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Horse Drawn Carriage Parade & Festival

Parade Time: 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM; Festival 10:00 AM-8:00 PM

When: December 1, 2018

Where: Downtown Lebanon

The 2018 Lebanon Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade & Christmas Festival is Saturday, December 1, proudly hosted by the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce!

Join Lebanon and the surrounding communities for two horse-drawn carriage parades: a daylight parade at 1:00pm and the traditional evening parade at 7:00pm.  Every year this parade gets bigger and more exciting! Festivities include gift and food vendors stationed along E. Mulberry Street; shopping in downtown Historic Lebanon with extended business hours for our 80-plus antique and specialty stores; Christmas carolers, carriage rides; visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus; musical entertainment, and train rides to the North Pole on the North Pole Express with LM&M Railroad. This is a free family event! The festival begins at 10:00am and ends after the evening parade.
More Info: Phone: 513.932.1100 EMail:
Avoid parking! L&M Railroad is offering train rides from Mason.  Here’s the link for info & Cost:


Destination Lebanon

Christmas Parade Special: Mason, OH - Lebanon, OH

When: December 1, 2018

Where: Lebanon/Mason

Event Date: December 1

Join the LM&M Railroad for a new family tradition. Avoid the traffic and arrive in style to the Lebanon Christmas Horse Drawn Carriage Parade & Festival. This year the LM&M Railroad will be providing transportation between Mason’s Oak Heritage park and Downtown Lebanon for the Christmas Parade.

The Christmas Parade Special will not feature a visit with Santa or other features of our North Pole Express. Hot Chocolate is not included in the price of the Deluxe or Lackawanna Coach class tickets. However, Hot Chocolate can be purchased upon arrival in Lebanon in a souviener mug for $5.

Train Schedule

  Morning Train Evening Train
Boarding Begins 10:00am 4:00pm
Depart Mason 11:00am 5:00pm
Arrive Lebanon 12:00pm 6:00pm
Parade Starts 1:00pm 7:00pm
Parade Ends 1:45pm 7:45pm
Depart Lebanon 2:15pm 8:15pm
Arrive Mason 3:15pm 9:15pm

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When: December 1, 2018-December 24, 2017


Experience a Christmas tradition in downtown Lebanon, Ohio.  Visit our shops, restaurants, and stay overnight at one of lodging facilities.  A complete list is on our website or email director@mainstreet or call 513-515-1752.