It’s A Wonderful Life In Zachary At The Christmas In The Village Celebration
Posted by zachary on October 31, 2019
It’s A Wonderful Life in Zachary! Come kickoff the holiday season and join Zachary Mayor David Amrhein as he welcomes everyone to the “Annual Zachary Christmas In the Village” Celebration on Saturday, December 7th, from 6p.m. – 9 p.m. The event will take place in the Zachary Historical District, located on Virginia Street behind City Hall, the HugYourPeople Community Park on Lee Street and include the Zachary Fire Station. Come meet and greet the characters from the movie, “Its A Wonderful Life”, and be sure to bring your camera for a picture. Santa will be located at the corner of Virginia and Florida Streets, so children are welcome to visit with Santa and get a photo with the jolly old fella. This year, Mrs. Clause will pay a special visit to the Fire Station and will be reading some of your favorite Christmas stories to children. The village will come alive with synchronized Christmas light displays, Christmas performances and music. Young children to young-at-heart adults are invited to hop aboard the trackless trains and enjoy a ride through the village.
Christmas performances by area churches, school choirs, bands and orchestras will surely get you into the holiday spirit, providing musical and dance entertainment throughout the night at the BREC Main Stage in the village. Children are invited to write their Christmas wish lists to Santa and mail them at the mailbox near the McHugh House. Other activities include BREC yard games and an arts and crafts area with over 20 vendors, so bring your Christmas list! The 1946 Christmas Classic, “It’s A Wonderful Life” will be shown in the HugYourPeople Community Park behind City Hall. We will have something for everyone on this special night, including an antique car show. Those attending the event will have a chance to relive the days of yore, sharing memories of the classic automobiles of the past.
Tours of the Historic McHugh House and the Old General Store will be open, offering a glimpse from Christmas past. Come hungry, the gourmet food trucks will be returning on location in the City Hall Parking Lot on Main Street.
A holiday LED light show, featuring thousands of blinking and twinkling lights synchronized to Christmas music will run every evening from 6 pm to 10 pm in the Zachary Historical District. Motorists are invited to set their radio dials to 105.9 FM and drive through Zachary’s Historic Village, starting December 1st through January 5th.