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Holiday season to come alive in downtown Sun Prairie

Downtown Sun Prairie is welcoming visitors to their annual holiday events to celebrate the start of the holiday seasons.

On Friday at 5:15 p.m., the 99th annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Fire Truck Parade. The tree lighting took place at the Sun Prairie Historical Museum and the Parade made its way down the 100 and 200 blocks of E. Main St.

Activities to look forward to throughout the weekend include free horse drawn wagon rides and visits with Santa.

Carriage rides will take place on Nov. 29 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. They will leave from the front of the Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum, 115 E. Main St. Kids can bring their wish list to Santa at the Crosse House, 133 W. Main St., on Nov. 29 and Dec. 6 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fire truck parade ends with Santa lighting community holiday tree

The 99th annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony in Sun Prairie will feature a fire truck parade and horse drawn wagon rides, according to a release.

The festivities start at 5:15 p.m. on Friday with cookies and hot apple cider provided by the Sun Prairie Historical Museum, organizers said. Performances by Fusion Dance Studio, the Sun Prairie Community Band and the Sun Prairie Chorus will be on the main stage in front of the Sun Prairie Museum.

The Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department’s Holiday Lights Fire Truck Parade starts at 5:45 p.m. and goes down Main Street. The parade ends with Santa lighting the community holiday tree.

Free horse drawn wagon rides will also be available Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rides leave from the front of the historical museum.

Sun Prairie to hold Halloween Spooktacular party

The Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Halloween Spooktacular on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 1-5 p.m.

There will be trick-or-treating and a chance to win prizes!

Visit their website for more details on this fun event and don't forget to wear your costumes!

Most municipalities set Halloween trick-or-treating hours

Most municipalities set Halloween trick-or-treating hours

When will the ghosts and goblins be out?

Find below a list of the trick or treating hours for communities in southern Wisconsin:

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