12 Days of Anna

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. 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!

Submit your photos. Contest rules

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.

Submit your photos. Contest rules

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.

Submit your photos. Contest rules

Holiday Cookbook

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.