Christmas by the Lake

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An Amazing Holiday Festival

Dates: December 4 – 5, 2021
Event Description: Saturday’s events include horse drawn carriage and Main Street Trolley rides, a craft show, the crowning of prince and princess, a petting zoo and pony rides, a chili cook-off, s’mores for kids, Christmas Karaoke, special entertainment at the Arts Center, a visit with Santa, a matinee at the Lake Theatre, strolling Dickens characters, a lighted parade, and fireworks over the frozen lake.

Sunday events include a Polar Bear Dip for Charity at 12:30 p.m. at City Beach) and a free family matinee at 1:30 p.m. at the Lake Theatre – donations to the food bank will be accepted.

Christmas by the Lake Logo

The weekend of holiday fun also includes a Holiday Concert at the Surf Ballroom (Artist TBA) and One Vision’s Festival of Trees.

Clear Lake’s Christmas by the Lake has won several tourism awards for best holiday festival.

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Christmas Parade Aerial Photo by Chris Barragy
Christmas Parade Float Photo by Whitney Hill
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