Come shop and dine under the Stars at Mingle & Jingle!


Experience Christmas under the stars at this year’s holiday soiree, Mingle & Jingle, and kick off the Christmas shopping season in historic downtown Kilgore.

Sponsored by Kilgore Main Street and downtown merchants from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 24, it’s an evening of shopping, eating, fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Experience local shopping at its finest as Mingle & Jingle coincides with the culmination of the community’s new Shop Small Win Big campaign on Small Business Saturday.

The festivities will begin at 6 p.m. with some merchants and restaurants showcasing holiday specials. The scene will be merry for all of those who are starting their holiday shopping. Several merchants will offer refreshments and some will have libations.

De Rigueur of Kilgore will be showcasing the iconic photos of local photographer and doctor, Clark Langley. Downtown Kilgore will be transformed into a holiday wonderland with fantastic Christmas lights and holiday fun for the whole family including, carriage rides with tours by Mayor Ronnie Spradlin, a Best Holiday Treat competition, live music, holiday photo opportunities, local artisans, and even an appearance by Santa Flavious.

Each transaction of $25 or more at a participating downtown business nets a golden ticket entry in the Shop Small Win Big contest. Tickets will be accept until 7:30 p.m. when a winner will be drawn for a prize package valued at more than $1,300.

Make plans to attend Mingle & Jingle with your family, friends, and neighbors. To learn more about all of the holiday events in Historic Downtown Kilgore visit


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