Jolly Holiday Guide

Holiday Shop, Dine and Wine

To make your holiday shopping a little easier – and a little more fun – your favorite downtown merchants are open ‘late until 8’ on Fridays until Christmas. Beginning November 13, each week will feature a new holiday theme – don’t miss these fun Friday nights in downtown Burlington!

Downton Burlington, IA

Santa’s Cottage Letter Drop-Off

Drop off your letter to Santa at his downtown cottage, and Santa might read your letter live on Facebook!
Beginning November 28, kids can drop off a letter to Santa at the distinctive red cottage on Jefferson Street. Each week, Santa will select a number of letters to read live on Facebook. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to bring smiles and amazement to your favorite little ones as they hear from Santa!

Corner of Sixth and Jefferson Street
Burlington, IA

Holiday Lighted Windows and Contest

In lieu of the lighted holiday parade, downtown businesses will partner with parade entrants this holiday season to decorate downtown windows for a month-long display of fanciful holiday lights! Beginning November 28 and running through Christmas Day, the community is invited to stroll or cruise through downtown Burlington and vote for favorite displays!

Downtown Burlington, IA

Country Christmas with David Kroll


Burlington Civic Music welcomes our very own, David Kroll, to our series as vocalist, song writer, bandleader and current radio host of KDMG Big Country 103.1.

200 N Front St; Burlington, IA