Small Town Christmas - Small Business Saturday 2023

Location: Downtown Tipton
Tipton, IA 52772 (map)

Contact: Linda Beck (


Tipton Chamber of Commerce Presents
Small Town Christmas

Join Us Downtown Tipton on Saturday, November 25th to Celebrate Hoilday Festivities!
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Jeff Wallick Auctions opens Friday, Nov. 24th & Saturday Nov. 25th - clearance of all household, holiday and more!
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Iowa Coffee Cup located next to the gazebo.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Ladybug Concessions located on the green space.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ornament Decorating at the Oasis.  No cost. Ornaments are encouraged to be used to decorate the Community Christmas Tree.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Expressions offering ornament making for $1 each.  403 Cedar Street.
2:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Trolley Rides provied by the Lions Club.  Pick up & Drop off locations are the Hardacre Theater and Tipton Public Library.  Sponsored by Circle P Veterinary Services
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Santa pictures at Taylor Milton Photography.
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Letter writing at the Tipton Public Library.  Drop off letters addressed to Santa at a special mailbox located at Citizens Bank.  The letters will be deliered to the North Pole.
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Balloons & Face Painting at Theisen's.
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Corp & Morp Crafts selling laser engraved gifts located at 417 Cedar Street. Sponsored by Cummins Mfg., Inc.
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Aavantis, LLC will be providing Prppermint Stick & Egg Nog frozen yogurt for everyone or until supples are gone! Look for their wagon!
4:00 p.m. Hot Chocolate Bar in the Gazebo while supples last. Sponsored by Prairie Hills Assisted Living
4:30 p.m. Parade line up behind the Courthouse on Meridian Street.
Parade route: 
Begin route on Meridian Street behind the courthouse heading north, cross Hwy 130, turn right on 10th Street, turn left on Mulberry Street (go past Cedar Manor through their horseshoe drive NOT under the canopy). turn right on North Street, turn right on Plum Street, cross Hwy 130, turn right on 5th Street and turn left on Meridian Street behind the courhouse where the parade ends.
4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m. Carolers on the courthouse square.  UCC Carolers at the gazebo followed by Hope Church Carolers at 5:30 next to the Community Christmas Tree.
5:00 p.m. Lighting the Community Christmas Tree by Mayor Bryan Carney.  Holiday Prince and Princess will read their winning essays and the communmity will decorate the tree with their ornaments.
*Remember to vote for your favorite 'Downtown for the Holidays' Display.  The contest will be held November 25th - December 10th.