Country Christmas at Allen County Fairgrounds

Experience an old-fashioned evening with horse-drawn wagon rides as you enjoy all the light displays of a Country Christmas (with the help of the DeKalb County Horseman’s Association). Experience a true Country Christmas with a live-animal nativity scene in a country barn and pictures taken with Santa in Santa’s Country Christmas setting.

A Country Christmas also includes a chili supper served from 6-9 p.m., along with sandwiches, snacks, desserts and beverages. The Country Christmas experience, rides and food will all be offered for a free-will donation. Wendy’s is a proud sponsor of Country Christmas. A small charge will be required for Santa’s pictures. All proceeds will go towards the new maintenance building project needed at the Allen County Fairgrounds.

There will be a beautiful Christmas tree decorating contest where visitors will be able to vote for the best decorated tree. Enjoy walking among all the fabulous trees and let yourself experience the Christmas spirit. Experience doing Christmas crafts with your children and having your child’s face painted. A special thank-you goes out to the Salvation Army for their participation. Come out to experience a Country Christmas at the Allen County Fairgrounds for the best celebration and fun of the holiday season. A Christmas experience you won’t forget.

Want to get involved? Volunteers can help with the event by donating decorations, lights and plastic milk jugs for luminaries, or helping set up or staffing. Donations can be dropped off at the Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road, Monday-Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or call for pick-up. for more information or to donate or volunteer, call 693-9526 or 637-5312 or email For more information, go to

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