12 Days of Anna
We are excited to spend the 12 Days of Anna with you! We have a variety of activities for all ages.
Santa has sent the City of Anna it's very own scout elf this year. Keep an eye out for what Annaliese is doing around town!
- Dec. 3 - Day 1: Christmas Tree Lighting
- Dec. 4 - Day 2: Letters to Santa
- Dec. 5 - Day 3: "Cruising with a Claus" Toy Drive deadline
- Dec. 6 - Day 4: Holiday Home Décor Craft - fees apply
- Dec. 7 - Day 5: Kids Craft
- Dec. 8 - Day 6: Senior Christmas Brunch
- Dec. 9 - Day 7: Elf on the Shelf Competition
- Dec. 10 - Day 8: Free ice skating at Municipal Complex
- Dec. 11 - Day 9: Christmas Tree Competition
- Dec. 12 - Day 10: Gingerbread House Competition
- Dec. 13 - Day 11: Anna Rivals: Santa’s Sleuths
- Dec. 14 - Day 12: Holiday Lights Display Competition
- Bonus - Holiday Cookbook
Dec. 4 - Letters to Santa
Santa's helpers have provided the City with a special mailbox to collect all the letters to Santa from our young neighbors. The mailbox will be at the Anna Municipal Complex from Dec. 3 - Dec. 14.
Dec. 7 - Kids Craft
Children, come by the Recreation office on Dec. 7 from 3-4:30 p.m. to make two ornaments. One to make and put on our tree in our Parks and Recreation lobby, and the other to take home for your own tree.
Dec. 9 - Elf on the Shelf Contest
Submit a photo of the most wacky, funny, or festive thing your scout elf has done this Holiday Season!
Dec. 11 Christmas Tree Decorating Competition
All neighbors are invited to participate in the Christmas Tree decorating contest. Submit a photo of your most decked out tree for a chance at a prize.
Dec. 12 - Gingerbread House Competition
Adults and children alike are invited to show off their homemade gingerbread masterpieces. Bring in your gingerbread house on Monday, Dec. 12 to the Anna Municipal Complex lobby to enter our competition. There is a youth and adult category. Submissions will be on display until Dec. 22. Competition rules.
Dec. 14 Holiday Lights Display Competition
All neighbors are invited to participate in the outdoor Christmas lights decorating contest. Submit a photo of your decked out house and/or yard for a chance at a prize.
Celebrate the holidays with food and family! Submit your favorite holiday food recipe to be published in our city of anna digital holiday cookbook. This special holiday cookbook will feature all our neighbors' most precious recipes and traditions for us all to enjoy! From appetizers, to entrees, to desserts, we are hungry for it all! We hope you will find inspiration and community within its pages.