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Smithville Festival of Lights & Lighted Parade 2022

December 3

December 3, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

10:00am - 9:00pm

Smithville Festival of Lights with lighted gazebo and gingerbread manThe 31st Annual Festival of Lights & Lighted Parade in Smithville, Texas is Saturday, Dec.3 all along Main Street and at the Smithville Recreation Center. Enjoy the sounds of laughter and holiday spirit during the festival. The event includes kids activities, pictures with Santa, indoor and outdoor holiday markets, a cornhole tournament, and the lighted parade in the evening.

Get a great look at all of the gingerbread men lining the streets in honor of Guinness World Record Smitty, the World’s Largest Gingerbread Man!  Smitty can be seen on the left side of the Chamber of Commerce building, Train Museum & Visitor Center at the south end of Main Street at First Street, and is a great photo opp!


December 3, 2022
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce
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