30th Annual Holiday Stroll
Home for the Holidays
Our biggest event is back for 2022!
Come downtown on Saturday November 19th from 2pm-8pm for all of the festivities-Carriage Rides, Lit Parade, Santa's Workshop, The Festival of Trees, The Christmas Craft Village, and so much more!
Don't forget to visit our downtown businesses to get a jump on Holiday Shopping!
WHAT: Annual tradition of holiday activities in the downtown area.
WHEN: 2-8PM Saturday, Nov. 19th 2022
WHERE: 3rd Ave - 3rd St. on Main & State Streets.
Holiday Window Competition
Participating downtown businesses will have their windows/storefronts decorated for a panel of judges to vote on for best display.
Festival of Trees
2-8PM at The Veterans Memorial Coliseum 20 W State St
Trees and Wreaths decorated by local organizations will be up for voting and auction.
KDAO will be live broadcasting from the Veterans Memorial Coliseum during the event.
5:30-7:30PM in the lobby of
1st Interstate Bank
11 N 1st Ave
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be downtown to take photos and listen to all of the kid's Christmas wishes.
Cookies, drinks, and activities provided by the Times-Republican
Emily Flathers Holiday Photography
4-8PM at The Tallcorn Ballroom
2 N 2nd Ave
Bring the family down for a holiday photo perfect for those Christmas cards to family and friends
4-8PM at the Tallcorn Ballroom
2 N 2nd Ave
Bring the kids for holiday cookie decorating. The first 250 kids will get a FREE cookie kit. Our kit includes everything they need 2 sugar cookies, 2 types of frosting and sprinkles. Sponsored by HyVee, Kading Properties, and the Marshalltown Central Business District
First United Methodist Church
202 W Main St
4-6:30pm Chili/Chili Dog Supper
Veggie Trays and Bars for Dessert
Free Will Offering
Proceeds go to the Marshalltown Salvation Army
Plume Hill Carriage Rides
5:30-8pm Marshall County Courthouse
1 E Main St
Enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride around the Courthouse a Holiday Stroll favorite!
Iowa Central Modular RR
On display at McGregor's Furniture 111 W. Main
Chugga Chugga Choo Choo... ALL ABOARD!!! Come down to see the modular train display in the windows of McGregor's Furniture
5:30-7PM at Vineyard Christian Fellowship
214 W Main St
Bring the kids down for a free carnival hosted and sponsored by the Vineyard Christian Fellowship. Activities include: helium balloons, face painting, carnival games with prizes, free popcorn, hot chocolate, and cookies/bars
Marshalltown Senior Citizen's Center
207 E Church St
Holiday Craft Bazaar 10:00am-3:00pm
Don’t miss this wonderful sale! They have a variety of vendors showcasing their talents.
Christmas Craft Village
2-8PM at The Veterans Memorial Coliseum
20 W State St
Come shop handmade crafts and goods from local vendors.
Lit Holiday Parade
Route runs on Main St
from 3rd St to 2nd Ave
Make sure you are downtown by 5pm for the Lit Holiday Parade.
Central Christian Church
300 W Main St
4:30-7pm Soup and Sandwich Meal
Free Will Donation
Enjoy music from the Heart of Iowa Chorus with your dinner!
Historic Binford House
110 N 2nd Ave
Open House 3:30 -8pm
The 5 Christmas Trees will have the theme of Red, Green, and Gold décor along with other holiday decorations on the first floor.
Light refreshments will be served in the dining room.
An original copy of the Dedication of the Marshall County Court House Program on November 19, 1886, will be on special display.
Marcia Galvan will provide harp music during the evening.
First Congregational Church
First Presbyterian Church
Vineyard Christian Fellowship
312 W Main St
101 S Center St
214 W Main St
3-4pm Holiday Concert
(One More Time)
This free concert of holiday
music will feature
Hudson Lourenço, organist,
Josh Grimes, pianist and the
Community Bell Choir, handbells sponsored by
Elim Lutheran Church
3:30pm – Bobcat Academy
4:15pm – Remix Dance Academy
5:30pm – Miller MS Jazz Band
4:15pm – Marshalltown Men's Chorus 6:00pm –The Back Row Boys present Holiday Tuba Music
7:00pm – Billy Wilson presents an Irish Christmas
Hy-Vee, KDAO, McGregor's Furniture, Tremont on Main, Top Notch Tree Service
Assured Partners, 1st Interstate Bank, Hellberg's Jewelers, Home Federal Savings Bank, Marshalltown Co, McFarland Clinic, Peglow O'Hare & See, 7 Rayos Liquor Store, Sports Plus Medicine & Physical Therapy, Times-Republican, United Bank & Trust
Bowman & Miller, Brit Marie’s Country Boutique,
Cartwright Farmers Market, Central Iowa Machine Shop, Crosby Park, Edward Jones-Zach Wahl Office, Escape on Main, In Stitches, Maid-Rite, Restore Church, Staging 2 Sell It, State Street Trading Co., Smokin G's, Wilde Cards, Westown Apartments
Our Holiday Stroll Committee: