powered by Indiana Michigan Power:


Light Up DWNTWN kickoff event, powered by Indiana Michigan Power, will be held on December 6 from 5 - 8 p.m. throughout Downtown Muncie. Galleries, restaurants and retailers invite you to spend the evening with them as we kick off the holiday shopping season.

The Community Tree Lighting ceremony led by Mayor Dennis Tyler, Ball State President Geoffrey Mearns, Charlie Cardinal, Santa Claus, and the Code Red Dancers will take place at Canan Commons (located in the 500 block of S. Walnut St.) at 6:00 p.m.

Other events include:

• Animated light show synchronized to music 

Nightly shows All throughout December
Shows start at 6, 7, 8, & 9 PM

• Muncie Community School’s Elementary Choir Performance and Caroling 

• Annual Holiday Gift Market by Muncie Makers Market with 50+ artists in a heated tent. Shop with the following local Makers for all your holiday gifts:

The Pie Lady, KittyKnit Designs, None of Your Beeswax, Owl Perch, The Lazy Dane, Muncie Art Farm, Queen Honey Bee Creations, Chromatic Endeavors, Through the Screen Door, The Silver Lining Gemstones & Leathers, Crafts by Debra, Boyd’s Pottery, Mandy's Creations, Capturing the Moment by MDA, Ashanti's Garden, The Lottie Series by Dana Brown, The Bearded Baker, Muncie Map Company, Victorian Home Tour, Shananagins Creations, Smoke River Pottery, Flight of Fancy, Northern Tropics, Candy & Treasure Chest, Casey's Creations, JE Jewelry Works, Victorian Apothecary, Betty's Homemade Jams & Jellies, Easelbox, Mindy's Crocheted Creations, Li’l Shop of This & That, The Art of Will Britton Jr., Mooslings

• Kiddie Express Train 

• Holiday Gallery Walk 

• Fire Pits & Concessions 

We hope to see you there to celebrate with you and your family!

DWNTWN Muncie wishes you and yours a happy, healthy and prosperous Holiday Season and New Year!