32nd Annual Christmas in the Pass
December 1, 2017 - December 2, 2017
Location: Downtown Pass Christian
Phone: (228) 452-3315
Time: Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 1pm
Christmas in the Pass kicks off with a tree lighting ceremony and the arrival of Santa in War Memorial Park at 6pm. Festivities will include a parade into town led by an antique fire truck and Pass Christian volunteer firemen, followed by the Pass Christian High School Band, a selection of classic cars, a crew of Pass High alumni pirates, of course, the Pass Christian elf troupe accompanying Santa and Mrs. Claus.
The parade will travel down Davis Street which will be lined with food and craft vendors.
The family-friendly event will have activities for kids at the pavilion, including a special reading of at 7pm of “Pirate Night Before Christmas” by Will Koolsbergen, Pass High alumni and artistic director of the Pass Christian Theatre Project. Santa will be available for photos at People’s Bank. Musical entertainment will be provided by Hadley Hill.
On Saturday, dogs will be dressed up in their best holiday garb for the Paw Parade to be held War Memorial Park at 1pm. Prizes will be given for best dressed in the small, medium and large dog categories. Santa will also be available to have his photo taken with the dogs starting at 12:30.
Christmas in the Pass is a cooperative effort of the Pass Christian Main Street and Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce.
Awarded Southeast Tourism Society (STS) Top 20 Fall 2009 & 2011 & 2012 Event
Awarded American Bus Association (ABA) Top 100 North American Events 2011