Holiday Activities

The McPherson Chamber of Commerce and McPherson Main Street partner to bring you a delightful holiday experience in McPherson. Spend an entire afternoon visiting the welcoming McPherson stores in search of the ideal gifts or enjoy the family-friendly events we have planned.

Mark your calendar for the 2021 Holiday Promotion Events. McPherson “Where Santa Shops!”

Open House Weekend: Thursday, November 4th–Saturday, November 6th, 2021


Snowball Drop: Kicks off the Holidays on Nov 4th, 2021 at 5:30pm @ the McPherson Community Building. Adults can catch a number “snowball” and win shopping-related prizes like coupons and gift cards to encourage shopping locally. Santa will be present to greet the kiddos.

Snowball Drop prizes provided by these members: Artshirt – Gear for Sport, Brooklyn & Co., CK Pharmacy, Clayworks at Disability Supports, Creative Hairlines Salon & Spa, Domino’s, Graber’s Ace Hardware, Greenthumb Wholesale, Hidden Closet Bookshelf, Integrity Salon & Spa, Krehbiels Specialty Meats, McPherson Community Theatre, Pip’s Dice Games, Plastics Extrusion Machinery, Rinse and Roll Car Wash, Scooter’s Coffee, Shoe Sensation, Simply Good, Stupka Chiropractic, Sunflower Mercantile, The Cook’s Nook, The Finish, The Stone Chimney, The Village Geek, Twice Told Tales, and Venable Jewelers


Girls Night Out: Girls Night Out in McPherson is Thursday, November 18th from 4-8 and social from 8-9 pm. Grab your girlfriends and make your way to the various stores that will be featuring special food, prizes, and sales just for you! There will be wish lists to fill out and fun for all.

Girls Night Out participants and sponsors: 24/7 Travel Stores, A5 Western, Artshirt Gear for Sport, Brooklyn & Co., Clayworks at Disability Supports, Creative Hairlines Salon & Spa, CT FIT Tanning, Easy, Graber’s Ace Hardware, Greenthumb Wholesale, Hidden Closet Bookshelf, Integrity Salon & Spa, Julie Johnson Studio & Event Center, Kansas Hempire, La Belle, McPherson Community Theatre, Nex-Tech Wireless, Pip’s Dice Games, Rinse and Roll Car Wash, Shoe Sensation, Stitches Quilt Shop, Sunflower Mercantile, The Cook’s Nook, Twice Told Tales, Venable Jewelers


Cookies with Santa -Several opportunities to visit with Santa and capture memorable pictures.

  • Thursday, December 2nd (5-6:30) @ Stupka Chiropractic, 114 W Euclid
  • Thursday, December 9th (5-6:30) @ Emprise Bank, 201 E. Kansas Ave.
  • Saturday, December 11th (9:30-11:00) @ Craft Coffee Parlor, 120 N. Main
  • Saturday, December 11th (2-3:30) @ McPherson Classical Coaching, 206 N. Main
  • Thursday, December 16th (5-6:30) @ Sunflower Mercantile, 106 N. Main
  • Saturday, December 18th (9:30-11:00) @ Greenthumb Wholesale, 400 N. Maple
  • Saturday, December 18th (2-3:30) @ Wendy’s, 610 N. Main
  • Thursday, December 23rd (5-6:30) @ Clayworks, 107 N. Main

Free Movies: All movies are shown at the McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main, and are free to the public.

  • Sunday, December 5th “Sing” will be shown at 3:00 pm.
  • Saturday, December 18th “Abominable” will be shown at 7:00 pm.
  • Thursday, December 23rd “Dolittle” will be shown at 7:00 pm.

Movies are sponsored by these members: Artshirt-Gear for Sport, Clayworks, Creative Hairlines, Ellene McKean & Associates- Linda Owens, Elliott Insurance Agency, Fox Chiropractic, Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, Inc., Greenthumb Wholesale, H&R Block, Hutton, Kansas Hempire, Ken D. Cotton, D.D.S., KNGL/KBBE Radio, McPherson Classical Coaching Academy, MTC Mutual Tele Communications, Nooks and Crannies Floral, Pip’s Dice & Games, Rinse and Roll Car Wash, Stockham Family Funeral Home, The Hanging Leaf, The Stone Chimney, Venable Jewelers


Candy Cane Cash: Nov. 1– Dec 31. Shop local to check off your Christmas list and get registered to win! Shop at participating stores Nov. 1-Dec. 31, 2021 and earn points to enter the Candy Cane Cash drawing. You could be the lucky winner of $1,000 or $500 in Candy Cane Cash to be redeemed for merchandise or services in any of the participating businesses. Winners will be drawn early January. For each $10 spent at the participating stores, your Candy Cane Cash entry form will be marked, and once you have all 5 boxes marked on your form, fill out your contact information and drop it in a registration box.

You will earn points and find Candy Cane Cash boxes at these 29 participating stores:

  • A5 Western – 102 N Main
  • Artshirt-Gear for Sport – 211 N Main
  • Brooklyn & Co. – 213 N Main
  • Brown’s Shoe Fit – 118 N Main
  • CK Pharmacy – 200 N Main
  • Clayworks – 107 N Main
  • Creative Hairlines Salon & Spa – 207 S Main
  • Elizabeth Street Treasures – 316 E Elizabeth
  • Graber’s Ace Hardware – 319 N Main
  • The Hidden Closet Bookshelf – 206 N Main
  • Integrity Salon & Spa – 108 N Main
  • Kansas Hempire – 202 N Main
  • Krehbiels Specialty Meats – 1636 Mohawk Rd
  • La Belle – 123 N Main
  • McPherson Museum Gift Shop – 111 E Kansas
  • Nooks & Crannies Floral – 113 N Main
  • Pip’s Dice & Games – 118 S Main
  • Scooter’s Coffee McPherson – 311 N Main
  • Shoe Sensation- 2210 E. Kansas Ave.
  • Simply Good – 301 S Main
  • Stitches Quilt Shop – 102 S Main
  • Stupka Chiropractic & Wellness Center- 114 W Euclid
  • Sunflower Mercantile – 106 N Main
  • The Cook’s Nook – 219 N Main
  • The Hanging Leaf – 106 S Main
  • The Stone Chimney – 1500 E First
  • The Village Geek – 116 N Main
  • Twice Told Tales – 104 S Main
  • Venable Jewelers – 214 N Main

In addition to all of these wonderful community activities, the holiday promotion includes TV advertising opportunities for the members of the McPherson Chamber of Commerce and McPherson Main Street. Be watching for the fun “McPherson -Where Santa Shops” KAKE-TV ads for these businesses and see if you can spot Santa!