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It's a White County Christmas
.. a celebration honoring the small town traditions of the holiday season.
Making memories to last a lifetime
Discover the magic of Christmas
in Carmi
Discover Carmi this year for an old-fashioned Christmas, with horse drawn carriage rides, carolers, parades, prizes and decorations. There is no better place than Main Street for a holiday stroll with your loved ones. Underneath a canopy of twinkling lights, walk a while. Slip into a shop or two for a little holiday shopping. And if it happens to start snowing – even better!
NEW IN 2011
Join in the fun of a
5K Holiday Run
with all the proceeds benefiting the students of Jefferson School in Carmi.

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NEW IN 2011
You won't want to miss the crowning of White County's
Miss Merry Christmas
a scholarship pageant to select our Christmas Royalty.

NEW IN 2011
We're restricting traffic Main Street so everyone can enjoy the expanded
while we welcome
Santa to Carmi.

NEW IN 2011
All your favorite holiday movie characters will come alive in this year's
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

The activities may begin November 18, and they'll continue all through November and December. Several new events have been added including the selection of the first White County Miss Merry Christmas and a 5 K Holiday Reindeer Run.
This year's festival reflects the desires of visitors from previous years who wanted to enjoy Thanksgiving with their families before turning their attention to Christmas. So, many of the traditional Christmas
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The Carmi Chamber of Commerce is in the business of making smiles.

People want to live in a thriving community. Happiness is contagious. Events such as “It's a White County Christmas”show our commitment to building a happy, thriving, prosperous community.

We hope you'll join us
Make Memories to Last a Lifetime!
What you see is what's in store! ABSOLUTELY all the photos on the site including our page banners were taken by Judy Mae & Wil Bingman from past White County Christmas events.
for all the photos from the
2011 White County Christmas Festival
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1863 Mercantile
Armstrong Tools
Banterra Bank
Botsch & Associates CPA
Browns Feed & Chemical
Carmi Lions Club
Carmi Kiwanis Club
Dave Matheny State Farm Insurance
Dillman Services
Eastern Services

Fechter Farms
Hale Body Shop
HD Beans Jewelers
Roger & Ranelle Hubele
James Cook State Farm Insurance
Karger Kollectibles
Logo Graphics
Merle Norman Cosmetics & Boutique
Mr. Muffler
O’Daniel Trucking
Pfister, Michaul Craft & Collectibles
Roark Trucking
Southern Illinois Title
Stendeback Family Funeral Home
Stocke, Phil
Terrell Electric Services
The Courtyard
Williams Enterprises

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Carmi Vet Clinic
Conger & Elliott
Dan & Lockye Drone
R Energy LLC
Taylor Eye Care
Tie-On Roofing
White County Economic Development Group