Come Spend Christmas in Richland – December 11th!

There is no better way to spend Christmas than in Richland, Missouri.  Community volunteers have planned a fun-filled day and evening for you, your family, and friends to join in on the Richland holiday spirit!

8:30 am –  3rd Annual Richland Holiday 5k Run – Start the day of walking, running or jogging! and The top three finishers in various age groups will earn prizes  Watch their Facebook Event for upcoming details on age groups and route. This event is sponsored by the Richland R-IV PTSO

10:00 am-Noon – Winter Wonderland – The kids will be excited to chat with Santa and the characters from Toy Story: Woody, Buzz, Lotso, Forky, and Rex. This free event, located at Central Ozarks Medical Center, also offers a special holiday performance by members of the Richland High School Band.

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – City Holiday Bazaar in the City Gym –  Stop in to browse the vendor booths for those special homemade gifts.

Noon – 1:30 pm – Annual Chicken Dinner at Richland Methodist Church – Warm up your belly at the annual community dinner. 

Noon – 4:30 pm – Shopping and fun in Downtown Richland.

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm – Christmas Parade –  Celebrate the season during the Richland Chamber of Commerce “A Christmas In Richland” parade.

Dusk to 10 pm – Olde Thyme Christmas at Shady Dell Park –  Enjoy the beautiful light display as you drive around the park.  Or take time to park, and walk along the trail.

Shop Richland Anytime!

Family Dollar – A fine array of items to choose from, don’t forget your wrapping paper and tape!

Final Stop Die-Cast Collectibles & More – Jam-packed and the perfect stop for that hard-to-find collectible!  Tractors, hot wheels, NASCAR.  In addition to die-cast models, you will find vintage collectibles. December 11th receive 10% off your purchase, during the Christmas in Richland event.

Images courtesy of Final Stop Die-Cast

Ginger’s Print Shop – Christmas cards, ornaments, decorations, and more.

Good Samaritan of Richland – A thrifter’s delight!

H E Warren & Sons – Clothing, craft materials. Richland’s oldest operating business.

Moore’s Greenhouse – Handmade wood decor perfect for gifts, or to treat yourself!

Images courtesy of Moore’s Greenhouse

The Drop Shop – Discount shop featuring everything from toys to household goods, at bargain prices.

Images courtesy of The Drop Shop

The Little Grey Room Boutique – Beautiful and unique clothing boutique.

Images courtesy of The Little Grey Room Boutique

While in Richland enjoy lunch or dinner at one of Richland’s restaurants

Bear Zone Arcade – A fun place for kids and adults!  Play games and enjoy burgers and pizza!

Market Basket Café, Catering and Flowers – Stop in for ice cream or beautiful floral gift, basket, or home decor.

Image courtesy of Market Basket Cafe, Catering & Flowers


Image courtesy of Sanctuary Coffee & Quilts

Sanctuary Coffee & Quilts – Warm up with a great cup of coffee and delicious baked goods. Stop by between 3 pm and 6 pm on Saturday, December 11th, and enjoy their fried Nutella-filled beignets on the porch ($3 a package), and delicious Cinnamon Dolce Latte and Peppermint Mochas. They will also have fabric sales and have gift cards available for purchase.

The Burger Stand – Cool shakes and warm sandwiches!  The tenderloin sandwich is HUGE!  And you can’t go wrong with their burger or chicken!

The Pub Off the Tracks Bar & Grill – Amazing burgers!  Watch for their delicious daily specials or the Pulled Pork Nachos!

Images courtesy of The Pub Off the Tracks Bar & Grill

The Wagon Wheel – Home cookin’ buffet or menu style.

Easy access from Interstate 44

Richland is a cozy community, nestled in the Ozarks Missouri region, along Hwy 7 and Hwy 133, just north of Interstate 44, from Exits 150 or 145. Located just 30 minutes from Lake of the Ozarks.

For more information about these events, visit the Richland Chamber of Commerce –  “A Christmas in Richland” event and Central Ozarks Medical Center’s “Winter Wonderland Open House”.