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  • November 18, 2021 @ 2:45:55 PM — Lindsey SkeenGeneral

    5 Must-Stops for Holiday Fun in Kokomo

    From dozens of light displays, an old-fashioned Christmas Parade, and the refined elegance of the Seiberling Mansion, you’ll find plenty of Christmas spirit in Kokomo. In the bustle of the holiday rush, make memories this season at these 5 must-stops for holiday fun in Kokomo.

    Check out the full Christmas in Kokomo Holiday Guide here.

    1. Christmas at the Seiberling

    There isn’t a more elegant place to celebrate the season than the historic Seiberling Mansion. Enjoy the Victorian elegance of the Seiberling Mansion (and home of the Howard County Museum) with its stunning collection of beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, garlands, and thousands of twinkling lights – both inside and out.

    Purchase tickets for Christmas at the Seiberling.

    2. Downtown Christmas Parade

    Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas parade through downtown Kokomo on Saturday, Dec. 4. There will be plenty of holiday cheer with lighted floats, marching bands, and of course Santa & Mrs. Claus. Parade starts at 6 p.m. Kids can visit with Santa after the parade in Santa’s House on the Courthouse Square.

    3. City of Lights

    Drive through this holiday tradition in Kokomo’s Highland Park that features more than 50 light displays. Santa will be there most nights to greet visitors. Free and open nightly at dusk from Thanksgiving Day through the end of the year.

    4. The Frozen Sandlot

    Kokomo Municipal Stadium will turn into The Frozen Sandlot for the holiday season. The 60-foot by 90-foot ice skating rink features real ice. You can bring your own or rent skates at the rink. Find ticket info and skating times here.

    5. Visit a holiday market

    Find a number of holiday markets and craft fairs in the Kokomo area to shop for those on your Christmas list. Also, stop by the Kokomo Downtown Farmers Market Store where you can do your holiday shopping while also supporting local farmers, makers, and bakers.

    Plan a weekend trip! Holiday Inn Express in Kokomo is offering a special holiday package including an overnight stay, dinner at Half Moon Restaurant & Brewery, and tickets to Christmas at the Seiberling. Find a full list of Kokomo hotels here.

    For more things to do in Kokomo during the holidays, visit our website.