Christmas in Kalona


On the first Saturday of December, Kalona is filled with holiday cheer! Shopping experiences, kids activities, photos with Santa, live nativity, music, evening Christmas Tree Walk, and more.


All Day (business hours vary) |

Kids’ Walking Stocking - pick up a stocking at the Kalona Chamber and visit participating businesses to fill your stocking with complimentary festive goodies.

Downtown Kalona

9am-2pm | Music and Campfires along the Sidewalks

Hot Cider at Best of Iowa

Cocoa at Kalona Chocolates

9am-2pm | Live Nativity & photo stop at Kalona Library

3:30-5:30pm | Poured Painting at Kalona Brewing Co

1pm | Movie at the Library

5pm | Lighted Golf Cart Parade

Kalona YMCA

9am-2pm | Kalona Christmas Market

1pm - 2pm | Cookie Walk

10am - 1pm | Kids’ Activities - face painting, cookie decorating, ornament making, photos with Santa

Kalona Historical Village

4-7pm | Christmas Tree Walk

5:30pm | Sled Winners


Warm Drinks & Treats

Event Date
Saturday, December 2, 2023
Event time
9:00 AM
Christmas in Kalona, Iowa, December, 2023, Kalona Area Chamber of Commerce, Kalona Historical Village