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2018 Moscow Winter Carnival

November 27, 2018 (Moscow, Idaho) — The City of Moscow is excited to host the newly named, Moscow Winter Carnival, Friday, November 30, 2Font018. This beloved holiday event includes the popular Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting and Holiday Light Up the Night Parade along with other new features for 2018:
  • 4:00 p.m. – Join Santa at Gritman Medical Center for pictures until 5:15 p.m.
  • 4:00 p.m. – Join City of Moscow Poet Laureate Susan Hodgin at Friendship Square
  • 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Visit Wack A Doo’s where local hair stylist Dana Rose will be offering ‘Whoville Hair’ styles after the adored children’s book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. ‘Whoville Hair’ is by donation and donations will be given to the Humane Society of the Palouse and the Palouse Recovery Center
  • 5:00 p.m. – Palouse Choral Society will be caroling at Friendship Square
  • 6:00 p.m. – Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting at Friendship Square followed by the Holiday Light Up the Night Parade
Many thanks to the businesses and organizations that donated to the prize baskets for Best General Entry, Best Youth Entry, Best Use of Lights, and Best Business Entry. 

Thank you to our sponsors of the 2018 Moscow Winter Carnival:
  • Avista
  • Woodbury Tree Farm
  • Home & Harvest Magazine
  • Moscow Central Lions
  • Costco
  • Wells Fargo
  • Latah Auxiliary Communications Team
  • Moscow Chamber of Commerce
  • University of Idaho Campus Events
For more information, please contact Kellisa Owens at or 208-883-7084.

Story Contact: Kellisa Owens, Recreation Supervisor
Phone: 208-883-7089

City of Moscow

206 E Third Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone - 208.883.7006
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