The Bradley Fair Holiday Stroll happens weekly on Sundays this year, and includes live entertainment on the Plaza throughout the day, complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides, opportunities to snag a photo with Santa or with your crew in other festive spots, face painting, hot coco and more! And of course, the best part, is that it’s all FREE.
Bradley Fair Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Bradley Fair’s annual Christmas tree lighting 2022!!!
Sunday, November 20, 2022
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
They will have events all day as we lead up to the lighting of the famous 30-foot Bradley Fair Tree.
They will have:
- Complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides from 2 – 10 PM
- Photos with Santa from 5 – 7 PM
- Live entertainment on the Plaza by the Studio Singers starting at 5 PM
- A performance by Music Theater Wichita following the Tree Lighting at 6 PM
- Face-painting Free But accepting donations for the Ronald McDonald House
- Glow stick fun
- Hot cocoa is FREE
Bradley Fair Holiday Stroll on Sundays with Special Activities
There will be other festivities at Bradley Fair during the holiday season, including the traditional Free Holiday Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides.
Every Sunday from November 21- December 18 – Bradley Fair will host a “Holiday Stroll” which includes:
- Complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides from 2 – 7 PM
- Photos with Santa from 2 – 4 PM
- Meet & greets with holiday characters from 3 – 5 PM
- Holiday bath salt making at Grate Fill
- Holiday crafts at Love of Character from 12 – 3 PM
- Holiday performance from the Studio Singers at 5 PM
- Hot cocoa and cider stations, festive photo ops + more
The fun weekly strolls begin on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 1 p.m. and continue weekly on Sundays until December 18, 2022.
Bradley Fair Carriage Rides
The free horse-drawn carriage rides will kick off at the tree-lighting and then will be available each Sunday from 2pm – 7pm at Bradley Fair from November 20 – December 18, 2022.
- No charge! Horse-drawn carriage rides are complimentary.
- Horse-drawn carriage rides are given on a first-come, first-serve basis only. We do not take reservations of any kind.
- Sundays during the holidays are the only days the horse-drawn carriage rides are offered.
Snag a Picture with Santa at Bradley Fair
On (we don’t have the dates or times yet) you can snag a picture with Santa Claus!
Get more information about this fun Holiday Stroll at the Bradley Fair website here.
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- Christmas Craft Shows and Holiday Markets
- How to make the holidays special when you can't afford big presents
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- Wichita Christmas Light Displays
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- Fulton Valley Farms A Country Christmas
- Christmas Tree Farms
Upcoming Holiday Events in Wichita
Here is more Holiday Fun for 2022:
2022 Christmas Lights Displays
Fall Bazaars, Craft Shows & Holiday Markets
Watson Park Polar Express Train Ride
A Country Christmas with Live Reindeer at Fulton Valley Farms
Bradley Fair’s annual Christmas tree lighting is Saturday, November 24, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
But it’s Sunday, November 24
Oh oops! The 24th IS Sunday – thanks for pointing that out, Andrea. Correcting it now.