The Germantown Christmas Festival kicks-off the Holiday Season in Germantown. There are family friendly activities scheduled all day so bring your family, friends and neighbors out to enjoy the community before the busyness of the season takes over.
5k Candy Cane Run/Walk, sponsored by
Frydach Insurance Agency & Edward Jones, Sherry Plevak
9am registration; 10am race start
Register at the Germantown Community Library
see separate calendar listing for more details and registration information
Annual Christmas Parade sponsored by
Randy Grgich, Bell Bank Mortgage & Deutschstadt Heritage Foundation
Parade Theme: "Sounds of the Season"
honoring the Germantown Community Band on their 20th Anniversary
Line-up 12:30pm; parade start 1:30pm
Parade Route: starting at Pilgrim Road & Sylvan Circle (north of Mequon Road) traveling north to Fond du Lac Avenue, onto Main Street; travel west on Main Street to Squire Drive; turn south onto Squire Drive ending in the Life Church parking lot.
Tree Lighting Activities sponsored by WaterStone Bank
Located at the Germantown Community Library
Featuring: free horse-drawn carriage rides, hot beverages & treats, caroling, visits with Santa as soon as he is done with the parade, gift basket sale by Friends of the Library, and KID IDs by the Germantown Police Department.
The actual lighting of the official Village Christmas Tree takes place about 4:15pm