An Olde World Christmas

Dubois County’s Olde World Christmas events are sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Beginning in early November, kickoff the Christmas season in Huntingburg for the annual Christmas Stroll, November 5-12.  Also taking place November 5-6 is Holiday Open House in local gift shops in the town of Ferdinand! November 18th-19th , you are sure to find the perfect gift items at the Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt, featuring 6 markt locations with over 200 lavishly booths filled with unique, handcrafted gift items, delicious treats, antiques and so much more! Enjoy the bustle of Christmas shopping around the square and throughout the city of Jasper for O’Tannenbam season Nov. 9- Dec. 24. Don’t miss performances at the Jasper Arts Center and all the other special events planned during the Christmas season.

Huntingburg Christmas Stroll 
November 5-12, 2023

Feel your Christmas Spirit Come Alive… Stroll Historic Downtown 4th Street in Huntingburg.  Enjoy unique specialty shops and eateries as you experience all the joys of the Holiday Season.

Event highlights include:

  • Fashion Show (Nov. 5 – tickets required)
  • Live Music, Cookies & Cocoa at the Tree Lighting (Nov. 5)
  • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (Nov. 11 & 12)
  • Santa visits 4th Street (Nov. 11 & 12)
  • Special activities in stores throughout the week
  • Cookies + Beer Pairings (Nov. 8 & 9 tickets required)
  • Igloo Experience (Nov. 10, 11, 12)
  • SHOP TILL YOU DROP….stores are open until 7pm Mon-Thur. and until 9pm Friday & Saturday. Sunday, enjoy shopping Noon – 5pm!

For updates & more details visit Strolling in Huntingburg Facebook page.


Tidings & Tinsel Fashion Show

The Huntingburg Merchants Association invites you to the Tidings & Tinsel Fashion Show. Join Bean to Sprout, Beth Carter Bridal & Formal Wear, and Firefly Boutique in welcoming this season’s latest fashion trends. Tickets can be purchased as singles or by the table. There will be cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres, and fun giveaways.

Igloo Experience

Introducing your own private, heated igloo during the Christmas Stroll in Huntingburg, Indiana. Select from two private and fully enclosed igloos, each with a unique theme. Each igloo has a small heater for your comfort, but we suggest bundling up if it’s cold. Guest capacity is 6 guests.

Reservations are available Friday through Sunday. Specific times can be found under tickets. These times are based on a maximum of 85 minute time.

Your igloo experience will include a charceuterie board and a variety of non-alcoholic beverages. You may bring your own food and beverages to add to the experience if you like.


Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt

November 18-19, 2023

Embrace the Traditions… Handmade treasures, primitives and antiques, delicious regional food and wines, over 200 booths in a festive setting!

Event highlights include:

  • Christkindlmarkt Eve Opening Ceremonies – Christkindl Angel Appearance  Outdoor Ceremony (Fri, Nov. 17, 6:30 pm)
  • Reindeer Reserve (Sat, Nov. 18, 11:00 am)
  • Marionette Theater (Sat. 12:15, 1:30, 3:30 and Sun. 11:30am and 1:30pm
  • Black Forest Organ Grinder
  • Tours of the Monastery & Lights on the Grotto
  • Free Shuttle Service between Markt Sites
  • Glockenspiel Performances & Live Entertainment
  • Concert by Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus(Sat, Nov. 18, 7 pm at the Monastery Immaculate Conception)
  • Mass with German Hymns (Sun, Nov. 19, 10 am)

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Christkindlmarkt Opening Ceremony
Fri. Nov. 17 at 6:30pm

Live Glockenspiel Times
Sat. & Sun. : 11am, 12, 1pm

Monastery Tours
Sat. 10am-11:30am &  12:30-3pm
Sun. 12:30-3pm

Evansville Philharmoic, Sat. Nov. 18th

Talented members of the Evansville Philharmonic will be performing beautiful, seasonal selections and traditional Christmas carols from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. EST in beautiful Monastery Immaculate Conception.  A freewill offering is encouraged as admission is free.

Jasper O’Tannenbaum Days

December 1-3, 2023

Discover the Charm… Enjoy holiday shopping and activities centered around the colossal Christmas Tree and throughout this quaint city.

Event highlights include:

    • Shopping in the many Downtown Jasper stores
    • Santa Claus & Carriage Rides
    • Church Bazaars & Cookie Walks
    • Thyen-Clark Cultural Center Galleries
    • Kids’ Activities & Santa at the Dubois County Museum
    • Holiday Bazaar at Cabby Gym

For more information, call the Jasper Chamber of Commerce at 812-482-6866.

 Take a horse-drawn carriage ride during O’Tannanebaum Days!

Days Until Christmas!








Dubois County Museum Holiday Activities

Live Holiday Performances

A Christmas Carol,
Fri. Dec. 8th at 7:30pm

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, has enchanted audiences the world over with its simple message of Holiday joy. Ebenezer Scrooge, that most unrepentant and miserly of fellows, is made to see the light as he survives a merciless battery of revelations by the ghosts of his own life. Be sure to purchase tickets for this popular performance taking place at the Jasper Arts Center.

A Christmas Carol

You won’t want to miss the ice-skate rink setup in beautiful Market Street Park, December 2 & 3. While in the area, stroll historic 4th Street to find the most unique gift ideas for your loved ones this holiday season! 

While on 4th Street, stay a bit longer to experience “A Christmas Journey” parade on Saturday, Dec. 2, beginning at 6:30pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and ending at Salem United Methodist Church at 7pm with a “Starry Night” performance.

Holland, Indiana also hosts “Still Nacht” (Silent Night) on December 2nd. Enjoy festive music, the tree lighting, a lighted parade with ATVs & Golf Carts & a visit from Santa himself!

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