Our annual Christmas Parade was established in 2018 to bring the community together to celebrate the joy of the season! The Christmas Festival is held annually on the first Saturday in December. The event is held in downtown Sebring, Ohio with a great lineup of events for everyone to enjoy in! ALL EVENTS ARE FREE!!

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Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Community Events

All new in 2019 we will be holding various community events which include Residential Door and Yard decorating contests and a  Business Window decorating contest. These events will run before the parade and all winners for each event will be announced at the Christmas Festival during the tree lighting ceremony. 

David Peterson: 330-506-1167

Downtown Activities

Before the parade beginning at 4:00 PM various activities will begin downtown including face painting, Christmas carols, ornament decorating, letters to Santa, crafts, shopping and other activities by local businesses and organizations. Holiday treats and refreshments will also be available too. 

Christine Brown: 330-506-9125

Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place at 6:15 PM at Harvest Park downtown. Join us for a great way to kick off the holiday season by watching Downtown Sebring illuminate into a winter wonderland!

Chris Brown: 330-506-2900


Following the Tree Lighting Ceremony the parade will kick off running from Pennsylvania Ave. to Indiana Ave. Line up for the parade will take place at the Sebring Courthouse starting at 4:00 PM. Anybody is welcome to join us in celebrating the holiday season. Pre registration is available or just show up that day! Judging will take place beginning promptly at 5:45  PM and the winners will announced at the Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Sam Barnhouse: 330-277-3091                              Bobby Burgess: 330-277-6115

Winter Wonderland Party

The Winter Wonderland Party follows the parade and invites everyone to come back to Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home to the Community Room to enjoy holiday treats, crafts and get FREE pictures with Santa! This is an event you definitely do not want to miss out on! 

David Peterson: 330-506-1167

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Parade Registration


Residential Yard Contest


Residential Door Contest


Business Window Contest


Gingerbread House Contest


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