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CHRISTMAS KICKOFF 2017
November 24th & 25th
Imagine mule drawn carriages meandering through a merry and historic town while carolers sing in front of storefronts and shops, businesses serving holiday cookies and cheer. Children's eyes twinkle as they line up to visit Santa, adults busy shopping the town's retail stores and bustling Christmas Market in the State's oldest train depot, and a horde of runners dawning the ugliest Christmas sweaters in the annual 5k fun run.
The resident camel settling in at a live Nativity scene. Reindeer prancing about. Diners eating in restaurants turn towards the darkened street to see a beautiful glow, lit only by participants of the lighted parade. Onlookers gather round to watch fireworks rain over the State's oldest working courthouse. This is how Dayton, Washington kicks off the Christmas season every year on the day after Thanksgiving.