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of Sugar Grove Township

December 1-2, 2023



Come join the fun at Sugar Grove’s community celebration of the Holidays! Events will be held at various locations off Main Street in Sugar Grove including at the Holiday Tree at Cross & Main Streets and the Sugar Grove Community Building, 141 S. Main Street.   A free horse-drawn ride will run along the streets around the Community Building too.


Friday, December 1st 6pm

Tree Lighting Ceremony

Cross & Main Street

Santa arrives on a Sugar Grove Fire District truck to help flip the switch and light the town’s holiday tree and lights.



Cookies & Hot Chocolate

Community Building Dining Room, 1st floor

After the tree lighting ceremony, warm up with free hot chocolate and cookies.



        Saturday, December 2nd 8am -12pm  



Breakfast with Santa

Community Building Dining Room, 1st floor

Savor a hot breakfast then visit with Santa at this reservation-only event.   

Adults $10, Children 10 and under $5.  

Purchase tickets at for one of four seatings – 8am, 9am, 10am, or 11am.

Breakfast consists of pancakes, sausage, coffee, water, or juice.  



Visit with Santa  

Upstairs Meeting Room

Visit with the jolly old man in red and keep the memory with a digital picture from your camera phone.  

Children’s Activities

Community Building Gym, 2nd floor

Write a letter to Santa, make reindeer food, get your face painted, or compete in our holiday treat walk to win a special prize.


Military Appreciation T-Shirt Sales

Community Building Gym, 2nd floor

Kaneland High School Key Club members are raising funds for the men and women that have served our country.  Purchase a t-shirt and show your support. 

Quilt Raffle 

Community Building Gym, 2nd floor

Members of the Sugar Grove Historical Society will be on hand to answer your questions about the history of your town and sell tickets for their annual quilt raffle.  



Musical Entertainment -Vocalist Russ Ginn

Community Building Gym, 2nd floor

Listen to musical stylings of local artist Russ Ginn.  


9am – 12pm

Free Horse-Drawn Rides

Board from the front lawn of the Community Building

Climb aboard a horse-drawn ride and experience Sugar Grove as it was.  Sugar Grove historian Dave Frantz narrates the ride and describes historic features of Sugar Grove.



Musical Entertainment -Kaneland Middle School “Knight Shift”

Community Building Gym, 2nd floor

See how talented Kaneland Middle School students are as they sing a special collection of holiday songs.



Musical Entertainment – Kaneland High School Madrigals

Community Building Gym, 2nd floor

Take a step back in time with the Madrigals and enjoy their talents and beautiful voices as they bring the house down with their famous vocal performances.


Pancake Flip-Off 

Community Building Gym, 2nd floor

Who will win this contest to see who can flip their pancake the greatest number of times?  Watch the flippin’ fun as 10 local celebrities raise funds for children in the community. 

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