Christmas on Grand 2017

Saturday, December 2nd

7:30 Reindeer Run 5k Registration

Vendor set-up (food, craft and/or any local business) *Vendor applications available at Chamber office, fee $20


Chili Registration / CASI and local cookers

10:30 - Dessert contest turn-in
12:00 - Bean turn-in
1:00 - Local chili turn-in
2:00 - CASI chili turn-in

9:30 DJ
12:30 - ? Christmas Train / Photo Booth / Additional contests and games
2:00 - 3:30 Pictures with Santa (bring your camera)
3:30 Awards
7:00 Lighted Christmas Parade
8:00 Christmas movie "Elf" in the Railroad Park
For More Information Contact the Chamber Office at 293-2309
Special thanks to our generous sponsors: Eddy Packing Co. Inc., Legacy Sanitation & Disposal, HEB, SAK Construction, Yoakum National Bank, First State Bank, Alvarez Paint and Body, Russell Goebel-Edward Jones, John Mark Brown-Edward Jones, Wendel Motor Co, Rock Hard Materials, Yoakum Nursing and Rehab, House of Style & Jewels - Julie & Laura, Accolade, Advanced Home Health, Yoakum Grand Theatre, and Rotary Club


Join us Saturday for a morning run or walk through historic downtown Yoakum. Strollers & holiday attire are welcome! Entry forms can be picked up from the Yoakum Chamber office, can be found on the Yoakum Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. Register by November 16th to guarantee yourself an awesome commemorative shirt. You may register onsite until race time at the HEB tent downtown. Race will begin at 8:30 am at the star on intersection of W. Grand & Lott St. If you would like to be a volunteer or need more information, please contact the Yoakum Chamber of Commerce. Click here for more info on the Reindeer Run 5K.

5K Categories
Boys & Girls 12 & under
Men & Women 13-25
Men & Women 26-50
Men & Women 51 and up

Food & Craft Vendors will be lining the streets of downtown Yoakum from 10:00-5:00. Finish up…or begin your Christmas shopping!

There will be an Ugly Christmas Sweater contest (3:00…Sign up by 2:30) and a Jalapeño Eating contest (3:30…Sign up by 3:00). Sign-up sheets will be located at the Christmas on Grand Headquarters Downtown (Old Yoakum National Bank Building). You can pre-register by calling the Chamber Office.

Free Live Music
The Band, Restored will be playing Christmas carols and Christian music from 5:00-7:00 p.m. & DJ Ace will be providing musical entertainment all day.

Lighted Parade
Saturday, Dec. 2nd at 7:00 p.m.
Registration is at 5:30 pm and all entries should be ready for judging by 6:00 pm. Awards will be given before parade starts. Join us for light displays on wheels! Santa will lead the parade and light the tree! Want to be in the parade? Contact Ann Seidenberger or pick up an entry form from the Yoakum Chamber of Commerce. The parade route will start at the intersection of North St. & Grand and travel down West Grand, and end at Front St. 

Movie in the Railroad Park
We would show the movie "Elf" in the Railroad Park on Front Street at 8:00 p.m. after the Christmas Parade! Your whole family will get in the Christmas Spirit! Wear your Christmas Pajamas if you’d like and join us in the Railroad Park Bring blankets & lawn chairs. Goody bags will be passed out by Lions Club, Rotary Club & HEB. Popcorn will be provided by Advanced Home Health Services. Hot Cocoa will be provided by Embroidery Express. Yoakum National Bank will provide a small gift for the young movie-goers!

Chili Cookoff
Christmas on Grand is hosting a Chili Cookoff & Dessert Contest. It will be held in downtown Yoakum
on W. Grand. There will be a CASI Chili, Local Chili, Jackpot beans, Desserts and more. Entry forms can be picked up from the Yoakum Chamber office, can be found on the Yoakum Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page, or click here to dowload the Chili Cookoff Entry Form. Contact
Shannon Blaschke or the Chamber office for questions. Judging and awards will take place Saturday, December 2nd at 4:00 pm.

10:30 Dessert Entries Due (Youth & Adult)

Jackpot Bean Entries Due

1:00 Local Chili Entries Due
2:00 CASI Chili Entries Due
4:00 Chili Cook-off Awards in Downtown Yoakum

Santa is Coming to Town
Santa Clause will be downtown 2:00-4:00 for all the kiddos to come visit! Each kid will get a special treat (candy canes donated by Rotary Club). Bring a camera and capture the special moment!


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