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DeQuincy Christmas Activities & Parade 🚂🎅

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DeQuincy Railroad Museum Park

  • Dates: December 6, 2019 - December 7, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: DeQuincy Railroad Museum Park
  • Time: Friday: KCS Express Tours- 4 PM; Saturday: Parade- 10 AM; Fireworks- 7 PM
  • Price: Free
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The DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce and the City of DeQuincy are making preparations for this year’s Christmas activities, which will be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7 at DeQuincy Railroad Museum Park, located at 405 Cole St. This year’s theme is “A Railroad Town Christmas.”

The KCS Holiday Express Train will arrive at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum on Friday, Dec. 6. Tours will begin at 4 p.m. Many other activities will be held on the museum grounds while the Holiday Express is open.

The Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m. Parade lineup will begin at 9 a.m. in the Nichols parking lot, located at 915 E 4th St. The parade will end at the Railroad Museum. All are invited to enjoy Christmas entertainment, Santa, and snow, courtesy of the City of Dequincy, at the Railroad Museum Park Stage after the parade. Fireworks are slated to begin at the ballpark at 7 p.m., provided by a grant from the City of DeQuincy.

Booth spaces for vendors are available for both days for a fee of $10. To register a booth and to secure a space, call 337-313-8020 or 337-540-4126. It is asked that no duplications on food or wares be made.

To add to the beauty at the Railroad Museum, Christmas Cards are purchased by businesses and individuals and placed inside the museum each year. For those who have purchased a card in the past, there is a renewal fee of $25 and a fee of $100 for first-time card purchases. Statements will be mailed following all purchases. The deadline for renewals and new cards is Nov. 20.

For more information, please contact the DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce, at (337) 786-6451.