November - December

Frostfest Season

The wreaths are hung, the white lights twinkle, and frost is in the air; Frostfest Season that is!


Frostfest is a season of magic in Downtown Hays from November through December. It kicks off with Holiday Open Houses and culminates with an Illuminated Parade! Discover your favorite holiday traditions on The Bricks!

Time and Location

Holiday Open Houses

November 5-7 | Business Hours Vary

See The Bricks in Downtown Hays Facebook Page for Details and Locations

Downtown Dollar Giveaway

November 5-December 12 | Business Hours Vary

Annual Tree Lighting

December 2 | 6:00-8:00p

Union Pacific Park Pavilion, 10th and Main Streets

Illuminated Frostfest Parade

December 10 | 6:00p

Main Street, Parade will start at 16th Street, Santa will depart from the Fire Station

About the Event

  • The Frostfest season kicks off with Holiday Open Houses the second weekend of November - downtown businesses roll out the red carpet for shoppers and diners with discounts and refreshments
  • Following the open houses, numerous holiday-oriented family activities are planned including the Annual Tree Lighting and Frostfest Illuminated Parade

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