Enjoy Your Holiday in Le Mars

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Experience the Wonder

Christmas in Hometown Le Mars exists to create an unforgettable celebration of joy and good cheer in the true spirit of Christmas. Nestled in the northwest corner of Iowa, Le Mars offers the warmth of home to travelers far and wide.

Staying in Le Mars

Have you ever wanted to step into a Hallmark Christmas movie? That's what staying in Le Mars for our holiday celebration feels like.

With festivities happening all over town all day long, you might want to stay for the weekend. Learn more about staying, shopping, dining in Le Mars on our city Chamber of Commerce website.

Performers sing for a crowd dressed in holiday gear for Christmas in Le Mars

Getting to Le Mars

Le Mars is located roughly 30 miles from Sioux City and 80 miles from Sioux Falls. Wherever you're traveling from, we hope Le Mars feels like coming home for Christmas.

A life-sized wreath acts as the perfect photo taking spot to capture memories at Christmas in LeMars Iowa

Planning Your Visit

There's so much to experience in Le Mars! When you're not drinking hot apple cider or building a snowman, you’ll want to take a tour of the Wells Visitor Center & Ice Cream Parlor and sample something sweet.

Here are a few quick links to help you plan your next visit. Questions about the event? Feel free to contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions

There's so much to celebrate at Christmas in Hometown Le Mars, and we don't want you to miss any of it. Here's some information to help you make the most of your visit.

There are multiple places to park in downtown Le Mars. There are various city lots along with ample parking on city streets.

There are many different free activities planned throughout the celebration. Only a few activities have fees associated with them. Our Event Schedule has a listing on all events and activities with a designation in the description if they are free or there is a fee that goes with it.

There are many different businesses open downtown throughout the day to not only warm up in, but to shop for something special. There will also be some portable heaters spread throughout the Olson Cultural Events Center to help you warm up.

Some businesses do have public restrooms, but there are public restrooms located at the intersection of Plymouth and 1st Avenue NE. There will also be portable restrooms for public use.

Not only is the Wells’ Visitor Center & Ice Cream Parlor and Habitué Coffeehouse & Bakery right in the heart of the activities, but we’ll also have food available from the Knights of Columbus, The Browns Chocolates, Jack’s Kettle Corn, and other flavorful local vendors!

Find up to date information on our event schedule. You can also look for information on our Facebook page.