Bellefontaine Grace Church brings you a unique Christmas experience in the city that brings you right into the heart of the Christmas Story. All the events are completely free for everyone to enjoy. As followers of Jesus we are excited to serve and celebrate with our community by showing the Love of God and sharing His Good News! We are so thankful to all our sponsors who graciously and generously donated to see this event be a light for all of Logan County

DECEMBER 2, 2022




    An awesome "iceless" ice skating rink ready for use in any weather! The rink is run and staffed by professionals and all skates are provided. Bring the whole family of all ages to enjoy this special icy experience!  


    Similar to "Trunk-or-Treat" the stroll through Christmas Village is one of fun, free goodies, and beautiful Christmas lights strung all about for your viewing enjoyment!


    Enjoy a short wagon ride around our beautiful downtown and experience the good news of Jesus through a live action rendition of the Christmas story. This interactive ride creates a light yet purposeful time for your family to rest your legs and connect meaningfully together. 


    Family-friendly music for all ages played live by BGC's very own Worship team. This talented group of musicians will be sure to entertain and bring a cheerful vibe to the whole City Christmas event. 


    Bunnies, Donkeys, Goats, and much more. You will definitely not want to miss this fun animal encounter! Like a farm in the city the petting zoo will bring all your favorite farm animals directly into the downtown square. Find this animal encounter on East Chillicothe Ave. 


    Beloved by all children and a local favorite in Logan County, Grandpa's Express is a barrel train that gives short rides to all aged children right down main street! Time spent with Grandpa and Grandma will be sure to leave you and your family with plenty of smiles and lasting memories. 


    Find Waldo or in this case four of them! In each section of the Downtown square seek out and claim your prize from each Waldo hiding among the City Christmas events.  


    Ever had a desire to golf in the winter? Come try out our 9 hole "Christmas Course" on West Columbus Ave. (Open before and after the Parade) This outdoor putt-putt adventure brings a healthy portion of competition that all ages can enjoy! 


    Come to the City Marketplace to find warmth and a fun crafting experience. This Christmas themed kids craft is a memorable experience packaged in a take home style souvenir for the whole family to enjoy. 


    We understand that all great events have food, and a lot of it! City Christmas will have plenty of dining options for you and your family to enjoy! Take your pick from one of the many food trucks that will be joining us. (R Smokehouse, O Hickory Smokehouse, Smokin' Bandits, Pig in a Pickle, Traveling Brew, Freyhoff's Funnel Cakes, Halls Kettle Corn, The Flying Pepper, Where There's Smoke LLC, Vic's Country Cookin)


    In collaboration with the City of Bellefontaine we will be hosting City Christmas before and after the traditional Hometown Christmas Parade. We are excited to bring our unique Christmas experience to the people of Logan County while supporting the local parade! 


    The Historic Holland Theatre is hosting a children's performance of "The Elves and the Shoemaker" available to the community on December 2nd & 3rd. Tickets are on sale now and can be found on their website. 


    Getting cold while you’re enjoying the festivities of City Christmas? Stop on in to any of the local downtown churches for a warm respite and a friendly greeting. The Lutheran, Presbyterian, First Christian, and Methodist churches will be open from 4-6pm.