The City of Gravette will host its annual Christmas parade on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 4:30 PM. The theme for this year's parade is 'An Old-Fashioned Christmas'. Those interested in joining the parade as a participant can find the entry form below, at City Hall, or by emailing info@GravetteAR.com. Trophies will be awarded for the most festive entry, best use of Christmas lights, and best use of the theme. Winners will be announced during the museum open house.
Prior to the Christmas parade, the Gravette Public Library will host a library open house starting at 3:30 PM. Spiced cider will be provided as well as baked goods prepared by members of the Jolly Good Times Home Extension Club. Children may select an elf ornament from the Ornament Tree to take home. Guests are invited to explore the library and learn more about signing up for a library card.
Following the Christmas parade, the Gravette Historical Museum will host its annual holiday open house on the museum grounds. The Historic Kindley Home and the Museum Annex will be open for guests to tour and the museum will be serving hot chocolate and cookies. Santa will be available for free pictures. Santa will be handing out stockings to each of the boys and girls that briefly explains what Christmas was like in the 1940’s in the Gravette area. The fire department and police department will battle it out in the police versus fire chili cook-off.