Christmas in the Fort
Featuring the Parade of Trees*
Join us for a family friendly Holiday Celebration for ALL that is FREE* and open the the Public.
November 24, 2017 & new, Saturday November, 25th, 2017
Goodies & Cider will be served!
Visit with Santa and so much more!
Schedule of Events
Friday, November 24th
3:00 – Gates open (gift shop open/museum closed)
3:00-5:00 – Parade of Trees viewing and voting (2016 winner: DCH)
3:15 – Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by Fire Truck
3:30-5:00 – Erickson’s Petting Zoo Animals
4:00-5:00 – NEW! Civil War Christmas stories and letters
4:00 – Zion Children’s Choir
4:30 – Carolers of Alexandria
5:15 – Light Up Alexandria – Broadway!
6:00 – Gates close
Saturday, November 25th
10:00 a.m. – Gates open
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. – Parade of Trees viewing and voting
12:30 p.m. -4:00 p.m. – Santa will be here
4:00 p.m. – Gates close
The outdoor buildings will be heated but we advise you to dress for the weather!
*Civil War Christmas stories and letters read by members of the Lakes Area Theatre and The Andria Theatre
*There is a free will donation with all proceeds benefiting Hospice of Douglas County