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Plans Under Way For Bedford's Christmas Around The Square
Updated October 17, 2017 7:03 AM | Filed under: Event
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(BEDFORD) - Bedford Revitalization Inc. announces that planning is under way for the Bedford Christmas Parade, as part of Bedford's Christmas Around the Square.

Shopper's Delight - Shop the downtown district on Saturday December 2nd. For every $5 you spend with a downtown merchant, you'll be entered for a chance to win the Grand Prize - $100 cash. Purchases must be made within the contest period of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 2 to qualify.

#ElfieSelfie - From 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., keep your eyes peeled for the elf roaming around the Bedford Square. When you find him, snap a selfie and post to Facebook with the hashtag #elfieselfie. Make sure your post is set to 'public' so that we can enter you into this contest. One lucky contestant will walk away with a Downtown Merchant gift basket, loaded with gifts and goodies from shops downtown.


Windows of Wonder - As you're enjoying the sights of Christmas season downtown, vote for your favorite downtown window display.


Chili Supper - Bring your appetite, because BRI is hosting a chili supper at Harp Commons beginning at 4 p.m. All proceeds directly benefit BRI, to support the Christmas Around the Square Festivities

FREE Photo With Santa - Visit the beautifully renovated Downtown Depot for a visit and free photo with Santa. Photo opportunities will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Christmas Arts & Crafts Market - Shop from a variety of vendors on the J Street section of Bedford's Downtown Square from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. To apply for a vendor space, download the form here

Grand Marshal & Lighting Ceremony - Honor our Parade Grand Marshals Barb and Dean Spencer and watch the square light up at 5:30 p.m.

Bedford Christmas Parade - ‚ÄčTake in one of Southern Indiana's Largest lighted parades at 6 p.m. This parade averages 100 illuminated parade entries and is quite a site to see. This year's theme is Jingle Bell Rock. The parade entry deadline is Monday, Nov. 20th.


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