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​​​​​​2017 Christmas Activities

Christmas Stamps

December 1 - 31, 2017; Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Leon Myers Stamp Center
Admission: Free

View Christmas-themed stamps and covers from around the world on display at the Leon Myers Stamp Center, located in the Boys Town Visitors Center.

Boys Town Historic Crèche Displays

December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Village of Boys Town
Admission: Free

Take a driving tour of Boys Town this holiday season and view two historic Nativity scenes. Nativities are located at Dowd Memorial Catholic Chapel on DowdDrive, and on Heroes Boulevard, in front of the Village Christmas tree across from the Skip Palrang Field House.

Irish Christmas at Father Flanagan’s Historic Home

December 9, 2017 to December 16, 2017; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Father Flanagan House Museum
Admission: Free

The season of Christmas has always held a special place in the heart of Father Edward J. Flanagan. In honor of his Irish heritage, his former home will be decorated this holiday season featuring Irish Christmas traditions. Explore and learn about the holiday celebrations of Father Flanagan’s ​homeland and view Christmas quilts, antique toys and ornaments from the 1920s to 1940s. Cookies and cocoa can also be added for tour groups of 20 or more.

Christmas Family Festival

December 9, 2017; 1 – 5 p.m.
Village of Boys Town
Admission: Free

Experience the magic of Christmas and start a wonderful family tradition at our Christmas Family Festival! Your child’s eyes will be filled with wonder when they see live reindeer and give their wish list to Santa Claus. Children can decorate Christmas cookies and make Christmas activities! You choose what activities fit your family’s schedule! Join us for this free family event!

Chanukah Parade

December 14, 2017; 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
Village of Boys Town
Admission: Free​