Parks & Recreation - City of Yukon

Parks & Recreation

Mayor's Christmas Party and Essay Contest

Mayor's Christmas Party and Essay Contest

December 3rd, 2022 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Yukon Mayor’s Christmas Party and Essay Contest for Kids will be Saturday, December 3, at the Dale Robertson Center, Hwy 66 & Yukon Pkwy. The City of Yukon Parks & Recreation Department and Mayor Shelli Selby are encouraging all Yukon elementary students to participate in both the Mayor’s Essay Contest and the Mayor’s Christmas Party.

The Essay Contest will start at 9:30. The subject for the essay is “What Christmas Means to Me.” The top 3 winners in each division will be announced and have a chance to read their essay to the crowd. Division I will consist of those in grades K-3rd and division II for those in grades 4th-6th. The event will be held inside the Dale Robertson Center, Highway 66 and Yukon Parkway. The FREE contest is open to all Yukon students in grades 1st through 6th. Yukon Parks and Recreation will be awarding trophies for the top three entries. All participants will be recognized and receive a certificate from Mayor Selby. Please include the student’s name, grade, phone number, email, school, and teacher on each essay. All essays can be turned into or mailed to the Parks & Recreation Office, 532 W. Main, by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, November 15th.

Immediately following the Essay Contest will be the Christmas Party from 10:00 to Noon. This is designed to be a come and go event. Lots of special holiday guests are scheduled to attend, including face painting, Santa and Mrs. Claus plus many of your favorite Christmas Characters. You can expect snacks, crafts, music, letters to Santa, and fun Christmas themed games. For information, call 405-350-8937.