Weekend Update & Holiday Events: Dec. 7th- Dec.9th

This weekend is packed with all kinds of holiday events so we have highlighted a few events happening this weekend here in DeKalb County, Indiana.

And remember, be sure to check out our Events Calendar for more events happening in #Visitdekalbin!


First Fridays Guys Night Out

Friday, December 7th 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Location: Downtown Auburn, IN

Ladies, do you want your significant other to get you something specific for Christmas but don't know how to explain it? Tell them to attend Guys Night Out in Downtown Auburn. All you have to do is fill out the Google Form with your name and wish list! https://goo.gl/forms/NylW5fedlGHqfdF62

There will also be FREE gift wrapping available at the Auburn Atrium MarketPlace thanks to Beacon Credit Union!


Santa’s Chalet

Saturday, December 8th 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Location: Courtyard Park

Head to downtown Auburn at the Courtyard Park to visit Santa, Mrs. Claus, and his magical team. A member of Santa’s Reindeer Team will be there too!


Eckhart Park Christmas Walk

Friday, December 7th 5:30-8:00 pm

Saturday, December 8th 5:30 -8:00 pm

Location: Eckhart Park

The Annual Christmas Walk is a holiday tradition for families in Auburn. Stroll through Eckhart Park and enjoy Christmas displays and music. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for photos. On Friday, come dressed as Cindy Lou Who, Max the Dog, or any other holiday costumes as you stroll through the Eckhart Park and enjoy the decorations. On Saturday, there will even be the opportunity to take photos with The Grinch!

Cost: $2 per person OR $1 + nonperishable food item donation (Free for ages 3 and under)

Questions: 260.925.2997




Gingerbread Festival

Sunday, December 9th from 1-4 pm

Location: Auburn First United Methodist Church


Join us for the Annual Gingerbread Festival! This FREE Family Fun Event is the perfect way to kick off the holidays.


Gingerbread Creation Contests (Cash prizes!)

Gingerbread Treat Contests (Cash Prizes!)

Auburn Garden Club Cake Walk (Sugary Prizes!)

Tri Kappa Hot Cocoa Bar

Horse and Wagon Ride - Sponsored by the Auburn Kiwanis

Christmas Stage - Sponsored by Excelsior Arts Academy

Littlejohn Auction's Christmas Spirit Style Show ($100 Prize)

Children's Activity Tables


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