Christmas in Dodge City


Christmas time in Dodge City is something to behold. With several wonderful events, from holiday concerts and decorating contests to tree lighting ceremonies and the parade of lights. Ol' Saint Nick is bound to pop up many times throughout the season. Ranked one of the 13 Picture Perfect Christmas Towns in Kansas by Only in Your State, there is always something to do in Dodge City during the holiday season.


Parade of Lights & Chili Cook Off

Monday, November 28

This cherished holiday tradition includes an open invitation chili cook-off, hot chocolate, Santa's house, live music, prize giveaway, the Mayor's tree lighting ceremony, concluding with the Parade of Lights down Wyatt Earp Blvd. 


Holiday Posada

Thursday, December 8

Celebrate Dodge City's community and diversity at the annual Holiday Posada at the Boot Hill Museum. Enjoy food from different cultures, entertainment, door prizes, and participate in the wine/liquor pull to raise scholarship funds.


Holiday Light Tours

Begin Friday, December 9

Climb aboard the Historic Trolley and enjoy an evening of lights, music, and fun with your friends and family. The Holiday Light Tours are get-on and stay on with an average duration of one hour. This tour is a great way to see all of the best lights in Dodge City. Beginning Friday, Dec. 9, tours will be offered every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through Christmas Day.


Christmas Tea

Saturday, December 10

Enjoy an afternoon of period holiday decorations, carols around the pump organ, and refreshments at Mueller-Schmidt House - Home of Stone.

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    Public Ice Skating

    United Wireless Arena
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    Holiday Jazz Concert

    DC3 Little Theater
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    Mock NFR Barrel Race

    Western State Bank Expo
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    Holiday Hullabaloo

    Dodge City Public Library
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    A Christmas Tea

    Home of Stone Museum
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    Mock NFR Barrel Race

    Western State Bank Expo
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    Holiday Concert

    Immaculate Heart of Mary, Windthorst, KS
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    Cookie Decorating Class

    Dodge City Brewing
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    Public Ice Skating

    United Wireless Arena
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    Christmas with Cops!

    Hennessy Hall
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    Breakfast with Santa

    Dodge City Family YMCA
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    2nd Annual Bagger Christmas Bash

    I Don't Care Family Restaurant & Sports Bar
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    Gingerbread House Party

    Western State Bank Expo Center
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    High Risk Santa Night

    Red Beard Coffee
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    Public Ice Skating

    United Wireless Arena
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    Public Ice Skating

    United Wireless Arena
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    Public Ice Skating

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    Australian New Year Party

    Carnegie Center for the Arts