Holiday Festival of Lights 

On Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm, The City of Yankton and The Meridian District will host the annual Holiday Festival of Lights: Parade of Lights & Tree Lighting Ceremony to celebrate Yankton’s holiday season. Join us, dress warm, and enjoy the festivities! 
(see below and activities page for additional details)

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Businesses will be providing additional activities

Parade starts

Immediately Following Parade
Tree lighting ceremony (carolers, fireworks, hot chocolate, etc.)

A Christmas Carol presented by Lewis and Clark Theatre Company (




Find the schedule of events + list of activities happening during Holiday Festival of Lights

See schedule here


Want to join in on the fun? Help us kick-off the Holiday season by entering your float into the parade. This years theme: Christmas Carols

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