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Experience Middletown's Annual Holiday Whopla

Welcome the holidays with a Whobilation even the Grinch can't resist!

With the winter months rapidly approaching, it's time for Middletown's annual Holiday Whopla. This beloved event is sure to be a new tradition for you and your family. Festivities begin November 11th, 2023 and continue through January 15th, 2024. Here is your ultimate guide to all the exciting things you can expect to see at this year's Holiday Whopla!

Marvel at the Interactive Holiday Lights

Holiday Lights, Middletown Holiday Whopla

Enjoy an immersive light display unlike anything you've ever seen! Cozy up under the glow of thousands of lights as you make your way through this interactive exhibit. 

Lace Up Your Skates at the Ice Skating Rink

Holiday Whopla Ice Skating Rink, Middletown Ohio

Open every day this winter except Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve, this ice rink in the heart of downtown Middletown is the perfect winter activity for guests of all ages! 

Take Your Picture With The Grinch

Holiday Whopla Grinch

Th Grinch himself will be making his grand appearance at the Whobilation! Be sure to keep an eye out on Holiday Whopla's website to see when everyone's favorite man in green will be stopping by Middletown.

Host a Private Igloo Party

Middletown Igloo Rentals

Located in Middletown's Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA), these furnished, heated igloos are the perfect destination for a night out with friends and family! Be sure to get there early to reserve your igloo at an hourly rate so your crew can enjoy a cozy night among the holiday lights.

Watch the Santa Parade

Santa Parade, Middletown Ohio

You better watch out, and you better not pout -- Santa Claus is coming to Middletown! See Mr. and Mrs. Claus on select days in a Christmas parade spectacular unlike any other!

Shop Local Vendors 

Local Vendor

Get your holiday shopping done early! Shop a wide variety of gifts, apparel, sweet treats, and other goodies from local vendors as you explore downtown.

Get Your Picture With Santa


He's making a list and checking it twice... see Holiday Whopla's event calendar to find out when you can get your picture taken with Santa Claus himself for free, and tell him all your Christmas wishes!

Experience the Christmas Carol Off

Choir Off

Whether you're looking to showcase your caroling skills, or just looking for some live entertainment, the Christmas Carol Off is the perfect activity for you! Participants must enter the contest online by their deadline in order to be eligible for the competition, so be sure to check Holiday Whopla's website often.

All Photo Credits : Middletown Holiday Whopla

Click here to learn more about Middletown's Holiday Whopla!


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