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Christmas on the Square Returns

Christmas on the Square Returns

For Immediate Release

Contact: Mary Sood


(Talladega, AL)  The City of Talladega announced that Jingle Around the World will be the theme of Christmas on the Square (COTS) 2022, which will be held December 9 - 11, 2022.   Sponsorship forms, vendor applications, food truck information and other details are now available at under the COTS tab on the City’s website.

“Christmas on the Square is among Talladega’s most eagerly anticipated holiday events. People come from near and far each year to enjoy our ice skating rink, ride the holiday train, shop at vendor booths, view holiday movies and participate in Santa’s workshop,” said City Manager Seddrick Hill, Sr. “With the support of sponsors and other community partners, we will bring joy to our community and the entire region."

There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available. Title Sponsor I amounts range from $25,000 to $15,000 and Title Sponsor II donations range from $10,000 to $14,999.   These levels include sponsorship of either the Tree Lighting Ceremony or the Ice Skating Rink and are available on a first come, first serve basis. They include a free booth at COTS and full promotion before, during and after the event. The name of Title Sponsor 1 will be advertised on a 24-foot banner (exclusive benefit for Title Sponsor 1). Presenting Sponsor donations range from $9999 to $5000 and include sponsorship of either Vendor Village or Food Truck Alley. Presenting Sponsors receive a free booth and half promotion before during and after the event. Local Sponsor amounts range from $4999 to $2500 and include a free booth and promotion. Community Sponsor amounts are $2,499 or less and include a free booth and limited promotion.

On Monday, December 5, at 4 p.m., the annual tree lighting ceremony will be held.  It will be followed by the Christmas Parade. The skating rink will be set up outside the courthouse from 6 pm - 9 pm on Friday, December 9; 10 am - 6 pm on Saturday, December 10; and from noon - 6 pm on Sunday, December 11.  Vendors and food trucks will be on the Square, 10 am - 6 pm,  on Saturday, December 10 and noon - 6 pm on Sunday, December 11. A holiday craft for children will be held outside on the Square, and Christmas movies will be featured at the Historic Ritz Theatre. Schedule updates will be posted on the City of Talladega's website and on the City of Talladega Government Facebook page.

For vendor information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Mary Sood at