Rockwall Hometown Christmas, parade, tree lighting set for Dec. 5

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 18, 2020 – Registration is underway for the Rockwall Kiwanis 2020 Christmas Parade, which begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. This year’s theme is “Favorite Christmas Movie”. For parade details and to register, visit

Rockwall will also celebrate the season with Hometown Christmas festivities on Saturday, Dec. 5. Outdoor activities are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in the San Jacinto Plaza and include a Christmas Market, photos with Santa and the Grinch (bring your own camera), and a Find Frosty Scavenger Hunt.

There will be entertainment on the Downtown Courthouse stage from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., along with and activity and games booth. A pet parade is planned at 2 p.m. There will be live reindeer in front of Premier Properties from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Families may also enjoy a giant snow globe with commemorative pictures, a Snow Hill and Kiddie Snow Hill, Candy Land obstacle course, and a balloon artist. A trackless train will travel around the courthouse parking lot.

Food trucks include Legacy BBQ, Popcorn Papa, and Doe Belly’s. For full details and updates, stay tuned to Downtown Rockwall’s Hometown Christmas Facebook event page and

The 37th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on the lawn of City Hall, 385 S. Goliad.

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