The True Meaning of Christmas Tour

Dec 4, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Those meandering around Leadership Plaza with visions of sugarplums might also get a glimpse of the true meaning of Christmas – and it comes with free hot cocoa.

An easy-to-find gift-wrapped tour truck will be the centerpiece of The True Meaning of Christmas Tour festivities from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, December 4, in historic downtown Columbus at Leadership Plaza, at the corner of College Street and 5th Street in historic downtown Columbus.

Columbus is one of 11 stops for The United Methodist Church as it travels across the nation over 23 days to offer free hot cocoa and an invitation to join with others to unwrap the true meaning of Christmas. First United Methodist Church will co-host the event locally and the entire community is invited.

The day’s activities include an interactive photo booth for capturing memories. A craft station will also be on site for decorating greeting cards that will later be distributred to those who might be in need of cheer. Attendees are also invited to share prayer requests, engage in conversations about the reason behind the season and to join local congregations for Christmas services and events.

For additional information on this or any other Columbus events, contact Nancy Carpenter, CEO, Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau, 662.329.1191 or 800.327.2686, or

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