Top 75 Most Christmassy Towns Revealed Arkansas Has Three
Did you know that Arkansas has three towns that are included in the Top 75 most "Christmassy" towns?
According to Mixbook, a #1 rated photo book brand, they went on a mission to discover a list of 75 American towns that exude the most Christmas charm and vibe, as chosen by 3,000 families that were polled.
Christmassy Towns in Arkansas
Now considered the second largest city in Central Arkansas right behind Little Rock the beauty of the Christmas season is reflected in this college town, especially in the downtown area. One of the highlights is its annual "Illuminate Conway" Christmas parade, which features brightly lit floats and festive music, bringing the community together in celebration.
The city also hosts a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, which is centered around all the holiday festivities and community interaction. Local businesses and quaint little shops contribute to the holiday spirit with festive displays and special holiday events.
This welcoming town a suburb of Little Rock transforms into a festive wonderland during the Christmas season. Benton's dazzling Christmas lights display illuminates the town's streets and public structures creating a warm and inviting ambiance.
The community comes together each year with its annual Benton Christmas Parade where local businesses adorn their storefronts with holiday decorations and offer seasonal treats and goodies. Benton is also known for their holiday concerts, community events, and the Christmas marketplace.
One of the most charming and historical towns that gives off the feeling of a nostalgic old-time Christmas town, especially the heart of the downtown area on Main Street, adorned with twinkling lights and festive decorations. Van Buren hosts an incredible Christmas parade, where the town goes all out decorating floats with twinkling lights and marching bands fill the air with the sounds of the season.
The train station, transformed into a winter wonderland, hosting the beloved Holiday Express Pajama Train, where children and adults ride through the countryside over wooden tressels winding through the scenic Boston Mountains sipping on hot cocoa and listening to Christmas stories just like in the movie, Polar Express.
The historic town of Van Buren has a ton of local shops and boutiques along Main Street that add to the small-town community charm. The community comes together for outdoor Christmas markets and live nativity scenes, creating a sense of warmth and togetherness.
Planning a trip to Arkansas this December or any other time, you just can't go wrong visiting any one of these charming Christmassy towns.
And just in case you were wondering which town was ranked #1 on the list of the Top 75 Christmassy Towns in America.
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