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Thank you for everyone who celebrated Palmer this weekend! The holiday magic is alive and well in Palmer. We invite you to join us December 10th-12th for Colony Christmas 2021! Celebrate the holidays as only Palmer, Alaska can! Join with those near and dear in the fun and festivities Colony Christmas has to offer.


Arts & Craft Fairs

We are very excited to be hosting our Arts & Crafts Fairs for Colony Christmas 2021! We will have venue availability at both the Palmer Train Depot and the Mat-Su Borough Gym.

Applications will be sent out to returning vendors and GPCC members in early September. New vendor applications will be made available on October 1st at 12pm. This event does require a current 2021 City of Palmer Business License or Special Event License. For more information on business licenses, check out the City of Palmer Business License web page by clicking here.

If you have any questions about the requirements for this year’s craft fairs, please let us know and we’ll be happy to help!

Winner's Circle!

Congratulations to this year's Colony Christmas contest winners. Whether they excelled in gingerbread-baking, parade float design, or made the meanest mess of cookies this side of the Matanuska, they deserve the accolades worthy of the Colony Christmas spirit!

2020 Parade of Lights

1st Place Overall


2nd Place Overall

Brittany Lais & Friends

3rd Place Overall


Cookie Contest

Adult Categories:
Santa Cookies - Amy Aho - Chocolate Chip Cookies
Specialty Cookies - Jessica Cacy - Cranberry & Orange
Gingerbread - Beth Chandler
Children's Categories:
Santa Cookies: Rosy Fry - Chocolate Candy Cane
Specialty Cookies - Birdie Barkwood - Pink Nightmare

Coloring Contest

Gavin Marriott, Age 5
Thanks Gavin for your awesome artwork! For winning our Coloring Contest, Gavin got to push the plunger to start off the fireworks display! [pictured below]

Smoosh Races

The Four Musketeers!
Honorable Mention: Furry American Space Reindeer

Thank you to all who participated and kept the Christmas spirit alive this year!