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The 54th Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival

Oct 12, 2024through Oct 13, 2024


Festival Dates 2024

October 12th, 2024 - Open 9am-8pm
October 13th, 2024 - Open 9am-6pm 
 Setup Begins Oct. 11th, 2024

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Hearth Warming Holidays

Nov 1, 2024through Nov 3, 2024


Hosted by the Waynesville Merchants Association, 
the Hearth Warming Holidays is held on the 1st weekend of November....

November 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, 2024

Kick off the holidays with a preview of holiday decor, treats, and sweets. 

~~ Downtown Waynesville ~~

For more information on Waynesville Shops, 



Christmas in the Village

Dec 6, 2024through Dec 8, 2024

2024 DATES:

Friday, Dec. 6th  6:00pm-9:00pm (EXTENDED SHOPPING HOURS BEGIN AT 11:00AM)
Saturday, Dec. 7th 1:00PM-8:00PM
Sunday, Dec. 8th 12:00PM-4:00PM


Waynesville’s Christmas in the Village celebrates the season on December 6th, 7tjh, & 8th, 2024.  Experience small town charm as historic downtown Waynesville transforms into an old-time quaint shopping district...just like a scene taken out of a Hallmark movie. 

Waynesville’s Christmas in the Village features over 1300 luminaries that line Main Street Friday and Saturday evening, strolling characters, and of course, visits with Santa,  Santa also arrives in a very unique way on a firetruck!  You will hear the sounds of the holidays from our heated entertainment tent and feel the festive spirit fill your soul!  On Sunday, wear your Ugly Sweater for photo ops and a festive hot cocoa and cookie walk! 

During Waynesville’s Christmas in the Village, you can browse over 40 specialty shops and dining experiences that will take you back in time. There are plenty of Waynesville locally owned and operated restaurants to relax and enjoy a meal or a specialty treat!  Visitors can browse and shop our collection of antique shops, galleries, specialty shops, restaurants, and hand-made furniture stores that make Waynesville, Ohio unique!  The Waynesville shops welcome their visitors to discover the latest trends in holiday decorating and unique gifts for those on your holiday gift buying list. 

Waynesville’s Christmas in the Village promises to be an experience to remember thanks to our corporate sponsors, Keith Sider Agency/Farmers Insurance and The Waynesville Merchant Association.

Stores open at 11:00am on Friday, Dec. 6th for early shopping with extended hours all weekend. 

Come join us for Waynesville’s Christmas in the Village on December 6thm, 7th, & 8th in historic downtown Waynesville, Ohio.


Event Details:

Santa Hours:  Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 1-4pm and 5-8pm (arrival by fire truck Friday 6pm and Saturday 1pm) - Location:  The Hammel House Inn

Heated entertainment tent: Friday and Saturday entertainment, with children's activities on Saturday afternoon

Strolling characters and entertainment Friday and Saturday

Sunday:  Come and enjoy the festive atmosphere while sporting your best UGLY SWEATER!  There will be photo ops and a Cocoa and Cookie Walk down Main Street.


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