Elkhart Winterfest Parade



The day starts with breakfast with Santa at the Central Firestation. 
NIBCO Water and Ice Park will be open from 12:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., weather permitting.
A memorial skate from 7:30-10:00 p.m. will honor Ralph Hartnagel, a longtime volunteer at the ice park. Admission is free all day with a $3.00 skate
The parade will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Main Street, from Harrison Street to Lexington Avenue.
Immediately following the parade, a tree lighting ceremony will be held on the Civic Plaza.
At the center of the tree lighting ceremony will be a 33-foot blue spruce, ordained with thousands of multi-colored lights. 


Elkhart Parks and Recreation

  • 1320 Benham Ave, Elkhart, IN 46516