Trussville’s Cookie Walk is back Dec. 11 + more holiday events you won’t want to miss

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Get ready, it’s time for some festive fun. Photo via Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce

Trussville Downtown Merchants Association and the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce are rolling out a batch of holiday cheer this season with festive events you won’t want to miss. Read on to find out what’s ahead. (Yes, it includes cookies!)

1. Community Caroling & Tree Lighting 

Trussville trea lighting
Tree lightings are coming up. Photo via Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce

Offering all the warm and fuzzies of a holiday Hallmark moment, Trussville’s Community Caroling & Tree Lighting is sure to melt your insides faster than a snowflake.

Put on by the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce with presenting sponsor First Baptist Church Trussville, you’ll enjoy:

  • The sweet sounds of Trussville’s elementary school choirs
  • The jingle of 1,000 bells as Mayor Choat gives the signal to light the city’s 50-ft. Christmas tree
  • Family-friendly activities like caroling, drinking hot chocolate + photos with Santa

Event Details

When: Sunday, November 28 | 4:30-6PM
Where: The Mall in the historic Cahaba Homestead Village – 225 Parkway Dr, Trussville, AL 35173.
Price: Free
More info.

2. Trussville Downtown’s 3rd Annual Cookie Walk

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It’s cookie time. Photo via Trussville Downtown Merchants Association

Slip into your coziest boots, everybody—it’s time to walk this way to goodies aplenty during Trussville Downtown’s 3rd Annual Cookie Walk.

Yep, the Cookie Walk is back on Saturday, December 11 from 10AM-2PM, and it’s baking up to be tastier than ever. Hosted by Trussville Downtown Merchants Association, this year’s walk includes 21 delicious stops to collect cookies while you check out local Trussville merchants for holiday shopping and festive fun.

The Cookie Walk begins at Carroll’s Pharmacy. Here, you’ll trade in your event ticket for a cookie bag, then visit each cookie stop in any order you’d like.

Here’s the list of cookie stops:

cookies, Trussville Cookie Walk
21 stops equals 21 cookies. Photo via Trussville Downtown Merchants Association

Your Cookie Walk ticket includes:

  • Souvenir bag
  • Hand-painted, limited-edition Trussville Christmas Ornament
  • Christmas Card
  • 21 cookies (one from each cookie stop)

You’ll also load up on coupons and promotional items from cool Trussville Merchants like:

Event Details

When: Saturday, December 11 | 10AM2PM
Where: Various merchants in Downtown Trussville
Price:
$25
Tickets: There are just 100 tickets available to the Trussville Cookie Walk, and they sell FAST! Purchase here or in person at DeDe’s Book Rack – 104 S Chalkville Rd, Trussville, AL 35173.

3. Trussville Christmas Parade

Santa at parade

Grab your portable chairs and gather with friends and family for the annual Trussville Christmas Parade. Rolling through the city on Saturday, December 11, this year’s parade theme is all about Christmas Joy, and you’re sure to find it in abundance at this beloved event. 

Hosted by the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce and with presenting sponsor Brown Automotive, here’s what you’ll discover during the parade:

  • Firetrucks, floats + an old-fashioned trolley
  • Cars carrying local pageant winners
  • Hewitt-Trussville High School Marching Husky Band
  • 2021 Grand Marshals, the new Trussville Veterans Committee
  • And more!

Want to ride in the parade? Fill out an entry form here. Entry fee is $25. Late entry fee is $30 after December 3.

Psst! I hope you saved some sweet treats from Trussville Downtown’s Cookie Walk. They’re the perfect snack to munch during the parade, and pair perfectly with a steaming mug of hot chocolate.

Event Details

When: Saturday, December 11 | 3PM
Where: Downtown Trussville. The parade begins at Cahaba Elementary School, proceeds down Main Street to Chalkville Road and ends at Oak Street.
Price: Free
More info.

Behind the Events

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Creating Trussville events and supporting local is what it’s all about. Photo via Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce

Trussville Downtown Merchants Association (TDMA) and the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce have recently teamed up to make the City of Trussville thrive through events and more.

“We are so grateful for our new partnership with the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce and for sharing the goal of creating a thriving city for us all to enjoy while supporting our local businesses. Since our partnership, we have been thrilled with the results, and as a small business owner myself, it is exciting to see the growth Trussville is having. We look forward to working together on many events in the future.”

Katie Cox, President, Trussville Downtown’s Merchant Association

If you love Black Friday deals and steals, there are two ways you can help them in their mission:

  1. Visit TDMA’s website to discover who you can shop with this holiday season.
  2. Click “Interested/Going” on TDMA’s Small Business Saturday event page. During this special event on Saturday, November 27, you can support Trussville’s local merchants during the week of Black Friday.

For more happenings in the City of Trussville, follow Trussville Downtown Merchants Association and the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce.

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