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An annual event for the Ford Center, the Holiday Village offers a magical atmosphere with Gingerbread houses designed by community members and civic groups, a miniature village with a working train, a holiday-themed Lego house, a mail box for Santa, a decorated tree surrounded by gifts by a fireplace hung with stockings, and a multi-cultural display of holiday traditions from around the world, all enveloped by cheerful and inspirational music (both recorded and live). Hundreds of children visit the Ford Center to wander through the Village,  listen to stories read by Mrs. Claus, and enjoy a visit from old St. Nick himself. This event is free and open to the public in December, and raises funds and collects goods for the Pantry.

December 1-15, 2022

Special Events

Dec.  3, 10:00 a.m. – Story Time with Mrs. Claus

Dec. 10, 1-4 p.m. – Santa

2022 Village Schedule


Bring Your Group!

Email Kate Meacham at or call 662-915-6502
to schedule a visit to the Holiday Village for your group.

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