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We invite you to join us December 11th-13th for Colony Christmas 2020! Celebrate the holidays as only Palmer, Alaska can! Join with those near and dear in the fun and festivities Colony Christmas has to offer.

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Parade Central

Parade entry forms are available!

The Parade of lights is on its way! If you'd like to enter the parade, fill out a form and let us know. Parade entries can be submitted directly to the Greater Palmer Chamber of Commerce. Show us your creativity and win the coveted prize and honor of Best Parade Float! The more lights, the better!

The Parade of Lights will commence at 5pm on Saturday, December 12th, 2020. Stick around after for our Colony Christmas Fireworks!

Credit: Alopex Interaction Design
Credit: Alopex Interaction Design

Special Events

Want to be on our official schedule?

If you have an event in the Palmer area and you'd like to be on the official Colony Christmas schedule of events, simply let us know! Events must be submitted before November 30th, 2020 at 12pm so we can create printed schedules.


Arts & Craft Fairs


It is with heavy hearts the we announce the cancellation of our Colony Christmas arts & crafts fairs for 2020, based on advice from the State of Alaska and the DHSS. Please read the press release linked on this page. Vendors have been informed of the change in proceesings.

For additional questions, please contact the GPCC Office at 907-745-2880.

Be a Part of the Magic!

Many of these events wouldn't be possible without community minded volunteers and generous businesses looking to donate to the cause.

If you'd like to contribute to making this wonderful holiday tradition a reality, we have many sponsorship opportunities! Keep the holiday spirit alive and in return, we'll promote your business!