COLUMBIANA, Ohio (WKBN) – There’s a change of plans for this year’s annual holiday Main Street event in Columbiana.
The Very Columbiana Christmas event, which is an outdoor event that includes alcohol, is canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.
After nearly 500 people showed up to their reverse parade, they changed course.
“We kind of realized, with the numbers going up, we’re not going to be able to control maybe the number of people that were there. So it probably wouldn’t necessarily be the safest environment,” said Erich Offenburg, with the Columbiana Chamber of Commerce.
So instead, the Chamber of Commerce will host a Holiday Drive-In Double Feature. It’s this Saturday at Firestone Farms.
The first movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas, starts at 5:30 p.m. and the second movie, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, starts at 8 p.m.
Gates will open half an hour before the start of each movie.
Refreshments will be available, and they’ll be selling popcorn and hot chocolate to benefit Meals on Wheels.
It costs $10 per car for one movie or you can stay for both movies for just $15.
You can watch for online ticket sales later this week at ChamberHolidayDoubleFeature.bpt.me. If they don’t surpass 200 tickets online, they will sell tickets at the gate.
You’re encouraged to decorate your car to earn the “Griswold” award and prizes.
If you bring a new toy for their toy drive that benefits the Way Station, you’ll be entered into a raffle for local vendor prizes.
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