There’s so much happening this season in the Wabash Valley, that it might be easy to miss out on something fun. That’s why put together this calendar of Christmas events in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley. We want you to have a holly, jolly Christmas, a festive holiday season, and a very happy New Year!
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December and Christmas Events in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley
Wednesday, December 1.Soccer Clinic for ages 4-15 at the Vigo County YMCA.
Wednesday, December 1.Sign up for Sensory Bin kits from the Vigo County Public Library. Open-ended, tactile play provides developmental opportunities for your child, including increasing fine motor skills, critical thinking, and creativity. Plus, sensory bins are easy to create!
Friday, December 3.12th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in 12 Points. Santa will be there for children. There will be singing, dancing, hot chocolate, and treats! Admission is free. They will be accepting donations for Covered With Love.
Friday, December 3.“Fur Ever Friends” Workshop“Fur Ever Friends” Workshop at the Vigo County YMCA. 5-7 pm. $20 gets you everything you need to stuff a Christmas themed animal!
Saturday, December 4.Candlelit Holidays with the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra. The THSO’s annual holiday performance, titled Candlelit Holidays, will take place on December 4, 2021. This beloved annual tradition embraces the season with holiday classics and enchanting music! Let the music of the season weave another magical memory for you and your family.
Saturday, December 4.Christmas in the Park Reindeer Romp. This race includes a 5K run/walk option for adults and youth; a 3K run/walk option for youth who are 8th grade and under; and 1/2 mile Reindeer Romp for youth who are 8 years old and under. The Reindeer Romp will start at 9:50 a.m. with the 5K and 3K starting after that.
Wednesday, December 8.Discoverers at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum. Do you wanna build a snowman? Discover the sounds of ice, excavate a glacier, and make ornaments to take home. Discoverers will engage in stories, songs and play alongside their parent or caregiver during this hour long science exploration. Play through hands on S.T.E.M. experiences, while increasing their developing language and literacy. Preschool Discoverers love to dive into the messy, the silly, and fun of science all around them. Best part we clean up.
Thursday, December 9.Sensitive Santa will be available at The Meadows between 4 pm-7 pm for children with special needs.
Friday, December 10.Grand opening of MOD Pizza Terre Haute. The first 50 people will receive free pizza and 100% percent of opening day sales will be donated to Next Step Foundation, Inc. and the MOD “Squad Relief” fund.
Sunday, December 12.Rose Holiday Pops Concert. It’s time for the Rose Holiday Pops Concert! Join the Rose-Hulman concert band, choir, symphony, and jazz ensemble as they perform your favorite holiday classics to kick off the season! Free and open to the public!
Saturday, December 18.Grinchmas Spectacular at Wigwam Skate and Event Center. $10 includes Admission, Skate Rental, Grinch Meet & Greet, Photo Opportunity, Hot Chocolate Bar. The first 75 get a Free Souvenir Grinch Bag
Sunday, December 19.Christmas Cantata at Northside Community United Methodist Church.
Sunday, December 19.Elf on a Shelf Skate Party at the Wigwam. Come meet Sk8! He is a Scout Elf sent from Santa at The North Pole to help determine who has been naughty or nice, and he wants to bring the Christmas Magic back to every family in our area. Come Skate with our Elf On The Shelf. Come meet and have your picture taken with our Elf on A Shelf. Admission is $10.00 includes skate rental, hot chocolate bar, and much more!
As always, typos happen and event details change! Please confirm details with hosting organizations before finalizing your plans.
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Our calendar of December Christmas events is just the beginning of the holiday fun! In our holiday guide homepage, we have meals with Santa, Santa pictures, holiday markets, holiday parades, holiday trains, and so much more!