Event Calendar
Nov
17
Fri
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Little Theater and Actors in Action present the “Best Christmas Pageant Ever”. They will be offering five performances including two Sunday matinees. For more information please contact Centralia Cultural Society at 618-532-2951.

Nov
18
Sat
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Little Theater and Actors in Action present the “Best Christmas Pageant Ever”. They will be offering five performances including two Sunday matinees. For more information please contact Centralia Cultural Society at 618-532-2951.

Nov
19
Sun
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Little Theater and Actors in Action present the “Best Christmas Pageant Ever”. They will be offering five performances including two Sunday matinees. For more information please contact Centralia Cultural Society at 618-532-2951.

Nov
22
Wed
Fantasy of Lights @ Foundation Park
Nov 22 – Dec 31 all-day
Fantasy of Lights @ Foundation Park | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Presented by the Centralia Foundation, Fantasy of Lights is a holiday tradition you won’t want to miss.  Take a drive through Foundation Park to experience twinkling candy canes, golfing Santa, or Rudolf catching some rays.  Don’t forget to visit 600 N Pleasant for more Christmas displays and the challenge of finding “Wanda”!  Open from 5:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. each night at no charge.  Don’t miss Santa who will be at his cottage on Friday’s and Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m..  For even more fun, make plans to ride the “Little Obie” train through the park on certain evenings during the month of December.

Dec
1
Fri
Downtown Centralia Christmas Stroll @ Downtown Centralia, IL
Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Downtown Centralia Christmas Stroll @ Downtown Centralia, IL | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Enjoy a Christmas Shopping Stroll in Downtown Centralia on December 1st from 3pm-7:15pm. Participating merchants will display an ornament inside their store for shoppers to locate and have their card stamped. Cards may be found in any participating business downtown and inside the Illinois Theatre. When you find all the ornaments needed your card should be returned to Illinois Theatre for a drawing at 7:15pm. Other activities include horse drawn carriage rides, store specials, an opportunity to meet with Santa, Carolers and other musical performances, Christmas music from the Carillon, chestnuts roasting on an open fire, refreshments and much more to come. Meet your downtown merchants and do some holiday shopping at the same time! Please contact Kala Lambert at 618-533-7623 for additional information.

 

Dec
2
Sat
Lunch with Santa @ Centralia Recreation Complex
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Enjoy lunch with Santa at Centralia Recreation Complex.  Get your tickets early for that special holiday cheer you won’t want to miss.

Dec
3
Sun
Holiday Festival of the Arts @ Community Arts Center
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Centralia Cultural Society annual holiday program with musical selection from the Centralia Philharmonic Orchestra, Philz Harmonic Suzuki Violinist, Centralia Choral Society and Bronze Expressions Hand bell Choir.  Tickets available at the door.

Dec
17
Sun
Bronze Expressions Handbells Christmas Concert “Christmas Favorites” @ Community Arts Center
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dec
28
Thu
Holiday High School Basketball Tournament @ Centralia High School
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – Dec 30 @ 9:00 pm
Holiday High School Basketball Tournament @ Centralia High School | Centralia | Illinois | United States

High School basketball teams throughout the nation participate in this prestigious event.