It’s A Wonderful Life Festival 2022

While Downtown Indiana’s Light-Up Night and the Holiday Parade may be over for 2022, there are still plenty of exciting happenings occurring during the First Commonwealth Bank’s “It’s A Wonderful Life” Festival happening weekends through December 18!

Continuing weekends November 26 through December 18:

  • A 30-Foot LIVE Christmas Tree.
  • Vintage Christmas light and window displays.
  • Specialty boutiques and locally owned restaurants.
  • Visit with Santa and enjoy marshmallow roasting from 12 PM – 5 PM on Saturdays and 12 PM – 3 PM on Sundays.
  • Visit the Jimmy Stewart Museum for a host of activities.
  • “Toys of Christmas Past” exhibit at the Historical & Genealogical Society of Indiana County.
  • Holiday “Wheels and Thrills” community miniature train & quilt show at the Indiana Mall.
  • Selfie locations (see brochure below).
  • The Indiana County Woodturners Association will display their handmade ornaments at Luxenberg’s Jewelry stores throughout the holiday season. There will be a silent auction to bid on and possibly win your favorite ornament. All proceeds will benefit the Teddy Bear Fund Drive.  Please contact Luxenberg’s for store hours:  717 Philadelphia Street Location: (724) 465-2122.  Indiana Mall location: (724) 465-5888.

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Additional happenings on Friday, November 18, include:

The Welcome Center at Grace Church will be opened as a warm-up station to those gathering in Downtown Indiana, for the 2022 It’s a Wonderful Life Parade and Light-Up Night. Visitors will be welcomed into a warm space receiving sweet treats and hot chocolate while enjoying Christmas Carols and taking a family photo at our wintery photo booth. Grace welcomes you to take a moment to stop in to warm your hands and your hearts as we kick off the Holiday Season! The warm-up station can be accessed by way of the Grace Courtyard (7th Street) into the Welcome Center and will be open 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm.

Diamond Drug at 670 Philadelphia St. will once again be serving FREE hot dogs the night of the parade (Nov. 18) *while supplies last*

Miniature Ponies at 5 PM on South 7th Street.

S & T will be providing free popcorn and glow sticks in front of the bank. *while supplies last*

The Indiana County Recovery Center will be open from 5:30 – 8:30 with hot chocolate, coffee, popcorn and cookies. *while supplies last*

Indiana County Children & Youth Services (ICCYS) -“Open your heart, open your home, consider fostering.”
FREE cookies at S. 7th Street *while supplies last*

InFirst Bank will be providing FREE hot chocolate and popcorn *while supplies last*

Additional happenings on Saturday, November 19, include:
In IRMC Park, there will be:
– Miniature ponies
– Christmas carolers from 12 PM to 1 PM
– Costumed characters from 12 PM to 4 PM

Click to Download Brochure    Additional Holiday Happenings