Waterloo’s Christmas on the Square

Be sure to save the dates and JOIN us for a wonderful Waterloo Tradition!

Saturday & Sunday, November 28-29 (Thanksgiving Weekend)

Saturday

10 am – Shops are open until 4pm – Visit the 13 participating merchants’ stores, have your shopping card stamped at each shop, and be entered into a contest to win! $1,000 in gift certificates will be awarded! (Pick up your shopping card at one of the participating merchants).

  • Barking Boutique Pet Salon – 217 Westview Plaza Dr.
  • Bountiful Blossoms Floral & Gifts – 121 S. Main St.
  • The Clothes Line Boutique – 100 S. Market St.
  • Diehl’s Floral & Gifts – 726 Rogers St.
  • Helping Hands Thrift Store – 695 N. Moore St.
  • JSR Jewelry – 201 N. Main St.
  • Merle Norman Cosmetics – 742 N. Market St.
  • Mill Street Treasures – 125 W. Mill St.
  • Nice Twice Resale Shop – 518 Park St.
  • Patty & Gary’s Home Decor – 101 W. 4th St.
  • Peterstown House – 275 N. Main St.
  • Philomena + Ruth – 118 W. Mill St.
  • Small Town Style Boutique – 211 Bradford Lane

NoonSanta Arrives by Carriage! Come and tell Santa what you want for Christmas at the Santa Hut by the Courthouse Band Stand! Children of all ages are welcome ’til 4pm. Bring your camera to capture a photo. FREE!

Noon – 4pmEnjoy Free Carriage rides – Courthouse bandstand

Noon – 4pmKettle Corn and Beverages available for purchase

5:30 pmGLOW Holiday Lighted Parade

After ParadeChili Supper at SPPCS Gym – Special visit by Santa and parade contest winners will be announced.

 

Sunday

11 am – 4pm – Shops open!

11 am – 4pm – Visit City Hall – Enjoy coffee and peanut cake.

  • Bicentennial Items for Sale (1st Floor)
  • Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen (2nd Floor) – Home-made cookies and candy for sale

 

Noon – 3pmVote for your favorite decorated lamppost! Voting ballots available at the bandstand. Winners announced at 3:30 pm.

Noon – 4pm – Visit the Santa Hut

Noon – 4pm – Free Carriage Rides

Noon – 4pm – Kettle Corn and Beverages available for purchase

1 pm – Waterloo Municipal Band Concert at the Bandstand

3:30 pm – Lamppost & Christmas Walk winners announced at the Bandstand

6:30 pm – Hometown Harmony Christmas Concert at Hope Christian Church, located at 9273 Coach Stop Rd.

 

Thank you to our Sponsors!

  • Waterloo Merchant Group
  • City of Waterloo
  • Waterloo Chamber of Commerce
  • GLOW

Kris Kringle Sponsors:

  • First National Bank of Waterloo
  • Harrisonville Telephone Company
  • Scott Credit Union
  • State Bank of Waterloo

Santa’s Little Helper Sponsors:

  • Century 21 – Amy Hank
  • Republic-Times
  • Wal-Mart
  • Weir Chevy Buick GMC
  • Wightman’s Pharmacy

2014 Monroe County Parades

Monroe County, IL offers 7 parades each year for your viewing enjoyment! Below is all of the parade information, including the point of contact for each parade. Enjoy!

Waterloo

Tuesday, June 17 – 6 pm – Porta Westfalica Parade & Festival (Jared Nobbe (618) 939-6717 ext. 1210 or jnobbe@wmnobbe.com)

Saturday, Aug 23 – 4 or 5 pm (past parade was at 5pm, they are considering an earlier start this year) – Waterloo Homecoming Parade (Brett Wiegand (618) 567-4804)

Saturday, Nov 29 – 5:30 pm – GLOW Holiday (lighted) Parade (www.waterlooglow.com)

Maeystown

Saturday, June 21  – 6 pm – Homecoming Parade (Ed Wienhoff (618) 281-8000 or Julie Whitlock (618) 340-1616

Valmeyer

Sunday, July 6 – 1pm – Mid-Summer Classic Parade (Scott Roever (618) 935-2111)

Columbia

Saturday, August 16, 5pm – Columbia Daze Parade (Paul Khoury (618) 281-7133)

Saturday, December 6, 5 pm – Bright Night Christmas Parade (618) 281-7144 ext. 106

Sponsors

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