Bishop Community Christmas Events

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce is busy planning several fun & festive Christmas events and now is the time to sign up to participate.

The parade is set for Saturday, December 3rd, beginning at 4:30pm and this year’s theme is “Christmas Movies.” Everyone is encouraged to decorate floats to honor your favorite Christmas classics and characters. Just before the parade, Bishop Rotary Clubs will host the annual Santa Mile fun run. Immediately after the parade, there will be a Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of the Bishop City Park. There is a brand-new baby Oregon Green Austrian Pine that has been recently planted and everyone is invited to welcome this beautiful new addition to the park. Parade entry forms are now available and due by November 23rd .

On Saturday, December 10th, Railroad Express will return to Laws Museum. From 10am until 3pm, families will enjoy holiday crafts & activities, train rides, Smokey Bear, Santa Claus, wagon rides and refreshments. Admission is $20 for those over 12 years old; $15 for ages 3 through 12; and free for kids under 3. Buy tickets now online via Eventbrite– early bird pricing will end on December 8th .

The chamber is also organizing the ever-popular “Shop Local Holiday Raffle.” Participating merchants will have raffle boxes and entry forms; shoppers can enter once at each location 11/25 through 12/19; winners will be announced on Monday, December 20th. Prizes will include gift certificates from participating merchants and grand prize is a $500 local shopping spree. Interested businesses should contact April the Chamber as soon as possible.

For more information, stop by the Bishop Chamber, 690 N. Main Street or call 760-873-8405.

(From Bishop Chamber of Commerce)

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