOW ends with a BANG – GALETON STYLE – watch from the comfort of your car anywhere around town or right underneath them in the park – GALETON FIREWORKS END THE NIGHT AT 6PM, making this event truly live up to it’s title – Galeton Lights On the Water-- GLOW!
CHRISTMAS CASH DRAWING tickets will be on sale throughout the 2 month period and winners chosen just before Christmas, this is our main fundraiser for the town decorations and we appreciate anyone willing to help sell these tickets – and a HUGE THANK YOU to those of you who have purchased tickets to support Christmas in Galeton!