Saturday, December 4
Starts at 11:00 AM
Christmas Under the Dome & the Bloomington-Normal Jaycee’s Christmas Parade — Saturday, December 4 from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. Join the Museum and our friends as we welcome in the holiday season as the Grand Marshall of the Bloomington-Normal Jaycee’s Christmas Parade! The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. at Kingsley Junior High School in Normal and ends in Downtown Bloomington at the steps of the McLean County Museum of History. Follow the parade Downtown to see the parade floats up close and see Santa disembark for an afternoon of meeting-and-greeting with kids of all ages and the young at heart on the Museum Square.
From the time the parade reaches the Museum Square until 2:00 p.m., join us for Christmas Under the Dome festivities including:
Crafts & Games from 11:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Holiday Book Pop-Up with Bloomington Public Library from 11:00 to 2:00 p.m. Story Times at 11:45 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Books available for checkout to anyone with a valid library card.
Selfies with Santa from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Live Music: Loving Missionary Baptist Choir (12:15 to 1:00 p.m.) and Sound of Illinois Chorus (1:15 to 2:00 p.m.)
Holiday Artifact Displays All Season
Thanks to our sponsors:
Illinois Farm Bureau
MCK CPAs & Advisors
Heartland Bank & Trust
Cumulus Radio Bloomington