MACOMB, IL – The City of Macomb has announced that the 28th annual Dickens On The Square celebration will take place Friday and Saturday, December 2nd and 3rd in historic downtown Macomb.
The celebrations starts Friday with events including the popular horse-drawn trolley rides, reindeer sleight rides, living windows, live music, the Festival of Trees, and more. On Friday evening, holiday gift wrapping will be available at the Wrapped in Kindness event at City Hall, and there will be a meet and greet with Santa at the train station at 6:15 p.m. before he disembarks at 6:30 to heads directly to his cabin on the north side of the square to visit with children until 8:00 p.m.
The festivities continue on Saturday, with families having the opportunity to visit the Macomb Public Library to make a story time or video greeting for their loved ones. The Children’s Shopping Mall will also be at Citizens Bank from 10:00 to 12:00 p.m.
For more information, visit www.cityofmacomb.com, the Downtown Macomb Facebook page, or pick up a detailed schedule at Downtown Macomb merchants, Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce, City Hall, or the Macomb Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at the train station.