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Christmas Fest

Birchwood's Annual 2023


Saturday, December 2nd

Christmas Fest is back for 2023! Bring the entire family and head on over to Birchwood for an old fashioned small town Christmas celebration! 

Come out and enjoy, crafts, a bonfire, tree lighting, meat raffle, and of course SANTA!

Decorated Christmas Tree

Lighting of the Love Light Tree

Lighting of the Love Light Tree!


Join in the lighting of our 20' tree! This commemorates loved ones and honors their memory with a dedicated light. Blessings of the tree immediately prior. 


Where: Village Hall Park

Time: Friday, December 1st - 6:00pm

Wagon Rides

Horsedrawn Wagon Rides

Giddyup! Hitch a ride around town on our Horsedrawn Wagon!

Where: Birchwood Village Hall

Time: 8am - 11am

Image by Erica Marsland Huynh

Holiday Craft Market

Holiday Craft Market​

This year's craft market will be hosted by businesses in town! Take a stroll down Main Street, and around town, to shop various vendors and craft markets at locations around Birchwood.

Where: Paul's Pizza Den, Bluegill Bar, Birchwood School, Trinity Lutheran Church and Birchwood Village Hall. 

Time: 9am - 2pm

Contact for more information or to sign up as a vendor!

Bake Sales

Bake Sales

Satisfy your homemade cookie cravings at the Birchwood Senior Center and Birchwood Food Pantry

Where: Birchwood Senior Center and Birchwood Food Pantry

Time: 9am - 2pm

Cinnamon Buns

Coffee, Cinnamon Rolls, Chili & Cornbread 

Coffee, Cinnamon Rolls,

Chili and Cornbread

At Trinity Lutheran Church, coffee and cinnamon rolls starting at 9 AM, Chili and cornbread lunch plus desserts starting at 10:30 AM

Where: Trinity Lutheran Church

Time: 9am - 3pm

Image by Christian Lambert

Visit Santa Claus!

Visit with Santa Claus!

Santa is coming to Birchwood! Santa will be visiting Birchwood at the Village Hall to meet and hear the kids' Christmas wishes!


Treat bags for the kids too - Provided by Dairy State Bank!

Pictures by Erin Zemaitis. Free will donations appreciated!

 Village Hall

Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

Hot Chocolate and S'mores
 Village Hall

Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Image by Haris Suljic

S'mores and Cookies

Warm up by the Fire!


Come out and warm up by the bonfire maintained by the Livingstons! Enjoy a s'more or hot chocolate!

Where: Village Hall Park

Time: 8am - 2pm

Image by James Wheeler

Christmas Light Contest

Christmas Light Contest


Participate in the Birchwood Christmas Light Contest! Prizes for best business display and best resident display!

Top prizes for residents are 1st: $100, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $25 in Birchwood Bucks!


Prizes for businesses include free advertising space packages and promotional packages!

Public voting takes place from mid-December until Christmas, voting form will appear on our facebook page and on this site in mid-December!

Contest winner will be announced online after Christmas. 

*Only 1 address is allowed as an entry. 

Christmas Contest Form

Christmas Light Contest Entry Form

We will be publishing addresses on a map, do you want your address to be included on the map?
Image by Ryan Wallace


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We'll showcase them on our page! 

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