The 2021 Eureka Springs Christmas Festival Returns with fun and safe version of our annual holiday favorite. This year’s festival will be sure to preserve the Holiday Spirits during these trying times. Families who are searching for a hometown feel this Christmas, where friends and neighbors share the spirit of the season, can find what they’re looking for in our historic Victorian Village of Eureka Springs.

CLICK HERE to view a complete list of Eureka Springs Christmas Activities. Below are just a few highlights of 2021 Eureka Springs Christmas Festival. In addition, the entire town will be alight with holiday cheer.

Don’t Miss These Great Events!

2018 Christmas in Eureka SpringsDrive-Through Light Display at the Great Passion Play
November 25th-January 1st
Great Passion Play Grounds

Christmas from Thanksgiving night through January 4 with a by-donation drive-through light display with lights on from dark through 8:00 PM on Thursdays through Sundays on the grounds of The Great Passion Play. For more info visit

Christmas at the Crescent
All Month Long

the Crescent Hotel

Christmastime at The Crescent Hotel has become one of the region’s most popular winter holiday traditions. Don’t miss great events like the Christmas Tree Forrest, Holly Jolly Painting Party, Breakfast Buffet with Santa Clause and more! Christmas begins on the first week of December and runs until the Ice Rink Opens New Years Week.  Learn more at

Snow Train Village
November 26- January 1 ​Fridays 4-8pm, Saturdays from 10-8pm, Sundays from 12-8pm

The largest train village display in the south! The exhibit consists of well over 300 buildings which take you back to a 1930’s to 1950’s landscape of small town America, with three Lionel 0 scale trains, a Lionel 0 scale trolley, and a Polar Express train.  Admission is $5 per person with kids under 5 free.

Living Windows in Downtown Eureka
December 11th from 12-7pm

Come downtown and enjoy Santa in the park, carolers singing in the streets, and Living Windows presented by the merchants of Eureka Springs! Actual Living Windows will be on display from 5-7pm. Stay and shop late plus you will have free 2 hour metered parking, family friendly fun, and Christmas lights!

Santa in the Park
December 4, 11 & 18th from 12-2pm

That’s right…Ol’ Saint Nick returns to Basin Spring Park in the center of Eureka Springs’ Downtown Shopping & Entertainment District. Santa will be ready to meet you, your kids, and the entire family, plus take a commemorative photo with you and hear your wish list from 12-2pm.

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