The festive season has arrived, and Lafayette-West Lafayette is abuzz with a myriad of fantastic events to partake in the merriment. Whether it's the humorous turkey toss at Wolf Park, Indiana's grandest Christmas Parade, or the abundance of holiday shopping opportunities, there's something delightful for every taste. Explore this compilation of special happenings that promise to craft unforgettable memories. Embrace the joy!

Holiday Events

Civic Theatre Presents: A Christmas Story

Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the Midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie... Read More

The Long Center Presents: Kenny G - The Miracles Holiday & Hits Tour 2023

The sound of Kenny G’s saxophone is as iconic as his curly coif; indeed, both are instantly... Read More

Howliday Howl Night

Spend a December evening Howling with Wolves! Spend your December Saturday night at a Howliday Howl... Read More

Holiday Pops 2023

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Nostalgic holiday standards and contemporary favorites... Read More

Skate with Santa

Santa invites you to come out for a fun-filled morning! You will enjoy donuts, hot chocolate, and... Read More

Festival of Carols

Each December, the Lafayette Master Chorale & Children’s Choir comes together to share in a... Read More

The Polar Express

Join us for a holiday favorite: The Polar Express movie matinee! Plus: Meet The Conductor & free... Read More

Reindeer Rendezvous - SOLD OUT

Two time session taking place on December 10th: 12:00pm-3:00pm and 3:30pm-6:30pm at the Columbian... Read More

2023 An Old-Fashioned Christmas at Linden Depot Museum

Come see the progress on the full-sized replica of an 1837 Norris 4-2-0 steam engine. Linden Depot... Read More

Santa at the Tippecanoe Mall

Pre-booking is encouraged for your Santa Magic Photo experience. Reservations can be made online.... Read More

Holidays at the Haan

"Holidays at the Haan” is a wonderful opportunity for families and individuals to immerse themselves... Read More

Purdue Contemporary Dance Company Winter Works

The Purdue Contemporary Dance Company (PCDC), housed in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Design,... Read More

Lafayette Living Nativity

Beginning with the biblical account of creation and ending with the prophecy of Christ’s second... Read More

Jefferson High School Holiday Spectacular Shows

Every year when the holiday season is near, you can expect an outstanding show from the Lafayette... Read More

Joyeux Noel a Post du Ouiatenon @ Fort Ouiatenon Historic Park

Joyeux Noel a Post du Ouiatenon Saturday, December 9th 10 a.m.-4 p.m. How different would your... Read More

9th Street Hill Luminaria Display

On Christmas Eve, starting at 6:00 pm the candles are lit and generally will last well into the... Read More

Purdue Bands & Orchestras: Jazz Bands

Friday, Dec. 8, 2023 | 7:30 PM Friday, Feb. 23, 2024 | 8:00 PM Friday, Mar. 22, 2024 | 8:00 PM Read More

Tuba Christmas

This concert is free and open to the public. Hours: 3 pm Location: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic... Read More

Donuts with Santa

Join Santa and his helpers for breakfast, holiday crafts and games. Write a letter to Santa and grab... Read More

Lafayette Master Chorale - Festival of Carols

Experience the beauty of the holiday season with the time-honored service of Nine Lessons and... Read More

Lafayette Citizens Band Winter Concert

Mark your calendar! The LCB will be having an off-season concert in December! Join us December 16th... Read More

Day After Christmas Walk guided tour

Volunteers from the Wabash & Erie Canal Association and Delphi Historic Trails are offering this... Read More

Sleighin' the Holidays with Lafayette's Big Swing Band

A fun evening of Holiday Swing favorites performed by Lafayette's Big Swing Band. Come out and enjoy... Read More

Holiday Brass

Bringing cheer with favorites of the season to the Greater Lafayette community. Sponsored by... Read More

German Christmas at Brown Street Methodist

Frohe Weihnachten! Merry Christmas! What better way to celebrate the Christmas Season than German... Read More

A Mid-Western Teahouse Christmas

Experience the Magic of Christmas at Flying High Tea Join us for a festive feast as Flying High Tea... Read More

Holiday Shopping Special Events

Lafayette Citizens Band Winter Concert

Mark your calendar! The LCB will be having an off-season concert in December! Join us December 16th... Read More

French Knot Warehouse Sale

A once-a-year event. Artisan-made hats, hand warmers, slippers, Christmas ornaments, and more. Up to... Read More

A Merry Main Street Market

Welcome to the merriest of all holiday markets, A Merry Main Street Market! This year's market will... Read More

10th Annual INMM Holiday Pop-Up Shop at Wea Creek Orchard

Join us for our 10th Annual Holiday Pop-Up Shop at Wea Creek Orchard (5618 S 200 E. Lafayette, IN... Read More

A Joyous Holiday Craft Fair & Show

A Joyous Holiday Craft Show & Fair Saturday, December 16, 2023 11am-4pm Faith West Community... Read More

Holiday Shopping Gift Ideas!

Greater Lafayette's Top Holiday Shopping Spots

Looking for holiday gift ideas and unique one of a kind places to shop in Lafayette-West Lafayette? Local shops offer holiday cheer and the perfect gift or compliment to a holiday party! Shop local and support...

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