Get ready to indulge in the festive spirit as Historic Canton Square in Mississippi reopens its enchanting holiday extravaganza, the 17th Annual Sip-N-Cider festival! Running nightly from December 1st through Dec. 23rd, this celebration promises an array of delightful activities and heartwarming experiences for the whole family.
Sip-N-Cider Festival Highlights
Mark your calendars for the grand event on Friday, Dec. 8th, when the festival kicks off with extended hours from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Featuring an assortment of special characters, performances, and photo opportunities, this night promises an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.
A Wonderland of Festivities
Step into a magical world around the historic Canton Square adorned with dazzling displays and heartwarming attractions including:
- Enchanting Walk-Through Attractions: Explore the Christmas Interactive Village, featuring Rudolph’s barn, Frosty’s igloo, and Santa’s workshop—a haven for festive fun and exploration.
- Captivating Rides: Children can enjoy classic rides including an old-fashioned carousel, antique cars, and the thrilling sky race, offering an array of adventures for the young and young at heart.
- Santa Snow Village and Christmas Animation Museum: Delight in the picturesque hometown of Santa Claus and explore the miniature train depot. Dive into the Christmas Animation Museum and embark on an ‘I Spy’ adventure to uncover Canton’s history intertwined with Christmas magic, searching for the elves’ top 10 favorite toys.
- Mrs. Claus, Storyteller Extraordinaire: Don’t miss the chance to gather ’round as Mrs. Claus weaves enchanting tales, becoming a cherished treasure of the Canton Christmas Festival. Her stories will captivate hearts and add an extra sprinkle of magic to the festive atmosphere.
Special Events and Dates
The air is filled with the sweet scent of the holidays at our special holiday festival dates! From enchanting singalongs to cherished moments with Santa Claus and delightful carriage rides, our festive activities promise to make this season truly special for you and your loved ones.
Singalong Fest with the Best: Gather ’round and join the magical cast of characters for heartwarming carols, joyful singalongs, and the creation of your favorite family holiday traditions! These delightful singalong sessions are scheduled for Dec. 1st to 3rd, Dec. 8th to 10th, and Dec. 15th to 23rd. Get ready to immerse yourself in the spirit of the season alongside the festive ensemble!
Photos with Santa Claus: Capture the magic of the holidays with one-on-one time with Santa himself! Don’t miss the opportunity to have your picture taken with the jolly old fellow. Dates for this cherished activity are Dec. 1st to 2nd, Dec. 8th to 9th, and Dec. 15th to 23rd. Create lasting memories and share your holiday wishes with Santa!
Cozy Carriage Rides: Experience the charm of the season with a cozy stroll around the Historic Square, guided by a horse-drawn carriage! Snuggle up and enjoy the nostalgic atmosphere during our carriage rides, available on Dec. 1st to 2nd, Dec. 8th to 9th, and Dec. 15th to 23rd. Let the magic of the holidays envelop you during this picturesque journey.
17th Annual Holiday Sip-N-Cider: Save the date for our spectacular 17th Annual Holiday Sip-N-Cider event on Friday, Dec. 8th, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Participating merchants will be offering delightful Christmas hot cider, and join in on the fun competition created especially for our visitors. It’s an evening filled with joy, warmth, and the delightful tastes of the season—don’t miss out on this cherished tradition!
The 17th Annual Sip-N-Cider festival in Historic Canton Square offers an unforgettable journey into the heart of the holiday season. Join in the fun, explore the wonders, and create cherished memories amid this delightful celebration. Gather your loved ones and prepare for a magical experience that embodies the true essence of Christmas!
For more information: https://www.cantontourism.com/events-2/2017/2/22/victorian-christmas-festival