Local Holiday Events This December

December is always jam-packed with local holiday events in Bloomington. It’s a fun time to do something special with your family, a spouse or a group of friends or coworkers to get into the holiday spirit! I thought it would be fun to highlight some of the local events going on our community. Whether you are a crafter, have a house full of kiddos, or have some shopping left to do, there is sure to be something on this list for you.

FAMILY FRIENDLY
Reindeer Reserve – Wonderlab
Come meet arctic animals including a real, live reindeer! Explore how special adaptations help animals survive and thrive in the icy north regions of the world.

Stories With Santa – Fountain Square Bloomington
Enjoy complimentary cookies and milk while Santa reads and tells enchanting Christmas stories. And, sing-a-long to fun holiday jingles. 

Christmas With The Ponies – PALS
Pose for photos with our ponies and enjoy arts and crafts, hot cocoa and Christmas cookies. Pony rides will also be available. 

Breakfast With Santa – YMCA
We’ll be gathering for a pancake breakfast, fun activities for the kids, and of course, a visit and photo with Santa! 


DIY
Gingerbread Workshop – Sugar & Spice
Decorate your own gingerbread house and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies.

Christmas Mug Make & Take – My Sports Locker
Make a mug for yourself or a Christmas gift for somebody else! Customize your very own design and see it come to life. 

Home For The Holidays – Wine & Canvas
Wine & Canvas’ holiday art design with step-by-step instructions and some wine while you paint. 


SHOPPING
Shop Local Holiday Fair – Ivy Tech
Come shop local artisans and products at our event designed to encourage the community to purchase gifts from local individuals and businesses. 

Christmas Open House – Westbury Antique Market
We invite you to join us for a relaxed, unique holiday shopping experience to find that perfect gift for the loved ones on your list.

Holiday Market – Artisan Alley
Artisan Alley will be hosting a Holiday Market where local art vendors will be selling their work to make the perfect handmade gifts!


MUSIC & FOOD
Straight No Chaser
See a cappella sensation Straight No Chaser as they return home to IU Auditorium this holiday season, bringing with them a live show packed with pop hits, holiday favorites, and some laughs along the way. 

Champagne & Sparkling Wine Tasting – C3 Bloomington
Nothing says festive like sparkling wine! Join us for this great tasting and start feeling the holiday spirit! 


FURRY FRIENDS
Yappy Howl-idays – Ferguson Dog Park
Join the fun at the howliday pawty at the dog park and have your dogs photo taken with Santa Paws! All well-behaved dogs are welcome.

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