Christmas in Meridian

Winter Lights Parade  Winter Lights Fun Run  Downtown Business Decorating Contest


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December 1st-6th, 2014

Downtown Meridian


Presented By:

Borton-Lakey Law and Policy



Join us downtown this year to continue a Christmas tradition in Meridian!  Please check out the full schedule of Christmas in Meridian activities below and click the links to learn more about each one.  You can also contact the Meridian Parks and Recreation Department at 888-3579 or for more information.

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Christmas in Meridian - 2014 Schedule of Events


December 1st      

Christmas Books at the Little Free Library

For the month of December, the Little Free Library at Meridian City Hall's outdoor plaza will be stocked with Christmas books. Come by to pick up some great Chrstimas reading and you can also leave your own Christmas favorites for another Meridian family to enjoy.


December 1st          

Santa's Mailbox

Do your little ones enjoy writing their letters to Santa each year? Bring them by Meridian City Hall's outdoor plaza and drop them into Santa's Mailbox (located near Broadway Ave.). Every letter delivered to the mailbox by December 18th will receive a personalized response!


December 1st-4th      

Downtown Business Decorating Contest 

Presented by Idaho Independent Bank

Meridian's Downtown Businesses compete for Best in Show, but all Meridian residents are the real winners being treated to a lively and festive downtown during the Christmas season.


December 4th



City of Meridian Christmas Bazaar

Come to Meridian City Hall to peruse the creations of several local craft vendors. A great Christmas present shopping destination! More details coming soon.


December 5th



Winter Lights Fun Run

Presented by The Pulse Running & Fitness

Lead the parade down Main Street! This new fun run will start immediately before the Winter Lights Parade, ending at the Christmas tree in Generations Plaza. Costumes and ugly sweaters encouraged!


December 5th



Winter Lights Parade and Tree Lighting

Presented by Borton Lakey Law and Policy

The feature event of Christmas in Meridian! Join Mayor Tammy de Weerd and Kevin & Brenda Mee of Lite 107.9 for a magical evening including the lighting of Meridian's Christmas tree!


December 6th



Holiday Classic Volleyball Tournament

This is a full-day tournament at Heritage Middle School with all proceeds going toward purchasing holiday gifts for less fortunate children in Meridian. Get a group of friends together and enjoy a day of competition and fellowship.


December 6th



Children's Winterland Festival

Presented by All American Insurance

Bring your kids to Meridian City Hall for pictures with Santa, cookie decorating, toy building, and much more! Entry fee is just a donation to the Meridian Food Bank.


December 6th



Meridian Symphony Orchestra - Tis the Season

The annual Meridian Symphony Orchestra Christmas Program is wonderful family event with Christmas favorites, a sing-a-long and Santa.